Please Tip Your Servers

Cierra Veizer, Sports Writer

October 12, 2018

You’re sitting in a restaurant and have just finished your meal. Your server has been hard-working, respectful, punctual and attentive, but you decide to walk out without leaving a tip. Growing up, I was told that tipping...

Stop the Social Media Stress

Jaydi Swanson, Views Editor

October 12, 2018

A flattering pose. A trendy filter. A clever caption. How long does it take you to achieve this perfection before you hit post on your Instagram photo? Social media has become a huge part of daily life. According to MarketingTech,...

Why I Don’t Say the Pledge of Allegiance

Jacqueline Glenn, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

Students pause briefly for the mandated moment of silence when prompted by the crackling loudspeaker. They simultaneously rise from their cookie-cutter molds of desks and chairs, placing their hands over their hearts and then...

Save Your Silverware

Jaydi Swanson, Views Editor

October 1, 2018

All around the world, people use plastic forks, spoons and knives daily to eat. When they’re done, they throw away the utensils, along with all their cares about what might happen to them. Every year, 6 million tons of single-use...

Are Students Too Hard On Themselves?

Jessica Fosse, Life Editor

September 20, 2018

You’re a senior in high school, and of course all people want to talk about is college: where you’re going to go and what you’re going to be, which leads you to think about the way your application looks. But it’s the...

Anonymous NYT Op-Ed: Necessary Evil?

Ryan Stewart, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

Anonymity. A tool used to protect controversial sources or a dastardly tactic used by the “fake news” outlets? The New York Times is a news organization that generally steers clear of using unidentified sources. However,...

Why Aug. 21 Mattered

Why Aug. 21 Mattered

August 30, 2018

Opinion