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Are Robots Taking Over?

Are Robots Taking Over?

Angelina D., Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Throughout history, movies like I Robot, Terminator, and Transformers were really popular. Why? The answer is simple: robots. Ever since it was an idea, people have been fascinated by their inhuman intelligence and how helpful they can be towards mankind. As technology has advanced, man has a new bes...

Love Is In The Air

Love Is In The Air

Carly F. and Savanna A.
February 14, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Ahh, February. You could say that love is in the air. Some of us are “single pringles” and ready to mingle. And others… well, they are quick to grab their Febreze and kill the love germs in the air. This probably describes February 14th for most of us. Every 2nd month of the year on the 14th, we ...

Why Are People So Sensitive?

Why Are People So Sensitive?

Nick L., Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Opinion

After I ran the Coyote Run during P.E., I told my friend that I needed to improve on my five-minute time.  Because he ran the race a minute less than I did, I asked him, “How can I get faster?”  He responded, “You’re Asian, so just pretend you’re running to Panda Express on Black Friday....

Top 10 Weirdest Christmas Traditions

Top 10 Weirdest Christmas Traditions

Claire D., Writer
January 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion

In Germany and Austria, there is an evil “Christmas demon” who comes to haunt and punish misbehaving children on Christmas Eve night called the Krampus. Incidentally, there has been a movie about the Krampus by the same name! In Venezuela, it is an old tradition to roller skate to church ser...

How To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

How To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Nick L., Writer
December 21, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Hallelujah, Coyotes!  Winter break starts this Thursday!  We’re going into an almost three-week break, and entering into a fresh new year.  Hello 2017!  If your family is anything like mine, this is the time when we gather together around the holiday table to spend time with each other, and share...

Real Or Fake Christmas Trees?

Real Or Fake Christmas Trees?

Hayden F., Writer
December 16, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Real or Fake? Everyone wonders which is the better choice for a Christmas tree. But the evidence seems to show that artificial Christmas trees are the better choice in almost every way. There are so many reasons why fake Christmas trees are superior. Murderer! That’s what you are when you buy a real tree. Every ...

Should Students Grade Teachers?

Should Students Grade Teachers?

Nick L., Writer
December 5, 2016
Filed under Opinion

We are students.  We come to school to learn.  And our grades are a reflection of how well we perform in school.  But aren’t they also a reflection of how well our teachers teach?  After all, teachers are the central part of our learning system.  They are paid to educate students on the school ...

The Creation Of Black Friday

The Creation Of Black Friday

Savanna A., Writer
November 22, 2016
Filed under Opinion

I have an idea. I think I’ll eat more than my stomach can handle and then refuse to go to bed that night. This would describe November 24 (and 25th) for about 15% of the country. Just for a nice shopping spree. Normal people on Thanksgiving spend quality time with family and friends, stuffing t...

The Best Reality TV Show: The Presidential Election

The Best Reality TV Show: The Presidential Election

Nick L., Writer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion

We have The Bachelor.  We have Survivors.  We have Keeping Up With the Kardashians.   But we have just finished the greatest and most important reality TV show of 2016, our presidential election.  Yes, I know that this was an election, and it wasn’t intended to be a dramatic reality TV show, but ...

Mug Shakes Review

Mug Shakes Review

Samantha C. and Angelina D.
November 9, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Every Friday, my friends and I go to Victoria Gardens and lately I have noticed a trend with customers eating an array of ice cream choices from creatively designed milkshakes presented in glass mugs. I couldn't help but stare in awe at these mouthwatering treats. This became a good reason to do ano...

Do You Have A “Tiger Mom”?

Do You Have A “Tiger Mom”?

Nick L., Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Opinion

In 2011, Amy Chua wrote a highly controversial, bestselling book called “The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother”.  In this book, she coined the term, “tiger mom,” which has become a household terminology which describes “A strict or demanding mother who pushes her children to high levels of achi...

Is The Term “YOLO” Being Used The Wrong Way?

Is The Term “YOLO” Being Used The Wrong Way?

Savanna A., Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Everyone knows the term YOLO. Even teens post #YOLO all over their Instagrams and Snapchat stories. The motto can be interpreted in different ways, both positively and negatively. How did this term come to be? YOLO was introduced in the early 2000s in the television show Average Joe. Thanks to th...

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