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Self-Care

Self-Care

Maleehah H., Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

According to a survey done by Samantha Zabell, around 49% of high schoolers feel “a great deal of stress” everyday. In addition, some teens feel so burdened that they miss meals and fail to take care of themselves.”More than one-third of teens reported feeling tired (36 percent),” said the Amer...

Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories

Maleehah H. and Bryce P.

March 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Slideshow

The earth, an extremely round planet, is flat? The government is hiding secret alien activity in area 51? The landing on the moon was faked? These are all called “conspiracies,” but most people take them as fact. I mean, Earth just has to be flat! It can’t be round with all the evidence! The gov...

P.E. Testing – Does It Really Matter?

P.E. Testing – Does It Really Matter?

Tori D. and Paige S.

February 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

“The FitnessGram Pacer Test is a multistage aerobic capacity test that progressively gets more difficult as it continues. The 20-meter pacer test will begin in 30 seconds. The second time you fail to complete a lap before the sound, your test is over. The test will begin on the word start. On your mark...

Jussie Smollett Fakes Attack, Faces 3 Years In Prison

Jussie Smollett Fakes Attack, Faces 3 Years In Prison

Ashima G., Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion

On January 29, “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed to have been attacked by two masked men after he’d stopped at a Subway shop. Supposedly, the attackers beat him and hurled horrible insults about his sexual preference and race. They were also alleged to have put a rope around his neck and ...

Why Song Pariodies Are Better Than Actual Songs

Why Song Pariodies Are Better Than Actual Songs

Emily H. and Abby S.

February 14, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Okay, picture this: You’re listening to your favorite song with your friends and you collectively realize none of you know this one particular verse. So, instead of singing “ So here’s my number, so call me maybe,” its sounds like “I love pancakes, can you add syrup maybe?”. Before you ...

Why Braces Are The Worst

Why Braces Are The Worst

Roxy R., Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Opinion

People change and modify their appearance all the time. Many dye their hair or get glasses. Braces are one of many modifications kids do to themselves. Braces are beneficial. They’ll straighten your teeth and erase some potential insecurities. Yet in reality, braces sometimes can be the absolute worst! I...

The Wall: A Leap Forward Or Back?

The Wall: A Leap Forward Or Back?

Alisha G., Ashima G., and Maleehah H.

February 10, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Trump’s wall has been a source of dispute for 28 days. But what exactly is the government shutdown? The government shutdown means federal agencies that lack proper funding for their work have been closed. How did this happen? Simply put, President Trump requested about $5.7 billion from Congress in order to build a wall/fencing on our border. When he was denied by Congr...

Why The Puppy Bowl Is Better Than The Super Bowl

Why The Puppy Bowl Is Better Than The Super Bowl

Abby S. and Alisha G.

February 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion

It is completely understandable if you wanted to go watch sweaty grown men tackle each other to the ground. But wouldn’t you have rather spent your time watching adorable puppies “pancake,” or flop on top of each other instead? If you were watching the Puppy Bowl, you could! The Puppy Bowl is es...

Why People Hate Country Music

Why People Hate Country Music

Roxy R., Writer

February 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Music has profoundly influenced our society since the beginning of time. The rhythm of song is world-renowned and is meant for everyone to enjoy. Throughout the centuries of music, it began evolving. Music is now popularized and music composers are now idolized. Everyone has their favorite genre of music a...

Why Muslims Don’t Eat Pork

Why Muslims Don’t Eat Pork

Maleehah H., Writer

February 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Islam is the second largest religion after Christianity, with about 1.8 billion supporters. This makes Islam 23.2% of the world population. Even though there are so many people around the world that follow Islam, some people still don’t understand certain practices. However, this doesn’t mean th...

Dark Mornings Or Bright Afternoons?

Dark Mornings Or Bright Afternoons?

Eden E., Ashima G., and Bryce P.

December 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Was there ever a time when you were at a friend’s house and you didn’t want to leave, but your parents told you that you had to be home before dark? Well, you don’t have to worry any longer because a pass on Proposition 7 will solve your dilemma. Proposition 7 will make Daylight Savings Tim...

My Childhood Ruined!

My Childhood Ruined!

Alisha G. and Paige S.

December 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Christmas spirit is in the air. And with Christmas spirit comes Christmas movies. Most of them are humorous or sweet. But there has been recent talk that Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer may be banned for different reasons. For example, in the movie Rudolph is bullied because he has a red nose which makes h...

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