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Tis’ the Season…to Debate?

Lauren Stallworth, Editor

December 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

With the Holiday Season upon us, we are all ready for Christmas, and all the traditions that go along with it. Two of the most recognized traditions of Christmas are Christmas movies and songs. Cherished for nearly a hundred ye...

What the Future Holds

Jacob Blauvelt, Reporter

December 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As the first semester of my senior year comes to an end, I can't help but think what my life will be like once I graduate. Where will I start working?  How will I feel about the college experience? Will I still talk to my friends?...

Humanity: It’s Not One Side or Another

Lauren Stallworth, Editor

December 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Separation: One word, ten letters, 4 syllables, and a tiny part of a 470,000-word dictionary. Yet, this one word, this one concept, is all I see when I look around. We live in a country that is a dossier of revolutions and move...

Does Twitter truly allow you to express yourself freely?

Brian Sanchez, Reporter

December 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Social media giant Twitter, has always held a strong platform that allows their users to share and express their ideas without barriers, but does Twitter truly allow you to express yourself freely? Recently, there have be...

Is it a Strength, a Weakness, or a Flaw? Lessons from an Empath on the Dangers of Apathy

Hannah Clark, Editor

December 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Highly sensitive individuals, who have a keen ability to sense what people around them are thinking, experiencing, and feeling are called Empaths. Psychologists may use the term empath to describe a person that experiences a great ...

Sleep, School, and Anxiety

Alexandra Watson, Reporter

November 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Anxiety and lack of sleep are both extremely important issues we are facing in the modern world; issues that can be treated separately, but they may also be connected. Recently, scientists have discovered that there may be a link...

Working Hard Isn’t Enough

Cassidy Middleton and Kamryn Booker

November 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

From a very young age, we are taught how to follow rules and how to succeed. We are dispersed by the levels of maturity and skill sets before we are even capable of mental comprehension. We are held accountable to reach impossibly...

School dress code is a hot topic, how do you feel about dress code?

Laila Wilson and Skylar Lindsay

November 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Although there are many different opinions on dress code, it is enforced for a reason. Dress code creates a more serious school setting. Dress code teaches students to respect themselves and how to present a more formal appearance...

A Historic Hearing

Matthew McGovern, Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion

September 27th marks a date in which a woman will testify in front of a Senate Judiciary Committee, on grounds of sexual assault, regarding a potential nominee. Christine Blasey Ford came forward accusing Supreme Court nominee...

The Pressure that College Admissions have on Students

Brian Sanchez, Reporter

September 25, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The season of college applications and entrance exams has begun, driving juniors/seniors across the nation to strive for high test scores, all in the hopes of being recognized as extraordinary candidates. ACT and SAT are two high...

Hurricane Season Is in Full Force

Paige O'Hara, Reporter

September 25, 2018

Filed under Opinion

How can we help? How can you help? What can we do? This is serious. Hurricane Florence is no joke. If you haven't been up to date with the news here are some updates. According to CBS news, 37 people died due to storm-related tragedie...

Take A Stand and Kneel

Janijah Hill, Reporter

September 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As most people know, Nike has made former NFL quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, the face for their 30th anniversary of the “Just Do It” ad campaign. Soon after the release of the ad, customers who were angry with the message...

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