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Pro-Con: Bandwagon of social media trends

Pro-Con: Bandwagon of social media trends

Sydney Bowler and Audri Chenoweth

March 3, 2017


Filed under Column, Opinion

  The world revolves around social media. There will be Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and many other mobile applications present practically everywhere a person could dream of going. Social media is seen so frequently because it keeps people connected, especially teenagers, in a way that wa...

Negative effects of stress on youth

Negative effects of stress on youth

Genna Barner, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2017


Filed under Column, Opinion

As the younger generation get older it seems that society expects more and more out of them. This causes adolescents to feel like they have failed when they are not meeting the expectations. Society tells students that they need to do certain things in order to be considered “successful”. Teenagers...

Classes offered to help plan future

Classes offered to help plan future

Sydney Bowler, Opinion Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Going into college, students are expected to know how to live on their own and deal with difficult people and situations. These are all skills that are taught in public school, but not enforced. Teenagers are constantly caught complaining about how school does not teach any real life skills such as...

Importance of creativity over technology

Importance of creativity over technology

Genna Barner, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2017


Filed under Column, Opinion

As much as we spread love, our society is becoming more hateful of one another. As much as we say we are standing up for ourselves, we are becoming a hypocritical and complaining generation. People are quick to hide behind screens when it comes to confrontation. Our society has found the easy way...

Spreading love after election

Sydney Bowler, Opinion Editor

February 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Throughout this election, there has been more hate than any other election has seen before. Riots have been held and unpeaceful protest is seen everywhere. People have been found burning flags as protest tactics against the outcome of the election. As they are trying to send a message about their...

Morality of America worsens

Morality of America worsens

Griffin Foster, Journalist

February 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The morality of Americans is being chipped away piece by piece because Americans have chosen to stray from what made us great in the first place. People are in an up rise in the United States for many different reasons and most of them are not being handled inappropriate ways. Americans protesting...

Animation proves worthy of adults

Animation proves worthy of adults

Caleb Hilliard, Journalist

February 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Animation was a much respected medium when it was first created. It was used to inspire people during times of war, distract people from rough parts of their life, and give animators the chance to put their creative works on the big screen. However, when home televisions were invented, their main...

Keeping it safe

Keeping it safe

Sydney Shafer, Journalist

February 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Birth control has been around since the early 1900s. It’s been known for many benefits such as regulation of menstrual periods, decreasing menstrual cramps, treating acne, and lowering risk of anemia and some cancers. As time moves on, the question ‘should birth control be sold over the counter...

Students pressured into attending prom

Students pressured into attending prom

Ashley Potosky, Journalist

February 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Prom is the night most teenagers dream of or that is what many assume. To many teenagers prom has lost it’s charm. It is becoming just another dance that costs more than the experience is worth. To many, prom is an obligation. If students do not go their junior year, then they feel like they have...

High school love can prosper in college

High school love can prosper in college

Genna Barner, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2017


Filed under Column, Opinion

“You aren’t giving up on your aspirations just to follow that boy are you?” They say, at­tempting to criticize me without know­ing my actual future plans. In today’s age, it is often assumed that just because one is in a relationship while entering college that they are giving up their future...

Advice for finding the perfect woman

Oli (Abigail) Grenke, Journalist

January 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Is Grandma still asking about romantic relationships at family gatherings? The teenage boys searching for acceptance from their female counterparts need not look further than this comprehensive guide to find a perfect woman. Changing a Facebook status to something other than “Single Forever” is...

Students need to respect the new facilities

Students need to respect the new facilities

Amya Case, Journalist

January 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In 2013 a bond was passed that helped improve the school's cafeteria, bathrooms, and more, yet around the school these new facilities have been disrespected. Some of these facilities include the cafetorium and new bathrooms. A lot of hard work and money has been put into these additions. In th...

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