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Baylee Elam, Entertainment Editor

May 16, 2016

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When most hear the term “superhero,” the picture of might, justice and, in most circumstances, America, come to mind. This picture of what a superhero should represent has been established by the likes of Superman and Capt...

Throw to the big time

Baylee Elam, Entertainment Editor

April 19, 2016

Filed under Feature, Sports

Spending hours every day training to improve his throw, sophomore Connor Roddy is hoping to make it to the top in discus and shot put, which are throwing events in track and field. Roddy has won many titles in each of these e...

Athlete steps up to the plate

Audrey Goodson, Reporter

April 19, 2016

Filed under Feature, Sports

Sophomore Tyler Polk is a multi-sport student athlete who verbally committed to Oklahoma State University (OSU) last fall to play baseball. Polk began his baseball journey at age 3 for a youth league in Duncan. He played for Du...

Compare and contrast

Emma Banks, News Editor

April 19, 2016

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There are a multitude of problems with the current education system in the United States, and in 2015 according to the Tulsa World newspaper, Oklahoma was 48th in the ranking of education quality in the nation. For the 2016 fi...

All business

Dustin McDevitt, Reporter

April 19, 2016

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Being an accountant for a company is difficult enough, but being one for a month when only in high school and doing it for a grade, elevates that to the level above the next. That is exactly what the high school accounting classes are d...

A sensitive subject

Gabbi Abshire, Contributing Writer

April 19, 2016

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Sex. It’s forbidden, it’s taboo, and the controversy surrounding the subject has developed into a longstanding conflict within the education system. Sex Education has been met with reluctance for years; whether it be perso...

$tudent youtuber take$ view$ to the bank

Tate Banks, Co-Managing Editor

March 28, 2016

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Some students work at stores to earn money. Some prepare and sell food to the hungry public. One local student, however, has found a more unique way to gain currency: he makes videos. Senior Austin Bates, known on his YouTube ch...

Revi$ion of Financial literacy i$ required

Emma Banks, News Editor

March 28, 2016

Filed under Feature

Life: You didn’t do your taxes, so you’re going to jail. Me: But the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell. Life: Do you even know what taxes are? Me: A squared plus b squared equals c squared ... This is going to be a convers...

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