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Not enough prestige for Crossman winners

Emma Banks, News Editor

April 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Outside of Duncan, most schools’ highest honor given to a student is that of valedictorian. This honor is yearly bestowed upon the top student in the senior class who normally has a 4.0 GPA and is a respected, well rounded s...

‘Only time will tell’ for environment care

Natascha Mercadante, Sports Editor

April 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Humans have been polluting the Earth for years. According to earthecho.org, plastic bags and other plastic garbage thrown into the ocean kill as many as one million sea creatures every year. Also, Americans use and throw away...

Emotional support dogs not taken seriously

Alexis Baldwin, Reporter

April 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Dogs have been established as man's best since hundreds of years ago. Emotional support dogs take that a step further. An emotional support dog provides therapeutic relief through affection and companionship for an individual...

Death Penalty acceptable as punishment? YES

Kiana Baker, Opinion Editor

April 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The death penalty has always remained the center of controversy. In a country that greatly values individual life, how far does one have to go before they no longer get the right to something so basic? Should we, the people, ...

Death Penalty acceptable as punishment? NO

Natascha Mercadante, Sports Editor

April 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Lethal-injection, electrocution, lethal gas and firing squad are all the modern processes of taking a life of a convict. All of these are a form of torture to get some sort of justification for their crimes. At least the victim ge...

Pep assemblies need a pep-up

Nathan Lambert, Reporter

March 31, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Pep rallies seem to be getting quite stale, but they don’t have to be. I say that because the routine is the same, and the changes aren’t happening fast enough. The speeches tend to be so similar, and the games that are being i...

Only seniors meet with college reps

Kiana Baker, Opinion Editor

March 31, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Life in general is a series of different journeys and chapters in our lives. High school is only one of those chapters, and as it comes to a close junior and senior year, we have to start preparing ourselves for our next chapter...

The Point: Lack of justice for “adults”

Editorial Staff

March 31, 2016

Filed under Opinion

One of the most basic ideas of U.S. law is that minors do not have full rights under the law. However, inversely, once a person turns 18, he/she is generally assumed to have the full slate of freedoms granted to American citi...

Absences foul out athlete’s academics

Audrey Goodson, Reporter

March 31, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Sports

The life of a student athlete is not an easy one. Balancing school, sports, life at home, friendships, jobs and all the other things teenagers have to do can be extremely hard. Holding student athletes to the same standards as regular stu...

Raving over DiCaprio’s revenance

Dustin McDevitt, Reporter

February 10, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Bears. They look all nice and cuddly in zoos, but when, in the wild, someone gets in between a mother and her cubs, they can really ruin things for that unfortunate soul. Well, back in the 1800s, a man named Hugh Glass was j...

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