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Living through a screen

Natascha Mercadante, Sports Editor

December 14, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Back in the days of black and white movies, before Facebook and pop music, there was a simpler time of old newspapers and telegrams. Today, we deal with a string of constant notifications. There was a point in time that to ge...

Beauty products cause animal cruelty

Baylee Elam, Entertainment Editor

December 14, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Eyes burning, skin frying, lacking affection and care. This is what animals in cosmetic laboratories deal with daily. In the U.S. 100 million animals are burned, poisoned and abused each year. Animals such as mice, rats, rabbits an...

Pet stores are cruel

Alexis Baldwin, Reporter

December 14, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Pet stores treat puppies, kittens, birds, hamsters, mice, rabbits and other animals as if they were accessories and sell them to anyone that throws down a credit card or cash. Most puppies sold in pet stores arrived from mass-breeding fa...

Jenner is undeserving

Kiana Baker, Opinion Editor

December 14, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Caitlyn Jenner is the focus of many debates lately. Between her amazing transformation and winning the Woman of the Year award, she has started quite the controversy. Like many other women across the country, I’m not super hap...

Dueling opinions- Abortion: murder or a human right?

Kiana Baker, Opinion Editor

November 12, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Pro- Choice One of the biggest controversial debates in America: Is abortion murder, should it be legal? I am about completely to the left as it gets. Abortion should be legal, in any circumstance, for any reason. About 88...

Dueling opinions- Abortion: murder or a human right?

Tate Banks, Co-Managing Editor

November 12, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Pro- Life Society used to mourn babies who died while in the womb — and, in some cases, it still does. Their families name them, bury them, mourn them and perhaps even count them as a part of the family. These babies are kno...

Confederate Flags: A representation of soldiers

Dustin McDevitt, Reporter

October 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The Rebel flag is seen by most people and media as a symbol of racism and hate, but I see it as a way to remember the men who fought for states’ rights. In January of 1861 the southern half of the United States (U.S.) secede...

Confederate Flags: A symbol of hate

Baylee Elam, Reporter

October 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The Confederate flag means different things to many people. To some people, it is a symbol of southern heritage and pride. To others, it stands for racism and a pro-slavery mentality. To me, it represents an outdated way of thinki...

Coaches as teachers

Baylee Elam, Reporter

October 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Over the years that I’ve attended school, I’ve been in classes that have coaches as teachers. Some have been amazing teachers and have put loads of effort to make sure their students succeed. Others, not so much. Some of t...

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