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High school does not fully prepare students

Natascha Mercadante, Sports Editor

February 8, 2016

Filed under Opinion

College is the one thing on many students’ minds the second they enter high school. Some are not well-prepared for the world ahead. The study skills need to begin as soon as possible. According to a recent poll done by eight t...

Battle of the generations

Gabbie Abshire, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2016

Filed under Opinion

To a majority of the world, respect is a virtue, but as times and people change, it seems that it’s become a commerce; something to be earned, to be traded, something that has real-world value. We no longer live in a world wh...

The fight against circus inhumanity

Alexis Baldwin, Reporter

February 8, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Life under the big top is not the virtuous, educational and breathtaking experience the circus industry would like people to think it is. For elephants, big cats, bears and the other animals used, life is full of confinement,...

Interruptions cut into learning time

Emma Banks, News Editor

December 14, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Needless to say, students have been taken out of class very often recently, especially sophomores. Not only do we have the regular pep rallies, but we have had extra assemblies during different periods of the school day. They have i...

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...

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