Girls Day In does not measure up to boys’ version

Khloe’ Fox, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

For the second year in a row, the boys at our school got to enjoy Boys Night Out, where they spent hours hanging out with their friends and playing basketball, video games, and glow-in-the-dark dodgeball. It was never a surprise...

Trump’s motives come into question with execution of Iranian general

Marley Gardner, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Executing Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani has nothing to do with the safety of the American people. President Donald Trump ordered it  for one reason and one reason only—to get re-elected.  Throughout Trump’s pre...

Blues can’t stop winning

Linsey Sparks, Co-Editor

March 10, 2019

On Feb. 19, the St. Louis Blues set a franchise record of their longest winning streak ever. The streak lasted an impressive 11 games, beating the previous record of 10 set in January 2002. The record-breaking game was played...

The ugliness of impulse politics

Ian Feld, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

“We’re going to impeach that m***********.” Newly elected congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, the first Palestinian-American to be voted into office, made this comment at a reception after being sworn in, and it perfectly represents...

Impossible to separate art from artist

Staff Editorial

February 7, 2019

R. Kelly, Xxxtentacion, Kanye West. These celebrities, who once could do no wrong in the eyes of most, now have some type of controversy attached to their names. Xxxtentacion was charged with aggravated battery of a pregnant woman,...

When you realize your minority status

Julian Albright, Co-Editor

December 15, 2018

For 18 years of my life, nothing ever made me feel like a minority, that is, until 11 people were shot and killed.   Granted, at first glance most people would not assume that I am in a minority group. When people look a...

Gambling addiction damages underage teens

Elijah Ballard, Guest Writer

December 15, 2018

High school students face stress daily for a variety of reasons, but underage gambling is one that goes unnoticed. I was one of the unnoticed that fell victim to underage gambling. I didn’t know what I was getting into. Online...

Drawn-out debate dehumanizes immigrants

Rebecca Rico, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

Immigration isn’t and has never been a problem. The American government, among other nations--such as Britain continue to disregard the lives of those crossing their borders. Leaders of first world nations display their caring...

Capitalism and activism collide in Nike ad

Staff Editorial

November 30, 2018

When Nike chose Colin Kaepernick to be the spokesperson for their “Just Do It” campaign, they knew they were taking a risk.  As individuals who have supported Kaepernick’s movement since the very first kneel, our initial re...

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