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Trump’s opposition to mail-in voting baseless

Reilley Farrar, Staff Writer

October 20, 2020

Throughout his presidency, Donald Trump has spewed more than his fair share of lies and hate. According to the Washington Post, the president has “made more than 20,000 false or misleading claims,” as of July 13. It should not be...

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...

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