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Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones

Payton Wright, Assistant Editor
March 14, 2017
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     While homework and social hierarchies prey on student after student, there is a not-so-secret and not-so-silent killer out on the loose and everyone falls victim to it, and it’s called gossip.       Not one person in the world is innocent of spreading or receiving gossip.  Rumors have always...

Testing in progress

Testing in progress

Aspen Earnhart, Reporter
March 14, 2017
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May 1st. Sweaty palms, racing heart. The dreaded three hours of Scantron sheets and silence. You’ve been preparing for this day for months now, and suddenly you’ve forgotten everything you know. Well, I guess it’s time to start applying for Clown College.    You’re probably wondering what I’...

What Trump means for DACA

What Trump means for DACA

Ana Zamora, Reporter
March 14, 2017
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There have been a lot of changes since Trump has taken office. Among the executive orders he has been signing are the approval of North Dakota pipeline and the border wall that will be built between the United States and Mexico. Along with the changes that Trump wants to make, there has also been a ...

Voter misconceptions cloud millennial voters

Isabella Ashton, Reporter
March 14, 2017
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Young people don’t vote. Or at least that is the stereotype. The millennial generation has received criticism for their apparent apathy towards voting, and have even been called lazy. These sentiments are not completely unfounded. According to an analysis done by Pew shared in an article by NPR...

Taylorsville gears up for Clash of Class during Spirit Week

Taylorsville gears up for Clash of Class during Spirit Week

Anthony Do, Guest Writer
February 2, 2017
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Have you been participating in any events this year? If not, here is your chance! The 2017 Spirit Week is coming up in February and this year will be a “Beach Party!” We will be having a Clash of Class and may the best class win.  This means participating and helping out in events hosted by th...

Student Spotlight: Jared De Leon

Ana Zamora, Reporter
December 15, 2016
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Jared De Leon is Senior Class President and Latinos In Action Vice President. He is not only intelligent, but he is also very involved in the school. De Leon has an uplifting personality that allows him to become an easily likeable person. “My favorite thing about me is the positive outlook that I b...

Rate of teen suicides in Utah triples

Rate of teen suicides in Utah triples

Cheyenne Inman, Reporter
December 13, 2016
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Recently in Utah the number one cause of death for youth age 10-17 has change from car accidents to suicide. In fact according to The Salt Lake Tribune the suicide rate for teens has almost tripled since 2007. The Salt Lake Tribune’s article writes that Utah health officials are at a loss when trying to...

Have I heard this before? Deja-Vu explained

Elaine Hernandez, Reporter
December 13, 2016
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You're walking down the street, you glance at a stranger and suddenly have this feeling of ‘I've seen this before.’ This is called Deja Vu. The word deja vu means “already seen” in French. This is the feeling of seeing or experiencing something before. Students feel that that they are stuck i...

Retaking the ACT improves test scores

Retaking the ACT improves test scores

Cici Longi, Reporter
December 13, 2016
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The ACT is the rigorous undertaking required during a student's junior year of high school. The average composite score on the ACT in 2015 was 20.2 in Utah. A score that is considered good is 24 according to PrepScholar. Students striving to improve their first ACT score can apply to retake it. According...

Taylorsville Theater is in the Show Business

Taylorsville Theater is in the Show Business

Ari Jones, Reporter
December 13, 2016
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The cast waits silently behind the cascading curtains as the audience quiets down. The lights dim and the pit orchestra is at attention. From the silence, the song, Another Op’nin Another Show, begins slowly. The stage lights rise to kick off Taylorsville High’s musical, Kiss Me, Kate. Karl Gardner...

Building Awareness for Sewing

Building Awareness for Sewing

Samuel Apple and Makayla Garfield
December 7, 2016
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Sewing has been around since the Ice Age, formerly one of the most important jobs in the village. If we fast-forward to today, hand sewing is being replaced by machines and conveyor belts. The appreciation for skilled tailors is increasingly diminishing. The time involved making a piece of clothing...

Behind the scenes of Taylorsville theater

Behind the scenes of Taylorsville theater

Brielle Miller, Reporter
December 7, 2016
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3...2...1...Action! With the musical coming to an end, many people only focus on what is happening on stage, but no one ever really thinks about who’s behind the scenes and does the majority of the building for the musical or any of the performances at Taylorsville High School. The people who help...

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