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Sundance displays a wide variety of movies at the annual festival in Park City

Sundance displays a wide variety of movies at the annual festival in Park City

Icess Overstreet, Reporter
February 15, 2016
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Each January, the Sundance Film Festival comes to be celebrated by so many people. This year when it came to Park City, Utah it brought new movies and events held at resorts around epic Park City. Sundance came with a couple different features and types like themes from around the world with World dramatic...

Infamous escape captured and detained

Infamous escape captured and detained

Carlos Guitierrez, Reporter
February 15, 2016
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Joaquin Archivaldo “El Chapo” Guzman Loera, is the most wanted criminal in the entire world. He currently faces charges in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Texas, for multiple reasons, including murder, drugs, conspiracy, drug trafficking, and falsification of IDs, according to Univision ...

Spy Hop Industry sheds light on talent

Spy Hop Industry sheds light on talent

Esparanza Standing Bear, Reporter
February 6, 2016
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The music industry consists of companies and artists that make money by distributing music as well as merchandise, performing at concerts, making music videos, and more. Many want to pursue this field but only a few will make it. Many artists grew up without the material needs to pursue this career. Sp...

Student Spotlight: The Petal Giver

Student Spotlight: The Petal Giver

Lydia Flores, Assistant Editor
January 26, 2016
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A single rose, a hand-written letter, and a philanthropist cloaked in anonymity-- such elements possess the potential for a magnificent fairy tale, yet these things appear on a weekly basis within the world of Taylorsville High School. Armed with the Twitter handle @TvilePetalGiver, this 17 year old...

HOPE squad provides additional student resource

HOPE squad provides additional student resource

Hollie Link, Assistant Editor
January 26, 2016
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According to the AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention), every day more than 5,000 teenagers attempt suicide. In Utah there is an average of one person committing suicide every 15 hours. Suicide is the second largest cause of death for teenagers and adults 15 to 44. Statstics from afsp.org...

Taylorsviile Buddies bridges relationships

Taylorsviile Buddies bridges relationships

Xylina Session, Editor-n-Chief
January 26, 2016
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The Taylorsville Buddies club, often referred to as the Best Buddies’ Club is a program devoted to establishing one-to-one friendships between persons with intellectual disabilities and regular education peers. Allen Pulley, the self-contained special education teacher explains the fundamentals of...

Upsurge of students attain a diploma

Upsurge of students attain a diploma

Keely Valdez, Assistant Editor
January 18, 2016
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Graduation is the day all high school seniors have looked forward to since the summer started. There’s others that don’t want to or can’t experience graduation. There has definitely been an improvement of the graduation rate. In the past few years, there has been an increase of high school grads....

Terror strikes people of paris

Brianna Garder, Reporter
January 16, 2016
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When terrorist attacks happen, the focus is oftentimes on ‘How could this happen?’ instead of ‘Why’ or even ‘What happens now, how will they deal with this?’. On November 13, 2015, Paris, France was attacked by ISIS. For the first few weeks after, this news was all over the media, but...

2015: year in review

Carlos Guiterrez, Reporter
January 11, 2016
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In 2015, many events happened that impacted aspects of everyday life.. Going from the most recent attacks in Europe and Asia; the escape of one of the most wanted criminal globally, “El Chapo” Guzman, the good is mixed in with the bad. These events led into what is now, 2016. A new year, a new...

Choir program enhances season

Choir program enhances season

Christopher Tallbot, Reporter
January 11, 2016
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December was, as ever, a performance-packed month for the school’s Madrigals. According to Mrs Leah Tarrant (affectionately nicknamed ‘Mama T’ by Choir students), they have been practicing since September for their many Christmas performances, consisting of 14 songs at 40 different locations between...

Terrorism in the News

Terrorism in the News

Alex Jackson, Reporter
January 10, 2016
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The use of the word “terrorism” in the news  is becoming more and more common and is televised every day. Due to recent terrorist attacks it is at times making it more difficult to classify a shooting as committed by someone mentally ill or to label it as an act of terrorism. To be mentally ill...

Noise pollution endagers focus

Noise pollution endagers focus

Jarod DeSpain, Reporter
January 8, 2016
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There aren’t many places in which the constant thunder of traffic is mute, or the sounds of innumerable people going about their daily lives ebbing away. So often the roar of an airplane flying overhead is heard. Throughout the day and into the night, it continues. Noise pollution is a big aspect in...

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