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Presidential elections viewed apathetically

Presidential elections viewed apathetically

Patrick Froysland, Reporter
October 25, 2015
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While the media’s job should be to report on all the candidates equally, that is not so, as most students consistently know that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are running for President, but those are the only candidates most of them know.

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Influx of refugees incites discussion

Influx of refugees incites discussion

Katrina Osborne, Reporter
October 24, 2015
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The refugee crisis in Europe has caused a ton of problems for both refugees and the European Union (EU). Not only has it caused population problems, it has also taken many lives. In the Mediterranean a long boat was believed to be carrying up to 700 refugees, only 28 of those refugees had been rescued...

Dancing benefits students

Dancing benefits students

Kylee Warren, Reporter
October 22, 2015
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People of any age believe that dancing is beneficial, others not so much. Dancing can help students’ confidence and self esteem rise dramatically. “Dancing benefits my body and mood. It helps me express myself and makes me feel better about myself,” said Heather Shade, Junior Dance Company member....

Game-based learning improves strategic thinking

Game-based learning improves strategic thinking

Jeromie Rudderham, Reporter
October 19, 2015
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High school students and even younger kids are often spending more and more time playing video games than focusing on school work. Around 42% of all americans in 2014 played video games for at the least 3 hours per day, and four out of five american households contain a device in which to play video...

New Humanities class ads depth

New Humanities class ads depth

Alex Jackson, Reporter
October 17, 2015
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Humanities is an Honors English/Art class for seniors co-taught by English teachers  Mr. Negley and Mrs. Floch and Art teacher, Mr. Eberly. The teachers created this class together during the previous school year and finally launched it at the beginning of this year. Mr.  Negley approached student...

Homeless students lack support system

Homeless students lack support system

Cheyenne Smith, Reporter
October 15, 2015
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According to The Comprehensive Report On Homeless, about 13,621 people experience homelessness in Utah last year. Not only is homelessness a problem in our community it is a problem all over the country. More than 3.5 million people in the United States experience homelessness each year. We all h...

Diminishing security propels immigration

Diminishing security propels immigration

Carlos Gutierrez, Spanish Editor
October 12, 2015
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Individually we all fear different things, but there is something that we all fear, that we don’t talk about, and we don’t acknowledge as it should be. Crime is often not  talked about honestly. Why do people even get involved with the crime? There are only two options: either you got into it or y...

Taylorsville Crossroads landscapes local business

Taylorsville Crossroads landscapes local business

Megan Breneman, Assistant Editor
October 10, 2015
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Taylorsville residents may have recently noticed the clouds of smoke and the paths of destruction down 5400 South and Redwood Road at the Family Center due to the fairly recent demolitions of buildings. Some locals may have witnessed in June when the construction started as the area in which numerous h...

Megan Breneman, Assistant Editor
October 9, 2015
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Taylorsville residents may have recently noticed the clouds of smoke and the paths of destruction down 5400 South and Redwood Road at the Family Center due to the fairly recent demolitions of buildings. [...] Although a good majority understand that it’s been very vacant the past few years with many places going out of business and ones that have been gone a long time. Alas, we had to realize a rebirth would come at some point.

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Losing memory of 9/11

Losing memory of 9/11

Xylina Session, Editor-in-Chief
October 6, 2015
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My 2A period never says the pledge. 9/11 fell on a Friday, and it was not looking to be a different day than usual. Weekend plans usurped intercom voices. A devout half of the class squirmed in a struggle to grasp the announcements their comrades were missing.

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Save the imprisoned: read a banned book today!

Save the imprisoned: read a banned book today!

Brianne Gardner, Reporter
October 5, 2015
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September 27 through October 3rd was Banned Book Week, the one week when it's encouraged to read books with topics seen as “controversial”. One of the books often heard of is To Kill A Mockingbird, Which is banned due to language content, and racism. Some people may argue that these challenged books should ...

Community service reaps student benefit and experience

Community service reaps student benefit and experience

Esparanza Standing Bear, Reporter
October 5, 2015
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According to a study of the University of Nevada “Young people involved in community service are more likely to have a strong work ethic as an adult.” Volunteering can be helpful when it comes to decision making on a career choice. Volunteering in a field teens have a career interest in can help d...

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