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Natural causes more likely to end world rather than doomsday predictions

Natural causes more likely to end world rather than doomsday predictions

Icess Overstreet, Reporter
November 12, 2015
Filed under Opinion

The world hasn't been engulfed in flames despite what the doomsday predictions held. An online Christian group called eBible said that Doomsday was upon us. Chris McCann, leader of the eBible fellowship believed the world would be destroyed by a massive fire on October 7. However, we’re all still...

Developing Habits for the future of studying

Developing Habits for the future of studying

Brianne Gardner, Reporter
October 8, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Another year has started and it’s time to get back into the habits that students have lost during the summer. And with this, comes studying and homework. Everybody works differently, so find something that works for you.

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The American Dream: Living the perfect lifestyle

The American Dream: Living the perfect lifestyle

Xylina Session, Editor-in-chief
October 8, 2015
Filed under Opinion

The American dream is painted inside a neighborhood, a gated one that keeps little affluent children and apron-wearing wives safe from a minority whose jobs don’t quite reach a suit-and-tie status quo. The Utahn dream consists of a substantial enough income for a house that can fit all the grandkids; a tire swing in the back of the tomato garden, a four-car garage, or a dancing fountain roundabout.

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Snarknado: Responsibility, an issue with the student body

Snarknado: Responsibility, an issue with the student body

Keely Valdez, Assistant Editor
October 8, 2015
Filed under Opinion

In the hallways, there’s always the chatter of the last weekend or this coming weekend, what plans are being made, the usual talk of a newly-released video game, and the latest gossip. More frequent, however, is the talk of what the tyranical mother forced them to do is included in casual conversations.

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School often provides students with escape from less-than-ideal home lives

School often provides students with escape from less-than-ideal home lives

Bryttni Furubotten, Reporter
October 8, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Even those students with the best of home lives all have difficulties in their lives. Many students have more severe issues than others but that doesn't make anyone's struggles less real. Students often wonder whether or not teachers recognize this.

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Popularity may morph into additional stress

Popularity may morph into additional stress

Icess Overstreet, Reporter
October 8, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Whether you're a part of a team, a Student Body Officer, or just a regular kid attending school, the friends students make can affect how they see school. Friends can open up a world with drama, fun, and socialization, but if they influence someone too much it can change their views on anything they mi...

Horoscopes, a popular entertainment

Horoscopes, a popular entertainment

Megan Breneman, Assistant Editor
October 8, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Whether it’s once a year, monthly, weekly or daily, almost everyone has checked their horoscope at least once. Horoscopes range from being checked religiously to once in a lifetime. There may be a good many reasons one may choose to rely on what someone else predicts for them.

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Mental illnesses shouldn’t be “trendy”

Mental illnesses shouldn’t be “trendy”

Kylee Warren, Reporter
October 8, 2015
Filed under Opinion

"I'm so depressed that I failed that test in history today." "My backpack is completely organized, I'm so OCD!" "I'm being so bipolar today." These are all examples of real mental illnesses that get tossed around as if they are common emotions. Lacey Jones (real name withheld) said, "I am not ashamed...

Staff Editorial: Utah learns from other cultures

Staff Editorial: Utah learns from other cultures

Warrior Ledger Staff
October 8, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Diversity can be seen in most parts of Utah, depending on where you go. That's one of the great things about Utah: Students are beginning to see the world and are shaping the future in a positive way.

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Staff Editorial: Celebrating with Krampus

Staff Editorial: Celebrating with Krampus

Warrior Ledger Staff
December 17, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Here comes the time of year to spread holiday cheer and douse ourselves in unholy fear. Santa makes his way through chimneys to leave charitable gifts for all the good little children as Krampus slips into the rooms of all the naughty ones to drag them off and devour them the next day.

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Stress of applying for college discourages students from aiming high

Stress of applying for college discourages students from aiming high

Leiani Brown, Editor in Chief
December 17, 2014
Filed under Opinion

It’s winter again, which—for colleges all across the nation—means recruiting time. Well-designed, personal flyers begin to pop up in the mailbox, and email inboxes overflow with messages flowered by phrases like “You’ve been selected” and “A student of your potential,” all sounding creepily intimate and borderline desperate.

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November is Transgender Awareness Month

November is Transgender Awareness Month

Jasper Ramirez, Art Editor
December 17, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Transgender is an umbrella term that describes a diverse group of people whose gender identity or expression differs from the gender they were assigned to at birth. According to University of California Los Angeles School of Law’s Williams institute, an estimated 700,000, or 0.3% of adults identify as transgender in the United States.

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