The Warrior Ledger

Jostens offers students school memorabilia

This year's Jostens merchandise is displayed for students.

Pearl Asthon, Reporter

December 7, 2016

“We will have rings and things and fine array!” Yes, this isn’t Taming of the Shrew but Shakespeare's quote ties into what a lot of students have been looking at, thanks to Jostens. Jostens came to Taylorsville High school a little bit ago, advertising their rings and things, and to Seniors...

Latinos in Action redefines misconceptions

Latinos in Action students hold up a banner made for the annual LIA dance.

Ana Zamora, Reporter

December 7, 2016

Walking through upper I hall, you find the usual history classes. However other classes are also found such as AVID, and Latinos In Action (LIA). LIA in particular seems carry around some misconceptions that most students believe. It turns out that most of these misconceptions aren’t really true. Many...

Columbus Day conquered by Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Columbus Day conquered by Indigenous Peoples' Day

Carlos Gutierrez, Editor-In-Chief

December 7, 2016

Columbus Day is a holiday that celebrates the arrival of the Spanish into the New World, trying to find a new route to India by traveling West. This idea was beyond the imagination of the people in the fifteenth century, because they believed the earth was flat. This belief persisted even though before...

Free education comes at a price

Free education comes at a price

Payton Wright, Assistant Editor

December 7, 2016

Textbooks: $78. $35 for a mandatory CTE class. $20 for a class you can’t live without. $3.35 for every lunch you'd like to have, and if you're eating lunch every day that's around $675 a year. Don’t forget notebooks, books, pencils, and graphing calculators! Year after year we put money into our...

Pokemon GO: catch ’em all?

Pokemon GO: catch 'em all?

Hannah Anderson, Reporter

November 8, 2016

“I wanna be the very best, like no one ever was.” For a lot of students, this song lyric was a childhood motto of sorts. Even if a student doesn’t personally play Pokemon GO, they have certainly heard of it. This location-based augmented reality game has been taking most of the world by storm since...

Media continues to alter relationship ideals

Media continues to alter relationship ideals

Ana Zamora, Reporter

November 4, 2016

According to social media, Harley Quinn and the Joker are #relationshipgoals. This seemed to blow up after Suicide Squad premiered over the summer. However, many aren’t realizing the true nature of their relationship. Not only in the movie, but in the comics, the Joker is often rather abusive toward...

Staff Ed: Apple vs. Android debate heats up

Staff Ed: Apple vs. Android debate heats up

Warrior Ledger Staff

November 4, 2016

Two brands of phones have been in the spotlight for a while: Apple and Samsung. Recently, Apple has come out with their iphone 7 and Samsung with their Galaxy 7. Some people have very strong opinions and others have no opinion at all on which one is better. The two most noticeable problems with these...

Political correctness is not a joke

Nicole Gomez, Reporter

November 4, 2016

Today, the biggest joke in our country is political correctness. People mock it at every turn. They point at random things and dramatically say “Triggered,” or go to Chick-fil-a and ask why there wasn’t a trigger warning on the door for vegans. It’s something everyone laughs about. But political...

Millennials adopt technology

Students use phones to create a pillar of technology.

Brianne Garner, Assisstant Editor

November 4, 2016

When you walk down the hallways at school, or pass others in WalMart, driving down the street, or even just sitting at home, there is one thing that almost everybody has in common: technology. This is the technologic generation. So many people today have a phone in their pocket, or a computer at home....

“Crappy” restrictions teachers put on the hall pass

Nathaniel Salvenen, Reporter

November 2, 2016

The need to pee. It shows up unexpected and is almost never predictable. Because of that, should teachers allow use of the hall pass when asked for it? Some teachers let students use the hall pass whenever they have to go, while others aren’t as lenient. Those teachers seem to think that...

To some Halloween is just another day

To some Halloween is just another day

Ana Zamora, Reporter

November 2, 2016

As Halloween comes closer, students are thinking about what costume to wear or what candy to buy they can buy at a discounted price after the holiday has passed. What seems to get overlooked every time the holiday comes around, is the people that don’t celebrate it. Most think of Halloween as a...

LGBT students treated differently in school

LGBT students treated differently in school

Dallen Cameron, Reporter

November 2, 2016

“Reliable estimates indicate that between 4 and 10% of the population is gay or lesbian, which means in a public school system of more than one million,” according to Parents for Lesbian and Gay (PFLAG) NYC. Everyone knows one person who identifies as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. In...

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