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Goodbye to childhood, hello to freedom

Goodbye to childhood, hello to freedom

Hannah Anderson, Reporter

April 15, 2016

Living in your parents’ basement until you’re 30 years old, to many students, that sounds like a death sentence.  Turning 18 can grant many freedoms including becoming an adult.  The other extreme for many is to move out as soon as they are 18, but it bears its own set of risks.  A question that...

Local city business founded on charm

Local city business founded on charm

Lydia Flores, Assistant Editor

April 15, 2016

“We shop local.” Such a statement inspires images of collared-shirt-hipsters and lifestyles unfettered by capitalistic perusal. Though often presented with a side of hashtags, the phenomenon of local businesses impacts the community in ways that exceed the average person’s comprehension. C...

Anxiety leaves kids speechless

Anxiety leaves kids speechless

Jayden Hickenlooper, Reporter

April 14, 2016

Taking shyness to new extremes, selective mutism is an anxiety disorder impairing the ability to speak in certain situations. While a selectively mute child can spew words like a garden hose at home, they might not say a word in classroom settings, or around new people. According to the Selective Mutism Center, se...

Batman Vs. Superman: keeping fans satisfied

Batman Vs. Superman: keeping fans satisfied

Aaron Dufner, Reporter

April 12, 2016

Batman V Superman is the latest movie from DC Cinematic Universe. It is set to be the biggest DC movie to ever make it to theatres. It is also the follow-up to Man of Steel, with Henry Cavill. The budget was set at 250 million dollars, which is tied for the 7th most expensive budget in movie history. There ...

Student loans are not the only road to college money

Student loans are not the only road to college money

Patrick Froysland, Reporter

April 12, 2016

Most of us want a life of plenty. But would we sell ourselves out to the banks, sign an inescapable deal, and take a financial poison that lasts for the next half of one’s life? These deals are completely legal, despite it being on the same level as robbery in terms of criminal systems. But these ...

Words are powerful things

Words are powerful things

Bree Gardner, Reporter

April 11, 2016

The First Amendment says, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”...

Elections get Trumped and it’s Hillaryous

Elections get Trumped and it's Hillaryous

Aaron Escalante, Guest Writer

April 10, 2016

With the presidential primaries getting closer to the end, it becomes even more important for the citizens of the United States of America to inform themselves of the candidates positions because it’s all a matter of time voting booths open up. At the moment, those currently in the lead from both parties in ...

Baseball team batting for a home run 2016 season

Mckayla Philbrick, Reporter

April 9, 2016

The Taylorsville Warriors baseball team seems to have a bright season ahead of them. After many hours of practice the season has finally begun for 2016. So far, the baseball team has won six games and lost an equal amount. The region is tough this year and it is going to be interesting to see wha...

School lunch is lacking healthy food options for vegetarians

School lunch is lacking healthy food options for vegetarians

Pearl Ashton, Reporter

April 8, 2016

It’s an old stereotype: students hate school lunch. Whether the food is too cold or falling apart or the lunch ladies are forcing students to eat something they don’t want, everyone has a different view on school lunch. Whatever it is, there are definitely not enough vegetarian options for students...

Community is strengthened by the Humanity class project

Community is strengthened by the Humanity class project

Xylina Session, Editor-in-chief

April 8, 2016

Humanities students’ most recent project included goals oriented around strengthening the community through active service and creativity. Guidelines set from the departments’ teachers, Stephanie Floch, Rob Eberly and Levi Negley included relatively loose structure for the assignment: target a pr...

Allegiant movie not living up to hype

Allegiant movie not living up to hype

Hannah Anderson, Reporter

April 6, 2016

Allegiant was a mediocre third part to the Divergent series movie franchise.  In this installment, Tris and her band of radicals are back at it again in their quest, filled with shabby action scenes and occasional romantic moments, to find what is outside the ominous wall that encloses them in thei...

High school fame molds into tradegy

High school fame molds into tradegy

Allen Sickler, Reporter

April 6, 2016

Are you one of the kids who don't play a sport or gets the most favorites on Twitter? You only really get recognition by people if you play a sport or are a popular kid but what about the kids who don't care about popularity and don't have a care in the world for sports? What things do they like doing ...

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