The Warrior Ledger

Hope Squad teaches students suicide prevention

Taylorsville students in Hope Squad participate in an activity from the 2016 school year.

Dallen Cameron, Sports Editor

November 27, 2017

According to, a teen takes his or her own life every 100 minutes. Suicide is the third-leading cause of death for young people ages 15 to 24. Approximately 20 percent of teens will experience depression before they reach adulthood. Depression increases a teen's risk for attempting suicide...

Anti-Muslim hate crimes rise over summer

Muslim students take a stand against hate and bigotry. They refuse to let their voices be silenced in a climate of fear and violence.

Sarah Al-Barkawi, Opinion Editor

November 27, 2017

2017 has been a difficult year for Muslims around the world, especially during this past summer. Muslims have been primary victims of hate crimes ever since 9/11. However, current president Donald Trump spreads anti-Muslim messages across the U.S, which has inspired Islamaphobes to take action and even ph...

Students with Celiac face struggles

Different flours are only some alternative ingredients for celiac-friendly meals without gluten.

Calle Hansen, A&E Editor

November 27, 2017

I was first diagnosed with Celiac disease when I was about two years old. I was this little sick kid who couldn't keep any food down. My worried parents took me to doctor after doctor, but no one could figure out why I was so sick. My hands, feet, and lips were blue. As a two-year-old, I should have...

Taking a knee: NFL players protest injustices

Washington Redskins players link arms during the national anthem as a show of protest following the president's speech.

Audrey Helm, Isabella Ashton, and Alexa Chandler

November 27, 2017

"We're proud of our country, we respect our flag," President Trump said at a rally on September 22nd. "Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a b**** off the field right now, out, he's fired. He's fired!'" Trump's comments were directed...

Teen immigrants face a language struggle

Student demonstrates the way that teen immigrants often feel when they come to the U.S.

Kiara Bobadilla, Reporter

November 27, 2017

We've all noticed those kids in junior highs, high schools, or even college who don't know english, or who simply struggle with any other language. The struggle gets worse day by day, the students easily see their failure in each class. Grades, participation,GPA, everything. Lisette Oliveto came to...

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