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The Effects of Metal Music

The Effects of Metal Music

Rayven Cann, Sports Editor

February 22, 2019

It’s 1960, the world is about to receive it’s first taste of metal from none other than The Beatles. Fast forward eight years to Black Sabbath, the first metal band, then another three for some AC/DC. Then keep on going, witnessing Ozzy Osbourne, Marilyn Manson, Slayer, Slipknot, and so much more. Finally it’s 2019, and thousands of metal bands whether big name or starter bands are all over the world, all because of one band 59 years ago

Are short people easily offended?

Lia Lynn, Reporter

December 17, 2018

Our fellow students of 5’ 3” and under. They are not only small, but they get offended far too easily. Are our vertically challenged friends quickly angered? Or are their short tempers due to their taller classmates? First, students were asked if they would be offended/upset if a taller friend...

The controversy of adulthood

The controversy of adulthood

Sierra Yost, Photo Editor

December 14, 2018

When is a person officially considered an adult? Is it when they turn 18, 21, or 25? The common response would be 18. However, this is not scientifically accurate. So then, do we establish the concept of adulthood based on research or societal practices? “[...] the human brain doesn’t fully sto...

Public speaking and anxiety

Public speaking and anxiety

Nevaeh Olmedo, Reporter

December 14, 2018

Presenting can be a terrifying subject to many students, They may dread presenting and do whatever they can to escape it, they may experience anxiety nonstop.  It may be the only thing they think and stress about. Why do people feel this way, and is why presenting necessary? The answer is anxiety.  Anx...

AP Classes For White Students Only?

AP Classes For White Students Only?

Benjamin Hood, Reporter

December 14, 2018

Taylorsville High School is a unique high school, with classes like Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), Advanced Placement (AP), and Concurrent Enrollment (CC), which give students various opportunities to succeed and go on to university. This isn’t the path for everyone, nonetheless,...

The abandonment of the migrant caravan

Illustration by Diego Torres

Cameron Bessette, Reporter

December 13, 2018

Psychologist, Abraham Maslow, outlined the basic human needs over 60 years ago. Now nationally taught, Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is internationally famous. At the very base of his pyramid-shaped doctrine Maslow outlines the basic human physiological needs. In essence, the needs outlined in the base...

Political and social views affected by social media

Political and social views affected by social media

Zuleica Ramirez, Reporter

December 13, 2018

Sometime in 2015 I stumbled upon liberal activism. I was overjoyed. Shrines of Hillary Clinton, pro-choice diagrams, middle fingers directed at Donald Trump, and hate speech towards anyone with a contrasting opinions flooded my Instagram feed, which at the time, I supported. Between 2015 and 2016, I was a highly impres...

Being The Bigger Person

Emily Lara, Reporter

November 7, 2018

Petty arguments, bullying and misunderstandings. All of these can put students into a position where they need to be the bigger person.      Although many may think being the biggest person is the most humble thing to do, some think otherwise.   “It will happen again. Some people jus...

Teenage drivers suck

Teenage drivers suck

Calle Hansen, Opinion Editor

November 6, 2018

Teenagers are infamous for their awful driving skills, and their goal to break world record for broken laws. After passing their drivers test it only takes about two and a half minutes for them to forget all the safety regulations that it took an entire term to learn. Teenage drivers find speedin...

How people interpret tattoos and piercings?

How people interpret tattoos and piercings?

Maddy Ford, Reporter

November 6, 2018

Piercings and tattoos are accessories that represented rebels of the world as a sign of toughness and boldness are becoming more common and socially acceptable. While a lot of tattoos and piercings are still not seen as professional, many people think a few piercings and tattoos that are little, meanin...

Neurology Explaining The Aesthetic Feeling

Piper Cawley, Web Editor

October 4, 2018

The definition of aesthetic is ‘concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty’. You can scroll through Pinterest and search up things and put aesthetic on the end and hundreds of pictures load for you to see, light pink or grunge filters over random photos and quotes will pop up. Walk in...

True crime: The Future of Podcasting

Lindsay Cook, Reporter

October 4, 2018

As podcasts increase in popularity, so does the search for America’s favorite obsession: true crime stories. This article includes some of the most popular crime podcasts of the last few years. All the following podcasts are available wherever you prefer to listen, including Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Google...

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