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Motivation

Motivation
May 2, 2019
Everyone knows the feeling of not wanting to get out of bed, maybe you’re dragging yourself to work or school everyday. When you don’t want do any of these you’re automatically called lazy but is that really the case? Or is it because you lack motivation? Ah yes, the cruel word that starts with an ‘M’ may seem to drive people up the wall and make people cry but, what exactly is motivation?

Students strive for job satisfaction

Students strive for job satisfaction
May 2, 2019

Jobs have been around for ages and people have debated over whether to get a job that makes more than enough money to support one’s self and future family or love what they do but be living paycheck...

The Benefits of Extracurricular

The Benefits of Extracurricular
May 2, 2019

Extracurricular activities are found throughout high school in many different forms. They can be theater, debate, journalism, sports, clubs, student council, and other social events. Extracurriculars...

Disney in 2019

Disney in 2019
February 22, 2019
As always, a new year brings new movies. In 2018, Disney dominated the box offices, earning over 27% of the worldwide movie revenue (Atlas Tech). 2019 could be even bigger for the company as they currently have eleven films scheduled to come out this calendar year. Some of them are originals, some sequels, and some live action remakes. All of them meant to make the industry.

Becoming an author

Becoming an author
February 22, 2019

Authors are everywhere. Some known, some unknown, some young, some old. There are many high school students that want to become a writer or a novelist. However, some are too shy or unconfident to put themselves...

Novels need age diversity

Novels need age diversity
February 22, 2019
One of the simplest and most enjoyable ways to explore new perspectives is to read novels. The nature of this art form easily communicates ideas, thoughts, and opinions of fleshed-out characters, and exposure to unique viewpoints improves our understanding of others. Due to the power of novels, it is a shame that literature often neglects to incorporate age diversity. The novels geared toward teenagers mostly feature teenage protagonists. This seems logical enough. People like to read things they can relate to, and coming of age stories are ripe with dramatic and compelling storylines.

What makes a friend

What makes a friend
February 20, 2019
It’s a simple question, right? What makes a friend? Is it someone who is supportive and helps you when you’re feeling down? Or is it someone who laughs at all your jokes and takes your mind off of the world? The truth is, friendship is different for everyone, and each and every friendship we have is special and important in some way. We need to start realizing the importance of friendship and how it is essential to student’s lives.

Transgender Military Ban

Transgender Military Ban
February 20, 2019
Ruling 5-4 on Tuesday, January 22, the Supreme Court has effectively reinstated the policy barring transgender citizens and soldiers from serving their country. This ban allows those citizens to serve if they only disregard who they are and do so according to the gender assigned to them at birth.

The Cellar book review

The Cellar book review
February 19, 2019
If you are looking for a chilling, realistic book that has crime and even kidnapping, The Cellar by Natasha Preston may be the book for you. Published in 2014, Goodreads summarizes The Cellar as, “Nothing ever happens in the town of Longthorpe – that is, until sixteen-year-old Summer Robinson disappears without a trace. No family or police investigation can track her down. Spending months inside the cellar of her kidnapper with several other girls, Summer learns of Colin’s abusive past, and his thoughts of his victims being his family…his perfect, pure flowers. But flowers can’t survive long cut off from the sun, and time is running out….”

What It Means to be Butch

What It Means to be Butch
February 19, 2019
The LGBTQ+ community has many slang terms for the various identities within the community, which encompass sexuality and gender identity. These terms are most frequently used to denote an individual’s sexual orientation and physical presentation. A butch, for example, is a lesbian who dresses and presents in a masculine-of-center manner.

The Importance of senior year

The Importance of senior year
February 19, 2019
Taking the right classes is very important. It determines when or if you graduate if you will succeed with high grades, and if you can earn college credit. Counselors and teachers shove this information in our brains from the second we reach the seventh grade until graduation.

Offending the offended

Offending the offended
February 19, 2019
Eat, sleep, offend, repeat. Being offensive to one another seems to be something everyone does, whether it is on purpose or by accident. We have all been offended by someone or insulted a person in some way.  Wars, lawsuits, murder, and worse all have at some point sprouted from someone feeling wronged by another. Why though, why are people offended so easily?
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