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The Pageant Problem

The Pageant Problem
December 10, 2020

The 19th amendment was a huge step forward for suffragettes. It gave women the right to vote and is still revered by feminists around the world. However, on the same day that the last state ratified the...

How to Manage Time

How to Manage Time
October 13, 2020

When it comes to high school there are many activities to get involved in such as sports, theater, JROTC, choir, drill, cheerleading, clubs, and student government. Students as well juggle  a full or...

Popular Keto Diet and Potential Health Risks

Healthy food clean eating selection: fruit, vegetable, seeds, superfood, cereal, leaf vegetable on gray concrete background
October 1, 2020

Diets and diabetes. What do they have in common? One word: keto. More specifically, the keto diet and ketoacidosis. If not properly controlled, both can kill. With the modern era of social media, it’s...

Stressed in school? Here’s how some students deal with it

“I really like being in school because it makes me feel organized. I’m passing all my classes so I’m not very stressed right now. When I do get stressed about school, it’s mostly because I have a lot of packets to do for credit recovery, and sometimes it just gets overwhelming. I enjoy meeting new people, learning new things, and socializing with friends. When I get stressed, I do like to listen to music, or just take a deep breath.”

-- Carlos Chavez, Senior
January 7, 2020

Three Senior students share how they deal with stress as they prepare to enter adulthood.

How to handle disappointment; advice from teachers

A collage of words associated with disappointment.
November 21, 2019

Everyone’s heard the phrase “life is full of disappointment” which is true. Disappointment plays an important role in our lives and it can shape who we are depending on how we deal with it. Not only...

Best way to win love; advice from teachers

Taylorsville High art teacher Nicole Lavely with her husband.
November 19, 2019

High school is the time for students to experience relationships and often, the students believe they’ll be with someone forever. Now the question is how do we win love?  Psychologist Gleb Tsipursky...

What makes a good friend

What makes a good friend
The importance of friendship
November 11, 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 Mother’s Day Project

The Mother's Day Project
May 16, 2019

There are a handful of people in life who you can always count on. They love you unconditionally. They make endless sacrifices just to see you smile. Often one or more of those people are probably a mother...

Gender discrimination prevalent in current political rhetoric

Gender discrimination prevalent in current political rhetoric
April 24, 2019

Nasty. Shrill. Unlikeable. In the years following the 2016 presidential election, there has been a drastic increase in the number of women running for political positions, and these words have followed...

Proposition 4: Improving the redistricting process

Proposition 4: Improving the redistricting process
April 24, 2019

In early 2017, a nonprofit organization called Better Boundaries started lobbying for an adjustment to Utah’s current laws on redistricting, calling for a nonpartisan appointed seven-member committee...

Student’s voices are heard within election booths

Student's voices are heard within election booths
April 24, 2019
You have more power than you probably think. If you want a certain issue to be handled a certain way, you can vote for someone who will handle it the way you want it to be handled.

Nature documentaries connect us to the natural world

The planet Earth from space.
April 24, 2019

A male jaguar prowls through the rainforest, searching for his potential prey. This animal is easily three hundred pounds of svelte muscle. And with glistening, rosette-spotted fur and probing green eyes,...

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