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Self Deprecation alters perception of self worth

Self Deprecation alters perception of self worth

Hannah Anderson, Reporter

December 7, 2016


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In today’s world, low self-esteem and self-deprecating attitudes are at a high with 44% of highschool girls feeling immense pressure to lose weight and 15% of highschool guys feeling likewise according to dosomething.org. But, why are these negative feelings of oneself so omnipresent now? And what...

Veterans Day inspires gratitude in the community

Veterans Day inspires gratitude in the community

Arianna Jones, Reporter

December 7, 2016


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The “Holiday Season” seems to go from Halloween to Thanksgiving and on to Christmas. But there is one holiday in November that is still a part of the mix. Veteran’s Day is held on November 11th which is the anniversary of the end of World War I. The holiday honors United States veterans and those...

Jostens offers students school memorabilia

Jostens offers students school memorabilia

Pearl Asthon, Reporter

December 7, 2016


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“We will have rings and things and fine array!” Yes, this isn’t Taming of the Shrew but Shakespeare's quote ties into what a lot of students have been looking at, thanks to Jostens. Jostens came to Taylorsville High school a little bit ago, advertising their rings and things, and to Seniors...

Latinos in Action redefines misconceptions

Latinos in Action redefines misconceptions

Ana Zamora, Reporter

December 7, 2016


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Walking through upper I hall, you find the usual history classes. However other classes are also found such as AVID, and Latinos In Action (LIA). LIA in particular seems carry around some misconceptions that most students believe. It turns out that most of these misconceptions aren’t really true. Many...

Columbus Day conquered by Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Columbus Day conquered by Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Carlos Gutierrez, Editor-In-Chief

December 7, 2016


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Columbus Day is a holiday that celebrates the arrival of the Spanish into the New World, trying to find a new route to India by traveling West. This idea was beyond the imagination of the people in the fifteenth century, because they believed the earth was flat. This belief persisted even though before...

Free education comes at a price

Free education comes at a price

Payton Wright, Assistant Editor

December 7, 2016


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Textbooks: $78. $35 for a mandatory CTE class. $20 for a class you can’t live without. $3.35 for every lunch you'd like to have, and if you're eating lunch every day that's around $675 a year. Don’t forget notebooks, books, pencils, and graphing calculators! Year after year we put money into our...

Millennials adopt technology

Millennials adopt technology

Brianne Garner, Assisstant Editor

November 4, 2016


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When you walk down the hallways at school, or pass others in WalMart, driving down the street, or even just sitting at home, there is one thing that almost everybody has in common: technology. This is the technologic generation. So many people today have a phone in their pocket, or a computer at home....

Is co-op couch play a thing of the past?

Is co-op couch play a thing of the past?

Faybian Bradley, Reporter

October 24, 2016


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For generations gamers have been completely enticed and utterly absorbed in the virtual worlds they have grown so fond of and gamers have always had the privilege to share experiences with friends and family. There is a strange satisfaction behind being able to conquer challenges presented to them that...

Student council about to make a wave

Student council about to make a wave

Ana Zamora, Reporter

October 24, 2016


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In theory, a student council is meant to hear voices from all clubs and organizations in one place. How is this different from the student government that is already in place? While the student government does take into consideration what other groups need or would like, student government is limited...

Teachers provide new perspective on back to school

Teachers provide new perspective on back to school

Aspen Earnheart, Reporter

October 24, 2016


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“Stressful”, “Optimistic”, “Excited”. When our own Taylorsville teachers were asked to describe how they felt about school starting again in one word, those were their answers. It’s easy to see how these differ from what a student’s answer would most likely be. Probably something along...

Student Spotlight: Natalie Stratton

Ana Zamora, Reporter

October 24, 2016


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Natalie Stratton is a kind, outgoing, and smart student at Taylorsville. Not only does Stratton have a packed school year, but she also had a packed summer. She made time for hobbies and a few other activities, “I was a blacksmith apprentice over the summer”. She says that her large amount of...

Make a Wave builds school spirit

Make a Wave builds school spirit

Sierra Bryant, Reporter

October 14, 2016


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“Make a Wave” is Taylorsville 2016/2017 theme. At first it was a little hard to understand but the school’s senior SBO President Camry Puola explained it perfectly. ”I believe that as a school we can come together and make a difference like a big wave, and everybody plays their part nobody is...

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