The Warrior Ledger

Key Club Spotlight

Lindsay Cook, Reporter

October 4, 2018


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Key Club is an internationally recognized service group that has been led and run by students since 1925. Taylorsville’s Key Club often has upwards of 60 members every year. Some of the larger upcoming service projects for the new school year include trick or treating for UNICEF, a Fun Run, and the ...

Social media is making us numb

Social media is making us numb

Danika Shane, Reporter

October 4, 2018


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High school students are all prone to be on their phones 24/7, whether scrolling through Facebook or taking selfies with Snapchat. The statistics from the data collected on Social Media Use by Aaron Smith and Monica Anderson says, between the ages of 18-29, 88 percent are on their phones the majorit...

The psychological give-away of a liar

The psychological give-away of a liar

Thomas Woods, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 2, 2018


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Cultures from all around the globe have differing social norms. As stated by AP Teacher Mrs. Hanks, in Japan, when talking to a respected superior, you bow your head, never look them in the eyes and hiss in agreement with them. In India, finishing your entire plate and not leaving bits of food on you...

Community gives thoughts on shootings

Community gives thoughts on shootings

Taylor S. Fischbeck, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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Students have all been living with threats about school shootings but few have asked what students and staff, as well as parents, have to say about why this is happening and how it affects them. The shooting at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999, often marks the first school shooting recorded and ...

Finding a balanced diet challenges teens

Finding a balanced diet challenges teens

Cameron Bessette, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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Too much, too little, just right. The individual stories of high school eating are the equivalent of a live-action Goldilocks and the Three Bears. With some students counting every calorie and some consuming every calorie, one big mystery remains: where, oh, where can that middle bowl be found?   ...

Church announces new name guidelines

Church announces new name guidelines

Isabella Ashton, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2018


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As of August 16th, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints no longer wants its members to be referred to as Mormons. The official statement released by the faith’s leader President Russell M. Nelson also discourages the use of the terms “Mormon Church” or “LDS Church.” The offic...

NASA Launches Parker Solar Probe

NASA Launches Parker Solar Probe

Spencer Johnson, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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On August 12, 2018, at 3:31 am, NASA launched the Parker Solar Probe on its mission to study the sun. The probe will travel closer to the sun than any other man-made object and will reveal numerous insights into the nature of our star.      According to NASA, the car-sized probe—named after the physici...

SBOs hope for more school spirit this year

SBOs hope for more school spirit this year

Callé Hansen, Opinion Editor

October 2, 2018


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Fall is here, and with it comes the many different sports teams competing and opportunities for students to prove their Taylorsville pride. With football, volleyball, girl’s tennis, and soccer, boy’s golf, cross country meets, and weekly games, students can go and support their fellow peers as t...

Transgender and non-binary students search for school support

Transgender and non-binary students search for school support

Alexa Blaise Chandler, News Editor

October 2, 2018


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With the recent resurgence of the importance of gender identity, many non-binary, transgender and gender-expansive youth and faculty are searching for some kind of guidance on pronoun use, treatment and support from the school district on where they stand within school policies.    According ...

Take a chill pill–or rather, a chill pass

Take a chill pill–or rather, a chill pass

Oliver Fierro, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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According to an article by Katie Hurley, an adolescent psychotherapist on how to accommodate for anxious students in school, “anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, impacting an estimated one in eight children. Left untreated, childhood anxiety can result in poo...

Gender roles may stem from brain anatomy

Gender roles may stem from brain anatomy

Chloe Robinson, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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While our culture of gender roles is a large influence on the behavior of men versus women, biology could be an influence on traditional gender roles. Studies show that boys and girls under two years old generally prefer their respective sex-typed toys. Children at this age barely recognize gende...

Moving out: a journey

Moving out: a journey

Oliver Fierro, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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Being a senior may seem like the best thing ever, but it isn’t all free periods and sluffing class to go buy coffee. This is the year that many of us turn 18 and have to start thinking about adult stuff, like what we want to be when we grow up, where we want to go to college, and how you’re going...

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