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EBSCO blocked as resource for Utah students

EBSCO blocked as resource for Utah students

Lindsay Cook, Reporter

October 31, 2018

EBSCO, Elton B. Stephens Co., is an international research database which the Utah state legislature has previously funded to provide access to Utah students for research purposes. However, EBSCO has been removed from the Utah Online Library and is unavailable to students in Utah unless they have their...

School Musical

School Musical

Kate Konatsu, Reporter

October 31, 2018

‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’ is a ‘tune filled comic gem’ that took over Broadway winning the Tony Award for Best Musical and a Pulitzer Prize. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’ tells a story about the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little book...

A Future Without Chocolate

A Future Without Chocolate

Kate Konatsu, Reporter

October 31, 2018

It's spooky season, and you know that means candy. Chocolate bars, lollies, gummies, gumballs, and more choco- wait what if we didn’t have this creamy, rich, and sweet desert anymore? USA Today, BBC Newsround and many other news sites have warned of a choco-pocalypse. WSPA 7News and Bloomberg have...

Age and Political Persuasion

Age and Political Persuasion

Donovan Goodwin, Reporter

October 6, 2018

A young man walks up to an older man who works in a fabrication shop. The young man asks why the older man believes what he does. He said that in the many years he’s worked he has figured out that you can't get something for nothing and that it all comes from someone. The young man replies that he understands but that means that he will have to pay for education and that he still deserves an education and that school, for example, should be free. But how does this story relate to politics?

The problem single income families face

The problem single income families face

Sierra Yost, Photo Editor

October 4, 2018

Raising a family is costly. There are expenses to consider during each stage of a child’s life, such as field trips, sports and extracurricular activities, health insurance, car insurance, test fees, increased cost of living, and college.

Rates of youth suicide increases sharply in Utah

Rates of youth suicide increases sharply in Utah

Audrey Helm, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2018

In recent years, youth suicide rates across the country have increased at a startling rate. According to Time magazine, in 2015 the number of children admitted to hospitals for thoughts of suicide and self-harm had more than doubled since 2008. Nationwide, suicide is now the second leading cause of dea...

Students return to school amidst shooting terror

Students return to school amidst shooting terror

Alexa Blaise Chandler, News Editor

October 4, 2018

After the onslaught of shootings at the end of the 2018 school year, student worries have arisen regarding the return to school and the shift into a ‘gun-free zones’. Following the Sante Fe High School shooting, in which 20 students and faculty were shot and resulting in the death of ten sc...

Kaepernick’s influence extends beyond taking a knee

Kaepernick’s influence extends beyond taking a knee

Isabella Ashton, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2018

It was in 2016 when Colin Kaepernick first knelt during the National Anthem. What ensued was a firestorm of controversy as a culture war, racial tensions, and politics converged. And now, two years later, the former NFL quarterback has reignited the conversation. “Believe in something. Even if it means sa...

Key Club Spotlight

Lindsay Cook, Reporter

October 4, 2018

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

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

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

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 ...

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