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Trump lifts the trophy ban

Trump lifts the trophy ban

Isabella Ashton, News Editor

May 15, 2018

On March 1st, the Federal Fish and Wildlife Services announced that the US will allow hunters to import big-game trophies from Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia. Before, the agency would evaluate the import of trophies on a nation by nation basis. The nation had to prove that tr...

Tide Pod challenge goes viral

Tide Pod challenge goes viral

Pearl Ashton, Editor-In-Chief

May 15, 2018

Poison control centers have received over 50,000 calls about laundry packets over the past five years, the majority of those accidents involved children younger than five years old. But according to the American Association of Poison Control Center (AAPCC), 13-19 year olds have been responsible for more than 130 initial exposures since 2016, and over 90 calls have been made about teenagers ingesting Tide Pods in just the past few weeks.

LDS Teen Participation around the Valley Spreads Joy

LDS Teen Participation around the Valley Spreads Joy

Tysen Christensen, Reporter

May 15, 2018

From March 18, 2018 to May 20, 2018, teenagers from across the Salt Lake valley have been preparing for the rededication of the LDS Jordan River Temple. From sharing images on Instagram to going out in their communities serving the people around them. Youth have been sharing their experiences th...

HOPE Week wraps up year

HOPE Week wraps up year

Oliver Fierro, Reporter

May 15, 2018

Charity Week has come and gone along with this years Christmas music, Spirit Week ended with a roaring victory by the seniors, now the quiet halls give way to Taylorsville High Schools’ HOPE Squad. Run by said HOPE Squad, Hope week will be held April 23 through the 27 and will be dedicated to bringi...

Crowdfunding implications

Crowdfunding implications

Aspen Earnhart, Feature Editor

May 15, 2018

Go Fund Me-- they can be found all over social media for various reasons. However, there’s many implications and scandals that have accompanied this type of crowdfunding. The most common issue people have with crowdfunding is the possibility that it may be a scam, and the story listed could be made ...

Opioids in the United States reach epidemic proportions

Alexa Blaise Chandler, Photo & Art Editor

May 15, 2018

Opioid prescriptions were doled out like candy during the late 1990s by pharmaceutical companies who assured that this all natural pain reliever was not highly addictive, unlike forms of morphine and codeine.  The medical community began prescribing opioids for everything from debilitating chronic illne...

Looking back historically, are border walls effective?

Looking back historically, are border walls effective?

Dallen Cameron, Sports Editor

May 2, 2018

"I will build a great wall -- and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me --and I'll build them very inexpensively. I will build a great, great wall on our southern border, and I will make Mexico pay for that wall. Mark my words," said President Trump on June 16, 2015, a little over a year befo...

Club Spotlight: Art Club

Club Spotlight: Art Club

Alexa Blaise Chandler, Photo & Art Editor

May 2, 2018

Led by Ms. Nicole Lavely, Art Club is a place where students from all walks of life come together to create art. Using different material and methods, every third Wednesday of the month students are challenged to embrace their artistic creativity and go outside of their comfort zone to produce a maste...

EPA rolls back regulations

EPA rolls back regulations

Isabella Ashton, News Editor

April 2, 2018

The Environmental Protection Agency is set to reverse Obama-era regulations on vehicle fuel economy standards. Under the Obama administration, the rules would have required automakers to increase the average fuel economy to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025 and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. “I...

How to become a pilot in high school

How to become a pilot in high school

Canyen Manchego, Reporter

December 11, 2017

The first thing you need to know about becoming a pilot is that it will not be easy. Nothing is going to be handed to you, it is going to take a lot of dedication and hard work in order to secure your spot on an airline or corporate company. There is some good news, however, for those who are willing to up...

Gun control in America vs. the rest of the world

Gun control in America vs. the rest of the world

Audrey Helm, News editor

December 11, 2017

America has 4.4% of the world’s population and half of the world’s guns. America has staggeringly high rates of gun violence, especially when compared to other developed countries. In comparison to its developed peers, America has astonishingly lenient gun laws.  There are laws that have been en...

South Korean students visit Taylorsville High

South Korean students visit Taylorsville High

Payton Wright, Editor in-Chief

December 11, 2017

 For one who has not traveled often, imagining other parts of the world and their cultures is, for lack of better words, hard. Every place you go just feels like a larger part of Utah, and each person you meet is simply just another person.   I had lived almost eighteen years in this sheltered bubble ...

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