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Staff Ed: Apple vs. Android debate heats up

Staff Ed: Apple vs. Android debate heats up

Warrior Ledger Staff

November 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Two brands of phones have been in the spotlight for a while: Apple and Samsung. Recently, Apple has come out with their iphone 7 and Samsung with their Galaxy 7. Some people have very strong opinions and others have no opinion at all on which one is better. The two most noticeable problems with these...

Political correctness is not a joke

Nicole Gomez, Reporter

November 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Today, the biggest joke in our country is political correctness. People mock it at every turn. They point at random things and dramatically say “Triggered,” or go to Chick-fil-a and ask why there wasn’t a trigger warning on the door for vegans. It’s something everyone laughs about. But political...

“Crappy” restrictions teachers put on the hall pass

“Crappy” restrictions teachers put on the hall pass

Nathaniel Salvenen, Reporter

November 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The need to pee. It shows up unexpected and is almost never predictable. Because of that, should teachers allow use of the hall pass when asked for it? Some teachers let students use the hall pass whenever they have to go, while others aren’t as lenient. Those teachers seem to think that...

To some Halloween is just another day

To some Halloween is just another day

Ana Zamora, Reporter

November 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As Halloween comes closer, students are thinking about what costume to wear or what candy to buy they can buy at a discounted price after the holiday has passed. What seems to get overlooked every time the holiday comes around, is the people that don’t celebrate it. Most think of Halloween as a...

LGBT students treated differently in school

LGBT students treated differently in school

Dallen Cameron, Reporter

November 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

“Reliable estimates indicate that between 4 and 10% of the population is gay or lesbian, which means in a public school system of more than one million,” according to Parents for Lesbian and Gay (PFLAG) NYC. Everyone knows one person who identifies as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. In...

How to help a friend or family member with grief

How to help a friend or family member with grief

Makayla Garfield, Reporter

October 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When confronted with helping another person through the process of dealing with grief of any type, many find themselves completely clueless. It was something I thought I had a general idea on, until my dad passed away. There is no one “right” course of action, there’s just simply trying out different...

Police brutality: two sides to every story

Police brutality: two sides to every story

Keely Valdez, Assistant Editor

April 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The saying, “there are two sides to every story” means there’s a right side and the wrong side. The true story can either be in plain sight or can be hidden away for many years. The truth is that most of the time,  no one ever knows the true story unless it’s the victim themselves or the at...

Staff Editorial: Existential crisis cause doubt

Staff Editorial: Existential crisis cause doubt

April 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Children experience the world with a careless abandon and a sense of endless amusement for the most mundane things. As they grow older, that sense of wonder dims along with their natural curiosity. They stop asking why after every explanation. They start to conform, and soon  they become teenagers.Te...

Free from jail: several years of braces worth it

Free from jail: several years of braces worth it

Hannah Anderson, Reporter

April 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Two years to life.  Well, normally just two years, but when the braces go on it feels like they’re never going to come off. “It doesn’t seem like a big thing, but getting my braces off was a big day.  It’s a rite of passage since you are becoming more of an adult,” said junior Isabel Fe...

Student loans are not the only road to college money

Student loans are not the only road to college money

Patrick Froysland, Reporter

April 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Most of us want a life of plenty. But would we sell ourselves out to the banks, sign an inescapable deal, and take a financial poison that lasts for the next half of one’s life? These deals are completely legal, despite it being on the same level as robbery in terms of criminal systems. But these ...

Words are powerful things

Words are powerful things

Bree Gardner, Reporter

April 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The First Amendment says, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”...

School lunch is lacking healthy food options for vegetarians

School lunch is lacking healthy food options for vegetarians

Pearl Ashton, Reporter

April 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

It’s an old stereotype: students hate school lunch. Whether the food is too cold or falling apart or the lunch ladies are forcing students to eat something they don’t want, everyone has a different view on school lunch. Whatever it is, there are definitely not enough vegetarian options for students...

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