The Warrior Ledger

Being The Bigger Person

Emily Lara, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Petty arguments, bullying and misunderstandings. All of these can put students into a position where they need to be the bigger person.      Although many may think being the biggest person is the most humble thing to do, some think otherwise.   “It will happen again. Some people jus...

Corporate Activism

Corporate Activism

Isabella Ashton, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“Because I shave for me.” Or, so say the three women in Bic Soleil’s latest shaving razor commercial. I happened to watch this commercial while leeching off of my aunt’s Hulu account a few months ago, and the annoyance I felt was enough to launch me on an exasperated tirade heard only by ...

Staff Ed – The Ridiculous Cost Graduation

Staff Ed – The Ridiculous Cost Graduation

Cameron Bessette, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Students have slaved over tests and homework as well as successfully navigated the maze of high school social life in order to arrive at the ultimate coming-of-age ceremony, graduation. Many blindly assume that the event will be next to free, after all, most students have earned it. However, the sad and...

PETA abuses position of power to manipulate masses

PETA abuses position of power to manipulate masses

Alexa Blaise Chandler, News Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Factory farms, fur trade, entertainment, and laboratories, the four major platforms of animal use that the organization PETA works to improve or abolish. People for the Ethnic Treatment of Animals, or PETA, was established in 1980, with headquarters based in Virginia, to create and protect the r...

Reading Books that Teachers Assign, Even if they Don’t Interest Students

Reading Books that Teachers Assign, Even if they Don’t Interest Students

Aurelia Jones, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

How often have you had to read a book for a class that you had absolutely no interest in? The answer? Too often. Many of the things that are assigned to students to read in their English class are not particularly something they would enjoy. Students must read Shakespeare plays, The Jungle by Up...

Are the answers in the middle?

Are the answers in the middle?

Sierra Yost, Photo Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Donald Trump’s election in 2016 was a recipe for chaos. Mass hysteria was felt on each side and contempt stewed between both parties. People were so divided, that having a respectable debate was completely off the table. It began to seem as though protests sprung up on every corner all over the Un...

The Blind Life

The Blind Life

Sierra Ostergaard, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The term blind usually scares people. They think that being blind limits the individual to the point that they have to help them with everything. They think they have to treat the person differently, but, in reality, people who are blind are the same as any other person. A lot of society thinks tha...

Tattoos and Piercings

Tattoos and Piercings

Maddy Ford, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Piercings and tattoos are accessories that represented rebels of the world as a sign of toughness and boldness are becoming more common and socially acceptable. While a lot of tattoos and piercings are still not seen as professional, many people think a few piercings and tattoos that are little, meanin...

Teenage drivers suck

Teenage drivers suck

Calle Hansen, Opinion Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Teenagers are infamous for their awful driving skills, and their goal to break world record for broken laws. After passing their drivers test it only takes about two and a half minutes for them to forget all the safety regulations that it took an entire term to learn. Teenage drivers find speedin...

Staff Ed: Standards-Based Grading

Staff Ed: Standards-Based Grading

Staff

October 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Rumor has it that the Granite School District is attempting to integrate standards-based grading in all of their schools. Taylorsville High School Principal, Mrs. Liddell said, currently a number of elementary schools and junior highs have already taken that leap and several teachers at Taylorsville High School are trying it out.

The Impact of International Volunteering

Cameron Bessette, Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Washington University defines international volunteer service as “an organized period of engagement and contribution to society by individuals who volunteer across an international border.” International volunteering opportunities are unique in the way they encourage students, in particular, to spend...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Deaf Culture

The Do’s and Don’ts of Deaf Culture

Cameron Bessette, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

When learning to sign or even when interacting with the Deaf community, remember to respect the individual and their culture. To know what to do and what not to do, first you need to know a little bit about Deaf culture. Jana Regal (real name and school withheld), a freshman at Granger, signed; “Dea...

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