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Motivation

Motivation

Piper Cawley and Sarah Al-Barkawi

May 2, 2019

Everyone knows the feeling of not wanting to get out of bed, maybe you’re dragging yourself to work or school everyday. When you don’t want do any of these you’re automatically called lazy but is that really the case? Or is it because you lack motivation? Ah yes, the cruel word that starts with an ‘M’ may seem to drive people up the wall and make people cry but, what exactly is motivation?

Students strive for job satisfaction

Students strive for job satisfaction

Elizabeth Bodily, Reporter

May 2, 2019

Jobs have been around for ages and people have debated over whether to get a job that makes more than enough money to support one’s self and future family or love what they do but be living paycheck to paycheck. There are benefits that come with both types of jobs, but what’s best for somebody’s situation all depends on each person’s personality, how they work, and their work ethics.

The Benefits of Extracurricular

The Benefits of Extracurricular

David Godoy, Reporter

May 2, 2019

Extracurricular activities are found throughout high school in many different forms. They can be theater, debate, journalism, sports, clubs, student council, and other social events. Extracurriculars are defined by Merriam-Webster as “not falling within the scope of a regular curriculum.” These a...

Snarknado: height stereotypes over-exaggerated

Snarknado: height stereotypes over-exaggerated

Rayven Cann, Sports Editor

April 26, 2019

Weather?! Do you want to know how the weather is down here?! It’s freaking cold so move out of the sun’s way you towering giant!    But really. We get it we’re smaller than you, trust us, we have eyes. But please, go ahead and continue joking about our height. I mean, really, does your ego ha...

History is rewritten for white comfort

History is rewritten for white comfort

Hillary Teixeira, Reporter

April 26, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr and Rosa Parks are irrefutably the faces of the American Civil Rights Movement. Despite their prominent role in elementary and high school education, the history of these well-known activists are whitewashed and shaped according to the comfort of white Americans. Contrary to po...

STAFF ED: arming teachers for school protection

STAFF ED: arming teachers for school protection

Audrey Helm, Editor-In-Chief

April 26, 2019

Two weeks ago, we went over the procedures in place in case someone who poses an imminent danger gets into the school. We practiced locking the doors, turning the lights off, and huddling in a corner least accessible by doors or windows, and waiting. If an active shooter ever gets into the school, there is little ...

What it means to be Butch

What it means to be Butch

Lindsay Cook, A&E Editor

April 26, 2019

The LGBTQ+ community has many slang terms for the various identities within the community, which encompass sexuality and gender identity. These terms are most frequently used to denote an individual’s sexual orientation and physical presentation. A butch, for example, is a lesbian who dresses and pr...

The truth about vegetarianism

The truth about vegetarianism

Kori Tuttle, Reporter

April 24, 2019

According to Vegetarian Times, 7.3 million people in the United States choose not to consume meat, and 1.6 million choose not to use or consume any animal products at all. These animal products can include silk, certain makeup brands, honey, and marshmallows.  The vegan lifestyle is more than what mea...

Bisexuality: an issue of many sides

Bisexuality: an issue of many sides

Lindsay Cook, A&E Editor

April 24, 2019

Exploring sexuality can be complicated. It can become even more complicated when you recognize that you fall out of the heterosexual, cisnormative binary. For many individuals who are seeking a label for their personal attraction, bisexuality is one of the more commonly used terms-- but despite its wi...

The importance of free speech

The importance of free speech

Audrey Helm, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2019

In 2017, ‘fake news’ was the most searched term on the internet. It burst into the American consciousness courtesy of our spray-tanned president, who often used it to cast doubt on those news organizations that did not support and at times openly defied him. To me, it sometimes seems as if far to...

Racial stereotypes affect students

Racial stereotypes affect students

Dejahre Hunkin, Reporter

April 24, 2019

People have been throwing titles at others and expect them to fit their stereotypes. It hurts lots of people’s expectations because the stereotypes are not always true.

Seven traveling tips

Seven traveling tips

Robert Loose, Reporter

April 24, 2019

There are a lot of dangers when traveling, weather around the country or internationally. It can be very easy to get lost, especially when you don't know the local language or any landmarks, and even easier to ruin your whole trip by missing a flight or a train. Here, I’ve assembled 7 tips to help...

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