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Siblings can be a positive or negative influence on students

Siblings can be a positive or negative influence on students

Tara Buell, Reporter

December 17, 2014

Having a sibling in school can both be positive, and negative. When it comes to rides to school, friends, school work, and just having somebody there, a sibling comes in handy.

Pumpkin Spice shouldn’t symbolize fall

Pumpkin Spice shouldn’t symbolize fall

Xylina Session, Opinion Editor

November 12, 2014

Rusty mountains, foliage, scarves, guiltless candy consumption, turkeys with anxiety, and crowded Barnes & Nobles. All items in the previous list help to usher in Fall’s most dominant character. Nope, not the cable-knit sweater. Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL) is BACK. The Starbuck’s original beverage...

Students struggle in balancing work and school

Students struggle in balancing work and school

Keely Valdez, Reporter

November 12, 2014

There are students who walk among us who are tired from the night before. They are exhausted. They might’ve had fun but they might have asked themselves if it was even worth it throughout the entire night. What were they doing exactly? Probably not the first thought that crossed your mind.They aren’t...

Anti-bullying policies implemented

Anti-bullying policies implemented

Hana Sapa, Opinion Editor

November 12, 2014

The definition of bullying is committing an act against someone that endangers the physical and/or emotional health, or their safety. In order to prevent bullying our school, along with many others have anti-bullying policies, that simply state that they will not tolerate students harassing staff or...

Post-school traffic poses threat in parking

Post-school traffic poses threat in parking

Keely Valdez, Reporter

November 12, 2014

Picture it: It's after school. You are meeting up with your friends and rushing to your car before the traffic gets really congested. Cars are starting, students are getting situated in their vehicles. People are starting to leave then all of a sudden you hear the recognizable sound. The first to start...

Videogame addiction is an omnipresence

Videogame addiction is an omnipresence

Kaleb Clarke, Reporter

November 12, 2014

It seems everywhere you look nowadays there is some kind of new advertisment for the newest video game or the newest console. Xbox, Playstation, Nintendo, PC are always adding to their vast collection of games to buy from so that they can take money for the same game with just a different title. “When...

Staff Editorial: New vending machines disappoint

Staff Editorial: New vending machines disappoint

Warrior Ledger Staff

October 10, 2014

This year, the school’s vending machines have adopted new cheap snacks for students to eat. In accordance with new school foods health laws, they’ve been stocked with the “diet” variety of snack foods with minimal sugar.

Seniors in favor of changing senior picture policies

Seniors in favor of changing senior picture policies

Hana Sapa, Opinion Editor

October 5, 2014

Senior photos; a chance to leave an imprint of who you were that final year of high school, and a small stepping stone to entering adulthood. Dealing with lines, annoying peers, and photographers are just one of the many challenges that students face as they get ready to take their photos. However, for seniors, there’s another obstacle that they must deal with; tuxedos and drapes. It’s common for the seniors of the school to wear the outfits that LifeTouch provides, but some agree that changing the formal wear that seniors wear would be a welcoming change.

Racial profiling leads to Police brutality

Racial profiling leads to Police brutality

Jeremy Ashton and Jasper Ramirez

September 27, 2014

When Michael Brown was shot to death by police on the night of August 9 with no warning from the officers, it set off a series of protests focused on racism and police brutality. This led to discussions on whether efforts to monitor police should increase to ensure they don’t target specific groups or act violently without reason.

Friendships impact students’ academic lives

Friendships impact students’ academic lives

Cheyenne Smith, Reporter

September 27, 2014

When most people think of their school friends, it’s typically a casual subject. Teens often think their friends don’t hurt how they do in school, but what if they do? Several teens don’t feel as though friends have a serious impact on grades. Taysia Trujillio, a sophomore, said, “It is my responsibility. I make my own choices.”

Clogged hallways impede flow between classes

Clogged hallways impede flow between classes

Keely Valdez, Reporter

September 27, 2014

Everyone is bumping into each other, people are pausing in the middle of the hallway to talk to their friends, and some students think that running solves the problem: the hallway traffic here at the school has become atrocious. We have 1,660 students trying to get from place to place. This can be irritating to anyone . Getting from place to place can be very hard without a flow to the traffic.

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