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Ace and Aro

Ace and Aro

Lia Lynn, Reporter

December 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Although awareness is increasing in and outside of the LGBTQ+ community, the majority of people do not know that asexuality exists.  But it does exist only 1 in every 100 people are asexual. This is the reason why it is very uncommon. Being Asexual, or Ace, is often confused with the biologic term ...

Snarknado :Shark movies

Snarknado :Shark movies

Audrey Helm, Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Shark movies are anti-shark propaganda, and they’ve got to stop. You are more likely to be killed by a vending machine than you are to be killed by a shark. “Jaws” marked the beginning of a new era: the age of the summer shark movie. Two of the most recent have been “47 Feet Down” and ...

Staff Ed: New Voices

Staff Ed: New Voices

Isabella Ashton, Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

On November 2, the Warrior Ledger staff attended the Utah High School Media Symposium at Utah Valley University. There, the staff was introduced to New Voices. This movement aims to increase freedom of speech for high school journalism students by introducing protective bills to state legislatures. We...

The controversy of adulthood

The controversy of adulthood

Sierra Yost, Photo Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

When is a person officially considered an adult? Is it when they turn 18, 21, or 25? The common response would be 18. However, this is not scientifically accurate. So then, do we establish the concept of adulthood based on research or societal practices? “[...] the human brain doesn’t fully sto...

Public speaking and anxiety

Public speaking and anxiety

Nevaeh Olmedo, Reporter

December 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Presenting can be a terrifying subject to many students, They may dread presenting and do whatever they can to escape it, they may experience anxiety nonstop.  It may be the only thing they think and stress about. Why do people feel this way, and is why presenting necessary? The answer is anxiety.  Anx...

AP Classes For White Students Only?

AP Classes For White Students Only?

Benjamin Hood, Reporter

December 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Taylorsville High School is a unique high school, with classes like Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), Advanced Placement (AP), and Concurrent Enrollment (CC), which give students various opportunities to succeed and go on to university. This isn’t the path for everyone, nonetheless,...

The abandonment of the migrant caravan

The abandonment of the migrant caravan

Cameron Bessette, Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Psychologist, Abraham Maslow, outlined the basic human needs over 60 years ago. Now nationally taught, Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is internationally famous. At the very base of his pyramid-shaped doctrine Maslow outlines the basic human physiological needs. In essence, the needs outlined in the base...

Political and social views affected by social media

Political and social views affected by social media

Zuleica Ramirez, Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Sometime in 2015 I stumbled upon liberal activism. I was overjoyed. Shrines of Hillary Clinton, pro-choice diagrams, middle fingers directed at Donald Trump, and hate speech towards anyone with a contrasting opinions flooded my Instagram feed, which at the time, I supported. Between 2015 and 2016, I was a highly impres...

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...

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