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There’s no accidental use of a racial slur

There’s no accidental use of a racial slur

Sarah Al-Barkawi, Web Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

There's a saying an old saying, “Think before you speak” for those who use racial slurs on a daily basis with or without realizing it. Racial slurs become their new language here in the United States as people who come from all over the world face the cruelty of racial slurs and xenophobia. So wha...

Guns in the public

Guns in the public

Jacob Christensen, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The United States is divided. Americans have extremely strong and differing opinions on guns. Some are calling for an outright gun ban, while others don’t want any gun control whatsoever. The country is at a standstill, a decision can’t be made. Should guns be in the public?    Many peop...

Student Opinions on Standardized Testing

Aurelia Jones, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Each student has to take the School City tests. That is a fact. But what do students think about these tests? Do they help or hinder? Taylorville senior Holly Henderson says, “I think that they are a complete waste of time… it’s really measuring how much the teacher taught you and we get tol...

Neurology Explaining The Aesthetic Feeling

Piper Cawley, Web Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The definition of aesthetic is ‘concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty’. You can scroll through Pinterest and search up things and put aesthetic on the end and hundreds of pictures load for you to see, light pink or grunge filters over random photos and quotes will pop up. Walk in...

Should certain fireworks be allowed in Utah

Isaiah Aragon, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Chris Vlamakis We all love the fourth of July in America, where we can light fireworks to celebrate our freedom and Independence with our family and friends. We have barbeques during the daytime then as night approaches we set up our fireworks to light off. Living in Utah every summer we have ...

Misconceptions of Contemporary Art

Lindsay Cook, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

For anyone who has attended an art gallery exhibition, the feeling of frustration is overwhelming and familiar. We often find ourselves looking at an exhibited piece and thinking, “How can that toilet seat possibly be art??” Contemporary art, (not to be confused with modern, which is a historical...

Snarknado: Flat Earth Society

Snarknado: Flat Earth Society

Alexa Blaise Chandler, News Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“The world looks flat.” The Flat Earth Society, several thousand members, dubbed “Flat Earthers,” actually believe that there is no curvature to the Earth, citing only that the earth feels and looks flat, so why the heck do we believe that anything photographed as a spherical object from sp...

The scars we face from life

Sierra Ostergard, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Scars are a part of everyone's lives.  Everybody has a scar from some point in their lives. What causes these scars and what effects do they have on our bodies? Scars come from everywhere, everyone has at least one from birth, your belly button is actually your first scar.

What defines a bad word?

Lia Lynn, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

This is what our world has come to. Using male genitalia to insult our friends and classmates. Using degrading words in the halls to flag down other students. I don’t particularly care when others swear around me, but this is beginning to make me rethink what I say. We hear F-bomb after F-bomb. We hear “Man that’s gay.” and the N-word dropped in every situation. Isn’t this school is supposed to be a safe place, but now it’s just a building with halls full knives that are disguised as words.

Author JK Rowling is actually the worst and here is why

Author JK Rowling is actually the worst and here is why

Audrey Helm, News Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I love J.K. Rowling. Truly, I do. I love the wizarding world of Harry Potter and many of the characters in it. I understand that there is an enormous demand on her to constantly create new material. But that doesn’t excuse some of her decisions following the conclusion of the Harry Potter series, esp...

It’s okay if you don’t know what to study

It’s okay if you don’t know what to study

Jen Cordeiro, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Going into college is already very stressful finding out what students  want to study is even more of a challenge. Picking a major it can be very hard due to the fact students interests will change multiple times throughout school. According to Major Explorations, most students will change their majo...

World languages continue to be underappreciated

World languages continue to be underappreciated

Kaitlynne Hill, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Imagine sitting in Math, but it’s Math 1, 2 and 3.  Depending on the where you are, you’re either overwhelmed or bored. This is a reality for Chinese language students at the school. This year Chinese 2, 3, and 4 are all combined at the school. Not only is this a stressor to students and th...

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