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Public speaking and anxiety

Public speaking and anxiety

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?
Nevaeh Olmedo, Reporter December 14, 2018

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...

AP Classes For White Students Only?

AP Classes For White Students Only?

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, is anyone able to profit in the same ways as others?
Benjamin Hood, Reporter December 14, 2018

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...

Illustration by Diego Torres

The abandonment of the migrant caravan

The United States ignore humans seeking asylum as part of its flawed and corrupt immigration system
Cameron Bessette, Reporter December 13, 2018

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...

Political and social views affected by social media

Political and social views affected by social media

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.
Zuleica Ramirez, Reporter December 13, 2018

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...

Being The Bigger Person

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.
Emily Lara, Reporter November 7, 2018

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...

Corporate Activism

Corporate Activism

Isabella Ashton, Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2018

“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...

Staff Ed - The Ridiculous Cost Graduation

Staff Ed – The Ridiculous Cost Graduation

Cameron Bessette, Reporter November 7, 2018

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...

PETA abuses position of power to manipulate masses

PETA abuses position of power to manipulate masses

Alexa Blaise Chandler, News Editor November 7, 2018

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,...

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

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...

Are the answers in the middle?

Are the answers in the middle?

Sierra Yost, Photo Editor November 7, 2018

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...

The Blind Life

The Blind Life

Sierra Ostergaard, Reporter November 7, 2018

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,...

Tattoos and Piercings

Tattoos and Piercings

Maddy Ford , Reporter November 7, 2018

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...

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