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Student loans are not the only road to college money

Student loans are not the only road to college money

Patrick Froysland, Reporter

April 12, 2016


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Most of us want a life of plenty. But would we sell ourselves out to the banks, sign an inescapable deal, and take a financial poison that lasts for the next half of one’s life? These deals are completely legal, despite it being on the same level as robbery in terms of criminal systems. But these ...

Words are powerful things

Words are powerful things

Bree Gardner, Reporter

April 11, 2016


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The First Amendment says, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”...

School lunch is lacking healthy food options for vegetarians

School lunch is lacking healthy food options for vegetarians

Pearl Ashton, Reporter

April 8, 2016


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It’s an old stereotype: students hate school lunch. Whether the food is too cold or falling apart or the lunch ladies are forcing students to eat something they don’t want, everyone has a different view on school lunch. Whatever it is, there are definitely not enough vegetarian options for students...

High school fame molds into tradegy

High school fame molds into tradegy

Allen Sickler, Reporter

April 6, 2016


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Are you one of the kids who don't play a sport or gets the most favorites on Twitter? You only really get recognition by people if you play a sport or are a popular kid but what about the kids who don't care about popularity and don't have a care in the world for sports? What things do they like doing ...

Cellular devices seize control

Cellular devices seize control

Daisy Fullerton, Reporter

April 2, 2016


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When phones turn on, the world shuts off. Cell Phones are becoming a bigger distraction every year for students. Social media distracts them  from schoolwork and lessons. If the student has headphones in, the music is drowning out what the teacher is trying to tell them. It’s not only the st...

SNARKNADO: Teachers in the wild

SNARKNADO: Teachers in the wild

Keely Valdez, Assistant Editor

March 2, 2016


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A trip to the store, something that seems harmless, ends up being one of the most critical situations causing a near-death experience. Everytime you drive, what would be casually glancing at the other car stopped, could be dangerous for the social life the student may have.  Going out for coffee wi...

Fine Arts classes craft stress-relieving environment

Fine Arts classes craft stress-relieving environment

Mckayla Philbrick, Reporter

March 2, 2016


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It’s possible that theater, choir and dance make an impact on students’ lives. It’s helping by “reducing student dropout, raising student attendance, developing better team players… improving greater student dignity” said Bob Bryant in an article discussing the importance of fine art. In ...

Teachers face disruption with students

Jarod DeSpain, Reporter

March 1, 2016


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 Teacher disrespect is a reoccurring issue. Students that aren’t listening to the teacher, don’t do the work, openly call out the teacher and talk to other students while the teacher is in the front teaching. Whole groups or even the entire class will cause consistent issues for the teacher in the c...

Rebellious tendencies in teenagers

Rebellious tendencies in teenagers

Lydia Flores, Assistant Editor

February 25, 2016


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If individuals were to Google "teenagers," one might find a song by My Chemical Romance, a Wikipedia article entitled "adolescence," and an infinite amount of articles detailing the horrors of teenage rebellion. After navigating countless pages of psychological articles and advice from anxious parents...

Students celebrate social media world but fail to hit their textbooks

Students celebrate social media world but fail to hit their textbooks

Makayla Ellis, Reporter

February 17, 2016


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Our life outside of school can get wild but how does that life affect us when we bring it into the classroom? We are exposed to a variety of content on social media and in some cases it can reflect negatively. For students it becomes hard to concentrate in school and social media is part of the proble...

Staff Editorial: Valentine’s Day impacts self worth

Staff Editorial: Valentine’s Day impacts self worth

February 16, 2016


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  On February 14th, social media users anxiously typed, tweeted, and texted about their multifarious Valentine’s celebrations. Ranging from “Netflix and Chill” to “Netflix and Loneliness,” student posts showed a wide range of activities. Unfortunately, amongst the love and the doves co...

Teachers face disruption with students

Teachers face disruption with students

Jarod Despain, Reporter

February 10, 2016


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Teacher disrespect is a reoccurring issue. Students that aren’t listening to the teacher, don’t do the work, openly call out the teacher and talk to other students while the teacher is in the front teaching. Whole groups or even the entire class will cause consistent issues for the teacher in the...

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