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Students stuggle to stay motivated

Students stuggle to stay motivated

Mckayla Philbrick, Reporter

November 20, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Motivation is one of the hardest things to find throughout the school year. There’s so much going on between tests, friend, family, and dramatic breakups. Feeling like drowning is a common feeling, but the great thing is there are ways to help. Every year in high school is hard, it seems as if something...

Dress codes made to keep the school modest

Dress codes made to keep the school modest

Kaylee Wengren, Reporter

November 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Public school dress codes have increasingly gotten more strict throughout the years. How come? Taylorsville High School was built in 1981, and dress codes have been enforced since then. Clothing styles and trends have changed throughout the generations so dress codes change according. Some clothing that...

Staff Editorial: Failure

Staff Editorial: Failure

November 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Report card day. As the second period dementor hands back the paper of death, students cringe in their seat as they see their final grades. That AP student inwardly groans because they were 2.86% away from their perfect 4.0 GPA. Next to them, a student glowers at the F that soiled their transcript. Great....

Natural causes more likely to end world rather than doomsday predictions

Natural causes more likely to end world rather than doomsday predictions

Icess Overstreet, Reporter

November 12, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The world hasn't been engulfed in flames despite what the doomsday predictions held. An online Christian group called eBible said that Doomsday was upon us. Chris McCann, leader of the eBible fellowship believed the world would be destroyed by a massive fire on October 7. However, we’re all still...

Developing Habits for the future of studying

Developing Habits for the future of studying

Brianne Gardner, Reporter

October 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Another year has started and it’s time to get back into the habits that students have lost during the summer. And with this, comes studying and homework. Everybody works differently, so find something that works for you.

The American Dream: Living the perfect lifestyle

The American Dream: Living the perfect lifestyle

Xylina Session, Editor-in-chief

October 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The American dream is painted inside a neighborhood, a gated one that keeps little affluent children and apron-wearing wives safe from a minority whose jobs don’t quite reach a suit-and-tie status quo. The Utahn dream consists of a substantial enough income for a house that can fit all the grandkids; a tire swing in the back of the tomato garden, a four-car garage, or a dancing fountain roundabout.

Snarknado: Responsibility, an issue with the student body

Snarknado: Responsibility, an issue with the student body

Keely Valdez, Assistant Editor

October 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

In the hallways, there’s always the chatter of the last weekend or this coming weekend, what plans are being made, the usual talk of a newly-released video game, and the latest gossip. More frequent, however, is the talk of what the tyranical mother forced them to do is included in casual conversations.

School often provides students with escape from less-than-ideal home lives

School often provides students with escape from less-than-ideal home lives

Bryttni Furubotten, Reporter

October 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Even those students with the best of home lives all have difficulties in their lives. Many students have more severe issues than others but that doesn't make anyone's struggles less real. Students often wonder whether or not teachers recognize this.

Popularity may morph into additional stress

Popularity may morph into additional stress

Icess Overstreet, Reporter

October 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Whether you're a part of a team, a Student Body Officer, or just a regular kid attending school, the friends students make can affect how they see school. Friends can open up a world with drama, fun, and socialization, but if they influence someone too much it can change their views on anything they mi...

Horoscopes, a popular entertainment

Horoscopes, a popular entertainment

Megan Breneman, Assistant Editor

October 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Whether it’s once a year, monthly, weekly or daily, almost everyone has checked their horoscope at least once. Horoscopes range from being checked religiously to once in a lifetime. There may be a good many reasons one may choose to rely on what someone else predicts for them.

Mental illnesses shouldn’t be “trendy”

Mental illnesses shouldn’t be “trendy”

Kylee Warren, Reporter

October 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

"I'm so depressed that I failed that test in history today." "My backpack is completely organized, I'm so OCD!" "I'm being so bipolar today." These are all examples of real mental illnesses that get tossed around as if they are common emotions. Lacey Jones (real name withheld) said, "I am not ashamed...

Staff Editorial: Utah learns from other cultures

Staff Editorial: Utah learns from other cultures

Warrior Ledger Staff

October 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Diversity can be seen in most parts of Utah, depending on where you go. That's one of the great things about Utah: Students are beginning to see the world and are shaping the future in a positive way.

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