The Warrior Ledger

Kaepernick’s influence extends beyond taking a knee

Kaepernick’s influence extends beyond taking a knee

Isabella Ashton, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

It was in 2016 when Colin Kaepernick first knelt during the National Anthem. What ensued was a firestorm of controversy as a culture war, racial tensions, and politics converged. And now, two years later, the former NFL quarterback has reignited the conversation. “Believe in something. Even if it means sa...

NASA Launches Parker Solar Probe

NASA Launches Parker Solar Probe

Spencer Johnson, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On August 12, 2018, at 3:31 am, NASA launched the Parker Solar Probe on its mission to study the sun. The probe will travel closer to the sun than any other man-made object and will reveal numerous insights into the nature of our star.      According to NASA, the car-sized probe—named after the physici...

Transgender and non-binary students search for school support

Transgender and non-binary students search for school support

Alexa Blaise Chandler, News Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

With the recent resurgence of the importance of gender identity, many non-binary, transgender and gender-expansive youth and faculty are searching for some kind of guidance on pronoun use, treatment and support from the school district on where they stand within school policies.    According ...

Una nueva esperanza nace en Taylorsville High

Una nueva esperanza nace en Taylorsville High

José Yanez, Spanish Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spanish

Para el año escolar 2018-2019 un programa llamado Warrior Dream Program surgirá en Taylorsville High School, ofreciendo una nueva esperanza a estudiantes que desean conseguir educación superior al finalizar la escuela secundaria. El programa se basará en proveer recursos y ayuda financiera a estudiante...

Take a chill pill–or rather, a chill pass

Take a chill pill–or rather, a chill pass

Oliver Fierro, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

According to an article by Katie Hurley, an adolescent psychotherapist on how to accommodate for anxious students in school, “anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, impacting an estimated one in eight children. Left untreated, childhood anxiety can result in poo...

So summer is over… now what?

So summer is over… now what?

Keaton Wood, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

When the temperature drops people don't want to be stuck out in the cold and often stay inside, which can be boring. There are all sorts of things that people can do for fun during the fall and winter months. There are traditional activities like skiing and going for a drive to see the leaves change ...

Guys Have Problems Too, You Know

Guys Have Problems Too, You Know

Lili Rivas, Web Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Girls have it tough. Periods. Mood swings. Keeping up with the Kardashians. It’s heavy stuff to handle on a personal level, let alone battling with society’s views of women being weak and below men. Now there is feminism, which by definition means an advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the equality of the ...

Snarknado: The first week of the school year

Snarknado: The first week of the school year

Piper Cawley, Opinion Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The first week is rough all on it’s own. Sleeping schedules change, diets change...well maybe not the diet part of this. Teenagers feel free while summer is in full swing, free to stay up late, anything. But the last week of summer is when it all comes crashing back, school starts. The stress of co...

New teachers at Taylorsville

New teachers at Taylorsville

Aspen Earnhart, Feature Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

The start of a school year is guaranteed to bring many new faces, and usually quite a few of those include teachers. This year brought 11 new staff members to Taylorsville High, including a new assistant principal, two Gear Up counselors, and teachers in various departments. These new teachers are very div...

Female Role in the Alt-Right

Female Role in the Alt-Right

Audrey Helm, News Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

White women have been part of hate movements since the 1920s, when the Ku Klux Klan began an all-female branch that at one point had half a million members, according to timeline.com. Since then, the presence of women in hate groups and in highly conservative groups has continued, though their presenc...

Foodie Club: Sweeto Burrito

Foodie Club: Sweeto Burrito

Pearl Ashton, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

It’s a  “food worth fighting for”! Or is it… students have varying opinions on the new burrito place on 54th, next to Five Guys and Pizza Studio. If not for the food, the decorations are a reason to visit. They were a unique touch that added a comfortable school spirit feel to the place....

Comparisons between circumcision and genital mutilation

Comparisons between circumcision and genital mutilation

Aspen Earnhart, Feature Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

It’s 2017, and people have finally started talking about circumcision--the world’s oldest and possibly one of the most controversial surgical procedure--estimated to be over 15,000 years old. Circumcision is an elective procedure in which the foreskin of a male penis is surgically removed. It’s mo...

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