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Why I hate Seaworld

Sarah Jarvis, Writer

September 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Seaworld is an amusement park, there are seven theme parks and five water parks. Seaworld is known for having many animals for families to view. One of the most popular exhibits they have is the orca whales. There has been co...

Blown Away By Terrible Hand Dryers?

Amanda Guthrie, Writer

September 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Have you ever washed your hands and walked over to dry them, only to find out there’s a rusty old hand dryer that doesn’t work? And, in an attempt to quickly dry them you have to do the dreaded “wipe” on your pants? This...

Hug me Brothaaa

Sarah Jarvis, Writer

September 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The day we have all been waiting for, Drake and Josh are finally brothers again. I know some of you may be thinking, “What are you talking about?” Well there has recently been drama between these two that caused people on soci...

Transgenderism: An Idealistic State of Mind

Ronan Sakal, Writer

August 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

  Sexual orientation. Sexual preference. Gender. All of these terms have been associated with the motif that one has the unworldly ability to, as if by magic, transform themselves into whatever type of individual they please...

A EXCITING book review

Larisha Crawford, Writer

August 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion

With the mythology of One Thousand and One Nights Renee Ahdieh creates The Wrath and The Dawn, a story about a vengeful teen named Shahrzad and the misunderstood king Khalid. Set in Persia, Shazi has decided to marry king Khalid...

Was America Expecting Too Much?

Brandon Middlebrook, Writer

August 28, 2017

Filed under News, Opinion

On Saturday, August 12, President Trump hosted a press conference to discuss the violence that erupted at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. In this press conference, President Trump denounced both sides of ...

What is wrong with our shoulders?

Kaitlyn Shepard, Writer

August 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion

   We all know how crazy rules can be but the schools are taking them to another level. High schools mainly have been “cracking down” on the students dress code but these rules are usually aimed at us girls. They are te...

How many dogs is too many????

Sarah Jarvis, Writer

August 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion

You may wonder, “how many dogs can I have at one time”? Well let me tell you friend, I don't believe there is a number. I personally have six dogs and whenever I tell people that they seem to give me a look. This just blow...

Climate Change is Real!!

Cameryn Curtsinger, Writer

May 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The definition of climate change is, “....combustion of fossil fuels, the concentration of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere increasing alarmingly”. Despite many opinions that climate change is a my...

A Legacy of Forgiveness

Morgan Walker, writer

May 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Steven McDonald, a detective for the New York Police Department, reached his final place of rest last month after spending thirty years in extreme disability and paralysis. Thousands of people gathered to watch McDonald’s funeral ...

Media and Middle Schoolers

Morgan Walker, writer

April 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Eighth grade was a magical time for me. Free of worries, responsibility, and, well, social media pressures. Though I had a phone (iPhone 4, haha) and a Facebook account, social media had a very minimal effect on the way I lived my l...

International Pillow Fight Day

Morgan Walker, writer

April 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Nicknamed the “urban playground movement”, International Pillow Fight Day is a relatively new tradition. This year the movement celebrated its eighth year of fun, and was celebrated across the world in huge cities, people c...

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