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“Potatoes are Our Friends”

April 25, 2018

Filed under Edited, Editorials, Entertainment, Opinion

Who here loves pasta? Uh-huh. ...And potatoes? Rice? A good mango, strawberry...all of the fruits? “Oh, my gosh, but that has—like—SO many carbs in it…” “I can’t eat that! It’s all carbs...it’s so ba...

Forget the Bad, Remember the Good

Jade Tonjes, Writer

April 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

There are parts of high school you will remember for the rest of your life, but there are also parts you’ll forget by August. Yes, High School has a significant impact on our lives but let’s be honest; Will most of the stu...

Vaccinate Your Kids, Please

Michaela Tarwater, writer

April 12, 2018

Filed under Edited, Opinion

Who spreads the influenza the most? Children. Over 36,000 people die each year of the influenza in the U.S (Harvard Health). Around 200,000 people are hospitalized each year in the U.S. because of the influenza (Harvard Healt...

Standing Up to Prevent Gun Violence

Jade Tonjes, Writer

March 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Over the years, people have become numb to the tragedies that occur everyday throughout the U.S. and the world. On February 14th, students from Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida lived one of these tragedies,...

Culture II Album Review

February 7, 2018

Top Nine Movie Soundtracks

Madi Abbott, Assistant Editor

February 2, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Opinion

1. Pretty in Pink (1986) Although this list is in no particular order of best to worst, the “Pretty in Pink” soundtrack is my personal favorite of the list. Being an 80’s pop culture geek, this movie totally fits in...

So What Should We Do Now?

Zach Perez, Writer

February 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Donald Trump’s first State of the Union speech seemed more like a summary of recent events than a call to action for the country. He began his speech by actually summarizing the events that have transpired since he took office...

Brownback out, Colyer in

Brownback out, Colyer in

February 1, 2018

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