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Premier League Blog #3

Premier League Blog #3

Isaac Bullwinkle, Reporter

November 23, 2019

As always, I’m back with the Premier League Blog. Last week was a surprise, but I still came out 2-1. I can’t believe Liverpool were up 3-0 against Manchester City (and neither can Pep Guardiola) but sometimes this happens. Anyway, I think this week has a couple of great games that you will want ...

Why Video Games Don’t Cause Violence

Why Video Games Don’t Cause Violence

Sam Myers-Verhage, Journalist

November 22, 2019

What comes to mind when you think of video games? Beating a difficult level, just to get to the next one? Spending hours of your day in a virtual world? Nostalgic moments with friends? Or… violence? A sizeable amount of Americans strongly believe that a number of violent acts committed are directly cau...

Staff Editorial: Dating in High School is Hard. Being Queer Makes it Harder

Staff Editorial: Dating in High School is Hard. Being Queer Makes it Harder

Shoshie Hemley, Opinion editor

November 18, 2019

High school is one of the most important times of our lives. It’s where we truly mature and find who we are. It is a turning point between child and adult. One of the most significant milestones in this process of coming of age is falling in love. High school is where most people have their first re...

Not Your G.B.F.

Not Your G.B.F.

Yardley Whaylen, Reporter

November 16, 2019

For years I have stayed silent, only glaring and eye rolling, when these types of incidents occur. I see them every week when walking the halls, out for dinner, or shopping at the mall. I shut my mouth and grab their arm, pulling them away from the awkward scene. Every time it’s a different girl, s...

Cancel Culture

Cancel Culture

Shoshie Hemley, Opinion editor, Social media editor

November 15, 2019

It goes without saying that social media has planted itself within our everyday lives. It has infested our slang, our mannerisms, and our society, but has it gone too far? Influencers have become a norm of the 21st century, spreading their reach past YouTube, onto Instagram, Twitter, and even newer platfor...

The Eco Column: What’s Really Happening to Our Recycling?

The Eco Column: What’s Really Happening to Our Recycling?

Alice Boerner, Callista Robertson, and Sophia Wagner

November 14, 2019

Recycling has long been romanticized as a universal solution to the problems we face regarding trash and pollution. It has become such a habit that people no longer stop to consider all the paper and plastic waste they’re creating, because they can safely assume it will all be recycled. The question i...

Will Impeachment Help Trump?

Will Impeachment Help Trump?

Isaac Bullwinkle, Reporter

November 13, 2019

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past couple months, you will have heard that Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic Speaker of the House, has launched an impeachment inquiry against President Trump on the basis of a nefarious call he made to the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky. Pelosi and ...

Left vs. Right, Right vs. Wrong

Left vs. Right, Right vs. Wrong

Yardley Whaylen, Reporter

November 13, 2019

My dad and Dave do not talk anymore. The two were in the military together in the 1980’s, almost 30 years ago, and still took time to catch up with one another. Through years of basic training, days at the base, and serving abroad, he has chosen to give those memories up. Friendly discourse turned i...

Identifying Toxic Relationships

Identifying Toxic Relationships

Jazsmine VanPelt, Reporter

November 12, 2019

What Defines A Toxic Relationship A person who constantly undermines or causes harm to a partner, whether intentionally or not, often has a reason for their behavior, even if it’s subconscious. A toxic relationship can, of course, occur not only between two individuals in a committed relationship, bu...

The Little Hoax: Bottomless Chasm Where “Jock Lot” Used to Be Posing Parking Troubles for Students

The Little Hoax: Bottomless Chasm Where “Jock Lot” Used to Be Posing Parking Troubles for Students

Reese Hill, Reporter

November 11, 2019

DISCLAIMER: This article and blog, The Little Hoax, are meant to be satirical.  The quotes, reactions, and points of view expressed in this article are meant to be humorous and fictional, and any resemblance to real people is entirely coincidental. When students returned to school this August, many wer...

Speculation Is Pointless

Speculation Is Pointless

Isaac Bullwinkle, Reporter

November 9, 2019

Everyone speculates about something every day, but do we really think about why? Well, I have. I believe that most of the time speculation is pointless, and we waste time and energy every single day discussing things that don’t affect us and that we can’t control. This is why I’ve decided to s...

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