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Cons

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Feature Editor

May 16, 2020

In the past couple of decades, politicians and activists alike have advocated for lowering the voting age to 16 or possibly younger. Following the 2016 presidential election, voices from the left calling for the voting age to b...

Pros

Adalie Burton, Reporter

May 16, 2020

Democracy in America has long since relied upon the votes of citizens to determine leadership and representation. A responsibility such as this is clearly not the kind of thing to grant recklessly. However, there comes a time whe...

The Effects on Seniors

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Sports Editor

March 19, 2020

However, COVID-19’s effects in the recruitment process are not limited to high school juniors. If the championship track meets get canceled, recruiters will have a harder time evaluating the athletic performance of all athletes. ...

The Effects on Juniors

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Sports Editor

March 19, 2020

Junior year is when the NCAA allows high school athletes to start directly talking to college coaches about potential scholarships. Athletes often use their performance in their junior season to help them find recruiting oppor...

Helmets

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Sports Editor

February 27, 2020

Many people take it for granted that helmets protect the head and prevent it from being injured. This is not entirely true. While helmets help prevent more severe types of brain injuries such as skull fractures and brain bleed...

Second Impact Syndrome

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Sports Editor

February 27, 2020

While one concussion can be a problem, it can be much worse when someone receives a second concussion before the first one is fully healed. This is called second impact syndrome. “While you have a concussion, your brain i...

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