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School lacks protocol regarding illness

School lacks protocol regarding illness

Valerie Burgess and Sarah Lankford
December 14, 2015
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As a society, we raise awareness for diseases that can be seen. We walk around a track for several hours throughout the night for cancer, or we come together in a community event to sell pastries to support the healing of a student who faced a catastrophic car accident. Their messages spread and catch...

Mental illness misconceptions need true definitions

Mental illness misconceptions need true definitions

Sam Nabaty and Bree Wade
December 14, 2015
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It’s a similar scene played out in classrooms all over the world. A student has over-prepared for an exam, crammed flash cards and reviewed notes for 48 consecutive hours. Ever since this student was little, every time the spotlight was on them or they were in a high-pressure situation, they folded. Th...

The Battle Within Vol. IX Issue V

The Battle Within Vol. IX Issue V

Dayna Miller, Managing Editor
December 11, 2015
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Many afflicted with mental illnesses find their symptoms growing in magnitude during the winter season. While some of the population is concerned with finding the perfect holiday gifts, another part is worrying about waking up the next morning and braving the day. The season of finals is also upon s...

Head Trauma VOL. IX ISSUE II

Head Trauma VOL. IX ISSUE II

Madi Montoya, Double Truck Editor
December 10, 2015
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Our Ladies in Cleats VOL. IX ISSUE I

Our Ladies in Cleats VOL. IX ISSUE I

Madi Montoya, Double Truck Editor
December 10, 2015
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Raise the Flag VOL. IX ISSUE III

Madi Montoya, Double Truck Editor
December 10, 2015
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Military: differing duties, one main goal

Military: differing duties, one main goal

Savannah Ostler, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2015
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There are five different branches of the military, the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy. They all work together to protect our nation’s safety and freedom, but they do not have the same purposes. The Air Force is known as “the nation's source of air and space power. The primary...

Strong military ties show legacy of fearlessness, especially for Pumas

Strong military ties show legacy of fearlessness, especially for Pumas

Aja Diffin and Kendall MacGregor
November 9, 2015
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Walking through the administration building, visitors and students will pass a wall dedicated to former students who have entered the military. A folded flag is proudly displayed next to the portraits of various alumni, and the entire wall exudes a feeling of respect. Oftentimes, a history of military participat...

Careers in military provide unique options

Careers in military provide unique options

Sarah Campbell, Staff Reporter
November 6, 2015
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Becoming a part of the armed forces is a dream of many high schoolers and it requires a great deal of hard work, dedication and discipline. There are several different paths a student pursuing the armed forces can follow after graduation, and they all result on a road to one of the most highly respe...

Concussion 101: Dealing with sports’ biggest rival

Concussion 101: Dealing with sports’ biggest rival

Aja Diffin, Sarah Campbell, and Sam Nabaty
September 22, 2015
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Concussions are serious and common traumatic brain injuries that many people experience every day. Junior volleyball player Tristan Carver is no stranger to the serious brain injury; he has suffered three concussions throughout his life and he talks about how impactful they can be. “I was reall...

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