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The Real Meaning of Clubs

The Real Meaning of Clubs

Olivia Mulford, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

Clubs are a great way for students to get involved and step out of their comfort zone. In addition, the wide variety of club options offered gives students another opportunity to express their passion and interests in the school environment.  Some have the notion that joining a club only benefits students ...

Potential school lunch restrictions reduce waste

Potential school lunch restrictions reduce waste

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

The Trump administration proposes new rules regarding school lunches. This plan includes cutting down fruits and vegetables required for school meals. The Obama Administration, specifically former first lady Michelle Obama, implemented the initiative to distribute healthier lunches to students.  The H...

Students Join Clubs for Wrong Reasons

Students Join Clubs for Wrong Reasons

Paige Luedtke, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

"Students are abusing the opportunities clubs allow for by joining them for inappropriate reasons."

Implications behind Morpchella theme

Implications behind Morpchella theme

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

February 13, 2020

As a whole, StuGo has been thoughtful and cautious about the themes they have chosen for events such as morp, prom, and homecoming. However, with the new Coachella theme announced this year for morp, it is important to mention some of the issues that may arise because of it, and possibly affect a st...

Stereotypes hindering boys from joining cheer

Stereotypes hindering boys from joining cheer

Amira Johnson, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

A stereotype is a belief that is represented upon a specific type of individual or a group. In its simplest form, a stereotype is an expectation that an individual perceives about a person or a group.  There are the general stereotypes like dumb blondes, millennials are lazy and so on. They are imposed ev...

Bros need to know our code

Bros need to know our code

River Bradshaw, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2020

There are unwritten rules of society, there are the unseen globs of glue that keep our fragile life style together. For men there is a specific code that they all must follow, and that is referred to as the “bro code.” The bro code is a sacred set of guidelines that separate men from animals....

AzM2 testing does not resolve issues within flawed state test

AzM2 testing does not resolve issues within flawed state test

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

January 16, 2020

The topic of the ethics and usefulness behind standardized tests, where they be state-wide, or nationwide such as the ACT and SAT, has been a debatable topic for decades.  As students take these rigorous tests, educators and test administrators alike have found flaws in the tests they were distribut...

Honorary months are worth breaking curriculum

Honorary months are worth breaking curriculum

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2020

Honorary months are dedicated to specific groups enriching history and culture. Schools across the nation tend to use these months to expand the horizons of the curriculum, for a short amount of time. Months such as Women’s History Month, in March, or African American History Month, in February, ush...

Counterpoint: Removal of Sex Education Is Detrimental

Lydia Hampton, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

Let’s face it. Some things are better left in the hands of trained educators. If we do not trust parents to teach geometry or grammar, why are we trusting them something most would consider even more important? 90% of parents give the schools permission to handle the birds and the bees talk accordi...

16 Days of Activism addresses gender gap in violence

16 Days of Activism addresses gender gap in violence

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

December 13, 2019

Our world has reached a point in which the value of free speech is crucial nowadays. Through countless movements, substantial progression toward a common goal has been on the rise. The thousands upon thousands of voices that have been muted throughout the years are becoming a thing of the past as people a...

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