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Stress upon stress: working as a teen

Stress upon stress: working as a teen

Presley Plant, Managing Editor January 14, 2022

The teenage era of someone’s life lasts for eight years, minuscule to the 72 years the average person lives. During those eight years, 7,602 hours of them are spent at school. Time is limited, and spending...

Opinion: Local government is incredibly important, but often ignored

Opinion: Local government is incredibly important, but often ignored

Tyler Blandin, Website Director January 14, 2022

When it comes time for elections everyone thinks of the presidential race, and maybe the senators and representatives. A few may even think of the governor, but almost no one thinks about the local government....

New Year Resolutions are effective to making real change

New Year Resolutions are effective to making real change

Sophie Barkett, Reviews Editor December 14, 2021

“ ‘I want to start journaling,’ ‘I want to eat better,’ ‘I want to be more productive.’ ” With the end of the year rapidly approaching, it is only natural to contemplate the events of the...

School zones provide minimal protection for students

School zones provide minimal protection for students

Lauren Ludwig , Editor-In-Chief December 14, 2021

During elementary school, walking, biking, or scootering was a common way for students to get to school that was located within their neighborhood. Small neighborhood roads combined with mass amounts of...

New Years resolutions celebrate inability to accomplish goals

New Year’s resolutions celebrate inability to accomplish goals

Saydria Ostler, News Editor December 14, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close and everyone starts to prepare for 2022, many people reflect on what they have and have not accomplished within the past year. New Year’s resolutions are often a byproduct of...

Convenience over community: how volunteer opportunities seem to be getting scarcer

Convenience over community: how volunteer opportunities seem to be getting scarcer

Madeleine Nseir, Editor December 1, 2021

High schoolers and college students have made a recent turn to convenience in the form of online school, remote jobs, online shopping with easy delivery. With this, volunteer work becomes increasingly...

Service hours are first and foremost self-serving for students. A majority of students completed hours to only put them on applications.

Service hours benefit students more than the community

Saydria Ostler, News Editor December 1, 2021

Many clubs on campus are dedicated to helping students get the service hours they need for college applications and resumes. These hours are required to be in many honors societies or service organizations,...

Swiftie staffers Meghan McGowan, Lindsey Harrison, and Saydria Ostler (left to right) at at Red (Taylors Version) listening party

All too unwell

In the next phase of her re-recording process, Taylor Swift released Red (Taylor’s Version) on   Friday, Nov. 12. The record, originally released in 2012, was dropped just seven months after the superstar...

Hidden food finds

Lexi Amaro, Staff Reporter November 15, 2021

There are plenty of hidden food gems within the Valley. Places that not only taste amazing, but have thoughtful messages and owners who prioritize the quality of their goods and the time they invest in...

28 Avengers is already too many

28 Avengers is already too many

Lauren Ludwig , Editor-In-Chief November 15, 2021

The Marvel Cinematic Universe should have ended after Avengers: Endgame. It created the perfect frustrating 3-hour finale for the MCU, full of heartbreak, joy, and disaster, with seemingly just enough...

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