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Point/Counterpoint – social media

Holly Olszak, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

Social media has taken over our world. Technology is a natural part of society and without it, everyday tasks would become a lot more difficult. Social media is a large portion of our generation and has incredible benefits for numerous users. Although it has multiple advantages, many believe i...

Anti-Vaxxers are no April Fools’ Day Joke

Anti-Vaxxers are no April Fools’ Day Joke

Grant Williams, Contributor

March 20, 2019

Less than four months into 2019 and the Center for Disease Control has already reported 555 cases of measles affecting 20 states, including Arizona. For context, 2019 boasts the second-highest number of reported cases of any other year since measles was nearly eradicated in 2000.   Given thi...

Thoughts and Prayers and Gun Legislation

Thoughts and Prayers and Gun Legislation

Grant Williams

March 8, 2019

“American Exceptionalism” in the gun control debate is tantamount to American naïveté and narcissism. When most every other highly developed nation has considerable legislation to curb gun violence, yet our Congress cannot even agree to make AR-15 regulations match handgun regulations—allow...

OPINION: Hollywood shows its true colors

March 7, 2019

Recently Netflix and Hollywood produce movies and television shows about murders like Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer, how they lived and what went wrong in their life and how they got into killing animals and people. Understanding people want to know the real story about the killers because it seems in...

Documentaries warning society of evil

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019

Theodore Robert Bundy: the name behind the man that bewildered everyone nearly fifty years ago and stirs controversy when mentioned today. More commonly known as Ted Bundy, the infamous psychopath who confessed to murdering thirty women, reclaimed the spotlight after Netflix released a series centering aro...

Best Binge worthy show

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

March 5, 2019

I have prepared a list of shows that would be worth spending 8 hours on the couch instead of hanging out with friends.   Action: The Flash Now if you have watched the Flash then you know why I have put it on the list. In my opinion, it is the best CW network show that you can watch on Net...

The lack of public transportation for students

Tya Mounlachack, opinions editor

March 5, 2019

As the student population grows one problem arises; student transportation amongst the open enrollment students has been an ongoing trend with no conclusion. Many students have to catch a ride, or uber to school. As this goes on many who use apps have to pay the daily cost instead of catching a public...

We can all learn something from Saint Valentine

Tya Mounlachack, Opinion Editor

February 12, 2019

This week millions of people around the world will be signing cute cards and gifting romantic roses to their loved ones and in many of them, they will sign off with the classic phrase: Your Valentine. But how much do you really know about the “Hallmark Holiday?” Do you know the kindness and selflessness fr...

An Egg, Internet Mobs, and the Golden Rule

An Egg, Internet Mobs, and the Golden Rule

Grant Williams

February 7, 2019

       Having amassed over 50 million likes on Instagram in just over two weeks, a seemingly unimportant photo of an egg has captured the attention of national media outlets after handily dethroning Kylie Jenner’s baby as the most-liked Instagram post.       This novelty success of the @wo...

A single’s guide to Valentine’s Day

A single’s guide to Valentine’s Day

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019

We all know the struggle. February 1st hits, and all of a sudden girls and guys alike get hearts in their eyes. The halls become crowded with cuddly couples who swear they are going to be together forever. Then comes the 14th and all hell breaks loose. For those of you who don’t have a special someone ...

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