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Bri’s Brief: The problem with ‘just friends’

Bri’s Brief: The problem with ‘just friends’

Brianna Bartos, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2013


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Guys and girls cannot be merely platonic friends. Now, before the bellowing, guffawing, and, “psh, yeah right” begins, it is not that all guys and girls who are friends end up together romantically. But the guarantee remains that any great opposite-sex-best-friend pairing has had its go around. There...

Long distance relationships should not be considered

Stevie Tomaszewski, Staff Writer

February 11, 2013


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During high school, some students are keen on wearing their hearts on their sleeves and dabble in a couple relationships here and there. But what happens when you find the one? As the end of the school year approaches, so does the dreaded moment every teenager attempts to avoid: the talk. No, no,...

Long distance relationships can work

Paola Carrasco, Staff Writer

February 11, 2013


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As teenagers, we can’t help but fall in love with eachother left and right as if our lives depended on it; it’s a part of our nature. We all want to find another half, and once that half is found, there are always obstacles that each relationship must face: respecting the rules of parents, dating...

Macklemore breaks stereotypes

Lani Dekker, Features Editor

February 11, 2013


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When many people think of rap music they usually think of singers like Lil’ Wayne and Eminem, others however, think of provocative lyrics along with drug and alcohol abuse. Rap artists have been creating an infamous name for themselves which can be both good and bad.  When songs are often about...

Campus security questionable in times of violence

Marisa Costagliola and Rachel Lattin

February 11, 2013


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Due to a recent devastation, the nation’s demand for secure school campuses  has intensified. There is now uncertainty to whether our school, or any other school in the nation, provides a safe learning environment for students. In reaction to the shooting at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary...

Wattpad-Online Writing Community

Wattpad-Online Writing Community

Paige Coakley, Staff Writer

February 11, 2013


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With the new surge of teenage writers, many outlets are being presented to fit their needs. Many young authors have turned to blogging, or using social media sites to post their stories like Wordpress, Tumblr, and other blog-like entities. However, one outlet I have found, is just for teen writers...

Mr. PHS Review

February 11, 2013


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"So what do you guys want to talk about?" asks Trent Thornton, aka Mr. PHS Master MC. Well, lets talk about balloon animals, coconut bras, monkey suits, midget dancing, washboard abs, cat calls,  and the four juniors and six seniors that participated in this years Mr. PHS, all male talent show. DECCA...

Athletes bring attention to low quality field

Kwaku Asare, Sports Editor

February 8, 2013


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For most students who walk past the John Wrenn Stadium , it is nothing more than a high school football field. But for the teams that play on it, the field is one of the worst playing surfaces in the East Valley. Putting your heart and soul into every game of the season means a lot to us, so we need ...

Reggae, Mon.

Paola Carrasco, Staff Writer

January 31, 2013


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In this day in musical age, music is not only limited to the exciting sounds of pop, the hard jams of metal, or indie’s slick catchiness, but it extends to a world filled with legendary genres that remains greatly unheard of.  One genre in particular, remains in th ebackdrop of the music scene, while it...

Improper hall pass system spreads bacteria

Brianna Bartos, Editor-in-Chief

January 18, 2013


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Although it may appear witty or hilarious to require a student to haul, say, a stuffed animal or a toilet seat to the bathroom or water fountain as a pass, there are other ways to fill one’s day with amusement. Insisting that a multitude of students carry a single pass every day, every month, for...

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