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Summer Assignments: What Gives?

Summer Assignments: What Gives?

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

With about one-third of students being in at least one honors or AP class, a lot of us are no stranger to summer assignments. One of the objectives of summer books and packets is to prepare students for the types of learning themes they will be tackling next year while reviewing last year’s content...

Staying in state offers comfort

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2017


Filed under Opinions

There's no place like home. What better time than college to apply this valuable life lesson? Today many students are faced with countless college opportunities. Ranging from those fortunate enough to gain scholarships that accelerate them to all parts of the country to those who wish to study abroad...

Our Take

Our Take

February 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

In America the Super Bowl is hailed as sports royalty. The anticipation and preparations, not to mention the decorations and the food, parallels that of a bank holiday. It is elaborate and excessive but the atmosphere on that Sunday is unrivaled. Despite the eager groundwork and excuse to throw a party, the S...

Price of feminine products unecessary

Price of feminine products unecessary

Kendall MacGregor

November 16, 2016


Filed under Opinions

I fear for sake of the youth’s education after 19 year old Ryan Williams took to Twitter to post a series of tweets aimed on the topic of the price of feminine hygiene products. He argued against tampons becoming free and stated, “if u can’t control ur bladder then that’s not the taxpayer’s ...

Ghostbusters or Box-Office-busters?

Ghostbusters or Box-Office-busters?

Brittany Tomes, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Are you ready to call back up the Ghostbusters? Thirty-two years after the first showing of 1984’s Ghostbusters comes a particularly new take on the franchise. Set in a quite contrasting 2016 New York, four women hit the underground subway, a packed concert, and crowded streets on the hunt for t...

Politics in the Classroom

October 26, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Election season is reaching its climax, and with it emerges the slew of clashing political opinion- often among an apathetic majority. The mixture of differing views is usually approached with caution in the classroom, at the fear of imposing opinion as fact or unforeseen offense. But is voicing an...

Students should be more active and informed when voting

Students should be more active and informed when voting

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2016


Filed under Double Truck

Due to this year’s controversial issues and candidates alike, now more than ever has the call to vote been so necessary, especially for our young generation. Voting is a privilege; a right people around the world continuously put their life at stake for. Here in America, we enjoy the freedom to ...

Sobas: inexpensive, quality food

Sobas: inexpensive, quality food

Nikki Soto, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Tucked away among so many beloved food establishments, it is easy to overlook the new restaurant sporting such an unknown, hard-to-pronounce name. But if one were to actually step inside, they would discover a world of flavor sure to satisfy any appetite. Sobas is an authentic Asian Fusion restaura...

iOS10 update only for those open to change

iOS10 update only for those open to change

Nikki Soto, Staff reporter

September 16, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Apple releases a new software update each year, adults and teens vigorously tapping to harness the newly offered features. This year, Apple released their self-proclaimed ‘best update yet,’ but many are reluctant to accept it as so. The update, iOS10, adds many new components and tweaks, particu...

What’s wrong with the student section

What’s wrong with the student section

Nikki Soto, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Elbows bumping, heads glistening with sweat, shouts of encouragement, and sighs of frustration. The Pumas score a touchdown and the crowd goes wild, the loudest of all being the eager section packed wall-to-wall with students of all classes. The student section, though very spirited and lively, has r...

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