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Into the eyes of Myopia

Into the eyes of Myopia

Sarah Steenbeke and Morgan King

February 18, 2019


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Think about this: According to Ophthalmology Center Barcelona, “6 out of 10 young people have myopia.” That means more than half the young people have nearsightedness. Approximately 34 million people in the U.S. endure eyesight impairment. As stated by American Academy of Ophthalmology, life chang...

Women thrive in hard work, wither in payment

Women thrive in hard work, wither in payment

Amelia Pulley, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2019


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Let’s look at the statistics. The low number of female construction workers signals much luck for the upcoming years. Out of the 10 million construction workers, less than 1 million of those workers identify as female in the U.S. Just over 9 percent of the approximate 50.8 percent of wom...

Game on: Disconnectedness in the classroom

Game on: Disconnectedness in the classroom

Hannah Bolton, Assistant Editor

January 22, 2019


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Students in class now have the whole world at their fingertips which can be distracting. Classwork is now almost completely digital, but so are social media and games of which some students can't resist their call. The 21st century brought new technology into our lives and schools, and along with it, ...

ALICE training: 6 months after, students still shaky

ALICE training: 6 months after, students still shaky

Frederick Choate, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019


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New training for teachers. Active shooter simulation. Plans for a school resource officer. Even after all of these improvements, students still seem to feel shaky about their safety at school. With all of the tragedies in the news, schools are struggling to keep students feeling safe. “If somethi...

Distraction right at our fingertips

Distraction right at our fingertips

Morgan King, content Editor

January 13, 2019


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“I’d say I probably find myself reaching for my phone 5-7 times a day,” junior Kelsey Andrews said. “I’m on my phone about an hour to an hour and half a day.” Andrews exemplifies what teens should aim for. Research from Common Sense Media indicates, “Teens usually spend nine hours a...

Brain of our Generation

Brain of our Generation

Sarah Steenbeke

January 12, 2019


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Tylin Ayers, a 16-year-old, lives with his biological mother and his stepfather. Ayers is the only child with step siblings and a biological father who lives in Indiana, so he does not get to see them much. The three-sport athlete plays basketball and football and throws shot put, which calls for con...

Sleep deprivation, epidemic among young teens

Caleb Boyer and Samantha Stitt

January 11, 2019


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Sleep is an important part of our health, but many students seem to not be getting enough of it.  Without sleep, it can get much harder to focus, moods can change for the worse and motivation can become faint. “The average teenagers need at least 8-10 hours of sleep each night to perform at their fulle...

Preparing for a possible threat

Preparing for a possible threat

Abbey Salyer, Staff Reporter

June 12, 2018


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Get out, get away, get together: the new motto of procedure if there is a threat in the school. On May 16, students and teachers in each classroom learned and practiced new procedures for live threats. Teachers who have been trained in March with the ALICE program, which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Infor...

Helping to fund children’s hospital while gaming

Helping to fund children’s hospital while gaming

Michael Franklin, Web Editor

June 12, 2018


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On April 28 the doors opened at the main arena of Eastern Michigan University’s Convocation Center. That entire weekend, gamers lined up to get into the building so they could set up their equipment and start facing danger in their digital worlds. Gaming, an activity millions of people do, is of...

Finances. The bottom line

Finances. The bottom line

Zabrina Yannella, Editor-in-Chief

June 12, 2018


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Moola. Bank. Dough. Money. With the school district suffering from budget cuts, teachers are being paid to leave the district and fundraisers are being thrown left and right. Are these fundraisers a slam dunk for all students and staff? The answer is “no.” This is what you need to know about...

Cryptocurrency: a risky investment?

Cryptocurrency: a risky investment?

Abbey Salyer and Gavin Salyer

June 12, 2018


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With many young people today who dream of riches and new cryptocurrencies becoming more valuable, it just might be possible, if they are lucky enough. The problem is, those who try to invest into a digital currency might end up either earning close to around either $10,000 or one tenth of a penny ...

Wasted.

Wasted.

Kali Roskowski

May 24, 2018


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Say you go out to eat and get a massive, half-pound burger with bacon, lettuce and tomato, and a heaping side of fries. You do your best, but there is no way you can finish it. So, you just throw the rest away. Most of what was left was just fries, anyway, and no one likes reheated fries. The cat...

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