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Breaking the stereotype

Breaking the stereotype

Logan Connolly, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2017


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“In the beginning of the first year, it was a bit frustrating when every five seconds someone comes up to you asking if you need help when you really don’t. Some of the guys made their surprise very obvious when I could actually hammer something,” senior Autumn Shingledecker said about the struggles of wor...

The perks of quiting

The perks of quiting

Abbey Salyer, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2017


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Stockbridge graduate Tammy Sanchez started smoking shortly after she graduated with the class of 1981. Sanchez said she “went to a party and saw everyone else was smoking so thought ‘why not.’ It got to be when I was coughing all the time.” Although, she wasn’t really a full-time smoker, a pa...

A toxic relationship

A toxic relationship

Kali Roskowski, Content Editor

February 14, 2017


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“You're toxic, I'm slipping under. With a taste of a poison paradise, I’m addicted to you. Don’t you know that you’re toxic?” Though a catchy tune, Britney Spears’s song, “Toxic,” sung for her 2003 fourth studio album, In the Zone, has a dark undertone of how some relationships can be: ba...

Prodding her way there

Prodding her way there

Arianna Gomez and Emma Lockhart

February 14, 2017


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Her boots move across damp green wood shavings as she tugs along Taz, a shorthorn plus steer. The livestock exposition officials watch as the animals stand their posture. She urges the cows to adjust their posture, nudging their hooves. An abundance of training and hours are put into this moment, all s...

The drug of sweets

The drug of sweets

Logan Connolly, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2017


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The average teenager consumes 100 grams of sugar in a single day according to Dr. Erin Clifton, co-owner and chiropractor at Positively Chiropractic. With levels like that, trying to get healthy is a long shot. While looking through a child’s lunch box, it’s not hard to find snacks like T...

Over-baked: The lasting effects of marijuana usage on teens

Over-baked: The lasting effects of marijuana usage on teens

Zabrina Yannella, Creative Editor

February 4, 2017


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Marijuana. Weed. Pot. Cannabis. Ganga. Hemp. Grass. Herb. Blunt. Dope. Joint. Broccoli. These are common street names for the illegal substance that travels throughout schools in backpacks, or sits tucked away in lockers until the school bell rings, signalling that it is time to get baked. Al...

Heroin: The impacts after high school

Heroin: The impacts after high school

Zabrina Yannella, Creative Editor

February 4, 2017


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In the past 30 days students in grades seven, nine and eleven have not used heroin according to SRSLY Stockbridge; nonetheless, heroin usage is a very real dilemma, especially for graduating seniors going off to college in the fall. The Center for Disease Control reported 8,260 heroin related deaths...

Emptying the cages

Emptying the cages

Sarah Barney, Senior Reporter

January 24, 2017


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The issue is not that there are animals in the cages, it is that there are animals waiting to fill their spots. Shelters like Cascades Humane Society, located in Jackson, Michigan, can only take in so many animals. “Sometimes we do have to turn people away, because we don’t have the room, but...

Money equals better living

Money equals better living

Logan Connolly, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2017


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Logan Connolly Jason Proctor walks into the Stockbridge Mugg & Bopps, car running outside.“Pop’s cheaper than water, usually, and it tastes better,” Proctor said. “Besides, even if it’s just 50 cents, that can add up.” This issue can be seen everywhere, within grocery stores, gas ...

Science teachers and students prepare for new classrooms

Science teachers and students prepare for new classrooms

Cheyenne Strong, Social Media Editor

January 24, 2017


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Students stroll into their science classrooms filled with equipment and educational trinkets to chat with their friends before taking their seats to complete their warm-up. Many of these students are unaware that soon science teachers will start to pack up everything and move into their improved classr...

Beliefs in the streets

Beliefs in the streets

Emma Lockhart, Editor-in-Chief

January 4, 2017


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  Hundreds of people march wall to wall in the constraints of the streets of Indianapolis, Indiana. Chants of disapproval of the past days events echoed down scattered groups of protesters. Following the presidential election, when Republican nominee Donald Trump won the president-elect over ...

A battleground from start to finish

A battleground from start to finish

Nathan Myers, Staff Reporter

January 3, 2017


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Companionship, the feeling of fellowship or friendship, is one emotion that all human beings hunger for. Yet, as humans, the natural instinct to a “threat” is to run away in fear. Most humans are creatures of habit who each have their own chain of repeated actions and occurrences that are rarely...

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