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  • September 19The girls and boy cross country teams compete at the GLAC Cross Country Jam #1 @ Leslie High School.

  • September 18Today is yearbook distribution day. Don't forget to come down to room 207 to get your book.

  • September 15Varsity football game tonight at Leslie. Game starts at 7:00 p.m.

Schools should offer more AP courses

Schools should offer more AP courses

Anna Baird, Content Editor

May 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion

There is quite a bit of pressure to come across as put-together and well-rounded on college applications. This can be quite difficult to do because of the competition to be accepted. Students spend their high school years hearing “You’ll need this to get into college” or “This will look good on co...

Heads, shoulders, knees and toes

Heads, shoulders, knees and toes

Shelby Zeigler, Columnist

May 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The time is here. The time of year for demoralizing and sexualizing women for parts of their body they have every right to expose. Instead of teaching teenage girls to feel ashamed of something as natural as their bodies, try teaching everyone else to stop oversexualizing the human body. It i...

The start of a revolution

The start of a revolution

Shelby Zeigler, Columnist

May 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Women have more than earned the right to do what we want with our minds, bodies and voices. The right to our own bodies is equally as important as the right to speak our minds. And when we are threatened to be stripped of our right to either, we revolt. We revolt to remind those who have forgotten that t...

Killing the environment, one executive order at a time

Killing the environment, one executive order at a time

Emma Lockhart, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Waters will become overrun with algae and rubbish, the air will constantly smell of smoke and to top it off, our soil will become too acidic to grow crops, leaving humans to survive in unlivable conditions. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a government run program, works every day to protect the ...

Everyone should support feminism

Everyone should support feminism

Shelby Zeigler, Columnist

March 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Recently, there have been many conversations and misunderstanding regarding the Million Women March and what they marched for. While those who marched think of it as the beginning of a major social movement in America, those who did not express embarrassment. The question is: What are they embarrassed o...

Our nation is privileged: We just tend to forget it

Our nation is privileged: We just tend to forget it

Madie Gee- Montgomery, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Many Americans do not have to worry about dropping out of elementary school because they need to work for their family or having to go and buy one banana because they cannot afford a package with six in it. We do not realize that we take many things in life for granted. As we complain about the...

Drowning impacts of alcoholism

Drowning impacts of alcoholism

Hana Allen, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It starts off as an experiment, than occasional use for the heck of it. Eventually, the occasional uses become a bad habit. Somewhere along the line, they progress into a problem. They overtake the user, and become an addiction. Suddenly, alcohol consumes the person and getting sober seems unattainabl...

Ideal body image causes unhealthy habits

Cheyenne Strong, Social Media Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Magazines are lined up neatly around the supermarket checkout line, displaying nothing but unattainable standards that beautifully primped, posed and Photoshopped celebrities and models on the covers perpetuate. However, these celebrities and models don’t only stay on the magazine covers in the chec...

Culturally coexisting in the midst of chaos

Culturally coexisting in the midst of chaos

Shelby Zeigler, Columnist

January 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Turmoil is widespread, and the coexistence between the many cultures is getting more difficult to find each and every day. Many living in the United States are in a post-election depression and are in strife over the future of our country. Muslims are being shunned and stereotyped because of the extr...

Self improvement can bring happiness

Self improvement can bring happiness

Anna Baird

January 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With the semester coming to a close, students can easily stop caring and just give up on everything including academics, relationships and friends. Some may begin to feel overwhelmed at this point. That stuck feeling is okay, because there is always room for improvement in all aspects of life. These i...

It’s not over yet

It’s not over yet

Sarah Barney, Staff Reporter

January 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

An urban, stylish hairstyle for white girls can get black girls in trouble or fired from their jobs. The hashtag #BlackLivesMatter has exploded all over the Internet and the news in response to deaths of black people. Just this September, anti-black propaganda posters were found hanging around the c...

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