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For your information, that is cultural appropriation

For your information, that is cultural appropriation

Zabrina Yannella

February 27, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Scroll through Instagram on any given day and you will more than likely see bindis on festival goers, white washing in the movie industry and dreadlocks on caucasian models who have no idea what those artifacts mean to a given culture. These are just a few examples of the culturally offensive acts y...

It’s time to update your conventional ideas about stereotypes

Maria Risner

February 27, 2018


Filed under OPINION

These days, we tend to define each other by our backgrounds, where we came from. Then we are sorted into categories made up by the public eye. We are defined and divided because of never ending stereotypes. Becoming a nation of more diverse ethnicity, it could not be more of a demeaning act. Peopl...

News flash: Climate change does not just deal with heat

News flash: Climate change does not just deal with heat

Abbey Salyer and Hannah Beauchamp

February 27, 2018


Filed under OPINION

“In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year’s Eve on record. Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming...” [email protected] Perhaps, Mr. President, you should be more educated about global warming and how it is everywhere, affecting everyone in some way. The talk ...

No one can afford college tuition, and that is a problem

No one can afford college tuition, and that is a problem

Anna Baird

February 27, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The cost of college is too expensive. The average published yearly tuition for an in-state public four-year college in Michigan is $9,410, and the average published yearly tuition for a private four-year college is $32,410, according to the College Board. Plus, these numbers do not include the price...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Brad Hagman

February 22, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Greetings, I hope everyone had a safe and restful holiday season with quality time alongside family and friends as we press on with another school year.  Although my presence in the school has been a recent addition, I would like to express my excitement to be with you as your School Resource O...

Respect the amendment, protect the people

Anna Baird

February 16, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Zabrina Yanella Watch the news once, and the repeated mass shootings makes it obvious that a change needs to take place in the process of how citizens can get their hands on firearms. The Second Amendment brings a sense of self-protection and needs to be respected, but for the safety of the countr...

Let me color outside of the lines

Let me color outside of the lines

Kail Roskowski, Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2018


Filed under OPINION

I have 162 unread college emails in my school inbox from the month of November and over 780 total emails in my “College Emails” folder. Tenth grade to present has become a constant stream of college recruitment messages from the moment I took the first PSAT, whether it be from email or snail mail. High...

The procedure for lockdowns should be changed

The procedure for lockdowns should be changed

Abbey Salyer, Copy Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Danger rarely ever sets foot in our school. It came close October 30 when the Wilson Talent Center in Mason went into lockdown because of a student who had a threatening weapon; juniors and seniors from our school were there during that situation. Speaking of lockdown, how does our own school deal...

Dear Betsy DeVos: You are making a bad decision.

Dear Betsy DeVos: You are making a bad decision.

Zabrina Yannella, Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Dual Enrollment Checklist: Backpack Mase Student ID A buddy system Laptop Knowledge of the emergency telephone poles around campus Since the elimination of the Obama era protections, students have had to add some scary supplies to their college checklists. Education Se...

Let me color outside of the lines

Let me color outside of the lines

Kali Roskowski, Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2018


Filed under OPINION

I have 162 unread college emails in my school inbox from the month of November and over 780 total emails in my “College Emails” folder. Tenth grade to present has become a constant stream of college recruitment messages from the moment I took the first PSAT, whether it be from email or snail mail....

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...

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