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The real obedience of the millennials

The real obedience of the millennials

Madie Gee-Montgomery, Staff Reporter

June 10, 2016


Filed under OPINION

We wake up in the morning and attend school. The laughter in the halls drowns out the sounds of the social complaints of the millennial generation. Meanwhile, elders walk around their homes reminiscing about the past. They look outside and see kids at soccer practice and wish they had that type of energy...

The new epidemic

The new epidemic

Cassidy Pena and Zabrina Yannella

June 10, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Sunshine in December. Snow in May. Wildfires in Canada. Southern states reaching temperatures below freezing. Global climate change is occurring right in our backyards. Whether we are going to do something about it is another story. According to NASA Global Climate Change, “Scientists ha...

The price of beauty

The price of beauty

Shelby Zeigler, Columnist

June 9, 2016


Filed under OPINION

I mean, who really even supports animal testing? And if no one supports it, then why is it still happening? The experimenting of cosmetics on animals takes the lives of over 100 million animals every year, animals like cats and monkeys, according to People of the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). If...

The Inconvenient deception

Justin Schray, Senior Reporter

June 9, 2016


Filed under OPINION

The global warming hoax installs panic into the minds of people and lines the pockets of the greedy, corrupt, fear mongering politicians trying to win the votes of America. Popular environmentalists and scientists such as Bill Nye and former presidential candidate Al Gore have made bold claims. Nye has ...

Divided we fall

Divided we fall

Shelby Zeigler, Columnist

May 23, 2016


Filed under OPINION

In this era of gender equality, why do families care so much about the gender of their baby? Or better yet, why do Americans still favor boys over girls? America claims that it is a united nation where all are equal, yet males continue to be viewed as superior to females. According to a poll done by Gallup, in 1941,...

The fat acceptance movement is unhealthy

The fat acceptance movement is unhealthy

Brianna Gomez, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2016


Filed under OPINION

It’s not about having the Kardashian body. It’s not about having a big butt. It’s not about having big breasts. It’s not about having a thigh gap. It’s not about having a flat stomach. It’s not about waist training. It’s not about having thick thighs. It’s not abo...

Divided we fall

Divided we fall

Shelby Zeigler, Columnist

May 10, 2016


Filed under OPINION

In this era of gender equality, why do families care so much about the gender of their baby? Or better yet, why do Americans still favor boys over girls? America claims that it is a united nation where all are equal, yet males continue to be viewed as superior to females. According to a poll done by Gallup, in 1941,...

The electronic apocalypse

Kali Roskowski, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016


Filed under OPINION

“Reading is so dumb,” fellow students say in English classrooms. “You’re telling me I have to read 75 pages a week? I can’t read that much in a year.” Everywhere, people have their noses shoved in their electronic devices, without the courtesy to look where they’re going. Some stud...

American exceptionalism blinds important news

Natalia Peters, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016


Filed under OPINION

The Internet makes it possible to inform people fast, at any time. However, trying to gather important news from an American news agency, especially today, makes it harder than it seems. The presidential election has been the focus of the media in the U.S. for months. Every day, new articles are...

The gap inbetween

Staff

April 20, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Years upon years of late nights, shuffling papers and standardized testing surrounds students for most of their academic lives. The time around graduation should be a time of celebration for 12 years of work, only to be rushed into another 8 years of school and, on average, $30,000 in student debt. In...

Woes of the workplace

Cassidy Peña, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Recently, Chipotle, a Mexican grill fast food restaurant, closed its doors due to an outbreak of E. Coli, an outbreak that could have been prevented through proper health protocols. Other illnesses often travel through workplaces for similar reasons. Chelsea Jimmy John’s employee, Maria Cami...

Nonsensical notion of self-expression

Nonsensical notion of self-expression

Shelby Zeigler, Columnist

April 1, 2016


Filed under OPINION

It’s 2015 and we’re still judging books by their covers? Or in this case, people by their tattoos? Having tattoos is a form of self expression. However, the judgments people are given simply because someone has a piece of art drawn permanently on his or her body goes to show that the expression of ...

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