No Room For Steroids

Noah Sacco, Sports Editor

March 6, 2017

Filed under Columns

Every year, legendary ball players are voted on by the Major League Baseball committee regarding who will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Many have achieved Hall of Fame caliber through their talent and pure playing...

Changing Gender Roles

Christina Youn, Co-Editor

March 6, 2017

Filed under Columns

According to a Science journal study published on Jan. 26, young girls feel less “smart” than boys by the early age of six. Already at this age, girls feel that boys are more likely to be more successful in “smarter” activities...

Ending Xenophobia

Christina Youn, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 6, 2017

Filed under Opinions

On Wed., Feb. 22, a man opened fire at a bar in Olathe, MO on two technology workers of Indian descent after reportedly yelling, “Get out of my country.” Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed, and Alok Madasani and Ian Grillot,...

Its’s About Time We Pull The Plug On PDA

March 6, 2017

Filed under Staff Editorial

PDA, or Public Display of Affection, has long been a part of the high school experience. However, we, as students, have come to see a rise in this display. Couples have been seen showing their affection in open view for an audience...

To Be Heard

Haley Elder, Entertainment Editor

March 6, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Stand up! Fight back!” echos throughout the crowd. People of different genders, different ages, different backgrounds, different religions come together at the same place with the same goal—to be heard. No matter the cause,...

Judging Entire Religions?

Tyler Collins, Opinions Editor

March 6, 2017

Filed under Columns

In the past several years we have seen multiple acts of terror from Muslim extremists, both nationally and internationally. This has fueled a fire of animosity and misunderstanding against Muslims in the U.S. and abroad. The dislike...

The Child With Divorced Parents

Camryn Mottl, Features Editor

March 6, 2017

Filed under Columns

When I received the phone call, it was the summer of 2015, and I wasn’t at home. I was two and a half hours away, volunteering at a camp called Timberlake Ranch Camps as a junior cabin leader (or JCL for short). It wasn’t...

Cutting Out Early

Noah Sacco, Sports Editor

February 21, 2017

Filed under Columns

At the end of the college football season, a team is placed in a certain game based on its record in the regular season, if its record is at least .500. These games are known as bowl games. The bowl season begins in the middle...

The Power Of Positivity

Eden Loveridge, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

Filed under Opinions

With the new year comes new goals for everyone. People want to read more, to lose weight, to make money, to simply improve their lives. With all of these goals come the different ways to reach them. Some people read self-help...

Teachers Thoughts On Student Laptops

February 21, 2017

Filed under Staff Editorial

At the start of the second semester, MPS distributed laptops to each high school student as a part of the ‘One-to-One’ initiative. MN received over 2,500 new laptops on Thursday, Jan. 5. After a month of working with the...

Immigration Makes Us Strong

Priya Kukreja, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 21, 2017

Filed under Columns

My mother never thought she would be living in America. Growing up, she couldn’t even imagine herself leaving her city, Mumbai, much less her country, India. But two years after she married my father, they decided to apply for...

A Grain Of Salt

Odochi Akwani, Co-Online Editor

February 21, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Ever wonder why something is the way it is? Maybe it’s something insignificant like “Why do we assume the right side when walking by others?” or maybe it is something big like “Why do we get married?” These all begin...

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