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Cuban tip beneficial for Cuba’s economy, trade

Kori Christensen, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

United States relations with Cuba have been frozen since the cold war. Mainly the ascension of Fidel Castro and the following actions, such as the Cuban Missile Crisis, are the reason the U.S. cut relations with Cuba. The results of which left the Cuban economy devastated, as it relied largely on trade...

Failure Vs. Success

Camryn Mottl, Opinions Editor

March 4, 2016

In the Disney Film, “Meet the Robinsons”, there comes a scene where main character and orphan Lewis has to fix his PB&J invention, and fails to do it. How he reacts is how I feel almost every day. I fail at something all the time. But the Robinsons give a different reaction to failure. Lewis...

Preserving Precious Life

Tyler Collins, In-Depth Editor

March 4, 2016

For over 200 years, our country has been grounded in the belief that life is a basic human right. On July 4, 1776, our founding fathers signed and agreed that “all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are Life, Liberty, and...

Political marketing needs revamped system

Joey Covolo, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2016

As long as you have seen any television in the last 12 months, you have likely seen a political campaign advertisement. In today’s day and age, the belief is for one to make it in politics, they must advertise as much as humanly possible. This leaves the majority of citizens as the victims of this...

Millard finds better ways to prevent student drug use

February 22, 2016

Students are becoming more and more susceptible to drug use. After recent statistics from the National Institute of Drug Abuse were released in 2014, studies showed that 27.2% of 8-12th graders have experimented with illegal drugs. This leaves students and parents across the district wondering if Millard...

Love and lost, live and appreciate

Leily Zhu, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

It was an open casket. His body was waxy-looking. He didn’t look real. It didn’t feel real. But I knew it was, right in front of my eyes, and I couldn’t move one step closer from my ten-foot distance to the casket. One year ago, my friend’s father passed away. One year ago was the first and...

Stiffer gun control: a step in the right direction

Liam Hession, Entertainment Editor

February 19, 2016

“Guns don’t kill people, people kill people” is a phrase used to point out that a gun is incapable of doing any harm. It is the people pulling the trigger that are responsible. After 20 years of steady decline, the violent crime rate is half of what it was in 1994. However, in the last decade...

Words: necessary or not?

Camryn Mottl, Opinions Editor

February 19, 2016

“I’d rather be silent and be called a fool, than open my mouth and remove all doubt.” My grandfather isn’t one to give out big sayings. Lately he’s been telling us what his high school peers would say about him. One of the best is, “I came. I saw. And now I’m leaving.” When I...

Blessed with stress

Priya Kukreja, Staff Writer

January 7, 2016

Stress. It makes your heart pound faster, your breathing quicker, and your muscles tighter. In many cases, we’ve been engineered to believe that stress is mental condition that’s harmful to our health. We strive to avoid it and side-step stressful situations, giving and receiving advice like don’t...

Distracting, disrespectful side to cell phones in class

January 7, 2016

Students are replacing education for cellular devices and the social media of the internet. Now, students take a class on how disrepectful phones can be, and how multitasking isn’t a beneficial factor to a student’s grade. When phones first started integrating into the classrooms, the administration...

It’s a Warrior world

Joey Covolo, Editor-in-Chief

January 7, 2016

As a self-proclaimed sports fan, I have one weakness. I cannot for the life of me find interest in the passionless NBA. It is unorganized and fails greatly in comparison to college ball. However, this season, I have a reason to watch. We all have a reason to watch. We are witnessing history. In case...

New Directions and New Dreams

Anna Bartholet, News Editor

January 7, 2016

Senior year is reputed to be one of the most important and crucial times of a student’s life. The ACT and SAT scores are sent to universities, what seem to be life altering decisions must be made in small fractions of time, and graduation occupies everyone’s mind which makes “senioritis" that much...