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Taboo Words

Camryn Mottl, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015

While I sit in the lunchroom, there’s not a day that goes by that I don’t hear a curse word go flying across the room. On a regular basis I hear a curse zip right by me to another person, and I can’t help but wonder if that could’ve been said after school, or if that needed to be said at all....

Intelligence Ettiquette

November 2, 2015

As seniors begin applying to colleges, the application process often requires letters of recommendation from teachers. However, there is a certain etiquette to asking teachers for these letters that students may not be aware of, such as the proper time frame and the way to address teachers. According...

The Nonpartisan Party is in

Josh Shaffer, Media Editor

November 2, 2015

It’s no secret that the 2016 election is looming around the corner, and it seems to be getting quite competitive. With candidates like Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton making an impression, it is getting more difficult for independent candidates to make a notable impression on America’s voters....

Shots Overload

Priya Kukreja, In-Depth Editor

November 2, 2015

A gunman walked into a [fill in the blank] and over the span of [time frame] minutes killed at least [number goes here] people and wounded [number goes here] more before killing himself/dying in a shootout with the police. Fill in the blanks, and this sentence has become all too familiar in the lives...

“Deez Nuts”: A Political Phenomenon

Priya Kukreja, In-Depth Editor

November 2, 2015

The 2016 presidential election has approximately 1000 registered candidates so far, including several bizarre names such as Buddy The Cat (Democrat), Beast Mode (Unaffiliated), and Dwight Kurt Schrute (Communist). While the Federal Election Commission is getting fed up of these prospective spam candidacy...

It’s time to dump Trump

Haley Elder, Staff Writer

October 5, 2015

Donald Trump could be considered refreshing, entertaining, and even humorous. However, Trump is not a refreshing breath of air, he is the toxic smog America would not be able to escape. Trump contains the charisma of a reality T.V. star rather than that of the President of the United States. Don’t...

Library cuts leave students in a rush

October 5, 2015

If you find yourself at the school before the day begins you’ll probably wonder what you can do. An option for many students is to go to the library before school. You can study, work on projects with friends, use computers, and more. But this year, if you find yourself at school before 7:30 a.m. you’ll...

A Little Showy

Kori Christensen, Staff Writer

October 5, 2015

This year’s VMA’s or video music awards featured numberless celebrities receiving awards and modeling designer outfits. One might notice that over the years these outfits have become more and more revealing. The outfits this year were threadbare and provocative. They would be considered inappropriate...

More repairs needed

Kori Christensen, Staff Writer

October 5, 2015

Ten years ago Hurricane Katrina left miles of wreckage across the Gulf Coast. Estimated to add to over $100 billion and have killed approximately 1,800 people according to the Washington Post. Federal agencies have poured millions of dollars into the communities to rebuild schools, hospitals, fire...

No Relief for Drake-Meek Beef

Priya Kukreja, In-Depth Editor

October 4, 2015

In the Oxford Dictionaries, “beef” is defined as “the flesh of a cow, bull, or ox, used as food”. However, the modern presence of the word has taken on an informal definition: “a grudge or grievance”. In current months, the latter definition seems to be trending on the internet - most recently...