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This Wasn’t Like High School Musical

Sierra Lancaster, Entertainment Editor

May 18, 2018

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As a Mustang Mentor, I preface the beginning of each year for my freshman with this inspiring quote: “Contrary to popular belief, high school is not the best time of your life.” The kiddos sit there, shocked for a moment...

It’s Reality, Not Just TV

McKenzie Nelson, Features Editor

May 14, 2018

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For over 10 years, the Kardashians have been a part of the spotlight. Oftentimes, the words and attitudes associated with the Kardashians are negative. Growing up, I naturally hated the Kardashians because the media focused on...

Selfish vs. Selfless

Laurel Westerman, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

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Fingers graze against your palm, restarting your heart at a faster tempo. A friend laughs, and you can’t help but smile back. Your dog bounds up to you, nearly knocking you to the floor in a pile of giggles. For centuries,...

Free Thinking Philosopher?

Robert Carpenter, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

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Recently, on April 25, Kanye West  posted a picture to Twitter and received lots of backlash from people everywhere. This picture was of him wearing a “Make America Great Again” (MAGA) hat, showing support for the Trump administration. As...

The Back-Up Plan

Abbey Kegley, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

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There’s a popular saying nowadays: “those that can’t do, teach.” This phrase in the most basic sense means that when people aren’t very good at what they do, they teach it rather than pursue it at a higher level. ...

This Wasn’t Like High School Musical

Sierra Lancaster, Entertainment Editor

May 14, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

As a Mustang Mentor, I preface the beginning of each year for my freshman with this inspiring quote: “Contrary to popular belief, high school is not the best time of your life.” The kiddos sit there, shocked for a moment. How could th...

Violent Games

Liz Nelson, News Editor

May 10, 2018

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In today’s modern society, violence is attributed to an array of issues, such as a rough upbringing, a feeling of entitlement and cycles of abuse. Another argument correlated with rogue personalities Although some studies suggest...

College Cuts

Peytan Schulte, Sports Editor

May 10, 2018

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Imagine signing your letter of intent, planning your future around one college, and preparing to play the sport you love for four more years, only to have the dream, turned plan, ripped from your hands just months before the ball...

Age: Just a Number

Peytan Schulte, Sports Editor

May 10, 2018

Filed under Staff Editorial

You can legally drive a car at age 16. You can see a rated R movie at age 17. The legal age to vote is 18. Children in Nebraska are considered to be adults at age 19, but at what age does a kid’s opinion count? The Parkland...

Autism Speaks But Not For Me

O'Bryen Edwards, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

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April is Autism Acceptance Month, and with it comes a flood of people tweeting #lightitupblue without an actual understanding of where it came from and why it is problematic. The hashtag “lightitupblue” was started by Autism...

The Education of Separation

Megan Joyce, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

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If you grew up in Millard, the idea of clear backpacks and metal detectors probably sounds more like a prison than a school. But for millions of high school students living in Chicago and in several other urban areas, those standards...

Vows of Silence

Lucy Tu, Opinions Editor

May 10, 2018

Filed under Columns

“For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death do us part.” These vows of marriage are some of the most sacred to any person. They are rules defining an unbreakable...

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