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College Cuts

Peytan Schulte, Sports Editor

May 10, 2018

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

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

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

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

“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...

Today’s Decisions, Tomorrows World

Adrian Enzastiga, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

In a world not far from now, all fossil fuels will be gone. The population has finally resorted to a complete reliance on clean energy, but even with windmills and solar panels covering every inch of open land, it is not enough....

The universal laws of a high school classroom

Aanya Agarwal, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

As I sit in class while my teacher drones on about Newtonian physics, my mind wanders from the lesson at hand to life’s biggest questions. What is life? What has been the defining trait of my (admittedly short) high school ...

Time’s up on white feminism

Abbey Kegley, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018

Feminism is defined as the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. Feminist movements throughout history have come in “waves,” each advocating for more modern and timely issues with each mov...

Global affairs: the deliverance of indifference

February 22, 2018

Ten seconds are left on the clock. The game show host pulls out a shiny card and asks the final question for the ultimate prize: “What are the names of the five Simpson family members?” Instantly, your nerves calm, and you readi...

Necessity of net neutrality

Laurel Westerman, Social Media Editor

February 22, 2018

  Our world relies on instant connections. With the touch of a button (or a voice command), access is granted to an ever-evolving, constantly updated database containing answers to questions most wouldn’t think to ask. T...

The side effects of smartphone syndrome

Michaela Mass, Online Editor

February 22, 2018

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.” - William James, a renowned psychologist who studied the relationship between the mind and body. O...

Christmas crisis

Robert Carpenter, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018

The holiday season is here and with it comes the debate on the role of political correctness in the celebration of Christmas. This year, President Donald Trump kicked off the debate on Oct. 13 during his speech when he said ...

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