Talk about what matters

Talk about what matters

February 21, 2019

Should we round grades?

Kyle Brill, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

As a student, I take grades very seriously. Grades to me are some of the most important factors in my life, and I will do almost anything to give myself the best shot at the next grade level. A rounded grade is one of these important...

Bird Box leaves audiences with many questions

Ian Duncan & Maddie Westbrook, Staff Writers

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

The new release on Netflix, Bird Box, was an instant hit as of December. The movie is about a fictional world catastrophe: “invisible” monsters who when looked at, take the form of your worst fears, your deepest sadness or...

Art of Guerilla Marketing

Kathryn Supple, Arts & Reviews Editor

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

I first learned of Bird Box through social media, as most people did. I woke up one morning and all of a sudden, my feed was full of memes about the movie, which I knew nothing about. That was around the last week of December....

Playing sports as a child

Benjamin Haslam, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Participating in sports has its obvious benefits as a child - it is healthy, it is fun, and beneficial to a kid’s social life. But as people grow up, they tend to lose interest in sports, so is it worth it to participate in...

Feminism is not what you believe it is

Mansi Sharma, Editor in Chief

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Feminism is a controversial movement. People have misconceptions about what it is so it’s time to set the record straight. Feminism is NOT saying women are better than men. Feminism is NOT saying women must be strong and powerful...

Exploring the idea of our lives being a simulation

Bella Sandoval & Maddie Westbrook, Sports Editor & Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

What is the meaning of life? What’s our purpose and why are we here? These are just some of the questions almost everyone has wondered about. Some people have their ideas and theories of what life means to them, but recently...

Great Debate: Is age an important factor in dating?

Mansi Sharma and Stefani Woll, Editors in Chief

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Mansi: Love is an intellectual and emotional connection between two people. Many of you may have heard the phrase “age is just a number.” That is true until the relationship becomes illegal. However, some may not know that...

Why is Valentine’s Day needed?

Shayna Tilles, Centerspread Editor

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

It’s become that season again. The season where the aisles of every store become pink and red. The shelves are stocked with stuffed bears and chocolate boxes galore. Couples give each other beautiful roses and everybody is...

We must protect the diversity of books

Lizzy Snow, Copy Editor

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Young Adult fiction thoroughly frustrates me. Not the books, but rather the communities that often feed off of authors and readers like leeches. The entire lifeblood of Young Adult or YA fiction has been decimated by people creating...

Is the wall a good idea

Marissa Soto, News Editor

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

“We have a moral duty to create an immigration system that protects the lives and jobs of our citizens. This includes our obligation to the millions of immigrants living here today, who followed the rules and respected our laws....

A forgotten generation

Janny Oh, Opinion Editor

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

South Korea’s miraculous recovery from economic disasters such as the Occupation of Japan, the Korean War and the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis couldn’t have been possible without the country’s elderly. Despite their irreplaceable...

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