Tips for Valentine’s Day from a male’s perspective

SAMUEL STEPHENSON

February 4, 2020

The day of love has finally made its way back around to our doorstep. The biggest mystery of the day is the boy’s mind. Guys focus so much on getting the girls gifts, the boy’s opinion is often overlooked. Guys are a species that don’t really care about gifts, but prefer just spending time with their special someone. Guy...

Tips for Valentine’s Day from a female’s perspective

TAKALYN FOWLER

February 4, 2020

It’s about that time a year when love is in the air. Valentine’s day is coming up soon guys and it’s essential that you guys make it great for your special lady. Now fellas not every girl wants the same thing. So that tired old box of chocolates, a bear, and a rose won’t work this time. We are at a new age where wom...

DEBATE: when is too early for Christmas?

December 10, 2019

Against early Christmas Every year Christmas seems to come earlier and earlier. It seems that there are Christmas trees and displays in the store as soon as October rolls around, a good three months before the holiday. I’m no scrooge with a vendetta against Christmas, I just enjoy the other holidays that fall near the e...

“VSCO Girl Trend” rising at rapid rates

November 11, 2019

Any individual that owns any sort of social media, has heard about or is familiar with the term VSCO girl. VSCO is an app dedicated to picture editing and creativity. Like Instagram, users can follow other users and “like” their posts; in VSCO terms, “favorite posts.” When someone posts a picture that appeals to, or i...

Students should have a say in district policy making

November 11, 2019

At the beginning of the school year, I received my schedule and saw that my lunch had been cut short from the previous 45 minutes. At this I was upset and confused, and I know I wasn’t the only one who felt this way. I think I speak for the majority when I say everyone loved their long lunch breaks, so why would anyone take t...

Turskish gout, gives reasons to pout

November 11, 2019

Turkey is viewed by many as one of the most progressive Muslim countries in the world. The country was even founded on democratic principles and rights with their founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Since the “election” of Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2014 however, the populous of Turkey has seen a dramatic decrease in their righ...

China rounds up Muslim minority groups

November 11, 2019

Uighurs a Muslim minority group, are being rounded up and placed in internment camps or what the Chinese call “thought transformation camps. Reminisent of Nazi Germany, these places are not what the Chinese claim them to be. Within these facilities, Uighurs are expected to deny their religious beliefs and profess complete loya...

Are grades a true reflection of effort?

November 11, 2019

The entire purpose of a public school education is to broaden our concepts and understanding of the world, and how to function within it. Then there is the concept of grades, which in theory, should depict our understanding of the material, as well as our ability to retain knowledge. With this in mind, if grades are meant to...

Lack of public transportation in America

November 11, 2019

Have you ever wondered what your life would be like without a car? How would you get to school or work? Living in an area like Northwest Arkansas, that would be impossible. Around the world, people depend on public transportation every day. Public transportation is far cheaper than owning a car, and in some cases more convenie...

DEBATE: Springdale declared pro-life

TAKALYN FOWLER and AVERY LANNING

October 1, 2019

AGAINST- Springdale, Arkansas has become the first ever city in the state of Arkansas to be declared as pro-life. The resolution by the city council basically states that Springdale wants to value human life at every stage and hold any individual’s right to life at the highest value. Now this resolution holds no order, m...

Hong Kong citizens fight for rights

MATTEO CAMPAGNOLA

October 1, 2019

In Hong Kong, a “special administrative region” of the People’s Republic of China, mass protests have been occurring since March 2019. The movement started with a proposal for the Fugitive Offenders Amendment Bill, which would have given Hong Kong the right to etradite criminals to mainland China for sentencing. In respon...

Upgraded pep rally leads to high expectations

Upgraded pep rally leads to high expectations

October 1, 2019

Pep rallies are something I myself only view as an excuse for coming late to class and getting to se...

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