Har-Ber PDA

Noemi Benitez

March 30, 2015

Filed under Opinion

You get up every morning shower, get ready, eat breakfast and head to school. You come to school to get an education, to learn something new, and see your friends. The bell rings and you head out to your next class. In the five minute passing period you have time to catch up real quick with a friend or walk with your significant...

Exposed

Alex Curiel and Amanda Thattanakham

March 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The saying "what you do on the internet stays there forever" has never been more relevant. With social media as a common platform to instantly share thoughts, the consequences can be severe. Once you allow others to view your posts, it is no longer in your control. Posting on social media shares parts of your life that you...

Mother Nature

March 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion

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Malik Monk

February 24, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Course Selection process changes, begins early

Noemi Benitez

February 11, 2015

Filed under Opinion

On Jan. 29 all sophomores and juniors were led to the Performing Arts Center to learn about small learning communities and the new online course selection process. Meanwhile, all the ,stayed in their third period class and wondered why they did not get this opportunity. Through the Home Access Center is the new way to choose...

Hear me roar: Graduation gowns

February 7, 2015

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Dr. Brackett approached the senior class bearing news regarding a potential change in the traditional graduation ceremony. Mention of the normal navy blue gowns being replaced by carolina blue gowns has sparked controversy as well as excitement. We think the break from the traditional navy gown would be exciting and would...

Lack of snow leaves seniors sad

Kerrigan Reading, Features Editor

February 6, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Growing up, snow days were always exciting and full of magic for me. I  remember in particular one snow day I spent with my parents and younger sister, rolling snowballs around our house until they were twice the size of me. With snow comes endless possibilities. You could always build a snowman, go sledding, have neighborhood...

A one man job

Jordan Setser, Reporter

February 6, 2015

Filed under Opinion

As teenagers, it's expected that we assume our parents are the foundation of our embarrassment. However, we all know deep down that we really don’t need any assistance in that area of our lives. For me, embarrassment comes as a second nature. A time I happened to stumble upon embarrassment was during my second grade year...

Being a human is hard

Holland Primm, Opinion Editor

February 5, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Here’s the thing: being a human is hard. It’s hard to get out of bed sometimes. It’s hard to wear decent clothes Mondays and Fridays. It’s hard to smile at people when you’re definitely not smiling on the inside. It’s hard to hold a million things inside your small little being. It’s hard to be on the top of...

Freedom of Speech?

Joanna Keck, Reporter

February 5, 2015

Filed under Opinion

“I’d rather die standing than live standing on my knees.” Jan. 7 became a day that will now live on in infamy. Early that morning, two Muslim men entered the Charlie Hebdo building to seek revenge for the controversial illustrations of Muhammad they created. Charlie Hebdo is a French satirical weekly magazine, that...

Patriots drop the ball

Sarah Strickland, Reporter

February 5, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The New England Patriots were accused of deflating their footballs against the Indianapolis Colts on Jan 18. In every NFL game, each team brings 12 balls and every team uses their own balls while on offense. Each ball can have between 12.5 and 13.5lbs of pressure. Some quarterbacks prefer 12.4lbs of pressure whereas others...

Dream career starting to become reality

Kerrigan Reading, Features Editor

February 5, 2015

Filed under Opinion

At the end of my junior year, I came to the conclusion that I wanted to be a veterinarian. I had always had an intense love for animals, but I was never sure how to pursue this passion in the form of school and a career. Several phone calls and hours of research later, I learned that at least 2,000 hours of volunteer work...

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