All About That Bass

Holland Primm, Opinion

February 5, 2015

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The ideal figure of a woman has certainly changed throughout history. Society has gone from women desiring to be larger to show their wealth, to women squeezing themselves into corsets to the point of passing out to achieve a tiny waist, to everything in between. The current trend, however, is somewhat of a combination of...

Chicken Pox outbreak creates controversy for vaccinations

Mollie Ownbey, Sports Editor

February 5, 2015

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Chickenpox is highly contagious to people who have not been vaccinated or exposed to this disease which causes cheery red, itchy, blister-like splotches to cover every crevice of your body. This disease was exposed to students throughout the school ,which called for an immediate incubation period of 21 days. This applied...

Poor wifi connection creates technological difficulties

Mollie Ownbey, Sports Editor

February 5, 2015

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Technology rapidly increasing daily in everyone's life whether we like it or not. The use of technology is helpful but for sure has its cons. Teachers want us to explore and use technology everyday in class as a resource to help complete assignments. Which I believe is great, and is needed. Recently our school gained chromebooks...

5 Stages of PDA

January 27, 2015

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Free College Proposal

Noemi Benitez

January 23, 2015

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Obama’s proposal for a free community college plan aired through a video on youtube and stirred controversy in America. Through his proposal, 9 million Americans could attend community college for a free two years tuition. This would apply for anyone who plans to attend school at least half-time, maintains a C+ average and...

Charlie Hebdo

January 15, 2015

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Friendship by Chance

Caty Langston, A&E editor

December 9, 2014

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I’m not going to look back on high school and think about the fact that I had four papers due by the end of that one week, or the test that I failed in your AP World class. The people that I walk through the halls with and help me get through those bad grades and stressful times are what make the memories that stick. Some...

Shotgun shell supply runs low

Mollie Ownbey, Sports Editor

December 9, 2014

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The shortage of the most popular demanded ammunition, the .22 shell, has hunters, recreational shooters, and gun enthusiasts nationwide rowled up. The .22 shells’ low cost, minimal recoil, and low noise makes it the most commonly used ammunition. This is a problem for ammunition retailer’s and gun owners alike. 24%-45%...

My brother from another mother

Caty Langston, A&E editor

December 9, 2014

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The saying “brother from another mother” is fairly familiar. Well yes, that really happens. In my case, it turned into a weird but good situation. Most people who aren't really close to me don’t realize I have a brother. Matt is 12 years older than me. Being 29, we have never had one argument, because we don’t have...

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Holland Primm, Opinion

December 8, 2014

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Controversy definitely surrounds the topic of the ALS ice bucket challenge, but one thing is for sure: it is now extremely difficult to find someone who hasn’t heard of ALS. Because of all of the recent attention being drawn to the disease, $100 million have already been raised to support the Pete Frates Fund, the organization...

Column Junior year

Gabriella Maestri, News Editor

December 8, 2014

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One fourth of the way through my junior year of high school. Three fourths of a year left to see the seniors on a daily basis. One year left till I'm officially considered a senior. The only thing everyone can't seem to get enough of is time, and the first quarter of this year did more than prove that. The last 63 days opened...

Holiday season should focus on Christ

Gabriella Maestri, News editor

December 8, 2014

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The true meaning of Christmas. No one can say for certain what that is, and I believe that everyone has their own interpretation of it. Everyone has their own distinct holiday traditions, but the smallest things that make this joyous season so special are the ones we seem to forget about the most. To many, Christmas is...

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