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Facts over feelings

Story by Braden McKinnon and Reese Langdon November 3, 2020

Without a doubt, this election has many controversies associated with it. Major political events that have been emphasized this year are racial rights, justice issues, tax fraud, more recently, the death...

Sophomore Macy Maynard practices tennis while wearing her face mask. Whether people like it or not, masks are required on and off of campus to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Masking the problems

Story by Katey Pappas, staff writer November 2, 2020

Amidst the wonderful COVID-19 pandemic, a common misconception that has been going around is that masks cause health issues. Just the other day, I had a family friend— an adult— try to tell my parents...

Females being subjected to male abuse has always been an all-too-common occurrence in society, so much so that it is sometimes simply seen as an inevitable part of life.

Relationship abuse is an issue in high school too

Story by Maria Rangel, Staff writer November 1, 2020

Females being subjected to male abuse has always been an all-too-common occurrence in society, so much so that it is sometimes simply seen as an inevitable part of life. Although many advances have been...

OVID-19 has changed every life in the United States. What started out as a virus affecting just a few people spread to millions, and it’s arguable a large portion of the increase is due to people ignoring science. 

Ignoring Science

Story by Katey Pappas, staff writer October 31, 2020

7,188,071 cases.  205,942 deaths.  While these are the numbers, COVID-19 has changed every life in the United States. What started out as a virus affecting just a few people spread to millions,...

Halloween is  speculated to be a useless holiday that doesn’t need to be celebrated. However, I believe Halloween should be celebrated and given more appreciation for all that it brings. 

Cause this is thriller

Story by Zoe Rushing, staff writer October 30, 2020

Children rush through neighborhoods decorated with cobwebs, while teens creep through haunted houses scattered with monsters and families huddle up for horror movies filled with jump scares. Halloween...

With the release of the fifth book of the Twilight series,

Bella, Edward and abuse uncensored

Story by Emma Allen, staff writer October 26, 2020

Over the past few months, the “Twilight” books and movies have been regaining traction in light of the announcement and release of the fifth book, “Midnight Sun.” Fans and haters alike have flocked...

Senior Graci Henard practices her drives during practice. Henard has faced the trials of applying to college during a pandemic.

A test in patience, perseverance

Story by Graci Henard, Staff Writer October 14, 2020

My parents did everything right. They entered me in the highest quality tournaments, knowing college coaches would be watching. My dad and I began emailing college coaches at age 13 so they would know...

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Suck on this

Story by Emma Allen, staff writer October 6, 2020

Since 1983, selling Ozark Delight Candy Co. suckers has been a classic fundraiser. Just one dollar can buy a delectable candy or a disaster on a stick. Never before has someone been brave enough to taste...

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A presidential showdown

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor September 28, 2020

As generations progress, technology is invented and improved. Therefore, the internet has grown its far-reaching impact on society and culture. In the previous and current years, the media has added an...

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Who has it worse?

Story by Graci Henard, staff writer September 23, 2020

Everyone was so apologetic to the 2020 seniors. Teachers went easy on them because they missed out on so much. Facebook moms posted tributes to their seniors for being so strong through a pandemic. But...

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Counseling boosts confidence and suppresses paranoia 

Story by Stephanie Jumper, feature editor September 21, 2020

“Where are we going?” I gawked in horror as the car inched closer to the big blue building ahead. I was riding shotgun, the best seat an 11-year-old could occupy, but being anywhere in the car was...

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Teens are disregarding COVID-19 more than ever— here’s why I don’t

Story by Maria Rangel, staff writer September 14, 2020

Today’s youth have responded to the pandemic in a variety of ways, the most popular being a complete disregard for it. This disregard manifests itself mainly in public social settings like bored teens...

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