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What I wish I knew before turning in my choice sheet

Story by Phoebe Neff, staff writer March 13, 2020

The academic advisors are, to say the least, incredible and helpful women dedicated to guiding you through your highschool career. Unfortunately though, students will occasionally find it difficult to...

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Are you fueling bad?

Story by Margaret Debenport, opinion editor March 4, 2020

Grabbing a bag of chips or a scoop of ice cream after school for the sake of “de-stressing” is something any high school student running on little sleep could probably admit to. However, relying on...

Clouds hang above the city of Hong Kong.

From a distance

Story by Stephanie Jumper, staff writer February 7, 2020

“What about the protests?” I fell silent in anticipation of her answer. My tour guide was in deep thought about how to approach my mom’s question as we rode to our hotel. With only a few seconds...

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Safety First

Story by Staff February 5, 2020

There is no arguing that changes in society have created an atmosphere of worry and danger. An atmosphere in which young women alter the way they complete certain tasks in order to ensure their own safety...

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The cost of our health

Story by Makenzie Hofert, staff writer December 21, 2019

The pharmaceutical industry has taken advantage of their power through the years, so it seems. The prices to needed prescriptions have skyrocketed beyond the necessity, people in dire financial situations...

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Our mistakes shouldn’t define us

Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer December 20, 2019

People aren’t perfect, and when given the power to make choices and decisions, they can make mistakes. Too often these lapses in judgement alter people’s perceptions of us, whether or not they should. In...

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The holiday break burden

Story by Doug Kyles, staff writer November 28, 2019

While the last teacher is home and ready to enjoy the holidays, the farthest thing from a student’s mind is the school they just left, but they are still trapped. Many students see the homework they...

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Copy cat

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor November 13, 2019

Photographers worldwide are trapped in a never ending cycle in which they must endure the pain of copyright infringement. Whether a photo you took on Instagram is reposted without your consent, or you...

A student in wood shop works on a project in class. Students in courses that prepare them for a trade are given many opportunities that can benefit them in the job field.

Blue collar stigma in a white collar society

Story by Bailey Hawkins, staff writer November 1, 2019

Some students confide in their teachers that the easiest way for them to learn is through hands-on activities; whether that be working on a car engine, electrical circuits, hairstyling or even building...

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There’s no place like home

Story by Ruth Heinemann, staff writer October 31, 2019

When someone says “I’m homesick,” most people don’t take the concern seriously. A reason for that might be that many people perceive this feeling as something only children struggle with. But homesickness...

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Book Upgrade

Story by Aislyn Echols, staff writer October 15, 2019

Reading has gone through a long and exhausting evolution. It has gone from some people not being able to read, to reading being for a narrow demographic, and now, even with all of our new technologies...

Older influences

Older influences

Story by Stephanie Jumper, staff writer October 9, 2019

Beginning from the earliest moments of my childhood, I always sensed there was something different about my parents. It wasn’t how my mother smothered my three-year-old head with nauseating amounts of...

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