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What technology has done to us

Story: Timothy Hamilton, Outside Writer

May 26, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion

Phones. The pinnacle of human communication. You can talk anytime, anywhere, to anyone, except in person. Phones have allowed us to have the world at our fingertips, but they cause us to forget about the world around us. We h...

Turning 18 is a mixed experience

Story: Kayla Sebolt, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Turning 18 means new responsibilities and being officially and legally treated as an adult. In Michigan, when you become an adult you can vote, get married, sue people and be sued, buy tobacco, get selected for jury duty, get...

Is Prom worth it?

Story: Annisa Whims, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Prom is an experience many look forward to before they have even reached high school. Peers will see each other fancier than ever before in long sparkly gowns and handsome tuxedos setting the tone for a formal event and a magical nigh...

He was She

Story: Hannah Clark, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

Filed under Column

“You might want to take your shirt off,” I said, pulling away the measuring tape to allow him to take it off. Once it was off, I measured four different parts of his body, his shoulders from point to point, around his chest...

Stand up for girls sports

Story: Annisa Whims, Copy Editor

December 16, 2016

Filed under Column, Opinion

Women can’t play sports. They are fragile. We couldn’t possibly let them sweat, it’s unlady like. Statements like these from men limited the opportunities for women who could, indeed play sports. For decades, regulations a...

We need out of the shadows

Story: Domion Tijerina, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016

Filed under Column, Opinion

While there are 18 sports for students to choose from, majority of them get shut out and overshadowed by the the basketball and football teams. Sports like gymnastics, wrestling and robotics often go unnoticed in the eyes of t...

EpiPen Outrage

Story: Domion Tijerina, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

A few years ago, I took amoxicillin for a sinus infection and began to break out into hives. I had taken the antibiotic before and been totally fine. But for some reason I was suddenly allergic to it. For people like me, peop...

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