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Seniors ruin senior board

December 8, 2017

What technology has done to us

Story: Timothy Hamilton, Outside Writer

May 26, 2017

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...

Enjoy break, deal with SAT later

April 20, 2017

For the next two weeks, standardized testing and spring break are on the mind of every sophomore and junior student. There’s the hype of spring break is counteracted by the importance of the SAT/PSAT. Reality is the time from...

Power outage chaos, managable

December 16, 2016

Kids scattered at the sound of principal Bart Wegenke’s announcement to exit the building on the morning of Dec. 5. Consumer’s Energy, while working by the high school and the middle school, hit lines that caused a power outage...

Teachers are partners in education

June 3, 2016

Eavesdrop in the halls after major test or participation grades are put in, and the resentment toward teachers will be obvious. All it takes is one bad grade or a night of extra homework for a teacher to end up a victim of a creative...

Irresponsible drinking culture leads to danger

March 30, 2016

Teenagers are going to drink. Period. They’ve been drinking since the creation of alcohol and it’s nearly impossible to prevent this from happening. Despite this, instead of being educated on responsible drinking, teenagers...

Creating a culture of consent

Story: Editorial

February 29, 2016

Most sane people with a drop of common sense agree sexual assault is horrible and inhumane. Fortunately, the past few years have shown an increased awareness towards rape culture, especially on college campuses and in the media. Michigan...

America the land of “equality”

Story: Editorial

February 1, 2016

“The Atlantic Slave trade brought millions of workers from Africa to the southern United States to work on agricultural plantations,” says a modern McGraw-Hill geography textbook, speaking as though the slaves were simply...

Take a true break

Story: Editorial

December 18, 2015

With winter break upon us, motivation to complete school work is plummeting. But what isn’t plummeting is the anticipation of warm cookies, movie marathons and sleeping in. And although these activities are all wonderful, challenge...

Terror attacks shouldn’t stop you from living freely

Story: Editorial

November 23, 2015

On a night intended to be filled with holiday celebration, many students are instead opting to remain home. The annual Silver Bells parade attracts approximately 80,000 visitors but this year, that number may drop due to the fear...

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