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Life Lessons from Green

March 4, 2019

Filed under Column, Features, Uncategorized

Formal presentations. Those two words tend to get people's hearts racing and palms sweaty. The average person does not enjoy presenting in front of an audience. It’s awkward, uncomfortable and can be very stressful. Even...

Thanks to Mr. Bushy

Story: Alyse Green

January 7, 2019

Filed under Column, Opinion, Uncategorized

A tribute to Mr. Bushey. My initial reaction to choir director Adam Boyce taking a leave of absence was, “What?! We’re stuck with some old fart for two months?” But that reaction quickly changed on Mr. Bushey’s fir...

Pennies for Patients and talent show good for community

Story: Ashlyn Tobedo, Staff Writer

December 23, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Student council is very busy with the upcoming events after winter break. Now that the gift giving has come to an end, it has found other programs to help the community. There are also some fun activities planned that student...

Sexual assault epidemic must end

Story: Grace Campbell & Madeline Warren, Staff Writers

November 27, 2018

Filed under Column, Opinion

Sexual assault is an epidemic. And it’s become a hot topic in today’s society. But teaching girls to protect themselves isn’t enough, boys need to learn how to act like decent human beings. Lots of information is available...

School safety improvements? Not so much

Story: Maggi Regan, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Coming up to the third month since the horrific school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Haslett High School graduate Andrew Winters was curious about any changes in school safety. “Has the school changed in any way since t...

Victim statements heart breaking but empowering

Story: Bayelee Hodge, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

Filed under Column, Opinion

The past month and a half has been a crazy experience as a beginning writer. I am a stronger person emotionally and physically and have learned much from the experience of writing about a survivor and her family’s journey...

Lunch is long overdue for a change

Story: AubreeAnna Laurion, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion

For at least the past 25 years, our high school has had a closed campus for lunch. Many students, including myself, believe it should become open again. Lunch is a time for students to relax before going to the last two to three...

What technology has done to us

Story: Timothy Hamilton, Outside Writer

May 26, 2017

Filed under Column, Editorial, 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...

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