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“I Miss the Old Kanye”

“I Miss the Old Kanye”

Nolan Myler, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

Kanye West’s rise to fame stemmed from his provocative raps containing slurs and offensive lyrics. He has been known to the music world as an egotistical, narcissistic, rapper and encased the aspects of hip-hop that made it offensive, drawing in younger generations. These teens and young adults fl...

The Problem with Zion

The Problem with Zion

Michael Oestreich, Editor In Chief

October 30, 2019

No matter your opinion on Zion Williamson, there is no doubt he’s one of the most hyped athletes of all time. The first round pick of this years draft, some have even heralded him as “the next LeBron James” for his historic season at Duke, even though he has not played a single NBA game as of ...

Shootings In America Today

Shootings In America Today

Nolan Myler, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The clear rise in mass shootings has drawn attention to the apparent holes in the laws and regulations concerning firearms. These holes, although seemingly inconsequential, have paved the way for killers to freely act upon their obsessive urges. America has found itself split, with one side of the pop...

Are Dogs the Answer to our Health Problems?

Are Dogs the Answer to our Health Problems?

Hannah Gould, Layout Editor

October 24, 2019

Who doesn’t love seeing a new video pop up on your social media feed of adorable puppies playing around? What if I told you that having one of those puppies could improve your health? Scientific studies have proven that having a dog can improve not only your mental health, but physical health as well. Fo...

Is Our Planet Doomed?

Is Our Planet Doomed?

Analise Draghi, World News Editor

October 14, 2019

You’ve probably heard it. It’s been passed around for a while, shared on social media by people like you and me and presented to the UN by the world’s leading scientists- the startling statement that humans only have 12 years left to save the planet. Or maybe you’ve heard the even newer declaratio...

Banned Books

Kayla Hartman, Assistant Features Editor

October 18, 2017

Book banning is something that should never be done. Literature is a form of free speech, so to censor books is to strip someone of their voice. It is a way for people to control their children and other people and, although some books are banned simply for expressing political opinions, literary ce...

Be My Guest; Go See Beauty and The Beast

Be My Guest; Go See Beauty and The Beast

Elizabeth Jasek, Fundraising Chairperson

May 1, 2017

The moment we all been waiting for has finally come! Beauty and the Beast aired in theatres on Friday, March seventeenth. The princess fairytale was brought to life with Emma Watson starring at Belle and Dan Stevens as Beast! I made plans with my family, who were enthusiastic about the movie. We went to...

Mama June’s Dramatic Makeover Dismisses the Real Problems

Mama June’s Dramatic Makeover Dismisses the Real Problems

Amanda Toolan, Club Liaison

May 1, 2017

After all of the terrible scandalous events that have transpired in the Shannon family, it is a disgrace that people all over the country and rooting and supporting “Mama June” in her series of weight loss surgeries that is being broadcasted on the television show From Not to Hot.” It all s...

Obsessed with Reality T.V.

Obsessed with Reality T.V.

Meghan Khules, Managing Editor

March 6, 2017

Someone like me who is obsessed with watching reality tv gets really involved in the contestants lives and has their own opinion on each contestant. They get really invested in the show that they are watching and hate “to be continued” episodes. My personal favorite reality TV show is the Bachelor. The Bachel...

Pro Heavy Metal

Daelien Drake, Broadcast Director

March 6, 2017

People judge you by what music you listen too no matter what you say. So what does it mean when your a “metalhead”?  When people think of heavy metal music they think it's obnoxious or emo. Why was this stereotype given? Yes, it may be loud with heavy drums and guitar but that doesn't mean it's dark...

Small versus Big Schools: College

Small versus Big Schools: College

Holly Reidinger and Zach Meister, Managing Editor and Sports Editor

March 6, 2017

  Everyone is different, especially when it comes to choosing the place they are going to live for the next four years. The college process is filled with excitement, stress, preparation and complexity, but when it comes down to it, you choose. The main difference that helps students narrow down...

Pros and Cons to Attending State Colleges

Ashley Lutz, Fundraising Chairperson

March 6, 2017

Like any college, going to an in-state college has numerous amounts of both pros and cons to attending. Rewarding factors such as an easy commute and cheaper cost, depending on whether you sleep on campus and share a dorm or sleep off campus. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, a stu...

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