To Each His Own

Skyler Tuggle, Staff Writer

January 9, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Everyone has a natural gift at something.  For some, academics are a strong point.  Those that are academically gifted with a knack for learning may go on to become the doctors, lawyers, teachers, businesspeople and so on. ...

Degenerating Entertainment

Skyler Tuggle, Staff Writer

December 18, 2013

Filed under Opinion

What has become of the entertainment industry?  From the way the public has reacted lately to popular forms of entertainment, it is apparent that their eyes and ears are focused in the wrong direction. Sure, each person is...

Stop Complaining and pitch in

Aleah Barksdale, Staff Writer

December 11, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Students are always complaining about how boring school is and how they never do anything fun. However, when the school does have an event, the staff and planners have to beg for people to participate. If you are not going to...

Teen smoking just doesn’t make sense

De'shja Rodgers, Staff Writer

December 11, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Last week my cousin went out on a date. Days before his date, he kept saying how excited he was to be going on this date with this particular girl. When he came home that Saturday night I was awake and asked him how it went. He...

Miley Cyrus shows the world the “New Miley”

Hannah Breen, Staff Writer

December 11, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Teenagers and young adult fans are watching in awe as Miley Cyrus, who once played the Hannah Montana character they used to idolize as little kids, slowly shifts into a new kind of freer artist that they are not sure what to...

Just another statistic

Aleah Barksdale, Staff Writer

November 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion

High School relationships are all the buzz all the time. Every time somebody gets a new boyfriend or girlfriend everybody knows about it. Later the couple has a fight, and it gets blasted throughout the school, creating even more...

NFL levies unfit fines

John Flynn, Staff Writer

November 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Sports

The NFL has its rules and restrictions when it comes to the players’ uniforms and equipment. The NFL dishes out severe and, in my mind, often unnecessary fines. For example, Chicago Bears wide receiver, Brandon Marshall,...

Sharing too much is never a good thing

Kacper Tolwinski, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Just recently, my 10-year-old cousin made a Facebook and added me as her friend. It is scary in a way. It made me think about how many teens do not protect their Facebook profile and put all their information on the internet for...

Students awestruck by Nevada school shooting

Michelle Brown, Page Designer

October 22, 2013

Filed under Opinion

After learning of the Sparks Middle School shooting in Nevada, I was initially awestruck at what makes this event especially heartbreaking: the age of the shooter. Violence is becoming more and more prevalent in children of younger...

Is it worth it?

De'shja Rodgers, Staff Writer

October 18, 2013

Filed under Opinion

One evening, my mother and I were driving home from dinner when a white Toyota cut us off in front of Johnson Elementary School and sped up the road. The others car’s actions caused my mother to slam on brakes, making our car...

A senseless crime

Ayana Warner, Staff Writer

October 18, 2013

Filed under Opinion

So I was scrolling down on Facebook yesterday and I couldn’t help but notice a poster that someone had created. The poster had a picture of a little boy with words around him that read, “Help us find this young boy.” According...

The Public Education Problem

Skyler Tuggle, Staff Writer

October 16, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Nearly every day we all assemble for eight hours as part of a not so well-oiled machine that we call education. We sit through classes that many do not remember (while some simply do not care to remember), cram for tests only...

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