Daylight Saving Time affects students’ schedules

Ajah Watkins, Staff Writer

April 3, 2014

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Daylight Saving Time began on March 9 of this year; it was made so that we could make better use of the daylight, and I am honestly already sick of it. Jared Smith shares that Daylight Saving Time was started by Benjamin Frank...

Is Academic Success Worth It?

Cody Djuric, Staff Writer

April 3, 2014

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Success: we all want it. We are all trained from an early age to want it. To some people, success translates into large yachts, beautiful women, or boatloads of money. We are all told that in order to achieve success, we need to d...

Children and Violent Video Games

Turner Ermatinger, Staff Writer

April 3, 2014

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There are plenty of great games out today, but let’s face it, not all are intended for everybody to play. Some games, such as Call of Duty, Halo or Grand Theft Auto are in no way intended for little children to play, and ye...

Inequality vs. Equality

Shakira Hairston, Staff Writer

March 10, 2014

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Governor Jane Brewer vetoed a bill that would have allowed businesses that publicly announced their religious beliefs to deny services to customers that are homosexual, Wednesday, Feb. 26. Though Brewer faced much opposition i...

Students discusses the importance of the SAT

Turner Ermatinger, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014

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Well students, it’s that time of the year again. It is time to prepare for the SAT and the ACT. Now, I’m sure some of the juniors are wondering, “Why do I need to take them?” Well, I’m going to tell you why. The first...

To Each His Own

Skyler Tuggle, Staff Writer

January 9, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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,...

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