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Action Doesn’t End Here

February 10, 2017 3:50am | Addissyn House

It started with just a little guess. Someone said one thing, and he’d said it before. This wasn’t something new. This wasn’t something old though either. Every time, he got a little closer and we got a little farther away from the progress we worked […]

The Broken Two Party System

January 26, 2017 8:57pm | Maryam Nawaz

Another four years have come and gone, and another president has been elected. But the election of 2016 was markedly different from its predecessors. From Donald Trump’s infamous comments to Hillary Clinton’s email scandal to the mudslinging and petty insults, every aspect of this election […]

Thanksgiving “break”

December 4, 2016 8:00pm | Erin Krantz

Thanksgiving is a national holiday that celebrates, as the name suggests, things you are thankful for. Lots of people get together with their family and friends to have the staple foods, turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, and the works. However, there’s a limit to […]

What it takes to make change

November 18, 2016 5:12am | Jaden Kimura

On November 8th 2016, Donald J. Trump was selected as the president elect of the United States, effectively marking the end of a continuously heated year of harsh campaigning. Alongside the Executive branch being handed to Republicans, the House of Representatives and the Senate have […]

Christmas in November

November 16, 2016 4:20am | Erin Krantz

Halloween has now come and gone; the ghoul and goblins have gone back in their holes, so now it is time to simply enjoy fall. Sweaters, hot chocolate, leaves changing colors, cool breezes, pumpkin pie, beanies, boots, and just generally being cozy. Then it all […]

Manic Monday Halloween

October 26, 2016 2:18am | Erin Krantz

Halloween is a holiday enjoyed by children and adults alike–a day of dressing up and eating candy that many people enjoy. This year, it happens to fall on a Monday. This doesn’t really affect middle schoolers (elementary schoolers even less so), since they usually have […]

Infatuation or Love?

February 15, 2016 5:57pm |

High school students are prone to the idea of thinking that they are in love or love someone during these few years. However its not really love  but it’s simply the thrill and romantic idea of being in love that makes them think they are in love. The lines […]

Senior Best? Or Senior Popularity Contest?

April 21, 2015 4:20pm |

“Senior Bests” is a big deal for most seniors and as a lot of students see it, it’s just a huge popularity contest. Senior Bests award seniors for possessing specific qualities, as voted on by their classmates, and they appear in the yearbook. Typical categories […]

Debunking a trip to Mars

April 21, 2015 3:41pm |

The idea of walking on Mars is quite breathtaking. But is it really possible to get to the red planet with all the risks involved? Although this would be a big step in space exploration, with our current technology, the answer is no. One big […]

Love and Heartbreak

February 6, 2015 2:17pm |

When we are this young, our hopes of love are great, even if we know there is the possibility that it ends badly. The truth that we fail to see is that it always will end badly because most of us will not marry anyone […]