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We should give back to Mother Earth

Ella Menzi, News Writer

March 8, 2019

Filed under Opinion

We’re running out of time to save the planet; we are the last generation who can stop the Earth from dying and we have to do it fast. The temperature of the atmosphere has gone up 1.62 degrees fahrenheit since 1880 accor...

Is your fitness tracker on point?

Olivia Pratapas, Opinion Writer

February 18, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

A majority of the people today want to diet and stay healthy, so why not make an app or watch that lets you count your calories or keep track of your daily steps taken? People today are obsessed with using their phones and other...

Video Didn’t Kill the Radio Star: Podcasts change the game

Kelly Kendall, News Editor

January 17, 2019

Filed under Opinion

In 1979, the Buggles released their hit song “Video Killed the Radio Star”. For many years it was true; television had seemingly obliterated the once popular radio. Gone were the days when families would gather around the...

Cursive is cursed

Tyson Edwards, Opinion Editor

January 15, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Read the writing on the wall: cursive is a relic of the past. Its absence from most elementary schools today should be a clear representation of that fact. Never once have I needed cursive to get through school or function in d...

Grab your iPods, photo albums and DVDs: physical media needs a resurgence

Tyson Edwards, Opinion Editor

December 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

We all collect something. Regardless if you identify with the term “collector,” you subconsciously collect something. A lot of people collect memories in the form of photos; others collect clothes. But, you should take a look...

Testing grades since day one: Why do exams count for so much?

Mia Scott, Opinion Writer

December 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Stress. Study. Drink coffee. Repeat. Hours and hours spent studying for benchmarks, tests, PSATs and quizzes. A few all nighters here and there just for one grade. Each week every student has at least 2 tests for classes, but...

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