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

Tyson Edwards, Opinion Editor

December 21, 2018

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

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...

Generation Z has zero patience

Tyson Edwards, Mia Scott, Olivia Pratapas, and Kelly Kendall

December 16, 2018

When you think of Generation Z, what do you think of? Our hard working attitude? Our crazy fashion trends? Or do you think of the tragic flaw in our personalities: our impatience? You may not want to believe it but Gen Z has been...

Oldies But Goldies: Christmas music should stick to the classics

Olivia Pratapas, Opinion Writer

December 6, 2018

Fa la la la la… we all hear it, especially with 99.5 FM starting to play Christmas music before Thanksgiving. With other genres of music publishing new albums daily, Christmas music should be  reserved for the classics. ...

The Last Straw: Here’s why plastic straws should be banned

Mia Scott, Opinion Writer

December 6, 2018

The straw: a seemingly harmless tool found in your drink that is a weapon to sea life. Straws come in the form of a plastic cylinder, one of the most structurally sound geometric shapes. This is because the cylinder spreads th...

Phones need to upgrade their innovation

Tyson Edwards, Opinion Editor

November 23, 2018

Look at your phone; what do you see? You should probably see scratches and cracks like most teenagers’ phones. I dropped my phone last summer, and because of how karma worked out, I shattered the top and bottom corners, with...

Thanksgiving isn’t all that good

Alex Vargas, Opinion Writer

November 18, 2018

Don’t get me wrong, I don’t hate Thanksgiving. I see why many people like it a lot. It’s the day where you and your family get together, watch football, eat and have fun. But there are some major problems with the holiday...

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