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This Year’s Chapter: Teens aren’t reading anymore

Mia Scott, Opinion Writer

November 18, 2018

The classics: “Harry Potter,” “The Hunger Games,” “Divergent” and countless other great teenage page-turners. These books have been read and reread by teens so much so that they are simply a title, only spoken about i...

The pen is mightier than the pixel

Olivia Pratapas, Opinion Writer

November 8, 2018

As generations change and electronics evolve, you would think students would adapt well to online tests. If you had the choice, how would you take your End of Course (EOC) tests? Throughout elementary school I took all of m...

Online Shopping: Destroying Businesses and Happiness

Alex Vargas, News Writer

November 2, 2018

Last week a couple of friends and I went to the mall, and what I saw shocked me: Great American cookies was gone, Teavana was gone and numerous others too. I had no one to blame but myself. Nowadays, when I decide to leave my house...

Lord Of The Fries: Fries That Fry The Competition

Tyson Edwards, Opinion Editor

October 31, 2018

I eat french fries almost every day. That is not a hyperbole, I am really that unhealthy. When I find myself asking my parents what's for dinner, they respond with “you have a car,” and the next thing I know, I’m having...

Letter to the Editor: Karl Koeval

Karl Koeval, Science Teacher

October 31, 2018

Dear Editor, The issue of The Zephyr distributed on September 28, 2018 contained an opinion article titled “In the Eye of the Storm”. Unfortunately, the article made several assertions that are not supported by research...

Technology Takeover: The unseen threat looms

Zephyr Opinion Staff, Opinion Writers

October 24, 2018

Robots are all around us. Everyday people use technology to communicate with other: to get to school, to do homework and to live safely at home. Technology has numerous benefits and has increased our quality of life in ways we...

Creepin’ It Real: How old is too old to trick or treat?

Mia Scott, Opinion Writer

October 24, 2018

I confidently marched up to the spookily decorated house waiting for the spoils of Halloween. With a 6-year-old ladybug in front of me, I patiently waited as the adult dumped the candy into her pumpkin basket. As I approached...

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