Innovation #1 is Recruitment #1

McKinley Becraft, Copy Editor

May 11, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Opinion

Full Disclosure: This is not applicable in a certain sense because of the lack of randomization however for the sake of this article, the statistical conditions are being blatantly ignored. I attend a gifted program, a prog...

There are pools everywhere

McKinley Becraft, Copy Editor

February 6, 2017

Filed under Blogs, Opinion, Sports

(The italicized portion of this is more of my personal thoughts and experiences.) There are pools everywhere. 25 yards, 50 meters, blocked pools, shallow pools, deep pools, any combination, any size, and most importantly...

Face off: Prop 206 is good for Arizona (Con)

Mitchell Wenger, News Editor

January 31, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Opinion

This election, Prop 206 asked Arizona voters to raise the minimum wage to $10 in 2017, and incrementally all the way to $15 by 2020. Supporters of the proposition, according to Ballotpedia.org, say that it will “decrease...

Face off: Prop 206 is good for Arizona (Pro)

Liam Huggns, Reporter

January 31, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Opinion

Back in November, the residents of Arizona voted in favor of Prop 206. Prop 206 is an increase in minimum wage and starting in 2017, the minimum wage is 10 dollars. This new change will hopefully make a push towards a livable...

Caught in the web

Nikolaus Rosales, Co Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The Internet is a vast and terrifying place where some go to do research, some go to go on social media, and others go to find the latest “dankest” memes and different gags. My generation has grown up with the Internet, whi...

Protesting with purpose

Nikolaus Rosales, Co Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

  “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With the election finally over, many Americans are outraged with the outcome, and have taken to the streets...

Redefining internet safety

Abby Karlin, Business Manager, Opinions Editor

November 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

We’ve all had that seminar, talk, or even class from teachers or parents on the dangers of the Internet. While this topic is nothing to joke about, everyone in High School right now has grown up using the Internet.   As...

The campaign for youth rights

Abby Karlin, Business Manager, Opinions Editor

November 7, 2016

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

After the Arizona Primary, in which the lines were horrendous and I saw with my own eyes someone say “If you’re not in front of my arm at seven, you’re not voting,” I had quite a few opinions about our stupid, bias, elector...

Dealing with grief in high school

Abby Karlin, Business Manager, Opinions Editor

November 7, 2016

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Everyone has some stuff that they’re dealing with in High School. Recently people started passing around health surveys about stress, and the top things that caused people stress were academics, extracurriculars, and family...

Dear Jokesters, keep your insensitivity to yourself

Kristine Le, Blogs Editor, A&E Editor

November 1, 2016

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Normally I write about pretty light-hearted things that involve dating, food, or my cat. However, something occurred today that I HAD to write about. This week at my high school was Spirit Week for Homecoming on this week's Saturda...

Slip Into Routine

Kristine Le, Blogs/A&E editor

October 27, 2016

Filed under Blogs, Opinion, Uncategorized

it’s hard for me, personally, to do something out of routine. i need some sort of routine or else i feel confused. my routine usually involves being at home. doing homework and doing chores. if i do something ...

State fair

Alaina Vega, social media director

October 26, 2016

Filed under Blogs

This weekend was my first time to go to the state fair. It was such a great experience. The best time to go is at night, all the flashing lights and the loud music. The fair is much expensive but well worth it. There are so many...

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