30 days of gratitude

Alexis Kunke, Social Media Director

November 2, 2015

Filed under Blogs, News

Everybody who has an Instagram can say at some point in their Insta-life that they have come across, or even attempted to participate in, a monthly photo challenge. These challenges provide prompts for posting photos themed for...

Where to have a howling Halloween

Alexis Kunke, Social Media Director

October 30, 2015

Filed under A&E, Blogs

Okay so maybe the title of this blog is a little cheesy…but I’m actually an expert on Halloween. Trust me, I have years of experience in this field. But in all seriousness I can’t think of a single reason why you shouldn’t...

Parents should stop boycotting media

Garret Allen, Copy Editor

October 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion

It seems that in the ever evolving world of media, parents are asking for more and more things to be censored so that their children aren't exposed to things they deem inappropriate. What these parents don't realize is that there...

How to NOT fail at high school

Abby Karlin, Features Editor

October 21, 2015

Filed under Blogs, Uncategorized

You’ve heard horror stories about what happens when Middle School turns to High School. The classes get harder, the subject matter is harder, and kids actually have to start studying. So here’s the truth: It’s all true....

Media Review: Jackie Chan adventures hits hard with a blast from the past

Makoto Hunter, Copy Editor

October 21, 2015

Filed under A&E, Blogs

With Netflix exclusive media such as Orange is the New Black, House of Cards, Dinotrux, and Marvel’s Daredevil becoming more and more prevalent, it’s easy to forget how the now ubiquitous on-demand internet streaming media ...

Being transgender is not as simple as just “being yourself”

Alex Rand

October 20, 2015

Filed under Blogs, Campus Life, Opinion

The author of this story chose to remain anonymous for safety reasons detailed below.   Let's make one thing very clear right off the bat; I'm genderfluid (my gender identity varies over time). This is a highly personal...

What the SAT actually measures

Kayla Rand, Editor in Chief of Web

October 12, 2015

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

It’s one of the most dreaded tests out there. It’s met with anxiety, stress, and (if you’ve already taken the test) jokes about the anxiety and stress of the next up to take it. Perhaps it’s met with studying for hours...

Failure

Andrea Recinos, Reporter

September 29, 2015

Filed under Blogs

In my entire life I could say I had failed like thousands of times. Seriously, it feels so bad. Have you ever felt that? I think everyone has experienced that for a moment. You feel disappointed. I am going to tell you my self-experience...

How To Get Your Dream Job (In Medicine)

Ebony Cobbs, Reporter

September 3, 2015

Filed under Blogs

I want to go into the medical field, so this is the topic I have the most research on.  If you want to pursue a career in the medical field, you need to start now.  Here are 13 general steps to get you there: Find the spe...

Con: Attendance Policy Face Off

Maria Granados, Reporter

August 17, 2015

Filed under News, Opinion

Because of the new absence policy, after missing class for 11 days- consecutive or not- students will then be put into no-credit status in their class. This will, in the end, only be detrimental to the students. The only times a...

Pro: Attendance Policy Face Off

Nikolaus Rosales, Reporter

August 17, 2015

Filed under News, Opinion, Uncategorized

This year, the attendance policy has become very strict. The reason for this being many students took advantage of it the years before. I think that they should be strict with the attendance policy, considering so many people took ...

Watching ‘ The International’

Wyatt Calandro, Reporter

August 14, 2015

Filed under A&E, Blogs

On Saturday, I grouped up with my brother and eight friends, and we went to view The International Dota 2 Championships Grand Finals over at a local movie theater. In total there were about 20 of us who were there to watch the...

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