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Yes Please – The Good, The Bad, and The ‘Did I Really Need to Know That?’

Yes Please – The Good, The Bad, and The ‘Did I Really Need to Know That?’

Megan Ghillyer, Editor

January 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

On October 10th 2014, Comedian Amy Poehler, who is known mostly for her work on the long-running-hit sketch show SNL and sit-com Parks and Recreations, released her memoir, Yes Please. “Actually, ‘memoir’ is a bit of a misnomer for this Dey Street Books-published tome – as is “tell-all,” althou...

Singer/Songwriter Accused Of Unwanted Solicitation

Singer/Songwriter Accused Of Unwanted Solicitation

Savannah Embry, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Singer/songwriter Jake Mclefresh, also known as Front Porch Step, has been under accusation of sending explicit sexual text messages to multiple underage girls. Mclefresh is 23 and was born in Newark, Ohio. These accusations were first made when girls started sharing their stories on the blogging website...

Male and Female Brains

Katie Huggins, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Opinion

I was online one day, Skyping a few of my guy friends, when we entered an interesting subject. “Why do women act so different from us?” said one of my friends, Michael. “It’s like they are a different species. They think so differently. Girls are weird.” He was then met with several nodding ...

Injuries on the Field

Injuries on the Field

Clinisha Bannis, Staff Writer

November 5, 2014


Filed under Opinion

In the beginning of October, a third high school football player died from a serious head injury. On wednesday October 1, 16 year old Tom Cutinella was rushed to the hospital after suffering a major head injury. While on the field Cutinella was blocking for a team mate when he collided with one of the...

Crayolas Criminalized

Crayolas Criminalized

Savannah Embry, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


Filed under Opinion

At age 5 many young children play with toy guns. Toy or “pretend” guns could be fashioned out of anything, even crayons. On October 7th, in Mobil, Alabama, Elizabeth (last name being held from the public for privacy reasons) ran around her classroom ‘shooting’ classmates, pretending her crayon...

Maze Runner Dashes into 1st Place

Maze Runner Dashes into 1st Place

Genevieve Clark, Staff Writer

September 29, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Maze Runner has been the best movie of the year so far. According to David Blaustein from ABC news, the beginning of this wildly popular film is already Blaustein’s favorite part as he explains, “struggling to find a way out of a large, gated elevator ascending an industrial-type elevator shaft....

What Is Too Young?

What Is Too Young?

Clinisha Bannis, Staff Writer

September 23, 2014


Filed under Opinion

What age is too young to learn how to operate a gun? In recent news, two incidents involving young children under the age of 10 have been brought up due to their inability to operate the weapon correctly. In many ways, it is beneficial for one to learn how to use a gun so that in the future the room...

Social Media Can Lead to Depression

Social Media Can Lead to Depression

Sadie Burcham, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Is social media leading people into depression? It has been proven that networking such as Facebook can cause depression. Depression to me is a feeling that is caused by the society we live in. We are all expected to look a certain way or else we are treated differently. “In Sweden, researchers at...

Dress Code Dilemma

Dress Code Dilemma

Kalee VanDeBoe, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Freedom High school’s dress code is one problem that is constantly catching everyone’s attention. The new dress code policies include: no leggings unless they are paired with shorts, dresses, or skirts, and no crop tops. This issue has not only angered students, but parents as well. “Dress...

Springboard

Springboard

Tori Chin

September 12, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Springboard, a reasonably sized paperback book that is usually seen in English and Math classes, is introduced to students as soon as 6th grade and continues into high school. This year, traditional math textbooks have been replaced with these workbooks that are made by Collegeboard, the writers of the...

The Fault in our Stars

Tori Chin, Staff Writer

April 28, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Best-selling author John Green’s “The Fault in our Stars” is hitting the big screen on June 6, 2014. The novel was deemed #1 New York Times bestseller and is popular amongst teens everywhere. The story revolves around a young couple, Hazel Grace Lancaster and Agustus Waters. Hazel and Gus are not...

Moms And Dads New Dress Code Violaters

Moms And Dads New Dress Code Violaters

Caitlyn Stevenson, Editor-In-Chief

April 17, 2014


Filed under Opinion

For school-age children, the most basic element of the educational system is dress code. Fingertip shorts, straps with the width of three fingers, and the infamous midriff are aspects of clothing we come to know, and hate. For students and administrators, dress code is a problem over-explained and under...

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