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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Banning Party Buses

Banning Party Buses

Tori Chin

April 10, 2014


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As you may know, Freedom High School’s annual prom is approaching, signaling the end of the school year. Traditionally, prom is meant for seniors in honor of their last high school dance. When prom comes to mind I think of dancing, loud music, dressing up and just having a good time. Although it is...

What is Fair?

What is Fair?

Clinisha Bannis

March 31, 2014


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In the summer of 2012, 17 year-old Marley Lion was shot and killed while sleeping in his SUV after a party.  Marley went to park his car in a bar’s parking lot and slept there until morning, but as the night went on there was a change of events. Around 4:05 am police found Lion lying on the ground...

Beyonce Out with Controversial Music Video

Beyonce Out with Controversial Music Video

Qeyana Kennedy, Staff Writer

March 6, 2014


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Beyoncé recently released the music video to her hit song ‘Partition’ after the audio was only available for purchase. Although the song is a catchy tune, the video has been labeled by many as “fairly NSFW” due to Beyonce’s revealing costumes and suggestive dance moves. Many people have argued...

Divergent Set to Exceed High Expectations

Divergent Set to Exceed High Expectations

Tori Chin, Staff Writer

March 6, 2014


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For many years, novels have been put on the big screen and are successful. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins turned out to be a huge hit in 2012 and boosted the book sales after the movie release. Three years after The Hunger Games novel was released, author Veronica Roth published the novel, Divergent,...

Is New Really New

Is New Really New

Clinisha Bannis, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014


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The Grammys Best New Artist award does not necessarily go to the best new artist. The Grammy website displays a description for the award that states; "For a new artist who releases, during the Eligibility Year, the first recording which establishes the public identity of that artist. Note that this...

Eye For an Eye

Eye For an Eye

Clinisha Bannis, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014


Filed under Opinion

According to Merriam-Webster.com, capital punishment is Execution of an offender sentenced to death after conviction by a court of law of a criminal offense. Capital punishment for murder, treason, arson, and rape was widely employed in ancient Greece, and the Romans also used it for a wide range of...

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