Revolution

The Life Changing Effects of Covid-19

The Life Changing Effects of Covid-19

Sofia Rao, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

   All students remember the moment they heard the news that schools would be closing because of the dangers the corona virus presented.      After the initial shock and rush of excitement, everyone had to take a step back and wonder “What happens now?”    At first every teenager tho...

¿Sabes un lenguaje segundo? 

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

   Hello! İHola! Bonjour! Ciao! Do you know a second language? Learning a second language has proven to be beneficial to everyone in many ways: college admissions, future jobs, and having an improved memory. It may be a little tricky at first but being taught a second language could help you in the future....

How much does texting effect you?

How much does texting effect you?

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

   Phone usage among teens has skyrocketed in the last few years. Texting has especially become more popular than traditional phone calling, and with that, slang has also become a more frequently used method of communication. Using phrases such as “r u going?”, “how old r u?”, “omw- (on ...

Teachers’ paradox (part one)

Teachers’ paradox (part one)

Alishia Bhatia, Guest Contributor

March 3, 2020

As the people that contribute the most to the economy, teachers are woefully underpaid. Just like the universal laws of physics are understood to be all encompassing, the basic rules of economics are said to be forever cemented and unchanging. What comes up must come down. When supply increases, demand...

txting is bad 4 u

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

Phone usage among teens has skyrocketed in the last few years. Texting has especially become more popular than traditional phone calling, and with that, slang has become a more frequently used method of communication. Using phrases such as “r u going?”, “how old r u?”, “omw- (on my way)”, ...

Where’s Our Geography Class?

Where’s Our Geography Class?

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

In all twelve years of public school before college, not many students, if any, have taken a class in school for geography. And it shows. Regardless of the controversy in other countries, and our own, a staggering number of United States citizens cannot place the USA and other countries on a map when...

The Effects of Absent Teachers

The Effects of Absent Teachers

Rachel Rosser, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

Some students are often absent which causes issues within the classroom, and just like students, teachers are not always present. When students walk into a classroom with a substitute teacher, they automatically think they won’t have to pay attention. When teachers are absent, students miss out on...

Are teachers teaching to learn…or teaching to the test?

Are teachers teaching to learn…or teaching to the test?

Staff Editorial

January 21, 2020

New day, same routine. Students walk into class, take out their notebooks, jot down mindless notes, and memorize material, just forget it by the end of the week. Students feel like the methods currently being used are only beneficial to past their tests, rather than to help them long-term. One of...

Top three fast food options

Top three fast food options

Michaela McGruder, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

Fast food has been revolutionary. With around 16,000 McDonald’s and 7,000 Burger Kings across the country, it’s effortless to find somewhere to eat. In my opinion, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, and Sonic are the best. The reason I like these fast food places is because of the quality of the food. Each...

The Villainization of Muslims in Schools

The Villainization of Muslims in Schools

Sofia Rao, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

Every day, students start their morning with same routine they will use the rest of the year. These students will strap on their backpacks and walk through their school’s gates in hopes of receiving a good education. Yet, here is an entire group of students that spend their school day worrying for...

NCAA – Pay for play

NCAA – Pay for play

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

The NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) has recently announced its acceptance of the newly proposed law that allows college athletes to be paid for their name, image, and likeness. This allows students to participate in collegiate competitions while also being employed by other companies...

Abortion? Think again…

Michaela McGruder, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Abortion   Abortion: to deliberately cause a miscarriage. Most women would easily take a Plan B, also known as the morning after pill; however, women also look to a new substitute, abortion, an alternative in the termination of a pregnancy. In my opinion, women should have the right to do as t...

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