The Black & White

Self-diagnoses: Senioritis

Self-diagnoses: Senioritis

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

I am physically and emotionally exhausted from school. I have not been motivated to accomplish anything for any class recently unless it is absolutely necessary. I have also seen a slight, however present, decline in my grades since the beginning of second semester. I was complaining about this situation...

Silver Cord Struggles

Silver Cord Struggles

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

I joined Silver Cord at the beginning of my sophomore year, I expected to be able to reach out to my community but also enjoy spending time with the people I was helping. However, I found out that during the past two years, the Silver Cord program that our high school hosts has made a drastic change.  F...

Guest Writer: The Problem With Pennies

Guest Writer: The Problem With Pennies

Jake Wicks, Guest Writer

February 15, 2019

Pennies, the cute copper coins that make up the smallest denomination of United States coinage and are considered charming and adorable. They are also a cornerstone of America. Despite the currency's miraculous reputation, pennies are in fact, indisputably and irrefutable terrible. This is because the p...

The Dark Roots Behind Valentine’s Day

The Dark Roots Behind Valentine’s Day

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

February 10, 2019

Valentine’s Day is celebrated annually throughout the world, on February 14. It is a day many view to celebrate love and romance. What you may not know are the roots behind it. There are many different myths and accounts as to the origin behind Valentines Day, however many of them are dark and end...

How to cope and avoid interacting with people

How to cope and avoid interacting with people

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

Being around people can be fun and entertaining, however everyone has a limit. There are just those days where we just cannot handle people. For me, the majority of my days are considered “those days.” I like to think it is because I have self diagnosed myself as an introvert and being around people...

Suffering Due To Stupidity

Suffering Due To Stupidity

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Politics suck, and a majority of the time politicians do too. Through extensive internet research and news watching, I have learned the short version of the reason behind this government shutdown. The United States President, Donald Trump, wants permission to build a cement wall on the Southern Boarder with...