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Why Are The Unisex Bathrooms Being Locked?

Why Are The Unisex Bathrooms Being Locked?

Leven Petersen, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Back in 2014, unisex restrooms started to become a more popular. Places like Portland, Austin and Washington D.C. all became major cities where these bathrooms were required by law to have. Unisex bathrooms are not just a place for people of different gender to go, they are a place where everybody can...

Dear Influencers, Stop

Dear Influencers, Stop

Jay Marren, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Since its initial birth into existence in 2005, YouTube has quickly grown to the forefront of pop culture. Beauty gurus, gamers, vloggers and more are rising more and more as YouTube grows even larger. By watching compilations like "Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson being a mood for 5 minutes straight"...

The Problem with Holidays

The Problem with Holidays

Akshaya Kumar, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Holidays are great. They are a time to celebrate and revel in the festivities occurring all around. By definition, no work is done on a holiday and to a high school student, virtually nothing could be better than having permission from the United States of America to be unproductive.  It was this ...

Age Segregation in School

Age Segregation in School

Lily Simpson, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

In high school, students rarely mix with people in other grades. Since Kindergarten, students have only interacted with people in their grade. It is like they are on their own little island. If there is someone in the grade above another, they have total range over them, even if they are onl...

Librarians Should Stay at One School

Librarians Should Stay at One School

Liz Jones, Content Manager

November 13, 2019

  Back when I was in the middle school, my friends and I met in the library every morning before school. Sally Corcoran, the library associate for the middle school at the time, was always there for our informal book club. Now Corcoran and Ruth Thoreson, formerly the high school librarian, are required to spli...

Political Correctness

Political Correctness

Max Wilson, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Political correctness is something everyone has to recognize today. It is expected that everyone treads lightly around everyone except closest friends  and family members to protect each others feelings. This is lessening the conversations people are able to have with one another and creating a h...