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Paper Vs The Big Screen

Paper Vs The Big Screen

Riley Anderson, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Books are better than movies. Books are compared to movies and movies are compared to books, but books are often considered to be better than the movie. While it is understandable that some people just hate reading or just do not have the time to read, attempt to argue that the movie is better than...

We Miss The Old Kanye

We Miss The Old Kanye

Annie Culbert, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Kanye West. He is known for his countless hit rap songs, being married to Kim Kardashian, and starting his own clothing brand. However, he might be most well known for going on inaccurate and extremely offensive political rampages whenever he is given a platform to share his (entirely uneducated) opinions....

Celebrity Influence: Beneficial for Society

Celebrity Influence: Beneficial for Society

Benjamin Williams, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On October 7th, Taylor Swift shared an Instagram post encouraging her followers to register to vote in her home state, Tennessee. Following this post, voter registration spiked in Tennessee dramatically, especially amongst 18-24 year olds, which are Swift’s key demographic. An estimated 65,000 18-24 year ...

An Iron Bar Is A Golden Opportunity

An Iron Bar Is A Golden Opportunity

Connor Tomlinson, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion

      For most of my childhood, I was not involved in a lot of physical activities. Whenever I was not sitting around the house watching TV, I would be riding my bike around, but never much more than that. At the start of my freshman year, I learned that the high school had a weight room that was open...

American history wrongly overshadows world history

American history wrongly overshadows world history

Duncan Christakos, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Eighth grade history covers the colonies to the end of the Civil War. Ninth grade covers the Reconstruction to World War I. Tenth covers world history, and eleventh is a comparative overview of all American history. Twelfth covers government and economics. The United States is only 244 years old. By c...

Mac Miller’s Death: Ariana Grande Not To Be Blamed

Mac Miller’s Death: Ariana Grande Not To Be Blamed

JD Norris, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On Sept. 7, the music industry lost renowned rapper, Mac Miller to a drug overdose. News of his death quickly circulated, following a parade of condolences to the Miller family and acknowledges of Miller’s contributions to the music industry. However, these were not the main topics of discussion r...