The Black & White

Conservatives for the party

Conservatives for the party

Emily Poss, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

I am not for Trump. I am not for hate and racism, but I am for the Republican Party. For the people infuriated by the outcome of the election, it is time to handle the situation and respect that Trump won the election, and there is nothing we can do about it. The most patriotic thing we can do is support...

Schools are causing sleep deprivation

Schools are causing sleep deprivation

Logan Haller, Guest Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

I wake up every weekday morning at 6 a.m. I take a shower, eat breakfast and prepare myself for the day ahead. Usually, I am ready to leave my house by 7:20 a.m. I’m not involved in any after school activities right now so I get home after school around 3:10 p.m. However, this still leaves very little t...

Cheerleading is a sport

Cheerleading is a sport

Taylor Shortell, Guest Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Before a freshman football game on a Friday night, a small group of cheerleaders were walking to Dairy Queen to get some ice cream before they had to yell, jump, stunt and tumble in front of a crowd. Everyone is excited to finally experience the essence of Friday Night Lights, right before the varsity game for Homecoming. Suddenly, everyone’s attitude changed when an upperclassman and tw...

Presidents change but moral standards should not

Presidents change but moral standards should not

Angela Cai, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As I blew out my birthday candles Nov. 8, I wished with all of my heart for anyone but Trump to be elected the next president of the United States. My wish did not come true. I will admit that when I found out the results of the election, I cried. I want to make something clear. I am not some sniveling,...

Business is booming

Business is booming

John Greenwood, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Ten years from now, hardly any student will need to know how to separate one chemical from another but yet we're required to learn it in chemistry. Something every student will need to know is how to file taxes, how to balance a budget or maybe how to invest in the stock market. But accounting, Money...

Despite allegations, this is a must-see film

Despite allegations, this is a must-see film

Erin Bockenstedt, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Having followed Nate Parker's film "The Birth of a Nation" since I first heard of its acclaim at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, I was taken aback when I went on the Internet and saw articles upon articles of an event from Parker's past. In 1999, Parker, then a student of Penn State University, was a...