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Are Vaccines Worth the Trouble?

Are Vaccines Worth the Trouble?

Ryan Weaver, Staff

April 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Vaccines are one of the modern day Miracles-of-Science. The fact that you can get something injected into you, and be basically immune to diseases, is - and should be - mindblowing. However, there are some important downsides to vaccines, that I don’t feel as though people talk about enough. The f...

Necessary Gun Precautions in Schools

Necessary Gun Precautions in Schools

Jarrod W., Staff

April 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

There is nothing stopping a student or anyone bringing a gun into a school, no backpack checks, no metal detectors, no nothing. The only thing to stop this is a sign saying “no guns or weapons on campus”, that’s not enough.  In schools nation-wide there has been over 1,300 shootings that resulted in ...

Would Taxing the Rich be a Good Idea?

Would Taxing the Rich be a Good Idea?

Ryan Weaver, Staff

April 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion

People love getting up-in-arms about the latest political trend. Whether it’s a question about universal basic income, a question about gun control, or a question about more heavily taxing the upper class, asking one of these is sure to send someone spiralling in either frustration or hatred. But it...

Trumps Wall Is Not Worth It

Trumps Wall Is Not Worth It

Jarrod W., Staff

February 8, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Trump’s wall is not necessary. In the beginning, he told everyone that Mexico was going to pay for it, so why is he asking taxpayers to now foot the bill. In the end, the wall is a stupid idea that would further bankrupt the USA. It’s true that America needs better immigration policies but a wall...

Greed Is Taking Over

Greed Is Taking Over

Zainab Mulla, Staffer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Isn’t it funny how we only get one day to be thankful and right after we’re spending money left and right? Everyone is greedy. Black Friday is the day for greedy people, but the ironic thing is that it is right after the day people should be thankful for the things they already have. Right after...

Fast Food Will Kill You

Aubrey H., Staff

February 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Is Fast Food Addicting? Fast food is very addicting and could be life threatening. There are added chemicals that stimulate your brain to make you crave it as well as make it taste better. Both MSG and casein chemicals are in most fast food. They do this to attract more people and make them gain weig...

Do Students Really Need Homework?

Do Students Really Need Homework?

Marcel Baez, Editor in Chief

February 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion

One thing that many high schoolers struggle with is homework. And students don't struggle with the criteria of it, they struggle with the time and will to do it. Homework is essential in making the knowledge learned at school actually stay in our minds. Even though important, homework places a lot of...

Do We Not Care Anymore?

Do We Not Care Anymore?

Samantha Cruz-Ricci, Staffer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

Studies have shown that when teens are watching or are shown violent scenes or movies that their brain activity decreases becoming desensitized to the content. In this research it was guys that grew more desensitized with those who viewed violent content being desensitized the most. Not seeing the...

Cheerleading Is More of a Sport Than Football.

Cheerleading Is More of a Sport Than Football.

Sydney Meador, Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Most of us have been to a high school football game, we’ve seen the game, and we’ve seen what it takes to be on the field to play. Anyone can figure out the basic facts, like how there are points, there is another team competing against Lake Mary, and a bunch of guys wearing protective padding. Cheerleading...

Why Junior Year Has Been the Worst Year of My Life

Why Junior Year Has Been the Worst Year of My Life

Ryan McGuire, Assistant Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Junior year: dreaded by many, feared by most, notorious for the tremendous amounts of pressure loaded onto students of all levels.  Regarded by most colleges as the make-you-or-break-you year, junior year is often the cause of  severe anxiety, stress, and other mental disorders. It is faced by teens...

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