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The Monopoly Mouse?…The Mickey Man?

The Monopoly Mouse?…The Mickey Man?

Cameron Riddle, Writer

December 8, 2017


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Monopoly: the exclusive possession or control of the supply or trade in a commodity or service. Disney, founded in 1923, is now known to be an animation giant with little to no actual rivals within is market of entertainment. Disney world is the premier theme park with only universal studios and six flags ge...

Painting a Picture: Art or Vandalism?

Painting a Picture: Art or Vandalism?

Diana Lila, Photographer and Videographer

December 8, 2017


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Can graffiti ever be considered art? Place your paint aside, put your brushes or spray paint down, brush off and take a step back and think is graffiti art. What even is graffiti you may ask? According to Dictionary.com graffiti are markings, as initials, slogans, or drawings,written, spray-painted...

Where are Ex-felons Voting Rights?

Leah Cardwell, Writer

December 7, 2017


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     The state of Kentucky has one of the strictest requirement qualifications placed on voters in the United States. One group who has been affected by these standards the most are the released felons. Does this not infringe upon their rights as U.S. citizens? The whole point behind the United S...

Is Rock and Metal Music Violent?

Is Rock and Metal Music Violent?

Jaxson McLemore, Reporter

December 7, 2017


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  Most people who don’t listen to rock and metal think it’s violent. I disagree.  Most metal and rock artists have meaningful lyrics and songs. Most people think metal and rock has violent lyrics and no meaning. Although most metal music sounds violent and crazy, the genre actually has l...

Good Student, Good Insurance

Tyler Reyes, Writer

December 7, 2017


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Young drivers have really high insurance rates. Your rates don’t go down until you are in your twenties. There are students in school who have to balance work and school. They usually go to school in the morning and then in the evening go straight to work. Doing this almost every day during school...

No Human Being

No Human Being

Eduardo Lopez, Writer

December 7, 2017


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NO HUMAN BEING ON THIS EARTH SHOULD BE CALLED ILLEGAL!!! ESPECIALLY IF THEY ARE GIVING EVERYTHING UP JUST TO TRY TO MAKE A BETTER LIFE THAN WHAT THEY HAD IN THEIR HOME COUNTRY. The job of the “United” States as a super-power is to help anyone who is in need, who is in trouble, or who is t...

Global Warming: When is now?

Malachi Woodard, Writer

December 7, 2017


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The fact that Global Warming is a thing is almost undeniable. Its also obvious that major changes need to be in place if we are to minimize damage. Many major outlets always say soon. A good question to ask them “When is soon?” People seem to think that the apocalypse is just around the corn...

Making Music Is Harder Than You Think

Charlie Elliot, Writer

December 7, 2017


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I make music and it takes time to make a song. Because you have to practice your flow to match it with the beat. The biggest thing is to make sure your lyrics matches the beat as well. When you get done making a song you feel great! As long as you work hard and be patient, but it's also hard. Yo...

What if I Want to Die?

Ian Stephanski, Writer

December 6, 2017


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So this is may seem like a grim subject but you never know when life is going to throw you a curveball. We all know that killing someone is wrong and immoral but what if that someone is in agonizing pain, what if that person in pain is one of your loved ones, your family. At that point you have to make...

One Day You Win the Next Day You Lose

One Day You Win the Next Day You Lose

Jaylan Wells

December 4, 2017


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Shoes aren’t as rare as they use to be. When I was growing up when new Jordans released waiting in line was the best thing ever. The Adrenaline rush and excitement of winning the raffle to buy a shoe you knew not many others would have was the best. It was like a game, either you win or you lose. ...

What They Don’t Mention About Strict Parents

Ashley Jesberger

December 1, 2017


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What they don't mention about growing up with strict parents is the resentment that begins to build up and damage your relationship with your parents because you're missing out on being a kid. It's hard break down to your friends why your parents won't let you go to that party because they basically in...

Does Technology Isolate Us?

Preston Upthegrove, Writer

December 1, 2017


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Technology has  improved over the years. From the first flip phone and computer to the iPhone X with facial recognition. The better it becomes the more people want it. Every time a new phone is released everyone saves their money up so they can get it. They’ll wait in line for hours, possibly days, ...

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