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The Downfall of Music?

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

The Future of Music, Downfall or Upcoming? Music is one of the things most people listen to, to have a good day. It changes peoples mood and can even cure certain sickness. But after listening to the same type of music for a long time starts to get boring. But with this new and upcoming technology...

Pay to Play

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

College basketball players should be paid While there are many positives to paying college basketball players there are negatives as well. Colleges and universities make millions of dollars off of the entertainment of college athletes. While the universities are renovating, building, and spending...

Standardizing Stress

Leah Cardwell

February 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The idea of standardized testing in the U.S. is to improve the education of students in America. Some believe that the standardized tests are beneficial because they focus on basic skills that everyone should master, and that it prepares students for college life. The problem with this idea though...

5 Things I Wish Were Different About School

Delia Charles, Reporter

May 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

As a kid I was never really bothered by having to go to school, I have always seen it as a rather nice opportunity to meet new people and even learn interesting things. But the more years I spend in school, the more flaws I see in the school system and the more things I wish were done a little differently...

The Final Stretch is Lead By Finals Stress

The Final Stretch is Lead By Finals Stress

Delia Charles, Reporter

April 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

The final weeks of school are upon us, and for most of us that means that we will have one less thing to worry about at least for a few months. But until then, its kind of hard to relax. We have a lot on our minds. We're asking ourselves questions like: Are my grades where they need to be? Or do...

Cinemania 2016

April 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

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The New Light of Social Media: Is Communication Getting Better?

The New Light of Social Media: Is Communication Getting Better?

Delia Charles, Reporter

April 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Social Media is a rapidly growing platform that is beginning to take over the old fashioned ways of communicating. Most letters have been replaced with emails and our way of receiving the news is no longer through a newspaper, but rather through social media networks such as Twitter or YouTube. It has...

Dunbars Cultural Fair: An Educational Fair to Behold

Dunbars Cultural Fair: An Educational Fair to Behold

Delia Charles, Reporter

March 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

    Learning about different cultures from around the world has always been something that I have been rather interested in, but the culture fair that took place at Paul Laurence Dunbar brought a whole new light to learning about these different cultures. And not only did it introdu...

Is There Such A Thing As Too Quiet

Is There Such A Thing As Too Quiet

Sydney Reeseman, Reporter

March 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If you're like me then you love a good quiet spot to relax or focus on things. But is there such a thing as "too quiet" Orfield Laboratories in South Minneapolis is home to the Anechoic Chamber, also known as the world’s quietest room — a title confirmed by Guinness World Records. But while...

Lexington Comic Con 2016

Lexington Comic Con 2016

Alexandria Stilley, Writer

March 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

March 11th-13th was Lexington's annual Comic Con. I have been trying to go to this event for the past 3 years and this was my first chance to go, and I was not disappointed. Now I know that when you think of Comic Con, you probably think of a bunch of geeks dressing up in ridiculous costumes and walking...

Put Yourself First

Put Yourself First

March 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion

"You do you" Recently this is my saying and it really is so true. You as a person are yourself you have to make sure you are happy before you begin to put everyone else needs before your own. I have made mistakes we all have, But these mistakes change your life sometimes. They make you who you are....

Care tactics

February 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Insurance companies, they make money helping you when you need the help, rather you need monthly medical supplies or your house has burnt down. Most people have insurance to help pay for accidents such as a car crash. When you first look they seem like kind, caring, civilized people who only want ...

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