What They Don’t Mention About Strict Parents

Ashley Jesberger

December 1, 2017

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

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, ...

Why Your Vote Matters

Blake Barnes, Reporter

December 1, 2017

In 1971, the United States government set the voting age at 18 years old. This means that any citizen of at least that age cannot be prohibited from voting. However, many citizens in the 18-29 continue to fail to take advantage of that right. According to Census.gov, only 38.4 percent of people between the...

To Pee or Not To Pee

Dominik Ohop, Writer

December 1, 2017

Too Pee or not to Pee, that is the question. Even though this topic was barely talked about a few years ago, it’s recently become the source of heated debate.  I’m here to lay down some basic information and knock out a widely believed myth. I am strongly for the trans* peers to use the bat...

Video Games Are Not Sports!

Jaden Sarvis, Reporter

December 1, 2017

    I love playing video games, A LOT. I love the way it gives me the ability to take out any misplaced aggression I have without any real consequence to myself or others. I love the ability to create and destroy lives on a whim. I conquer cities, build empires, lead armies to battle, immerse myself ...

Nine Hours of Sleep or Nine Hours of Homework?

Calla Monroe, Writer

December 1, 2017

          “Ugh. I can’t even stay awake, and I still have homework!”           I am sleep deprived, depressed, and overworked. I am your typical teenager.           The average teenager is supposed to get eight to 10 hours of sleep per night, according to sleepfoundation.org...

Fight for the Internet

Katherine Bullion

December 1, 2017

Net neutrality is the basic principle that internet providers cannot prohibit certain sites and companies from running the same speed as every other site. Recently, Chairman of the FCC'S, Ajit Pai, has proposed to repeal net neutrality. That means that you may have to start paying extra for high spee...

The Death Penalty Deters Crime

Nick Maluenda, Writer

December 1, 2017

The death penalty is a necessary punishment for criminals and should continue to be practiced. It helps our society in so many ways, and is used in 31 U.S. states.  The death penalty is a very useful tactic against crime. It provides justice for citizens, victims, and criminals. It serves as a cr...

Cheating Heart? Just Leave.

December 1, 2017

Cheating is wrong. I have been cheated on multiple times when I have been dating. I admit, these are high school relationships and so many of them most likely wouldn’t have lasted anyways. But the point is cheating while in a relationship is wrong. If you’re in a relationship and you’re unhappy, why don’t ...

Save a Life or Save Yours

December 1, 2017

Imagine a world where Ghandi , Martin Luther King Jr, Winston Churchill  were not born . Imagine a world where someone you care for a family member a friend did not exist. I bet that’s not a world some of us would like to think about living in . Thanks to improvement in technology that can happen. ...

Youtube. Advertiser Unfriendly

Malachi Woodard, Writer

November 17, 2017

YouTube is a media sharing service that started in February of 2005. Back then, there were few limits to what you could post. It was an unrestricted ethos of videos. As such, most of the videos were very experimental. Today, YouTube has changed drastically. The site is an order of magnitude more civil,...

Mickey Rat? A Rant of Mice and Jedi

Cameron Riddle

November 17, 2017

I have a question for you, yes you, the reader. Are you excited for "Star Wars-The Last Jedi" coming out in theatres this december? If you said yes, then there is a chance that this winter will be the most disappointing yet, especially for the hardcore fans of the long running series. Why..? Well that's...

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