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Indiana unfolds: where does the race go from here?

Indiana unfolds: where does the race go from here?

Curtis Newton, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The 2016 Presidential Primary Election has been crazy since the start, but the May 3 Indiana Primary may have been the most wild one of the season. Donald Trump won, unsurprisingly, but Bernie Sanders swooped in an unexpected win on the Democratic side.   Most surprising of all, however, was Ted Cru...

Sexism in the workplace and why it’s important

Sexism in the workplace and why it’s important

Michaela Dinman, Managing Editor, Webmaster, OpEd Editor

April 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The workplace introduces new challenges on a regular basis. New projects must be created and submitted, proposals must be thought through, emails are sent out, meetings try to captivate sleeping employees… all of these things contribute to a productive workplace. However, depending on the career path, p...

Coasters & quarries

Coasters & quarries

Bella Zampieri and Katie Machon

April 4, 2016


Filed under April, Opinion

One of the most anticipated days among high school seniors, other than graduation, is the senior trip. It’s one of the last times in June where seniors come together as a grade before parting for the summer and later heading off to college.  This year, senior trip will be split into two day trips....

Quit too soon?

Quit too soon?

Curtis Newton, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump have made many headlines after their victories throughout the primaries and caucuses. As the election progresses, it seems more and more likely that one of the two will take the nomination.   Upon inspecting the states won by Trump and Cruz, I noticed something stran...

What makes a good teacher?

What makes a good teacher?

Stephanie Buchanan, Staff Writer

March 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Students spend about seven hours a day at school and the majority of their time is spent learning. Throughout high school, you will encounter many different teachers from year to year -- you may  get the same teacher multiple times. Before you even start at the school you will most likely hear from ...

Senior year coming to an end

Senior year coming to an end

Stephanie Buchanan, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Twelve years, or 4380 days, is a long time to wait, but for the class of 2016, the wait is almost over.   Everyone knows how grade school works -- you finish one grade then you’re off to the next. Until senior year hits, at least. Following graduation, opportunities include either going off...

A new American century

A new American century

Jack Shields, Sports Editor

February 25, 2016


Filed under February, January, Opinion

“This is the greatest society in all of human history, the greatest country ever. Many of the decisions being made in Washington today by both parties are threatening that greatness. And if we stay on this road we're on right now, our children are going to be the first generation of Americans to in...

KTM or Kawasaki?

KTM or Kawasaki?

Rhys Gaudet, Staff Writer

February 18, 2016


Filed under February, Opinion, Showcase

To start the comparison of two rival dirt bike makers, both must be credited with a vast amount of respect, earned over the past few decades. Cameron Chrystal ‘16 owns a KTM 200cc ETC two-stroke and has owned is for the past few years. Dustin Stenstrom ‘15 owns a Kawasaki 250cc KX four-st...

Top Ten Super Bowl 50 Commercials

Top Ten Super Bowl 50 Commercials

Michaela Dinman, Managing Editor, Webmaster, OpEd Editor

February 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While football might now be your cup of tea, anyone can enjoy the advertisements and commercials in between plays during the Super Bowl 50 this past weekend. Let’s break down this year’s advertisement line-up!   Top 10 SuperBowl Commercials 10. Doritos- The only reason this commercial featu...

First job checklist: are you ready?

First job checklist: are you ready?

Derek Davidson, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As high school students, every year more and more responsibility is piled up for us to manage. This responsibility is a test of maturity and provides teens with prior work experience to apply for future occupations. Having a part time job in high school is the major test of that responsibility and is n...

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