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My Experiences With Autism

Rachael Rosenstengel, Editorial Contributor

July 14, 2020

The brain is a three pound organ responsible for the complex inner workings of the body and mind. When brain functioning conforms to what society sees as normal, this organ is ignored most of the time. It is when the brain is w...

The Truth Behind Energy Vampires

Alyssa Hafford, Features Writer

July 14, 2020

Has someone ever just walked in the room you were in and you suddenly feel drained, emotionally or physically? I am not just talking about that one very extra and loud person that every time they breathe makes you  feel...

“Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Mo”

Isa Karathanos, Editorial Editor

March 9, 2020

Everyone’s first time is undoubtedly an exciting experience; as high school juniors and seniors, many of us are anxiously waiting for our christening into adulthood. But we don’t want to just throw our first time away to an...

Let’s Talk About Sex

Delaney Holliday, Backpage Editor

March 3, 2020

Wearing Stereotypes

Mason Hagarty, Features Reporter

February 27, 2020

  High school is supposed to help prepare students for life as functional, responsible members of the community. However, the current school dress code policy only teaches students that females have to dress to deter ...

We Want Birth Control!

JoJo Holm, Editorial Contributor

February 10, 2020

Oh boy, do I love me some women’s rights. You know, the usual: let us vote, pay us the same as men, let us use birth control. Just the basics! It’s honestly laughable how hard women have had to fight just to earn these bas...

Spirit of the Mind

Delaney Holliday, Backpage Editor

January 30, 2020

A Hot-Dog Is A Sandwhich

Danny Laney, Editorial Contributor

January 30, 2020

This year, my friends were asked a simple question in their AP English class: is a hot dog a sandwich? To which half of my passionate friends shout “No! A hot dog is not a sandwich!” and immediately began to harass me when I disag...

Racism: The Deadliest Disease of Them All

Isa Karathanos, Editorial Editor

December 3, 2019

Every time I go to the doctor, I’m like, “Yo, Dr. Amy! Give me the stats! Red blood cells, amirite?” And then we chat about the weather and her baby niece and also my health. All in all, it’s a very pleasant experience--som...

Sorry, Not Sorry

Emma Koontz, Social Media Editor

December 3, 2019

  Do you ever go to Target and someone is coming out of the Enter door and they run into you but you say “oops, sorry!”? Or do   you ever want to pay with exact change and apologise to the cashier? Be h...

Cultural Appropriation: A Halloween Epidemic

Isa Karathanos, Editorial Editor

November 5, 2019

It’s that time of year again--the air is crisp with the scents of pumpkin spice lattes, pecan pie, and cultural appropriation. You’d think that by now, society would understand the issue with dressing up as a race for Hallo...

Choir Benefits Students in Unexpected Ways

Alyssa Hafford, Entertainment Reporter

October 24, 2019

The minute I made a maybe-20-second decision to join my school's choir in sixth grade, I didn’t know what I was getting myself into. Picture this- You are are at a new school, 12 years old, and you just moved in with you...

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