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iPhone X shows a decrease in Apple’s quality

Connor Heffernan, Online Editor

December 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I remember unboxing my first phone, A clunky iPhone 3 came out of the box like a messiah with the potential of changing everything. My 13-year-old self was amazed. I had grown up watching Apple commercials; they were the cool...

Academic stress overshadows holiday spirit

Jordan Holman, News Editor

December 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

We’re still full from Thanksgiving, but somehow we’ve already forgotten to be grateful. Oh, the holidays. A time where joy and cheer pervade the air, Santa Clauses with made in China beards pop up in malls, and the annua...

Gun control in America: enough is enough

Will Salaverry, Online

December 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

We know that disclaimers are unattractive but hear us out. We want to acknowledge all viewpoints surrounding the issue of gun control but also look at this topic through the lens of humanity. The gun debate is too often about...

Balance classes, too many free sevenths

Connor George & Jayden Enclade, Opinion Editor & Reporter

November 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

This year, there are 269 students with a free seventh, and only 66 with a free first. You would think teenagers would love sleeping in, but this doesn’t seem to be the case. I noticed the change just by walking through the halls in the mo...

School needs female motivational speakers

Jordan Holman, News Editor

November 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Although women are working to break the glass ceiling, it may be the stage that proves harder to crack.  For the past four to five years, first day activities on campus have consisted of motivational speakers to inspire students to...

Tips help students navigate college application process

Jenna Osier

June 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

By May of my junior year I was ready to take on the college admissions process. I was done with standardized testing and was excited to start filling out applications and looking at schools. Let’s just say that seven months...

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