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What’s the deal with daylight savings time?

Amelia Symons, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

On Sunday, November 3 at 2:00 in the morning, we set our clocks back an hour for the end of this year’s daylight savings time. We fell back an hour into the standard daylight savings time. The whole point of changing our clo...

Instagram Experiments With Hiding the Amount of Likes on Posts

Jaylen Heady, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

    Most teenagers nowadays are well aware that Instagram likes have become a very important aspect of daily life. Everyone wants to get the most amount of likes on their social media posts. However, Instagram recently has ...

How to shop sustainably

Kelly Lu, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

Previously, an article was written explaining the sustainability movement in fashion, how it became so widespread, what sustainably entails, and what goes against its principles. For many people, shopping sustainably seems like...

Halloween scares go too far

Samson Mosley, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

The fun and festive spirit of Halloween this past Thursday was tragically tainted once again when a fatal mass shooting took place in the town of Orinda, California. The unfortunate occurrence transpired at a Halloween house party at t...

What are crisis pregnancy centers?

Alice Webster, Student editor

October 31, 2019

Abortion is a hot button topic in today’s political world. Planned Parenthood is one of the most famous women’s health centers which provide abortions in the United States. But those who oppose abortions have discovered a sne...

Mother or murderer?

Karesha Buchanan, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Back in 2011 Kelly Renee Turner created GoFundMe accounts for her two daughters. Olivia Gant was known as the fun and energetic seven-year old who suffered from many life threatening terminal illnesses according to her mother Kelly R...

Frightening festivities occur at Six Flags

Samson, Staff Writer

October 27, 2019

Six Flags is known by many for its fun sights, exhilarating rides, and carefree spirit, but this month the nationally renowned spectacle offers a more sinister option for visitors in the spirit of Halloween. Fright Fest is th...

2020 could result in huge healthcare reformations

Bre Scott, Staff writer

October 17, 2019

With the presidential election coming up in November, 2020, citizens around America have been worried about the impending change in national healthcare. As of 2017, 42% of American voters politically identify as independent: both...

The Good Place star fights for justice

Alice Webster, Student Editor

October 16, 2019

Mike Schur’s sitcom The Good Place made waves in 2016 with its twist ending to season one. The show initially gained popularity largely on account of stars Ted Danson and Kristen Bell, but since then has put other formerly les...

2019 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Begins

Amelia Symons, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month occurs every year internationally during October. The month serves as a health campaign to spread awareness of breast cancer and raise funds for further research for the causes, diagnosis, tr...

What’s up with the whistleblower scandal?

Alice Webster, student editor

October 3, 2019

By now, most people have probably heard about the conversation between Donald Trump and Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Most have also probably heard that the House of Representatives is beginning an impeachment inquir...

Can a six-year-old be a juvenile offender?

Karesha Buchanan, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Imagine waking your child up, getting him or her dressed and sending him or her off to school one morning. About halfway through the day, you get a call stating that your six-year old has been arrested and is being booked and process...

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