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For Gary

Kassidy Volk, Staff Writer

May 27, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Gary Miley, Jr., was a kind-hearted, loving man who always put family and friends first; every encounter was joyous and joking. Gary was a friend, a father, a son, a cousin, an uncle; he impacted so many lives, and yet, his own...

The end of year slugs

Cheyanne Jockisch, Staff Writer

May 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion

May is here, and with that, so are the annual “end of year slugs.” As seniors prepare for graduation, and the faculty and other students look forward to the relaxation of summer, something strange happens. While August to...

Prom: Why not to go

Cheyanne Jockisch, Staff Writer

May 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Around this time of year, girls begin stressing over one of the biggest days in the spring besides graduation. Prom. Dress shopping, date finding, and making dinner reservations become the center of conversation. Money, time,...

The last end of the year

Anna Anderson, Staff Writer

May 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The end of the school year has a very distinct feeling. Classes aren’t consisting of much, but we still have to be at school in order to graduate. But for us seniors, the end of the year has a more emotional effect than it has...

How to deal with growing up

Kassidy Volk, Staff writer

May 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The world around us is constantly changing-- seeming to grow smaller and smaller with each passing day. Social media draws us closer together while exposing our lives for anyone to see; and this is the most pivotal time in our...

Five ways to celebrate Single Awareness Day

Marrion Ore, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

Filed under Opinion

When I asked my friend what his plans were for Valentine’s Day, he told me this year was his first year ever being single on Valentine’s Day and he was pretty bummed.  Valentine’s Day – or Single Awareness Day as many...

Packin’ for PAX

Gwyn Barron, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) is a series of gaming conventions held in Seattle, Boston, Melbourne and San Antonio. PAX was created by Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik, the authors of the Penny Arcade webcomic, because they wanted t...

Not a job

Mikaela Moorman, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

Filed under Opinion

A pen and paper is all a writer needs. Words flow and seem to write themselves. Stories are started with a single word, idea, or dream. Poems written from desperation, sorrow, joy, and love. Being a writer means someone or something...

Theft of our peace of mind

Gwyn Barron, staff writer

February 24, 2015

Filed under Opinion

We've all heard of it, and it’s all happened to one of our friends or family members. Someone left a backpack or purse unattended and later found that valuables are curiously missing. Whether it’s a phone, iPod, or wallet, ...

Origin of Valentine’s Day

Kayla Flowers, staff writer

February 17, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Every year on February 14, people all around the world celebrate the Roman-Catholic holiday of Valentine’s Day.  We celebrate with chocolate, hearts, cards, bears, and flowers.  But have you ever wondered where the love-fi...

Why I hate Valentine’s Day

Cheyanne Jockisch, Staff Writer

February 17, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Around this time of year, pink, red, and purple are everywhere. People desperately look for someone to share February 14 with, and when they do, you better believe that social media will fill you in on their newfound love. Valentine’s...

#EffYourBeautyStandards

Marrion Ore, Staff Writer

February 9, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Growing up in a small town, Tess Munster was constantly bullied for her size. When she learned about plus-size modeling at age 15, she was told she was too short and too big to model. Fortunately, Tess Munster, now known as Tess...

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