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Right vs. left brain argument continues
October 17, 2013 – 8:49 am | Comments Off

I’ve always considered myself right brained. For those of you who don’t know that term, let me elaborate. If you are one of the two sides, then you are a type of thinker. If you’re …

Staff Editorial: schedule changes impress
October 11, 2013 – 8:35 am | Comments Off
Staff Editorial: schedule changes impress

With the new school year, a new schedule has been implemented.  Students have hit the ground running and adjusted quickly, but since then the new schedule has been modified even more.
In the original new schedule, …

It’s time to clean house: shut down and get out
October 11, 2013 – 6:00 am | Comments Off

Paul Winters • Views Editor
The government is strong and ready for action when it comes to going to war with Syria.  When it comes to the functioning of our own country we are given threats …

Ralph Lahman: Authority on sports
September 11, 2013 – 1:38 pm | Comments Off

Jamie Lahman • Graphic Designer
This is not going to be easy to say, so I’m just going to say it: Cheerleading is not a sport. It isn’t now, it wasn’t back then, and it won’t …

Irrelevancy takes over: Let’s get serious, America
September 10, 2013 – 11:41 am | Comments Off
Irrelevancy takes over: Let’s get serious, America

Noël Beyer-Hermsen • Staff Writer
“Hello, George!” Oh joy. The whole world has been waiting for the revealing of the royal baby’s name. Now the world can be at rest, since society has been so intrigued …

‘Leave it to Beaver’ ads must be left behind
September 10, 2013 – 11:07 am | Comments Off

Lily Wiest • Managing Editor

Type “Cheerios” into Google and the first suggestions that come up will have nothing to do with the cereal’s history, nutrients, or cost. Every single suggestion is about a commercial that went …

Paulitics: Party in the front, but no business in the back
September 10, 2013 – 9:07 am | Comments Off

Paul Winters • Views Editor
We are heading into the president’s second term now. Many who have loved him in the long run still stand with him, but others are finally picking up on that not …

Staff editorial: Keep guns out of classrooms
September 10, 2013 – 8:57 am | Comments Off
Staff editorial: Keep guns out of classrooms

School systems across the nation are facing a new question: should they provide teachers with guns in case of emergency? Recent events such as the Sandy Hook shooting have brought this issue to the forefront.  …

Delectable or disgusting: School lunch debate continues
September 10, 2013 – 8:50 am | Comments Off

I enjoy school lunches
Collin Wittig • Sports Editor
I need order in my life. Too many choices freak me out, and I can’t make a decision. School lunches complete me.
Just kidding, but I do enjoy …