Popular Ask.fm site causing conflict

Samantha Bartlett, Reporter

June 5, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Vine, Twitter - take your pick. Any one of these social media sites can connect to you a world you didn’t know existed. And it’s a little scary, especially if you somehow find yourself using the...

Fighting for victims: Public response, reaction is not enough

EDITORIAL, Reporter

June 5, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Weeks ago, 300 girls from Africa went to school on what they thought would be a day like any other. Only it wasn’t. Things in Nigeria erupted in chaos after the children were kidnapped by an African terrorist group called...

Identity theft: Redskins under fire for offensive team name

EDITORIAL, Reporter

June 5, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

The Washington Redskins professional football team in the NFL has been under fire once again as a result of concerns about the offensive nature of the team’s name. According to CNN, half of the U.S. Senate urged NFL Commissioner...

November 17, 2012

Katie Clark, Senior Columnist

May 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase, Uncategorized

To find out that my brother was in a car accident and flown to shock trauma was, for lack of a better word, traumatizing. My family and I have never experienced this kind of devastation before. This was the kind of...

It’s worth the struggle

Katelyn Jones, features Editor

May 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

“Education comes first because that is what is going to help you succeed in life and help you to become the person you want to be,” said Ronald Jones. In high school, you always hear lame excuses about why kids don’t...

How to get on Honor Roll for Dummies: Confessions of an accidental straight-A student (and one C)

Kaitlyn Moretz, Senior Column

May 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

If my career as a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist doesn’t work out, I plan to dedicate my life (as one of those expensive motivational speakers) to educating high school students on why you can be really stupid and stil...

Life is about finding your rhythm

Hailey Miller, Reporter

May 20, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

As a dancer it seems as though I have always had the same response when people have asked me to do things over the past 13 years. “I can’t, I have dance.” I have danced for most of my young life and it always...

Sophomore goes on stabbing spree; Preparing for war on knives

Editorial

April 25, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Earlier this month, Alex Hribal, a 16 year old sophomore at Franklin Regional Senior High School, went on a stabbing spree inside his school. Hribal managed to stab twenty students and one adult, including the school’s security...

Westboro run out

EDITORIAL

April 25, 2014

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Sometimes, running a church out of a town is not a bad thing. For those who may not know, the Westboro Baptist Church was founded by Pastor Fred Phelps, who convinced his congregation to protest at soldiers...

Opinion/Editorial