Lack of privacy due to loitering

GARRETT STURGILL, Reporter

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

There’s nothing worse than coming to school to see twenty people standing in front of my locker. The ideal morning is having a bagel, sleeping on the bus, and having no one swarm around my personal space. Seeing my locker eaten...

Wheelchairs, walking there is no difference   

DELANEY BOSWORTH, Reporter

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

You may have seen me around before, the one girl in the bright pink wheelchair going down the hallway to get to her next class. Or you could've seen me in cheerleading or on stage for our fall drama productions. It's obvious...

Clowns created for amusement, now instigate fear

MARIA KROPKOWSKI, IDR Repoter

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

The first record of the use of the word clown was recorded in 1560, and when they originated, they were portrayed as jesters to provide entertainment, and later expanded to become the version we know today. So why must we make...

Confederate Flag: Reflecting history, not racism

EMMIE CATRAMBONE, Reporter

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

In our country, one of the most current disagreements dividing the nation is whether or not the Confederate flag and Confederate war memorabilia are racist. While some argue that Confederate statues are painful reminders of a...

Cloudy with money: Pay to play perplexes people

OLIVIA BECKER, Reporter

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Would you ever fund an organization without knowing where your money is going? Every sports season the parents of student athletes must pay $100.00 to have their kids on the team. The funds are given to the county, and the county...

Stop sexualizing my sport

JESSICA MCGOWAN, Reporter

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

We have all heard the phrase “I only watch volleyball for the butts.” While you might think this a great reason for you and all your buddies to come to a home game, it is disgusting. Most importantly, it's demeaning. I have...

Getting knowledge for life, college

AMANDA RYAN, Reporter

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

While you're sprinting down the halls, heart pounding against your chest in fear of that dreaded bell breaching your eardrums, you might ask yourself: Is it even worth it? To pour your blood, sweat, and tears into something that...

Optimistic outlook offers opportunities

EMMA MARLEY, Features Editor

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Have you ever felt like you dug yourself into a hole so deep that you couldn’t get out? Have you ever felt so alone you wanted to disappear? Have you ever felt like the only thoughts you have are negative? Have you ever lived...

Pledge of allegiance stirs controversy

DARBY HYDE, OP/ED editor

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

“ I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” Every morning since we were five years old,...

Relying on unreasonable reporting: Harvey reeks havoc, Reporters have eyes for Irma

JESSICA CARNIVALE, Sports editor

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

It’s safe to say that each of us know what a hurricane is. What is not safe is the reporters standing in the middle of them telling me how bad it is. Yes we know it’s windy, yes we know you're borderline drowning in all of...

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