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Photoshopped Dolls

Photoshopped Dolls

Kallie Brown, A&E Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Photoshopped images and their messages surround us daily. Women are often talked about as being the ones who are affected most, who have the movements for body positivity, while the effects on the male psyche are often ignored.

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Where are my “Punk” Bands At?

Where are my “Punk” Bands At?

Aubrey Tanner, Photographer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

From the classic sounds of Elvis and the Beatles to, the classified as alternative, Blink-182 and Green Day, the wide world of rock music and punks has been around for a long time, but with the influences of auto-tune and new music websites, is punk dying?

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Exceptionally Unacceptable

Exceptionally Unacceptable

Aubrie Hickmon, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Be yourself, no not like that, like everyone else. You want to show people who you truly are but you’re afraid of being judged. You don’t want to be the different one, so you hide in the shadows.

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Antisocial

Antisocial

Giancarlo Diotaiuti, Photographer

May 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As a people, we are addicted to technology. Whether it’s the smartphone in our pocket or the computer on our desk or anything else, it seems as if our connection to technology is almost a lifeline, necessary for our social survival. In conjunction with technology, social media is a very present medium...

Just Because I’m a Stranger

Just Because I’m a Stranger

Kameron Nuttal, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Just because someone is a complete stranger, doesn’t give you the right to judge them, sounds harsh but it’s true. Everyone can be judgmental, no matter what the environment is. Strangers judge strangers, in different situations, in different times of the day and we’re all guilty of it at some...

Respect: A Two Way Street

Konnor Woodburn, News Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Many of us have had that moment: the one where our parents tell us that we don’t show them enough respect and need to be better. That is the point where you might sit there and silently yell, “but I don’t get respect either”, and after that point whenever people start lecturing us on respect, ...

Open Letter to the Teachers, Love the Kids

Gracie Shoell

January 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Dear Teachers, As students, there is nothing we appreciate more than you being willing to take the time to help us after school when we’re struggling with understanding an assignment, or when you’re willing to let us retake the latest test because we didn’t do so well the first time around (in...

Set Your Calendar to Fail

Brooklyn Bailey

January 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Time is a concept that humans built. Why is January the beginning of the year?  Who chose the most depressing month, statistically speaking, to be the “fresh start”? Nobody really knows why it is that the first day of the year is when people tend to make goals that are so often forgotten within...

The Plague Called “Senioritis”

Giancarlo Diotaiuti and Brooklyn Bailey

January 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Stories are often told about a disease. This disease sets in sometime around a student’s senior year of high school, when the chore that school begins to become unbearable. The name of this illness? Senioritis. Senioritis is a common term for an epidemic of chronic laziness that comes to students...

Grow A Backbone!

Grow A Backbone!

Kallie Brown, Artist

December 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Many people don’t know how to cope with issues anymore. Coping with loss—whether it be a family member or *ahem* an election—failure, pain, discomfort, or anything disappointing has become a near-impossible task. It has become a lost talent; I myself had to go into actual therapy to learn the ...

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