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Another Side of Mental Illness

Another Side of Mental Illness

Kallie Brown, A&E Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Hello. I’m Kallie, and I have been diagnosed with both anxiety and perfectionism. Yes, perfectionism is an actual illness that you could be diagnosed with and isn’t just a term for when you like to put items nicely in place.

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No Offense

No Offense

Ben Lyons, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

“Hey, no offense, but [insert blatantly insulting comment here]”. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? That’s because people have been using the “no offense” trope since the dawn of time in order to “soften the blow” of brutal honesty, but in truth, that is neither the intent nor the result.

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If You Don’t Have Anything Nice To Say

If You Don’t Have Anything Nice To Say

Abi Lingam, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Freedom of speech is a right that you are given as a citizen of the United States; however, if your speech harms someone then it could be taken away.

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College Day Made Me Cry

College Day Made Me Cry

Konnor Woodburn, Editor in Chief

November 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I'd love to say that the last time I cried in school was in kindergarten. It wasn't. It was College Day.

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Senior Stress

Senior Stress

Emily Rodrigues, Opinion Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Seniors have heard it all: we are lazy, reluctant, tired, and overall just infected with that stuff called “Senioritis.” However, the reason for all that drowsiness isn’t just sheer lack of will; it is the aftermath of stress.

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Lions and Tigers and Guns, Oh My

Lions and Tigers and Guns, Oh My

JP Wilson, Staff Writer

November 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With terrible tragedies like the shooting in Las Vegas, people often wonder if the U.S. should almost completely take away guns like so many European countries have

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Basically Pumpkin Spice

Basically Pumpkin Spice

Kylee Rasmussen, Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

According to Buzzfeed if you “Get on that Pumpkin Spice Latte grind,”  “burn fall candles until the entire house smells like and autumn walk,” or “apply and reapply seasonal lotion from Bath & Body Works,” you may just be basic...especially if you’re reading the Buzzfeed article about it.

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Best Friend Tinder

Best Friend Tinder

Emily Rodrigues, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

"It starts here," and "Any swipe can change your life," are the famous slogans from the popular dating app Tinder.

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Pray They Say Yes

Pray They Say Yes

JP Wilson, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Once upon a time, the hardest part of asking someone to a dance was building up the courage to go ask that special person that you like, but now asking is so much easier because it no longer requires any courage.

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Censorship

Censorship

Maddy Reagan, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

When we censor things to hide controversial topics, we become naive about the world around us, which is why censorship isn’t needed.

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