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Heading to the movies? Not me (I’ll be watching at home)

Bella Fuentes, Staff writer

November 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It is no surprise that more people wait for a movie to be available online instead of going to the movie theaters. When a medium popcorn and a drink can add up to fifteen dollars (excluding the ticket price), we don’t blame...

The stress of getting ready for college is, well…stressful

Phoebe Unzueta, Staff writer

November 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

For anybody who has ever met me, it seems as though I have my whole life together. I wear cat ears during the month of October, I sell Girl Scout Cookies (which I begin selling in January), and I have a magical purse like Mary...

Opinion – Ending the cruelty toward farm animals

Rachel Brokenshire, Correspondent

December 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

When we think of farm animals, we may picture a scene from a children’s book—a farmer and his family taking care of the animals; the cows in the field eating grass with their calves; the pigs happily lying about in mud puddles;...

A lesson in giving back during the Holiday Season

Leah Matthews, Staff writer

December 11, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The week before Thanksgiving, the church I go to gave back to the community. It was the best moment to experience. The looks on the peoples faces showed that they are really thankful that this is happening and they do care about...

College Hoops season in full swing

Kyle Murray, Staff writer

February 19, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Opinion, Sports

The College Basketball season is more than half way over, and the road to the Final Four is almost here – with conference tournaments right around the corner.  The No. 1 team in the country – the Kentucky Wildcats – are...

Tensions high between Police, communities following deaths

Taija Randolph

December 17, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The way I feel about the situation, it’s unfair and I feel like all young black people are not safe. I feel like it’s similar to the Trayvon Martin situation (from a few years ago). Two innocent black man got their lives...

When does the violence end?

Lillian Brown, Staff writer

November 5, 2014

Filed under Opinion

School shootings affect teachers, children, and families so intensely because we’ve learned that schools are supposed to be safe places for children to learn and have values. It seems that gun violence in schools is a typical...

Some Holiday recipes to help brighten your season

Tylisha Jackson, Staff Writer

January 22, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Sometimes, store-bought Christmas dinners, desserts, and appetizers aren’t always the best quality of eating or healthiest or cheapest, so I believe these are a few of the best inexpensive, healthy and delicious Christmas recipes...

Pass on the Egg Nog and give me some Turkey!

Rory Connor

January 22, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Poor Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving is such an underrated holiday when it happens to be one of the best. Now, I understand why people would be looking forward to Christmas because of the time off from work and school, and the corporations...

Heat Wave wreaks havoc on area schools, gives students half days

Rory Connor, Staff Writer

January 22, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

St. Joseph High School had half days all week during the last week of August due to an unprecedented heat wave the struck the area reaching temperatures of 96 degrees. During the week of august 26th to august 30th St. Joseph High Schoo...

Homecoming Week a big success

Kyle Murray, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Homecoming 2013 was a success. Everyone had fun and it was capped off with a Football win and a great dance.             The whole week we were out of uniform. It really helped with the heat because it was so hot...

Valentine’s Day: A Hallmark Holiday

Fayth Springer, Staff Writer

February 14, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Valentine’s Day is the day of love and a day of opportunity, but should this overly commercialized “holiday” be actually considered a holiday? It used to just be a day to show someone how special they are and how much they...

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