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Understanding the relationship between pets and owners (from an emotional standpoint)

Alexis Holmes, Correspondent

September 29, 2019

All animals should be treated with respect at animal shelters because animals are just like people. Animals can’t exactly tell you what they think is right or wrong, but they will try and try until you do understand. Imagine...

Giving Thanks for the right-length break

Julee Paradee, Staff writer

December 2, 2018

Thanksgiving break has always been five days long. You get Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday off. That seems like the perfect amount of time for little short break but to some people it is not, and they’re always...

Getting ready for the ‘Big One’

Julee Paradee, Staff writer

November 4, 2018

The ACT is a standardized test used for college admissions in the United States. It was introduced in November 1959 by the University of Iowa professor Everett Franklin Lidquist. The ACT was a competitor to the scholastic Aptitude...

Water…the healthy drink?

Nick Fuentes, Staff writer

October 30, 2018

Water is something that we’ve all grown up drinking to stay healthy. Ever since we were little, we’ve known that water is good for you, and that it is important to stay alive. Your parents probably told you to drink a certain...

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

Bella Fuentes, Staff writer

November 7, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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