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Real or Fake Trees

Real or Fake Trees

Shea Kofkin-Hansen, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Walking into my house and smelling the pine is one of the best parts of the Christmas holiday..  My family has always gone all-out during the months leading up to Christmas.  We have always decorated our tree with precision, hung the stockings so that they are perfectly aligned, and filled the area un...

Don’t Stay Neutral About Net Neutrality

Don’t Stay Neutral About Net Neutrality

Sonia Rao, Opinion Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Everyone uses the Internet.  Since the nascence of the World Wide Web in 1990, the Internet has become a fundamental part in the lives of most citizens of developed, industrialized nations.  We have become a society reliant on the global system of interconnected networks that links computer devices w...

Eminem’s “Revival”

Eminem’s “Revival”

Alex Price, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, OPINION, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

After four years, Eminem is set to make his miraculous return to rap on December 15 with the release of his latest album, Revival. After a year of speculation and anticipation, people are ready to see what the king of rap has been working on. At least they were until Eminem released the tracklist on Twitt...

Stand Up For America by Standing Against Moore

Stand Up For America by Standing Against Moore

Cayley Ryan, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

It may seem bizarre to care about a Senate race in a state we don’t belong to or inhabit, but the Alabaman race may very well give us a hint into the future of our nation. Republican candidate Roy Moore will face off with the Democratic candidate Doug Jones in a special election on December 12th. The ...

Green Hope Debates #1

Green Hope Debates #1

Paige Archer and Daniel Vo, and Justin Sprink

December 8, 2017


Filed under OPINION, STUDENT LIFE, VIDEO

For the first installment of Green Hope Debates junior Andy Dawson will be representing cereal before milk and senior Finn Mcbride will be representing milk before cereal. After the debate the audience put to vote who had the more convincing argument for milk or cereal first.  ...

Joyner Lucas Isn’t Racist With Newest Video

Joyner Lucas Isn’t Racist With Newest Video

Alex Price, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Joyner Lucas is not afraid to talk about controversial topics. His most popular song, “I’m Sorry,”  deals with the issue of suicide and how it affects the people around the victim. In his newest song, “I’m Not Racist,” Lucas discusses race and politics. With this new song, he doesn’t tak...

The Case Against Homework

The Case Against Homework

Cayley Ryan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

The complaints of students about their workload, and homework specifically, are not something to be dismissed or trivialized; they are an act of self-preservation. Nationwide, a study of 1000 teachers revealed that high schoolers are assigned, on average, 3.5 hours of homework per night. This adds up to 17.5 hours a week, nearly the same amount of work req...

IPhone X vs. Pixel 2XL

IPhone X vs. Pixel 2XL

Bilal Azzam, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under OPINION

For months, everyone has been anxious about the new iPhone X. Technology website CNET states that it is one of the best phones of 2017. However, Google’s new Pixel 2 and 2XL phone has recently been released, and many people believe it can end Apple’s reign, as stated by Mashable. The new Pixel ...

Battle of the Breakfast Foods: Pancakes vs. Waffles?

Battle of the Breakfast Foods: Pancakes vs. Waffles?

Lily Redick, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Picture this: someone goes downstairs to go make some breakfast after a nice long sleep. They open up the pantry and freezer and stop. The biggest decision of their life is about to be made… pancakes or waffles? The first thing that must be known is that pancake and waffle batter are not the same ...

The Truth About Thanksgiving

The Truth About Thanksgiving

Sonia Rao, Opinion Editor

December 3, 2017


Filed under OPINION

For many years, Thanksgiving has been an American holiday celebrating giving thanks.  The holiday traces its roots back to a vaguely documented Pilgrim feast in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in the year 1621.  Many modern American schools and textbooks paint this day as a fairytale-like story of Pilgrim...

McDonalds: The Best Fast Food Chain

McDonalds: The Best Fast Food Chain

Noa Lawrence, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Not much is better than dipping warm and salty french fries into the cold and creamy whip of  McDonald’s ice cream. It is obvious that McDonald’s has the best balance of the three “fast food characteristics.” McDonald’s offers quick service, good quality food, and, of course, great prices. ...

Let’s Build

Let’s Build

Peyton Barish, Sports Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, STUDENT LIFE

Saturday still doesn’t feel real. I still don’t believe that the three years of hard work we put in really did pay-off in the end.  The Nike Southeast Regional was the race we had been training for since sophomore year, and it was finally here.  We had tested ourselves against the best teams in the c...

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