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Films should not be prejudiced on perception

Films should not be prejudiced on perception

By: Ryan Lambert, Public Forum

December 7, 2018


Filed under Movies, opinion, Pulse, Showcase, Uncategorized

I’ve heard people ask me something along the lines of, “Why would you watch that film?” This is typically a question provoked by me mentioning a film considered “old,” for “kids,” or “foreign” to the general public. As a film buff, with over 150 movie reviews under my belt and hundr...

Suncity: A diverse collection

Suncity: A diverse collection

By: Regan O'Brien, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Music, Opinion, opinion, Pulse, Showcase, Technology

Pop/R&B music artist Khalid has been rising up the song charts these past few years. With his first single, Location, Khalid was able to hit the Billboard’s top ten for Hot R&B songs. His first album, American Teen, was released later in March of 2017, boosting him to become one of the most p...

Battle of the fall treats

Battle of the fall treats

By: Madalyn Webb, Abby Lycan, and Regan O'Brien

November 2, 2018


Filed under Bakeries and Desserts, Battle of, Food, Lifestyle, Opinion, opinion, Pulse, Restaurant Guide, Showcase

Our taste buds drove us to downtown Geneva to try the fall delicacies in the midst of the beloved fall season. The large chain we chose is one that is well known and loved by all ages. It’s everywhere you go, even if you try to avoid it. Starbucks. The Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino is one of the...

Happy Howlaween

Happy Howlaween

By: Abby Lycan and Ashlyn Klecka

November 1, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle, Opinion, opinion, Photo Gallery, Photos, Showcase

Halloween is the one time a year where everyone can dress up as a different identity. It’s often overlooked as to what our animals are gonna be. We decided to scout out the best costumes in stores and costumes you could put together at home. We first went to Marshall’s which had a surprisingly...

Battling for victory royale

Battling for victory royale

By: Bailey Prichard and Brett Wallner

March 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion, opinion, Showcase

By: Brett Wallner Fortnite is a game that recently came out and has been getting some mixed emotions. Some people claim they don’t understand what the point of the game is or why people play it, but most people realize it’s the best game to come to market in a very long time and deserves all the ...

#lifeoftheknight: Social media is not a right

#lifeoftheknight: Social media is not a right

By: Editorial Staff

January 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, opinion, Opinions and Editorials, Showcase

In today’s society, hashtags have become a staple in social media culture. Whether it’s to spread activism like #MeToo or to show our support for a local sports team like #FlytheW, they still have the same goal, to spread and share information. What was supposed to bring the school together, the ...

Save money, take the bus

Save money, take the bus

By: Shelby Harper, Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, opinion, Opinions and Editorials

“Buzz buzz buzz!” there goes the daily alarm and here comes the morning rush to get to school. Some students may say that driving to school is a good thing because they can make their morning coffee pit-stops, can sleep in longer and don’t have to take the bus. I think it’s a waste of time. S...

Should high schoolers go trick-or-treating?

Should high schoolers go trick-or-treating?

By: Priscilla Purnell and KT Mattern

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, opinion, Showcase

High schoolers should trick or treat: By: Priscilla Purnell High School students should be able to go Trick-or-Treating. Halloween is a holiday that is fun to celebrate and something to look forward to each year. It is something enjoyable for all ages, so why should there be an age limit? Contrary...

Why it matters: birth control

Why it matters: birth control

By: Annika Berger, Production manager

October 20, 2017


Filed under opinion, Why it matters

A topic that shouldn’t have to fall on the political spectrum; access to birth control in a well developed country in 2017. Ninety-nine percent of women in the US have used birth control at some point in their lives, according to a study done by the CDC. Whether it be condoms, IUDs, or the pill, wom...

The cause and effect of DACA

The cause and effect of DACA

By: Abril Salinas, Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion, opinion, Showcase

Let's get a couple things straight, DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Started in 2012, DACA has allowed undocumented immigrants brought to this country as children to come out of the shadows and obtain valid driver's licenses, enroll in college and legally secure jobs. DACA, ...

Is college worth it for all students?

Is college worth it for all students?

By: Matt Cushman, Editor

October 14, 2016


Filed under opinion, Opinions and Editorials, Showcase

College is a place that many people want to go due to the idea that going to college immediately after high school is the best option for the best career. Although there are many other possibilities after college, I think that college is the best place to go after school in terms of furthering your car...

A pair of shoes does not fix world poverty

A pair of shoes does not fix world poverty

By: Jessica Tiv, Editor

September 30, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, opinion, Opinions and Editorials

Giving back and helping those in need are positive attributes that many individuals consider necessary in being a kind and considerate human being. Companies such as TOMS and Yoobi help consumers achieve this goal by providing basic necessities, such as shoes and pencils when an item is purchased...

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