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Teacher Speak with Jonathan Horn

Teacher Speak with Jonathan Horn

Benjamin Knisley, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

Q: What do you do in your free time? A: I am a husband and father of four, which takes up most of my time, but I like being with them and coaching but also like to watch the Chiefs and Royals. But what I really like to do is play fantasy football which I have won 3 times, and I am back-to-back champs. Q:...

Where Your Demons Hide

Where Your Demons Hide

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

November 24, 2019

What would you do if someone were to tell you he hears voices whispering his name? You would probably take a few steps back and regard that person as crazy. In fact, hearing voices say your name is a symptom of schizotypal personality disorder.  According to Mayo Clinic, “A personality disorder is a type of...

What’s in your Locker?

What’s in your Locker?

Maggie Lindstrom, Staff Writer

November 17, 2019

A locker is a small box-like space that is given to every student in the school. No matter the size, students are responsible for their own lockers. Some people choose to keep their lockers super clean and organized and even decorate them while others do not care about their space as much, leaving old...

The Great Candy Debate

The Great Candy Debate

Lauryn Rhodes, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

With the final day of October creeping up, many are growing excited for the long-awaited holiday, Halloween. This widely celebrated day is loved for a number of reasons: scary movie marathons, haunted houses, the freedom to dress up as anything or anyone, and most importantly, candy. For one night, those that participate in this tradition are able to shame...

Practicing Confident Pluralism

Practicing Confident Pluralism

Lea Despotis, Design Editor

October 29, 2019

On Sep. 24, 2017, many of the Pittsburgh Steelers kneeled during the national anthem after President Trump openly expressed his opinion that players should remain standing. The Steelers coach Mike Tomlin responded, “We’re not going to play politics.” The reality of that statement, however, is ...

The Cliff of Recovery

The Cliff of Recovery

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

October 29, 2019

Imagine being afraid of heights and having to go stand on the edge of the cliff three times a day. This type of fear is a reality for individuals struggling with eating disorders. My friend, who wishes to stay anonymous, is in recovery from anorexia nervosa and has agreed to share her story with me....

Stuck? Give These a Listen!

Stuck? Give These a Listen!

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

October 22, 2019

Everyone at some point in their life knows what it’s like to get in a rut when it comes to music. Often times we get stuck listening to the same five songs over and over again until we can’t handle it anymore. Personally, I know the struggle of not knowing what new music and artists to check out...

What More Do They Have to Deal With?

What More Do They Have to Deal With?

Emma Harris, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

When someone comes back from the buffet with five cookies or two slices of cake, there’s a recurring joke: “Be careful or you’re going to get diabetes!” What I don’t think people realize is that diabetes is much more complicated than that — there are actually two types. There is the type mo...

What is Impeachment Anyway?

What is Impeachment Anyway?

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

October 15, 2019

In the past few weeks, America has been in a frenzy of drama with the word “impeachment” in the midst of it all. While some Americans are educated in politics and aware of what this possibly means for President Donald Trump, there is surprisingly a common misunderstanding as to what impeachment means. ...

Nine Week STUCO Update

Nine Week STUCO Update

Maggie Lindstrom, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Student Council has been in full swing now for nine weeks, and they spent the majority of first quarter preparing for the many events of Homecoming weekend. The Student Council is working on many projects. The inaugural Homecoming weekend may have been the priority, but how have the other projects...

Why is Your Boyfriend So Much Like Your Dad?

Why is Your Boyfriend So Much Like Your Dad?

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

October 11, 2019

My sister has been dating her boyfriend for over a year and a half. Even though she went to college twelve hours away from home, she found someone who is surprisingly similar to my dad. Both are accounting majors, who are silly, good story tellers, great with kids, athletic, and driven. In fact, after...

What’s the deal with TikTok?

What’s the deal with TikTok?

Lauryn Rhodes, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

If you’re a high school student, chances are you’ve sung the catchy songs, attempted one of the dances, or hopped onto one of the many trends from the rising lip-sync app, TikTok. While it’s more unlikely that you haven’t yet discovered this not so hidden world, for those who aren’t quite sure h...

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