The Wildcat Roar

I’m just so lazy…I mean stressed!

Christian Davis - Opinions Editor

November 17, 2009

Procrastination is to prolong or delay an action. Stress is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. Somehow people are quick to use these two words interchangeably as if they share the same definition. Large portions of high schoolers...

Technology: Changing Our Language for the Worse

Kelsy Cline - Staff Writer

November 17, 2009

The ability to interact with others has existed since the beginning of time. However, along the way, there have been advancements in technology that have changed the way people communicate. The phenomenon of texting allows immediate communication without having to talk on the phone. However, if...

Tis’ the Seasons

Alex Cacciarelli - Staff Writer

November 17, 2009

As we reach the mid-way point of November, and the temperature drops, and leaves begin to fall, one holiday comes to the front of everyone’s mind. And no, it’s not Thanksgiving. The holiday I’m thinking of is Black Friday, also known as national parking lot accident day. Thanksgiving is quickly...

Think Outside the Box

Parker Briden - Staff Writer

November 17, 2009

Moral questions are always difficult. They make us ponder our choices and ask, “What would I do in that situation?” But when the question asked is as black and white as cold-blooded murder, it makes for a very shallow story. The movie “The Box” is centered on a moral question: however the...

Second Guessing

John Bergman - Sports Editor

November 17, 2009

Professional sports occur at high rates of speed, quick plays leave fans rethinking what just happened. In the past, close calls were a controversial point in sports. Arguments changed the way games were seen by the public and unfair rulings would lead to referees being persecuted by the public. At first...

The Elephant in the Room

Christian Davis - Opinions Editor

November 3, 2009

“Respect your Elders” and “Respect This,” were the mottos that adorned the 2009 powder puff jerseys. While the slogans are meant to be harmless fun, they form an interesting backdrop upon which the competition between the junior and senior class is played. Every year around Wildcat Pride Night...

Fear is Real

Cheyenne Bartlett - Features Editor

October 30, 2009

“There is nothing to fear but fear itself.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt. Roosevelt said this in his first inaugural address during the Great Depression. Although this famous quote was spoken during a national crisis, I believe that it is relevant to almost every aspect of life. Children, adults,...

Letter to the Editor

Andy Kerckhoff and Andy Kerckhoff

October 2, 2009

Thank you, Anne Rebbe. You give a very thoughtful, important commentary. We, the teachers, certainly struggle with our devotions, and we need this encouragement to lead "further up, further in." Thanks for the gentle, respectful admonishment.

Letter to the Editor

Craig Dunham and Craig Dunham

October 2, 2009

Just a note to tell you both how glad I am for your staff editorial on the Obama school speech, and the articles on race and teacher devotionals as well. I'm glad to see you engaging real issues and handling them in a way that includes both content and civility. Keep up the good work.

Little Things Matter Too

Melinda Oliver - staff writer

September 30, 2009

Thanks to America’s democratic government and the peer pressure to conform to what’s ‘normal’ the average United States citizen firmly believes in the saying, ‘Majority rules’ which is acceptable when dealing with fashion trends or even elections but when it comes to genuine life situations...

Foxsports Proves to be a Mere 4th Round Pick

Cameron Smith - staff writer

September 30, 2009

Right when I drafted Steven Jackson with the 7th overall pick, I knew it would be a good season. People all across America are making great picks like I did in the phenomenon that is fantasy football. Fantasy football has evolved from a casual hobby that few people participate in, to an important activity...

Power of Opinions

Christian Davis - Opinions Editor

September 28, 2009

At first, the thought of having a column seemed quite easy. Writing about issues that are important to me and giving my opinion have never been a problem. However, thinking twice about my responsibility in writing this column has challenged me to think of all the opportunities I can create with my...

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