Non-traditional school should be available for students

Molly Ashford, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018

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Since I was a freshman, I have watched my friends and acquaintances have breakdowns over schoolwork, crying into AP textbooks. I have watched myself feel pressured to add as many high-level classes as I could into my schedule,...

The True Life of an Introvert

Heidi Heyden, Staff Writer

December 22, 2017

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So many adjectives are used to describe my personality; smart, cheerful, funny, perfectionistic, and kind are almost all of the most common ones tossed my way. Depending on where I am or who I am with, these can change. But there...

Limited medical insurance options will be an issue for people with chronic dieases

Grace Turner, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

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As 2017 begins to draw to a close, along with holidays and getting ready for a new year, many families are also attempting to find health insurance that will work for them as a family in the upcoming year. However, many of these...

Reading should be promoted for different reasons

Grace Turner, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

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Every day, students, teenagers, adults, and children are encouraged to read. Most of the time this reading is encouraged because reading will make them smarter, make them a better reader, or help them pass a test. All of this...

Preference of Lunch Tables

Jackson Godwin, staff writer

December 21, 2017

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  Most students everyday look forward to the one period without any worries. It is also one of the few opportunities students have to eat and refuel for class. Something that Central offers that many other schools do not a...

Democratic Party Lacks Unity

Molly Ashford, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017

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The American political system has been plagued with vexatious, irreversible party divides since its colonial beginning; a divided nation is hardly a new concept for this struggling country. Any attempt to mend the disastrous relations...

Racial slurs in classic literature

Lizbeth Hermosillo-Najar, Staff writer

December 20, 2017

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It's almost inevitable to discuss race when discussing classic literature in classrooms. Considering most of the books read in classrooms were written in time periods where it was socially acceptable to say racial slurs aloud...

EXPOSING COCO KEY

Lizbeth Hermosillo-Najar, Staff writer

December 20, 2017

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When I was 15 I got my first job at an indoor waterpark called Coco key Water Resort which at the time was owned by Ramada. In my nine months working at the resort I experienced many unpleasant situations which I feel the need...

Grading scale deserves an F

Anne Gallagher, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017

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The implementation of the new OPS grading scale has caused a lot of backlash in addition to its approval. Teachers and students have formulated differing opinions on the effects of the altered way of grading. The reasoning behind...

Christmas Sales Should Not Begin Before Thanksgiving

Heidi Heyden, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017

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It is completely normal to look forward to different holidays throughout the year. With Christmas being one of the most sought after and most popular holiday of the year, there is no surprise that many people look forward to Christmas...

Astrology More Beneficial Than Factual

Emily Engel, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017

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It is widely believed that the concept of astrology has existed for several thousands of years, potentially dating back to 4,000 B.C. Though the forms we see and measure astrology in have changed over the years, astrology still...

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