Pompeo a bad choice for State

Malcolm Durfee-O'Brien

May 17, 2018

Filed under columns, opinion

CIA Director and former member of the United States House of Representatives from Kansas, Mike Pompeo was selected by Donald Trump as the next Secretary of State on March 13th. Pompeo holds little knowledge on foreign policy, but he hold...

School dance dress expectations unfair

Anne Gallagher, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018

Filed under columns, opinion

There are three major school dances per year during the three different seasons we are at school. As the weather changes, so do the requirements for what to wear. Girls make decisions from thousands of styles of dresses, pantsuits,...

Top six reasons why you shouldn’t date in high school

Sydney Prescott, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

Filed under columns, opinion

Top Six Reasons why you shouldn’t date in high school Finding your own identity The teenage years are for discovering your identity. You start to figure out what career you plan to be in, if you will follow your paren...

Erstad Should Return, Regardless How Season Ends

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018

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In a couple of weeks, the Big Ten Baseball Tournament will return to TD Ameritrade Park. Barring a miraculous late season run, the defending regular season league champions will not make this years' conference tournament.   ...

Sleep recommendations need a more realistic perspective

Heidi Heyden, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

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All our lives we have been told that we need to prioritize sleep. Every night both of my parents assume that I get 8-10 hours of deep, continuous, and overall quality sleep. I have researched sleep on multiple occasions; almost...

The Masters to bring fresh faces, tough competition, record-breaking crowd

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

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The 82nd edition of the Masters gets underway today at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Today officially begins a major golf season with a lot of questions and storylines. Three players can clinch the career grand sla...

Doubt in faith important for maturity but not necessary for belief

Sydney Prescott, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

Filed under columns, opinion

Can you have faith without doubt? This is a question asked by 73 year old Lesley Hazleton, who is an agnostic Jews that wrote a biography on the life of Muhammad. Her argument was the doubt without faith turns into only conviction,...

Political Moderation

Malcolm Durfee-O'Brien

April 9, 2018

Filed under columns, opinion

On February 25th, the California Democratic Party declined to endorse incumbent Senator Dianne Feinstein for reelection, with many delegates attacking her for being a "conservative" Democrat. This is part of a pattern in which...

High school flies by, important to enjoy little things, live in the moment

Heidi Heyden, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

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Get this: 2008 was ten years ago. I know—it shocks me too. In 2008 I was both a kindergartener and a first grader who barely lost her first tooth and was taught bits of that year's presidential election from whatever news I...

Gun Control Movement

Malcolm Durfee-O'Brien

April 9, 2018

Filed under columns, opinion

For the first time in many years, teenagers have become invested in fighting for a major policy change in the United States, with thousands (if not millions) of students marching out of school on March 24th to push for changes...

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