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I’m Just Sayin’: Sit back and enjoy the ride

Michael Purcell, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2011

Filed under Opinion

   So let me start by saying that this is my first column, and you’d be amazed at how difficult it is to decide on a topic.  With so many things to write about, deciding on just one is quite a chore.  But recently, in looking...

Cruz Control: We’re never too old for a little fun

Stephanie Cruz, Section Editor

October 24, 2011

Filed under Opinion

   One day I came home from school and walked straight to my room, following my typical routine.  As I opened the door to my closet to change out of my uniform, however, I shrieked as a terrifying monster leaped out at me from...

Drew’s Views: Homecoming woes bring hard work into question

Andy Maher, Section Editor

October 24, 2011

Filed under Opinion

   Sometime between the first and second week of school, homecoming became the bane of my existence.  The work, while time consuming, was perfectly bearable, and the same goes for the planning.  Yet one factor still gets my...

Point-Counterpoint: 3D movies are a waste of money and do not enhance the movie-going experience

Sophia Gallo, Staff Writer

October 24, 2011

Filed under Opinion

   Students walk up to the box office on a fun-filled Friday night.  Choosing a movie used to be the most difficult decision of the evening, but not anymore.  Now there is the option of watching any feature film three-dimensionally.   ...

Point-Counterpoint: 3D movies create a unique, memorable experience

Ben Kieler, Staff Writer

October 24, 2011

Filed under Opinion

   In a terrifying movie, a shark jumps out of the water toward a doomed college student on a vacation gone horribly wrong.  After grabbing the college student, the shark continues its airborne trip right into the audience...

Point-Counterpoint:Pageantry should not be singled out as the only stressful, detrimental childhood activity

Emily Benko, Staff Writer

October 20, 2011

Filed under Opinion

   Toddler beauty pageants have been taken to greater heights due to a highly proclaimed reality show, Toddlers and Tiaras.  What has been taken to even greater heights, however, are the rampant complaints about the so-calle...

Point-Counterpoint: Pageantry is an unhealthy activity wrongly promoting superficiality

Zach Grandich, Staff Writer

October 20, 2011

Filed under Opinion

   Since 2009, our television screens have been covered in the shallow glimmer of Toddlers and Tiaras.  This TV show has given us an insight into beauty pageants and their contestants all over the U.S..  Just watching it ...

Editorial: It’s important to leave behind prejudices and help out

October 19, 2011

Filed under Opinion

   There is a fine line between what defines a panhandler and a homeless person.  Too frequently, though, this line is blurred, and people lump the two groups of people together.  Judgments are immediately made, and we assume...

Editorial: When school work overloads, take care of yourself

December 3, 2010

Filed under Opinion

 Being a teenager can be difficult while balancing school, work, sports and other activities while trying to take care of yourself, too.  Students seem to be too bogged down with the homework beast, studying for tests, or putting ev...

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