The Perspective

Students Need Control Over Their Education

Kealani Tapp, Business Manager

February 27, 2019

The public school system is stuck in the past. Many would agree that the school system needs reform; however, change seems unattainable due to the lack of funding for public education. Adjustment will be difficult, but it is no...

Dress Code: Is it Fair?

Sache Krishnaraj, Design Editor

February 27, 2019

I dealt with a school uniform for the first nine years of my education. It is now in high school that I am given a choice. Wearing uniforms is a controversial topic that many students, teachers, and parents have been debating ...

People Pay Too Much for Cars

Sache Krishnaraj, Design Editor

February 14, 2019

Would you pay 40 thousand dollars for a car worth just over half that price? Purchases like this happen every day and most people are oblivious to it. Cars that should be purchased at much lower prices are being sold at sky-hi...

Usefulness of Drones

Sache Krishnaraj, Design Editor

February 14, 2019

Drones are a great idea for military and police needs. As you know, many man-hours are wasted patrolling the borders as well as putting border patrol in unsafe situations. If drones are programmed, they can do the same thing and ...

Concussions Becoming Problematic

Madeline Justice and Morgan McCotter

February 14, 2019

A concussion is one of the most common injuries that an athlete can aquire. Some of the most typical ways to get a concussion are direct head trauma, whiplash, falling, explosions and activities of that nature. While concussio...

Electric vs. Gas-Powered Cars

Sache Krishnaraj, Design Editor

February 14, 2019

As technology progresses, we are seeing society move further towards electric and hybrid vehicles. While they may look much better, are they really as great as they seem? Electric vehicles are still relatively new, meaning there i...

The Effects of Marijuana Legalization

Isabelle Fessler, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

The legalization of marijuana is about much more than just people being allowed to smoke weed. According to the Washington Post, over half of American adults have used marijuana at some point in their lives. Considering t...

Why Students Should Not be Assigned Homework

Lilli Keehn, Copy Editor

December 12, 2018

With the title of this piece, I either got your attention right away, or I’ve already lost you entirely. Most likely if you’re a student just like me, who dislikes homework more than almost anything in the world, your ear...

The Office Revival

Brett Caldwell, Entertainment Editor

December 12, 2018

Years after “The Office” ended, people are still quoting and reenacting certain scenes from the popular television show. Not to mention that it’s on Netflix and reruns are on Comedy Central all the time. It’s time to br...

Cats or Dogs?

Amanda Mancuso, Copy Editor

December 12, 2018

Cats and dogs: the basic beloved household pets that everybody seems to have a strong preference on. This classic debate has surfaced itself for as long as society can remember. Although certain people may feel strongly about ...

Cause or Effect?: Substance Abuse

Diya Banerjee, Features Department Editor

December 11, 2018

As high schoolers, many of us know of people who vape, drink, or smoke marijuana. Whether you fall into this category or are someone who struggles with this, the effects of using substances as a teenager should be known. Subst...

Winter: Dreadful or Delightful?

Emily Gilbertson, Online Editor

December 11, 2018

Winter has always been one of those seasons that I either love or hate when it arrives. As a child, it was one of the most magical sights in the world to look out the window at the first snow of the season. Vivid memories of g...

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