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Sex Education Needs to Accommodate Everyone

Victoria Hall, Opinion Editor

May 30, 2017

Health: one of the more dreaded requirements to complete for graduation. From the documentaries that make you lose faith in all food to the pictures of sexually transmitted infections, it can be a little much. Although health ...

“13 Reasons Why” is Awful

Jack Hanley, Opinion Editor

May 22, 2017

Do you know who would really love the hit Netflix show “13 Reasons Why?” Courtney, from “13 Reasons Why.” The hit drama has swept American pop-culture and social media in the last few months, being seen as an eye opening...

Is She Right for the Job?

Sheena Patel, Guest Writer

May 18, 2017

In early February, the nation watched as Betsy Devos was elected as education secretary by a close vote and with the help of Vice President Mike Pence. Although elected, I can’t help but wonder whether Betsy Devos is qualified...

“13 Reasons Why” Does Far More Good Than Harm

Jacob Miller, Reporter

May 16, 2017

Before we get into the deeper, more personal reasons for the purpose and legacy of “13 Reasons Why,” I would like to first mention its merit as a piece of entertainment. Whether the message gets lost or not, “13 Reasons...

The Driver’s Education Age Should Be Raised

Mary Petovello, Features Editor

May 4, 2017

Fourteen and eight months is too young for teenagers to start taking driver’s education. The State of Michigan’s website has a page dedicated to the dangers of teen driving leading to accidents, but it allows the driver’s...

Pizza Is Not A Vegetable

Claudia Saveski, Sports Editor

May 4, 2017

According to, the definition of a vegetable is “any plant whose fruit, seeds, roots, tubers, bulbs, stems, leaves or flower parts are used as food, as the tomato, bean, beet, potato, onion, asparagus, spinach...

Steering Clear Of The Summer Tan

Megan Pham, Head Copy-Editor

May 4, 2017

While being pale and pasty in the summer is far from anyone’s ideal “sun-kissed glow,” when it comes to tanning, maintaining a physical appearance cannot come before staying healthy. The U.S. Department of Health and Human...

AP Season Is Upon Us

Naabia Romain, Reporter

May 4, 2017

As Advanced Placement (AP) exam season arrives once again, many students are scrambling to prepare for the biggest test of the academic year. At a high school that offers so many AP courses, it can be a very stressful time of year...

Stop Drinking Soda

Laura Westcott, Features Editor

April 17, 2017

Refreshing, fizzy, tasty and it’s a satisfying compliment with almost every meal. Soda, soft drinks or pop, whatever you want to call it, we all agree that it’s delicious. But did you know that it’s actually much better...

SOS! (Save our snow)

Jordyn Kuchka, Business Manager

April 17, 2017

The state of Michigan is known for being a relatively cold state. It is known for having brutally long and cold winters, but this year it hasn’t seemed very long and brutal at all. While many are just enjoying the sun and warmth,...

Drinking, Drinking, Drunk, Gone

Claudia Saveski, Sports Editor

March 30, 2017

Drinking. The only thing Americans seems to do to celebrate. Whether it’s a wedding, a religious holiday or even winning a men’s softball game, it’s almost expected that a cooler will be full of ice along with various brands...

Should parents ruin the Santa Claus myth?

Madison Taylor, Co-Photography Editor

December 23, 2016

Children waking up early on Christmas morning, running down the stairs and looking under the tree to see if Santa Claus brought them presents shows how the jolly spirit of the character Santa Claus has been a part of children’s...

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