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Opinion: Homecoming is overrated

Opinion: Homecoming is overrated

Eris Rindt, Social Media Manager January 20, 2023

Each year Newton High School holds two homecoming dances; however, the dance portion of homecoming brings feelings of hype but ends with disappointment. There's a lot that goes into preparing for homecoming,...

Opinion: The troubled teen industry is inhumane

Opinion: The troubled teen industry is inhumane

Addie Clayton, Print Production Manager January 20, 2023

Imagine you are peacefully sleeping at night – and suddenly you feel hands grabbing you.You have no idea what is going on. All of a sudden you are traveling across the country with strangers who kidnapped...


Opinion: Sharks are Misunderstood

Mateya McCord, Design Coordinator January 20, 2023

Sharks are starting to disappear, and it's because of us. So many people are scared of sharks, which seems reasonable because of their sharp teeth and big bodies. We grow up in a society where kids learn...

Opinion: Kansas weather is bipolar

Opinion: Kansas weather is bipolar

Mateya McCord, Design Coordinator December 15, 2022

Kansas weather is horrendous. Weather can change from freezing, to hot, to cold in Kansas in 24 hours. The weather in Kansas has always been bipolar and unpredictable. According to kgs.ku.edu, Kansas weather...

Opinion: Would you rather give or receive Christmas gifts?

Opinion: Would you rather give or receive Christmas gifts?

Regan Hirsh and Nery Sanchez December 15, 2022

Regan Hirsh- Giving An important part of the holiday season is showing your love to those closest to you. My favorite way to show my love for people is the joy in gift giving. I love the holiday season...

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Opinion: Review of the best pizza in Newton

Regan Hirsh, Reporter November 10, 2022

Whenever families tend to get tired of cooking, one of the safest and easiest options for a meal is pizza. Pizza is very popular around Newton, there are currently nine pizza places around town. Many gas...

Before and after picture of a young man who went to an American Indian Boarding School.

Opinion: Native American boarding schools contribute to generational trauma

Addie Clayton, Print Production Manager November 10, 2022

Native Americans are still facing generational trauma today. Most non-Native Americans are not educated on the dark history and struggle that Native Americans have and are still facing. Students either...

Opinion: Best Halloween movies of 2022

Opinion: Best Halloween movies of 2022

Caileane Thurston, Head Reporter October 28, 2022

Every year there comes a variety of different Halloween movies that are released for the lovers of “spooky season.” This year, a new “Hocus Pocus,” which is a familiar favorite among adults and...

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Opinion: Newton should build a new skate park

Kenny Kioski, Reporter October 27, 2022

It has been more than 20 years since the city of Newton tore down the old “DIY” skatepark the local skateboarders made, with wood and metal, and also added manufactured premade metal ramps and rails. The...


Opinion: All women deserve access to safe abortions

Mia Malcolm, Reporter September 5, 2022

On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court made the disheartening decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. This decision ended nearly 50 years of federal protection for the right to abortion. The overturning of Roe...

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Opinion: Andrew Tate should not have a platform

Mateya McCord, Design Coordinator August 30, 2022

British-American kickboxing world champion Emory Andrew Tate has been blowing up on social media for being sexist and misogynistic. Tate has been in several podcasts, Youtube videos, and TikTok videos...

Ann Pomeroy Senior Opinion: Journalism Matters

Ann Pomeroy Senior Opinion: Journalism Matters

Ann Pomeroy, Editor-in-Chief May 25, 2022

Looking back on these past four years of high school, there is very little I would change. Each day, I live with the philosophy that, ‘these are the days we’ll remember’ and to, ‘die with memories...

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