College admission scandals show corruption within upper class

College admission scandals show corruption within upper class

Addie Lindenmeyer, Newtonian Managing Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Going from televisions screens in the 90s to headlines on March 11, Lori Loughlin, famous for her role in “Fuller House”, was one of multiple prominent figures to have allegedly bribed college coaches and other insiders to get her children into some of the nation’s most selective colleges. As a y...

Closed Captioning: Deaf community needs accessibility

Closed  Captioning: Deaf community needs accessibility

Natalie Kuhn, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

You are sitting in history class trying to watch a clip of a film about one of many revolutions, but all of the dialogue is muffled and distorted. You cannot decipher what the information you’re supposed to be learning, not only affecting the worksheet you are supposed to fill out, but your grades...

Controversial Comments

Lorelei Jacobs, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion

  As we enter into March, we also dive deeper into the digital age. This comes with consequences. Every year it seems like there is a new controversy surrounding a statement that a celebrity has made, particularly in the past 10 years. In December 2018, actor Kevin Hart made the decision to step dow...

Border wall unnecessary

Marco Aramburu, Newtonian Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion

During his campaign trail, President Donald Trump made statements regarding illegal immigration on the southern border of the United States by highlighting the issues of immigration and drug trade. His proposition to solve the problem was to build a wall that was financed by the Mexican government. Fo...

Smart watch use in test environment should be banned

Kaeden Thurber, Newtonian Reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under Opinion

As technology gets more advanced, more and more applications are seen in the school setting. The newest of these inventions is smart watches and wireless earbuds. One major controversy surrounding this new technology is whether schools should allow students to wear these in class. Smart watches all...

Complete coverage necessary for informing the public

Faye Smith, Newtonian Editor-in-chief

January 29, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Society today has seen the fastest communication the world has ever seen. At the snap of your fingers, any text, email, or internet search can be sent away in a matter of seconds. As the communication world adapts, so does journalism. Reporters are the first to publish anything about any sort of news...

Beyond the Game

Emma Pulaski, Newtonian Sports Manager

December 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Kansas State University’s head football coach, Bill Snyder, recently announced his retirement and many took to social media to share their thoughts on his years coaching. Snyder spent 27 seasons with the Wildcats, racking up a total of 215 wins and two Big 12 Championships. Despite his experience of...

Stop the Sorry Reflex

Stop the Sorry Reflex

Faye Smith, Newtonian Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Imagine this, it is dinner at your favorite restaurant. All of your friends at the table are talking about their school day, and you instantly start talking about your favorite class. You get so excited about what you learned, and the funny things that happened, but people immediately seem uninterested....

Neurotypical

Neurotypical

Ellen Garrett, Newtonian Content Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In popular media, people with autism are painted as either anti-social tech geniuses or scholarly philosophers. However, people on the autism spectrum are much more than what we see in movies and TV shows. In order for neurotypical people to recognize people with autism outside of these stereotypes,...

Hectic nature of Black Friday detrimental to mental health, anxiety

Natalie Kuhn, Newtonian Reporter

November 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Every year up to 137 million people go shopping on Black Friday, and the weekend that follows. Shopping malls jam packed with Thanksgiving stuffed customers aggressively hunting down holiday deals. If someone with anxiety or claustrophobia induced anxiety attends Black Friday shopping, there are no s...

Black Friday shopping starts too early, cuts into Thanksgiving

Lorelei Jacobs, Newtonian Reporter

November 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As we gather together this holiday weekend, people are not only wanting to get their hands on Thanksgiving dinner, but also “amazing” deals occuring the Friday after Thanksgiving. Black Friday is an American tradition held on the Friday after Thanksgiving. People line up around the building o...

Federal government not concerned for youth health, safety

Emma Pulaski, Newtonian Sports Manager

November 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Despite the purchasing age restriction of 18 and above, Juuls have been a trend circulating throughout high school students. The sleek-designed e-cigarette has taken over and raised much debate. According to truthinitiative.org, nearly one in five students report that they have seen a Juul used on school property. T...

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