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...

Vaccines: Beneficial or Harmful?

Kaete Schmidt, Newtonian Graphics Manager

October 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

One question that an expecting mother is frequently asked is “Will you vaccinate your baby?” As a first-time mother, this sparks quite a bit of curiosity, leading into weeks of research to come up with a solid answer. Each website varies; there are ones that make vaccines seem like the devil himself, an...

Grit

Addie Lindenmeyer, Newtonian Managing Editor

October 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As children, we are persuaded into believing that talent overrides hard work and determination. Our society has always recognized individuals that exceed standards, whether it be in sports, school or the workplace. It is those that are naturally gifted and or genetically apt that receive the most prais...

Class Jewelry: Sentiment or Waste?

Class Jewelry: Sentiment or Waste?

Benton Dreasher, Newtonian Reporter

October 11, 2018


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Each year sophomores are offered the opportunity to memorialize their high school experience through the purchase of a class ring. While some may enjoy reminiscing about their high school memories and relationships through a simple piece of jewelry, it seems as though this is just a waste of money. ...

Millennials take action against social injustice

Gracie Hammond, Newtonian Content Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

These days it almost seems as though it is a crime to care. If you stand up to someone or call them out for being out of line, you are instantly labeled as triggered and overly sensitive. Last Halloween I even saw a “Triggered Millennial” costume which consisted of wrapping bubble wrap around the...

Developing personal opinions essential

Caroline Barger, Newtonian Features Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Today in society there is a lot of controversy between people regarding what they believe. Whether it be about religious or political views, everyone has their own thoughts on what they think is best. But what influences people to adopt the beliefs that they possess? Children grow up observing the views...

Transitioning to zero waste lifestyle beneficial

Transitioning to zero waste lifestyle beneficial

Ellen Garrett, Newtonian Asst. Opinions Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Think about how much trash you make in a day. All the plastic bags, tissues, plastic water bottles and the packaging on your food. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency the average American makes 4.5 pounds of trash per day. That adds up to 254 million tons of trash in a year. Not only...

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