Discriminating against opposite sex against feminism beliefs

Discriminating against opposite sex against feminism beliefs

Payton Fenwick, Opinion Editor

September 9, 2016


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Feminism. The word that spurs men into a defensive frenzy. This should not be the case. Feminism began with the Woman’s suffrage movement which made its first public appearance at the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848. Women have come a long way since 1848, gaining the right to vote. It is a proud movement...

Nonpartisanism extremely beneficial for country, voters

Nonpartisanism extremely beneficial for country, voters

Macy Rice, Reporter

September 9, 2016


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Nonpartisanism is known as the lack of affiliation to any particular political party. In nonpartisan elections, candidates are elected based on their own merits, and no political party titles are shown on the ballot. This election style has proved to be extremely beneficial to the public. According to...

Young adults should be able to speak about personal views

Michaela Regier, Sports Editor

September 9, 2016


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It is scary to think that the holiday season is a few short months away and soon turkeys, Christmas music and cold weather will be upon us. Of course only one thing could turn such joyous events into horrendous ones - family discussion. They talk about Great Aunt Cindy’s health, what Joan whispered...

Staying serious about academics critical during senior year

Katherine Lindgren, Editor-in-Chief

August 17, 2016


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Senior year: the focus of many movies, childhood dreams and teenage expectations. The pinnacle of government-mandated education. With all the hype surrounding it, it can be easy to get caught up in the excitement of being the big man on campus. But seriously seniors, it’s time to get real. Being a...

Beginning college search early pays off in long run

Faye Smith, Reporter

August 17, 2016


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College hunting. Not something that would be on the radar in many students’ early years in high school, but should it? The idea of finding the perfect college at an early age comes easy to some people. Some people have known what they have wanted to pursue since they walked into their first In...

Student activity fosters positive reputation

Student activity fosters positive reputation

Lauren Mitchell, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

August 17, 2016


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As summer ends and the new school year kicks off, students trade in long days by the pool for long school days and activities. Hopefully, students will walk through the doors with a new, fresh outlook, although in reality that might not be the case. A group within USD 373 is setting an example for a...

Celebrity role models are no longer positive influences

Payton Fenwick, Opinion Editor

August 17, 2016


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Generations ago, celebrities were used as symbols of what people should model themselves after. Not for beauty, but for things that matter like charity donations and community service. Today, all people hear from the news and tabloids are celebrities being arrested for driving under the influence, nasty...

Team bond more important for athletes with less natural ability

Aydan Rolph, Co-Entertainment Editor

August 17, 2016


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There are far less natural athletes than there are people who play sports. It takes a certain type of person, cut from a different type of cloth, to be thrust into a game foreign to them and excel. On any given team, they will be so lucky (or more precisely, the coach should be), to have one such athlete....

Power of positive thinking imperative to successful year

Erica Beebe, Co-entertainment Editor

August 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Is the cup half full or half empty? Did someone wake up on the wrong side of the bed or do they have a sunshine state-of-mind? Research has shown that people with more optimistic views have lifelong benefits. They are also more likely to make those around them happier as well. After the first or second...

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