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Woman’s world: how women are treated in a sports world full of men

Woman’s world: how women are treated in a sports world full of men

By Kaitlyn Barr, Staff Reporter April 16, 2021

Recently, 2021’s March Madness basketball tournament sparked a lot of debate about the inequities between women and men in sports. During the tournament, many female players came forward on social media...

 According to a study from the University of Saskatchewan, “Too much exposure to hydrogen peroxide could lead to respiratory, skin, and eye irritation.” These health effects can be avoided by using soap and water instead of disinfectants for COVID-19 sanitation.

Pros and cons of COVID-19 sanitation

By Sophia Dragich, Staff Reporter April 16, 2021

In the era of COVID-19, cleaning and sanitation have become much more intrinsic to our daily lives. Students across the district have been required to sanitize their desks, chairs and desk shields with...

My first makeup look of the challenge, I did the most voted-for look.

Making up my make-up

By Bella Yoakam, Staff Reporter March 22, 2021

I hated the idea of makeup my whole childhood, all I wanted to do was play in the dirt and hang out with my friends, until the seventh grade when I stole my mom’s mascara and my mother told me I was...

Say NO to the the N-word

Say NO to the the N-word

By Bella Yoakam, Intern February 26, 2021

Progress isn’t possible without discussion. Social issues that our country and the world face are not going to change overnight, but progress can be made one conversation at a time.  One issue in...

How cell phones have changed learning for high schoolers

How cell phones have changed learning for high schoolers

By Brandon Miller, Staff Reporter February 22, 2021

Cell phones are the subject of a lot of scrutiny when it comes to their effects on highschool students. It’s constantly been stated that cell phones are a distraction and a nuisance that do nothing but...

Skincare not only takes care of acne, it also takes care of the soul

Skincare not only takes care of acne, it also takes care of the soul

By Joleigh Jackson, Section Editor January 29, 2021

Although skin care involves a stigma of expensive masks and an arsenal of essential oils, this simply isn’t the reality. The process of skin care can be as simple as a bar of soap and some water, and...

Why 2021 is going to be great, according to astrology

Why 2021 is going to be great, according to astrology

By Sophia Dragich, Intern January 29, 2021

I think we’re all excited to be entering a new year. Afterall, 2020 was quite a show. From a worldwide pandemic to a reckoning with racial injustice, our nation has been through a lot over the past 12...

Our Turn

Our Turn

By Alexa Mazzola and Arei Swain December 22, 2020

While this year has been very different in many regards, there are some things that never seem to change. There is no question that the opportunities and overall treatment of people differs depending on...

Being a pro at pronouns

Being a pro at pronouns

By Gabbi Bielak, Section Editor November 2, 2020

While many of us don’t even notice them within our sentences, pronouns are the small parts of speech used to address ourselves and others on a daily basis. “She was so good,” or “He is mean,”...

How to combat mental health during trying times

How to combat mental health during trying times

By Phoenix Archer, Intern May 31, 2020

During this unfortunate pandemic, many people—including students—are experiencing new, somber feelings in response to this year’s trajectory. To cope with this universal glumness, we should explore...

The downside of an online education

By Jo Jackson, Intern May 29, 2020

My journey through online school during quarantine has been a difficult one. As a person who needs to be in a classroom to keep my routine in line or I lose myself in what I’m doing, I procrastinate...

D&D: The game for everyone

By Robert Maddox, Staff Reporter May 29, 2020

“Dungeons and Dragons,” a game created in 1974 by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, has again spiked in popularity due to its role in modern retro media, like Netflix’s “Stranger Things.” With...

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