Education, Schmeducation

Adaora Ede, Editor in Chief

June 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

On May 1st, 2017, I finally put down my college enrollment deposit for a college that, on May 1st, 2016 and probably all the years preceding, I would’ve never foresaw myself starting the first part of the rest of my life. In...

Dear White People

Lunden Rowlett

May 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Unless you have been living under a rock (the sort of rock without Twitter, to be exact), you have likely heard of the show that came out on Netflix a while ago, and blew up fast: Dear White People. Dear White People is one of ...

Purpose Over Popularity

Brogan Gerhart

April 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Speaking as a senior in high school, as a student fully prepared to transcend into the glorious world of higher education and adult life, as a restless and vivaciously curious member of human race, I must say that I, and I do not...

Whitewashing in Our Media

Erika Gonzales

April 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Whitewashing: The tendency of the media (movies, TV shows, etc.) to cast white actors and actresses to play non-white characters. Whitewashing dates back to early Hollywood films when black face began to gain popularity in the...

Deforestation Hill

Christian Beale

February 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Forest Hill needs to get a name change… Considering the name isn’t suitable for the area anymore. Deforestation has increased dramatically in Forest Hill within the past few years, and it has even started to happen in my own...

Am I There Yet?

Adaora Ede, Editor in Chief

December 12, 2016

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

In light of probably more important social (specifically political events), I am here to bring another issue to light: the terrible plight of the young adults in the midst of learning how to drive. I’ve already gone through all the steps: I...

Thanksgiving: The Overshadowed Holiday

Konnor-Ashley Randlett

November 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

By the time the clock struck twelve on November first, Christmas trees were up in stores, snowflakes danced on windows and music stations blared “Jingle Bells”. The halls were decked with holiday cheer before anyone could bat a...

Here I Go Again, Here They Go Again

Lunden Rowlett

September 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Can people take a joke? Can people just learn that this is life? It isn’t fair! We can’t all get our way! And if I can’t, why should you? The pledge of allegiance has been exactly what it’s always been for years, a...

Why Rubber Trees Are Important

Connor Ostadali

September 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Most things in life we take for granted. We never actually get to see how much work is put into producing everything that we use on a day-to-day basis. Today, I would like to tell you about how important rubber trees are. I was...