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Should SBAC Testing Be Abolished?

Should SBAC Testing Be Abolished?

Charis P., Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under Opinion

State testing has just recently passed here at Kraemer, and many parents, as well as students, are wondering if it’s really needed. Students this past week have spent hours on end just staring at a computer screen, trying to complete multiple tests, and teachers have not enjoyed monitoring their st...

Fidget Spinners- Waste or Worth It?

Fidget Spinners- Waste or Worth It?

Beth G., Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Lately, there has been a trend going around, known to most as fidget spinners. Fidget Spinners are toys that are designed so they spin while being held. They come in many different sizes, shapes, and colors. Some have LED lights, metallic features, and special effects. These may be popular but are th...

Why Electric Cars Are Bad

Why Electric Cars Are Bad

Julius Y., Reporter
May 9, 2017
Filed under Opinion

  Ever since the Nissan Leaf came out (the first mass produced Battery Electric Vehicle), many have rushed to buy an electric vehicle. Now there is the Tesla, BMW, General Motors, Toyota, Ford, Mitsubishi, and Build Your Dreams Auto, a Chinese Automotive company which has made electric vehicle...

Is the Bugatti Chiron Worth Buying?

Is the Bugatti Chiron Worth Buying?

Aayush D., Editor
May 8, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Automobiles Ettore Bugatti was an old French car manufacturer that had built high-performance cars. However, after Ettore Bugatti, the founder, and his son died, the company closed down. After many years, an Italian entrepreneur revived the company as an exclusive sports car builder. Now, the Bugatti n...

Should Schools Offer Cash Bonuses for Good Test Scores?

Should Schools Offer Cash Bonuses for Good Test Scores?

Ellen K., Reporter
May 8, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Throughout the last decade, a growing number of schools have adopted a new method of improving test performances. This method involves paying students as well as their teachers with cash for the student’s passing test score. In fact, some high schools have allowed students to enroll in their Advanced Pla...

Thoughts on Rejected Trumpcare Bill

Thoughts on Rejected Trumpcare Bill

Young K., Assistant Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Opinion

There have been many opinions on President Trump and his decisions over the past few months. Recently, President Trump tried to replace recent former president Obama’s health care policy. During President Obama’s presidency, more than 11 million people adopted Obama Care. Obama Care offered health...

Greatest Video Games of 2016

Greatest Video Games of 2016

Sean J., Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under Opinion

What do people think of when they hear the word entertainment? Some people will think video games. All around the world, people are playing and showing their friends the variety of video games there are in the world. From the Xbox to the PC, video games prove to be an excellent source of entertainme...

Daylight Savings – Should It Stay or Should It Go?

Daylight Savings – Should It Stay or Should It Go?

Vivian W., Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Waking up on that Sunday and realizing that one hour of your day has instantly disappeared is never a great feeling. Daylight savings was first used in 1908 in Thunder Bay, Canada, with the hopes of saving energy and maximizing the amount of daily sunlight. Daylight savings time instantly takes away an ho...

2017 Oscars Best Picture Mix-Up: Who’s to Blame?

2017 Oscars Best Picture Mix-Up: Who’s to Blame?

Mary C., Editor
March 14, 2017
Filed under Opinion

A lot of stuff happened at the Academy Awards on February 26th, 2017. The events that took place this year at the Oscars ranged from political, with some award recipients simply not coming to receive their award in protest of Donald Trump’s travel ban, to funny, with host Jimmy Kimmel poking fun at...

Why Fishing is A Good Hobby

Why Fishing is A Good Hobby

Joseph P., Editor
February 15, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Many people like to take part in outdoor activities such as sports, camping, or even something as simple as taking walks in the park. But what about fishing? Everyone knows that eating fish is beneficial for them, but the activity of fishing is also surprisingly good for a person as well. When people a...

Why the Immigration Ban is Flawed

Why the Immigration Ban is Flawed

Nathan C., Reporter
February 15, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Recently, the newly-elected President, Donald Trump, has issued an executive order that bans the distribution of visas from those who come from seven predominantly Islamic countries. The ban prevents all citizens coming from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the U.S. fo...

Automated Assistants, Are They For Better or Worse?

Automated Assistants, Are They For Better or Worse?

Jack G., Reporter
February 15, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The world has changed in various ways because of the invention computer. One of these major advancements in technology is the automated assistant. A sample of automated assistants include Siri, Cortana, and Google Now. Assistants come in all shapes and sizes, from a program that runs on a cellular phone, ...

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