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The Gun Debate

The Gun Debate

Jason M., Reporter

June 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Parkland, Sandy Hook, Las Vegas, Orlando Nightclub, Santa Fe, San Bernardino, Sutherland Springs Church, the list goes on. The pattern is all too familiar. A tragic mass shooting, a mourning, a call for action, repeat.  Dozens dead and injured, families heartbroken, and a hope that something will chan...

Should Video-Gaming Be Considered A Sport?

Should Video-Gaming Be Considered A Sport?

Nathan L., Reporter

June 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Video-Gaming: One of the most popular pastimes for people of all ages. Many people enjoy playing a variety of different types of games. There are adventure games, puzzle games, racing games, sports games, and many more. But a common question that many people have for this hobby is whether or not video ...

Should Schools Start Later?

Should Schools Start Later?

Krista K., Reporter

June 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Many people believe teens could do better if schools started at a later time. According to The American Academy of Pediatrics, schools should start at 8:30 a.m. or later to better align with the “biological sleep rhythms of adolescents, whose sleep-awake cycles begin to shift up to two hours later at the s...

Should Girls Be Allowed to Join Boys Scouts? (Vice Versa?)

Should Girls Be Allowed to Join Boys Scouts? (Vice Versa?)

Emmy L., Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In October of 2017, Boy Scouts of America opened their organization up so girls are able to join. Some celebrated this decision, but those who do not agree have multiple reasons to support their case. One is that the majority of boys and girls feel more comfortable within their gender group. Another is ...

Should Dogs Be Allowed In Stores?

Should Dogs Be Allowed In Stores?

Bianca Z., Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Most dogs are not allowed in stores because it is against the health code where food is sold or served. In some stores that don’t sell food are mostly dog-friendly, but why aren’t dogs allowed in grocery stores? Dogs aren’t allowed in these stores because The Food and Drug Administration’s Foo...

Should Teachers Have To Buy School Supplies?

Should Teachers Have To Buy School Supplies?

Jasmine H., Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion

An average teacher makes about $58,000 a year and this isn’t counting the taxes. Schools are sometimes unable to pay for all of the supplies and, when they can’t, teachers need to spend their own money to buy necessary supplies that should have already been provided by the school. Teachers earn th...

Do Schools Give Out Too Many A’s?

Do Schools Give Out Too Many A’s?

Robert B., Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Recently there have been many arguments whether schools give students more A’s than they deserve. One side of this long-term debate is that many people (including parents and students themselves) believe that teachers do give students too many A’s, whereas they think the pupils should have to earn ...

Do Video-Games Cause Violence?

Do Video-Games Cause Violence?

Zach W., Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Since 1992, 3D first-person shooter (FPS) video games have been a huge hit with teens and adults. The games’ fast-paced and incredibly imaginative style have proved to be a massive hit with the younger generation, but there is one problem with these games that has our society split...violence. In al...

Do Video Games Make People More Violent?

Do Video Games Make People More Violent?

Elliot K., Reporter

May 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Today, there are many violent games that possibly influence people’s behavior. Many popular games such as Call of Duty, Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, and even animated games like Fortnite or Overwatch can make kids more violent. There are many pieces of evidence that show that video games can ...

Why Is Skateboarding So Trendy?

Why Is Skateboarding So Trendy?

Jayden M., Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In the past, trends have come and gone. Four years ago, the hottest toy was Rainbow Loom and most recently, the trend was slime and fidget spinners. Everyone knows that once a trend dies, it dies forever; there is an exception to this though. Time and time again, skateboarding has constantly resurfaced as a ...

Are Baby Instagram Accounts Ok?

Are Baby Instagram Accounts Ok?

Esther W., Reporter

May 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

We’ve all seen them--baby pictures, hundreds of them--on Instagram. Most notably are the children of celebrities. Celebrities are constantly under the scrutiny of the media and public. Majority of these celebs have children. Some choose to keep the faces of their kids away from the mangled internet....

Why Hate Crimes Should be Heavily Punished

Why Hate Crimes Should be Heavily Punished

Angie M., Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A hate crime, according to the dictionary, is a crime motivated by racial, sexual, or other prejudice, typically one involving violence. Hate crimes have been all too common throughout American history, and even in modern times. While the United States is known as the ‘land of the free,’ and prides i...

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