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Are Child Beauty Pageants Bad?

Are Child Beauty Pageants Bad?

Heleni N., Editor

March 5, 2018

Beauty pageants have been around since the late 1800s. Little Miss America is one of the most popular child beauty pageants. Starting in 1961, Little Miss America featured girls between ages of five to ten. These girls were judged on their beauty, personality, charm and poise. Around 250,000 young gir...

Apps: Wasteful or Useful?

Apps: Wasteful or Useful?

Robert B., Reporter

February 22, 2018

Being in the age of technology, many people are spending a lot of time on their iPhones or other tech products on what companies call apps, or software applications. As they may range from productive to social to gaming purposes, these applications have spurred many debates on whether or not students shou...

Should Reality TV Shows Be Allowed?

Should Reality TV Shows Be Allowed?

Karis C., Editor

February 5, 2018

Entertainment was once considered art; however after technology immensely improved, televisions, as well as TV shows, became more popular. Television shows, in general, are very popular in modern society. This is because the viewers get involved with the characters; however, nowadays many people have been ...

Why DACA Should Be Here To Stay

Why DACA Should Be Here To Stay

Angie M., Editor

February 5, 2018

DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was created by former president Barack Obama in 2012. It is a policy that protects immigrants who came to the United States as minors. DACA prevents these individuals from being immediately deported and provides them a work permit that expires after two years,...

Why Trump Could be Impeached

Why Trump Could be Impeached

Lauren Y., Editor

January 23, 2018

On November 8, 2016, reality T.V. star and business owner Donald Trump was elected to be President of the United States. Though it has been an exciting year to see how Trump has been leading America, especially through his documentation of his journey on social media, it’s time to review his time ...

Should Gum be Allowed on School Grounds?

Should Gum be Allowed on School Grounds?

Katrina W, Reporter

January 23, 2018

Chew, blow, and POP! These are three things many students dream of when they are sitting in a boring classroom, their fingers tapping on a desk, listening to their teacher go on and on about inequalities and other math equations. Others say that chewing gum is a distraction, as it can make loud popping noi...

NFL Kickoffs should be Abolished

NFL Kickoffs should be Abolished

Tushaar M., Editor

January 22, 2018

The most embarrassing kickoff in football history occurred on New Year's day 2017, in the game between the Bills and the Jets. During Jets’ kickoff in the 4th quarter, the ball flew a bit over Bill’s return man, Mike Gillislee, and landed at the 15, so he didn't touch it and let it roll in to the en...

Does Homework Help or Hurt Students’ Academic Growth?

Does Homework Help or Hurt Students’ Academic Growth?

Andrew H., Reporter

January 22, 2018

The thing that all students dread about school the most is homework. The purpose of homework is to help students learn more about a certain topic that they are currently learning in class. However, many teachers and students believe that too much homework doesn’t help students at all. The unwritten ...

Is Social Media bad for you?

Is Social Media bad for you?

Heleni N., Editor

January 22, 2018

Social media had taken over the world, and it’s difficult to think that, only some years back, people thought the internet was not going to progress. However, about 40% of the world's population today has social media. Teenagers spend about two hours daily on a social media platform, but can somethi...

Why Donald Trump’s Claim about Global Warming is False

Why Donald Trump’s Claim about Global Warming is False

Nathan L., Reporter

January 17, 2018

On November 8th, 2016, Donald Trump was elected to become the President of the United States. Ever since, Donald Trump has been making outrageous claims on his favorite social media app, Twitter, on things such as why Obamacare is bad, global warming is a hoax, etc. Our president needs to take notice ...

Why Teachers Should be Paid More

Why Teachers Should be Paid More

Charis P., Editor

January 17, 2018

Teachers are an important part of society. Not only do they teach, write, and help students, but they also do so much more. Unfortunately, though, they aren’t receiving the pay that they deserve.  Here is why they should be paid more. One reason as to why teachers should be paid more is that they o...

Why Donald Trump’s Wall Wouldn’t Work

Why Donald Trump’s Wall Wouldn’t Work

Lauren Y., Editor

January 16, 2018

On the afternoon of April 6th, 2017, Donald Trump tweeted, “Busy day planning the #WALL to keep rapists, criminals, and gang members out of our country! Mark my words: Mexico WILL pay for it.” Though Trump seems very decisive and certain of his plans, he seems to be uneducated of all the costs, le...

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