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Do Video-Games Cause Violence?

Do Video-Games Cause Violence?

Zach W., Reporter

May 24, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

Is it important to learn a 2nd language?

Is it important to learn a 2nd language?

Conner N., Reporter

May 9, 2018

Language impacts the people of the worlds race, creed, and region of the world every day. Not only does language do this, but language also helps humans express their feelings, desires, love, and emotion that people are feeling. Language is simply just the centerpiece of our world. Despite how far o...

Is Today’s Generation too Sensitive?

Is Today’s Generation too Sensitive?

Lauren Y., Co-Editor

April 26, 2018

Slavery, war, famine, violence, and discrimination are all very real problems in today’s society. For instance, police brutality resulted in 1,146 deaths in 2017, 17 school shootings have occurred so far in 2018, and the human trafficking business has tripled its profits in a decade, earning an estimat...

Should Cities Allow Free Public Wifi?

Should Cities Allow Free Public Wifi?

Tori P., Co-Editor

April 23, 2018

From libraries to coffee shops, wifi is free of use to anyone, but should the cities continue to allow this? Having free public wifi in various places has many pros and cons. While many use free public wifi for school and/or work or just for enjoyment, it can actually be very expensive. In my opinio...

Is Cheerleading Actually a Sport?

Is Cheerleading Actually a Sport?

Katrina W, Reporter

April 12, 2018

“You play football? That’s cute, you throw two-pound footballs while we throw two hundred pound girls. And, also, we actually catch ours.” Cheerleading is no doubt one of the toughest women’s sports out there, being the cause of 65% of girls injuries a year. But, aside from the injuries, the qu...

The Effects of Studying too Hard

The Effects of Studying too Hard

Ashley K., Reporter

April 12, 2018

A lot of parents and guardians in general force their children to study as hard as they can until they receive a perfect score. College students will joke about how studying too hard will kill them. However, studying too hard can result in negative health effects. To start off, cramming in information and ov...

Are The Bees Worth Saving?

Are The Bees Worth Saving?

Faith Q., Reporter

April 12, 2018

Over the years people have heard about the danger that the bees are in, and how they are disappearing into thin air. No one knows where they have gone. Since the 1990s, the population of bumblebees has decreased by 90%. These species are essential, as the bees are key in pollinating agriculture. Las...

Feminism – Should it Be Advocated?

Feminism – Should it Be Advocated?

Angie M., Editor

April 10, 2018

Feminism, by definition, is the advocacy of women's rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. Today, the political ideology of feminism is only growing. Away with the misogynistic society that was the past, in with the new: a future that women are apart of. It is incredibly disappointing that ...

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