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Semester Finals Survival Guide

Piper Schutter, First Year Reporter

February 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

They aren’t as hard as they seem. But just in case this is your first time taking finals, here are some tips on how to pass! Study! Actually taking time out of your everyday activities to study, even if it’s for just ten minut...

Headphones are causing damage to teens today.

Owen Paznokas, First Year Reporter

February 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Ever worn earbuds, do you wear them regularly, how long do you listen on them? All questions you should be asking because recent studies are showing that earbud usage is causing hearing loss across the united states. Now that...

School in the Early 1900’s Compared to 2000’s

Olivia Cowley, 1st Year Reporter

February 13, 2017

Filed under News, Opinion

The United States’ education system has dramatically changed from the 1900’s to the 2000’s. Gender roles were more prominent, racial segregation was the norm, and teachers had different sets of laws placed upon them. G...

Women Should Earn the Same Pay as Men in the U.S.

Tionna Taylor, First Year Reporter

December 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Women that work for a full year typically make 79% of the money that a man would working a full year. Women’s rights to equal pay is a horrendous topic that has been going on forever. Women make up nearly half the U.S. lab...

The Power of Fiction

Emma Balcom, First Year Reporter

December 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I have read 1,000 deaths and either cried or jumped in joy for each. The death of Sirius Black caused my soul to break and the fall of Bellatrix Lestrange made my heart swell. Books are more than words on pages, they’re som...

How Important are Christmas Traditions?

Katie Kerin, First Year Reporter

December 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Christmas is one of the best times of year. Christmas is a holiday that brings together families, and one can never be sad in the midst of such cheer. As Andy Williams said, or more accurately, sang “It’s the most wonderful...

Types of Studiers

Katie Kerin, First Year Reporter

December 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

When it comest to studying, everyone is different. There are those who like to study because they are responsible and care very much about their gradies. There are also those who can only get through the studying by rewarding...

Vending Machine Trouble

Hunter Horgan, First Year Reporter

November 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Many students dislike the lunch that public schools provide them and refuse to eat it so that leaves them with another option, the vending machines. Throughout the day there are many students that use them especially at ...

Life Changing Aki Con

Hasana Woodruff, First Year Reporter

November 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Aki Con is non-profit anime convention that is the place to be. The first time I went was a life changing experience. There are so many different things to do from the masquerade ball, to the haunted house, and more! ...

Under appreciation of faculty continues

Katie Kerin, First Year Reporter

November 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Our teachers spend hours on us in just the school day. Yet, we complain about work load and mean teachers. How would we feel if every day a teacher complained to us about how much work and how little sleep they get? But they...

Self-Confidence

Alana Drummond, First Year Reporter, Sports Editor

June 15, 2016

Filed under All, Opinion

Self-confidence. Kentridge students seem to either completely love themselves or completely dislike themselves. As students we are very susceptible to trying to fit into the mold that is created for us by the media and other teenagers....