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@PaigeWillAlwaysLaugh’s Meme of the Month (May)

Paige Smith, Business Editor & Columnist

May 21, 2019

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Hey guys, its @PaigeWillAlwaysLaugh here ready to fill you in on the meme of the month. I assume none of you find this as a surprise because this has been everywhere, but the meme of the month is the biggest clown on the intern...

Room for more

Ella Estopare, Online Editor & Columnist

May 17, 2019

Filed under Columns, News

With about 7.7 billion people, the Earth suffers everyday at the hands of every single person that inhabits this planet. As our population continues to grow exponentially, the Earth has to deal with the greatest threat to the...

Squid Teeth is the New Plastic

Ella Estopare, Online Editor & Columnist

April 3, 2019

Filed under Columns

Plastics kill over 100,000 marine animals per year, according to Ocean Crusaders. For decades, humankind has been polluting the fertile earth we live on with harsh substances such as lead, carbon monoxide and harmful chemicals t...

Column: Between A Sideline and A Hard Place

Madeline James, Sports Editor & Columnist

March 19, 2019

Filed under Columns, Sports

On March 11, the Oklahoma City Thunder were in Salt Lake City to play a game against their Northwest-division competitors, the Jazz. Towards the end of the second quarter, Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook was sitting on the be...

Privatization hurts students and schools

Orion Elrod, News & Copy Editor

February 20, 2019

Filed under Columns, News, Opinions

Despite the protests of parents, students and teachers across New Orleans, the New Orleans Parish school board has recently voted to force all of its public schools to be run by charter organizations, making New Orleans the first ci...

Does vegan leather really help the environment?

Ella Estopare, Online Editor & Columnist

February 5, 2019

Filed under Columns, News

2018 brought several new trends to the fashion industry, trends that have contributed to the massive leap in success that the fashion industry has made in the past year. What’s making a comeback this year in fashion is fur, bu...

@PaigeWillAlwaysLaugh’s Meme of the month: January

Paige Smith, Business Editor & Columnist

January 23, 2019

Filed under Columns, Entertainment

Hey guys, it’s @PaigeWillAlwaysLaugh here with the meme of the month. Wow! I haven’t done a meme of the month since last year! (ha ha see what I did there). The meme of the month this month is AirPods. And before you ask,...

I want to sleep; please help me

Orion Elrod, News & Copy Editor

January 20, 2019

Filed under Columns, News, Opinions

It is time for schools to listen to medical professionals and adopt later start times. The American Academy of Pediatrics has suggested that middle and high schools adopt start times of 8:30 a.m. or later in order to allow stud...

Once again, we are being cheated

Orion Elrod, News & Copy Editor

December 20, 2018

Filed under Columns, News, Opinions

Many states are scrambling to try to rectify their dwindling population of teachers. According to the United States Census Bureau, there has been a decrease of over 12 percent in college students majoring in education. An addit...

@PaigeWillAlwaysLaugh’s Meme of 2018: December

Paige Smith, Business Editor & Columnist

December 11, 2018

Filed under Columns, Entertainment

2018 was truly the year of the meme. In January. teens were eating Tide Pods and watching Logan Paul. In February, our FBI agents were texting us and kids were playing Fortnite. In March, we were laughing at SpongeBob memes. In...

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