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10 Things You “Need” in High School

10 Things You “Need” in High School

Yoosun Park, Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Have you ever thought you were missing something other then the basic folders, binders, paper, pencil, etc..., when you were preparing school supplies for your upcoming high school year? Well no need to worry now, only 10 simple things are required to help you survive your 4 years of high school. #1:...

Trump vs. Clinton: Dawn of Election Season

Trump vs. Clinton: Dawn of Election Season

Trey Kelly, Staff Writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under Opinion, US & Global

America has entered a dark age simply entitled as election season and the occurrences of over 250 hours ago wrought terror and division upon our nation as on the grounds of the prestigious Hofstra University, two colossal beasts engaged in a duel of the wits to determine the future of our great nation...

Potty Protection

Potty Protection

Amanda Joyner, Staff
August 27, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Students at Collierville High School have to face privacy issues every day in the school restrooms. Going into the student bathrooms for the first time shocked many individuals once they realized an invasion to their personal space was present. There are no locks on the bathroom doors. Walking into the bath...

No Man’s Lie

No Man’s Lie

Cameron Williams
August 22, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Science & Technology

       No Man’s Sky, a game the size of a universe. This scale of a game would go on to create a huge following. Now, this game is an okay game, but others may disagree entirely. The reason they would disagree is very understandable. But before I get into what others think, and what I think of this game, let...

Society is Not Pressuring Women Away from STEM

Society is Not Pressuring Women Away from STEM

Nicole Gentry, Staff Writer
April 30, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Science & Technology

There is a statistic floating around the internet that attempts to blame societal expectations for the lack of females in math and science careers. I wonder if the statistic is even legitimate, since I have read it in many articles and heard it in many Youtube videos, yet after twenty-five minutes of...

Spring Recipies

Spring Recipies

Nicole Gentry, Staff Writer
April 30, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

There seems to be only two times every year where people suddenly get the urge to eat healthier: at the New Year and the beginning of Spring. As someone who hasn’t eaten the best foods in the past (ie: 2013, the year I discovered the joys of Nutella), I understand why people, especially teenagers,...

When the Truth Hurts, Tell a Joke.

When the Truth Hurts, Tell a Joke.

Miriam Chung, Arts and Entertainment Section Editor
February 16, 2016
Filed under Opinion

   Comedy. What is it exactly? Well, by definition, it’s a “professional entertainment consisting of jokes and satirical sketches, intended to make an audience laugh.” But what is it about comedy that makes us feel so good and have us laughing till our eyes well up? There are several comedic genre...

The Myth of the Starving Artist

The Myth of the Starving Artist

Nicole Gentry, Staff Writer
January 25, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

When kids are young, they are told they can do anything their hearts desire: the sky is the limit. But as they grow older and their futures become more tangible, children’s dreams are often pushed aside for a job they can, as many parents say, “make a living out of.” For instance, those who have...

Antique Infatuation

Antique Infatuation

Sarah Barkowski, Staff Writer
January 24, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Science & Technology

In today's day and age, our past is surging into the future. With hipsters and our young generation becoming more and more fascinated with the past and its technology and culture, we have teens and young adults listening to vinyls and going to music stores, embracing the boho style, and collecting Polaroids...

The Unspoken Amendment

The Unspoken Amendment

Jonathan Gibson, Editor in Chief
January 20, 2016
Filed under Opinion

One of the realities of the world we live in is that most people love to talk more than they love to listen. We love to have our ideas and voices heard and understood. We love to spout off facts and have people accept the things we say as such. And more often than not, when our ideas and beliefs are...

Oh, You Didn’t Know That?

Oh, You Didn’t Know That?

Miriam Chung, Arts and Entertainment Section Editor
November 9, 2015
Filed under Opinion

As the social media world continues to develop, and become faster and more convenient for its users, it seems as though the trend nowadays is to believe everything people post on the internet- especially on Twitter. Of course, this doesn't involve all people who use these social media outlets, however...

What We Need: A Reform in the American Educational System

What We Need:  A Reform in the American Educational System

Sarah Barkowski, Staff Writer
November 6, 2015
Filed under Opinion

   Look at today’s youth. Now look at today’s workforce. America’s current workforce is last generation’s teenagers, and over half of the people working today aren’t happy with their jobs–and they had to suffer through middle and high school just to get there. Over the past century, the emp...

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