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A stranger’s dog is not your dog

Jessica McWilliams, Managing Editor | July 1, 2021

Over the last few years, I have had many frustrating encounters with people who don’t understand that, “No, your child may not pet my dog,” means not at all. When I say no to letting their child pet my dog, I am trying to protect both my dog… 

We the people demand change

Maria Mooney, Staff Writer | April 16, 2021

Within the first four months of 2021, there have been a total of 142 mass shootings, ranging from 35-48 each month, with a total of 162 killed, and 539 injured. Yet, even with the hundreds who have been injured or have died due to these shootings, there is still…

Biden’s border problem is proof of political hypocrisy

Chris Klepach, Staff Writer | April 15, 2021

When former President Donald Trump was in office, it was common to criticize his border wall and his increased support of ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) as if they would undermine the leftist ideal view of diversity or make America look like a fascist country for wanting stricter…

Why should you care about HB531

Shannon Poitras, Staff Writer | March 4, 2021

In addition to the current state of our government (ongoing pandemic, recession, lag in education, etc.), comes an added problem: The HB531 bill.  What is HB531? It is a 48-page bill with more than 60 voter suppression laws that were introduced after the last runoff…

Sept. 11, A day to remember the sacrifices made

Jessica McWilliams, Managing Editor | Sept. 10, 2021

I was thirteen on Sept. 11, 2001. I have lived more of my life in a post 9/11 world then a pre 9/11 world. That day I learned that hatred is powerful. I learned that people on the other side of the world in a country I had never heard of hated our county so much that they flew planes into buildings and killed thousands of innocent men, women and children…

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College students can succeed during the pandemic

Josh Bailey, Contributing Writer | April 15, 2021

CONTRIBUTED: The Coronavirus pandemic has been a struggle for many people around the world. One of the most impacted groups is students. They have had to endure a plethora of changes to make sure they still received an education while staying safe from the virus. College students have…

4 Ways to have the best high school experience

Addisen Santee, Contributing Writer | April 15, 2021

CONTRIBUTED: Many students going into high school, or who are already in high school want to know how to have the best experience and leave with the most memories.   Take part in many school activities.  What I learned by going out for sports is that they made me…

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