Stop Babying High School Students

Stop Babying High School Students

Alexis Parkhurst, President
November 17, 2012
Filed under Opinion

As a hard working high school student, it pains me to see just how much my peers and I are babied in our pre-college lives. Throughout the day I see countless events in which we are treated as though we are unable to take control of our own success. This process fails because those who are too lazy... Read more »

Top 10 weirdest movie experiences

Top 10 weirdest movie experiences

Cody Naccarato, Highlights
March 25, 2011
Filed under Opinion

When going to the movies, it's not like going to your grandmother's house. You don't have to get all dressed up nice because you don't get to see her often. You don't have to endure the resulting kisses that are a given when going to said house. You don't have to listen to Uncle Bill's war stories, and... Read more »

Opinion: Dense cities are green [with poll]

Opinion: Dense cities are green [with poll]

Edward Glaeser, Los Angeles Times (MCT)
March 6, 2011
Filed under Environment, Opinion

If per capita carbon emissions in China and India rose to car-happy U.S. levels, global emissions would increase by 127 percent, according to the International Energy Agency. If their emissions stopped at the levels found in hyper-dense Hong Kong, world emissions would go up less than 24 percent. As... Read more »

Grumblefuff

Grumblefuff

Cody Naccarato, Highlights
February 3, 2011
Filed under Opinion

Anger dominates the way that we feel. It controls our life in almost every way. How you react to an everyday situation, can make or break you in life. My constant obstacle is that I can never vent in a way that is productive and that everybody walks out with their limbs intact. So to compensate, I curse. But... Read more »

Holidays with the family: five things to keep with you

Holidays with the family: five things to keep with you

Brittany Bennett, Highlights
December 23, 2010
Filed under Opinion

Although winter break can be nice and relaxing, mainly because you get to sleep in ‘till noon and not worry about doing any school work, you also have to spend a whole lot of time with your family. That’s not always a bad thing. But if your family is anything like mine you are going to want to follow... Read more »

Feeding hungry students pays off

McClatchy-Tribune News Service (MCT)
December 19, 2010
Filed under Opinion

The following editorial appeared in the Seattle Times on Tuesday, Dec. 14: Hungry, fidgeting, distracted children do not pay attention to their lessons. Feeding students lunch, and increasingly breakfast, is a basic investment in making other tax dollars for education pay off. President Obama's... Read more »

Editorial: Be thankful at Thanksgiving

, Highlights
November 24, 2010
Filed under Opinion

There are many things to be grateful for during the holiday seasons. Education, family and friends, and money to provide these are only a few things that have become unappreciated in today’s society. Most kids are too greedy eating three meals a day plus snacks while they watch TV or play video games... Read more »

Misery grows in Haiti

Misery grows in Haiti

Bob Ray Sanders, McClatchy Newspapers
November 18, 2010
Filed under Opinion

(MCT) The poorest country in our hemisphere can't seem to avoid calamity, which comes frequently and disguised in many viciously destructive forms. Having long endured the plagues of abject poverty, neglect and government corruption, the people of Haiti today continue to suffer from their latest... Read more »

The sick side of an honors student

The sick side of an honors student

Caroline Seche, Highlights
November 12, 2010
Filed under Opinion

As an honors student a sick day isn't a day of rest, it's a day of stress. "Oh no, that big test is today! What are they doing in math? I can’t afford to miss this close to the final! I hope I'm not missing too much! Arg, why can't I just get better already so I can go back?!" To some people... Read more »

Stress

Stress

Adrienne Klonfas, Highlights
November 4, 2010
Filed under Opinion

I haven’t slept in two days. Coffee is my new best friend. And I’m sorry, but I don’t want to deal with you. My name is Adrienne. I’m a sophmore and I’ve been stressed out for the past two months! Oh, them teenagers. They’re so surly. So snappish. The temper they have! What's the world... Read more »