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The Political Debate On Climate Change

The Political Debate On Climate Change

Madison Lucido, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

Each day, news on different topics are touched on over live television by news anchors. Some topics are very important, while others are not important at all. One of the most prevalent topics that should be making headlines, and be declared a worldwide emergency, is climate change. Also known as gl...

Horrors of Neverland

Horrors of Neverland

Isabella Martin, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

The newly released documentary, Leaving Neverland, is far from fairies and imaginary creatures. Leaving Neverland is a two-part, four-hour-long series, recounting the stories of two men who experienced sexual abuse from the “King of Pop,” Michael Jackson, at his Neverland Ranch in Santa Barbara,...

Music Through Time

Music Through Time

Lexi Borraccio, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Music has been transforming society and culture over millions of years. Music is found in every known culture from the past to present. Music is an art to some cultures, and it allows people to express their passions and beliefs. It has been proven in today’s society music has a positive impact on...

The Sharent Trap

The Sharent Trap

Grace Ryba, Editor In Chief

April 11, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

At the next family barbecue, or birthday party, maybe think twice about sharing everything to social media. It is common to see parents posting on a day-to-day basis, publicizing countless photos of their kids’ school life, home life, and everything in between. However, few take the time to st...

The Boring Company

The Boring Company

Joe Riera, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

No matter what state in America you reside in, rush-hour traffic is something you probably experience everyday. With more than 253 million cars currently on the roads in the U.S., traffic has become a very extensive problem, hitting major cities like Los Angeles, Washington D.C., and New York the hardest....

Should We Give Our Kids Participation Trophies?

Should We Give Our Kids Participation Trophies?

Amanda Mazzuchi, Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Growing up participation trophies were a normality in many little league sports. Opinions on participation trophies are across the board. While some love the idea of the reward, others are very opposed to getting a trophy for merely showing up. This brings up the question, should athletes receive praise for ...

The Mystery Behind Lasik Eye Surgery

The Mystery Behind Lasik Eye Surgery

Samantha Moilanen, Editor

March 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Who would not want to experience the elation of finally being free from the confines of glasses and contacts in order to see? Lasik eye surgery appears to be the magic solution, but recently, this surgery has turned out to be a nightmare for numerous people who simply wanted to have clear vision...

Prioritizing Mental Health

Prioritizing Mental Health

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Mental health may seem obsolete, but in fact, speaks great volumes in individuals lives’ as something that should be prioritized. One’s mental state affects mood, interactions with others, performance in activities, and overall personality. There are numerous ways to combat negative energy and o...

A’s Achieved by Anyone

A’s Achieved by Anyone

Laura Kapolka, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Bad grades are equal to failure in many teens’ minds, making school a high-stress environment, but the pressure is not just on teens to get good grades, it is on schools and teachers to have overall good ratings. This phenomena leads to one thing: grade inflation. By definition, grade inflation, taken from t...

Potholes take over Michigan Roads

Potholes take over Michigan Roads

Sophi Noll, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Is Michigan weather a contributing factor to why the roads are so bad? Is Michigan the only mid-west state suffering from these dangerous holes in the roads? Why is it that Michigan only seems to put temporary band aids on the recurring potholes covering the roads? Potholes are a natural underground cavity formed ...

Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse Review

Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse Review

Ant Bruley, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

There have been many adaptations of Spiderman in television and film throughout the lifetime of Marvel, a publisher of American comic books and related media. Many of which share very similar stories of various Peter Parker. This time Sony Animations pushed Spiderman to never before seen heights. ...

School Uniforms: Love or Loathe

School Uniforms: Love or Loathe

Lexi Borraccio, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Private schools have paved a way for school uniforms leaving public school questioning there dress code. School uniforms enhance school pride and demonstrate unity and spirit. However, it has been proven school uniforms do not improve attendance, academic awareness, or exam scores, according to p...

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