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Greek Life is the Good Life

Greek Life is the Good Life

Abby Stone, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

When fraternities and sororities come to mind, most people’s immediate thoughts are about parties, drinking, or hazing. However, when the news post stories revolving greek life, they tend to be bias by only focusing on the negatives and extremely rare unfortunate events. Greek organizations are groups ...

A Thief in the Night: Nobody is Safe

A Thief in the Night: Nobody is Safe

Jalil Mims, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Picture this: It is a Friday, paycheck just came in, it is the cash needed for some relaxation time at the mall, the movies, or a restaurant. Nothing seems to be stopping the “burning hole” in that pocket of a heavy spender. When that card gets swiped and a “DECLINED” message pops up, the Friday spe...

The End of the World as we Know it?

The End of the World as we Know it?

Katie Rath, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Over 101 million people died in World War I and World War II. World War I started because of an assassination of an archduke. World War II started when Germany invaded Poland, and World War III might possibly have started with the bombings in Syria. Will the United States enter a nuclear war? The dec...

A Student’s Perspective of “This Is America”

A Student’s Perspective of “This Is America”

Maddy Fleury, Editor

June 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

It is not hard to come by an individual who has extensive knowledge on at least one of the hundreds of mass shootings and other violent attacks which have occurred in the United States over the past decade. Millions of lives have been lost at the hands of careless individuals, and even more lives have been l...

Sorry Seafood Lovers, You’re Eating Plastic

Sorry Seafood Lovers, You’re Eating Plastic

Sophia Tecson, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

How long does it take plastic to biodegrade? It does not. Plastic in the ocean merely breaks down into smaller pieces—which is bad news for seafood lovers. Microplastics, small particles of plastic, have already been found in many fish at supermarkets, according to Time. Between 15 and 51 trilli...

Sportnite

Sportnite

Brianna McKerracher, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

If someone would have said 20 years ago that gaming video gaming could become as big as it is now, few would have believed them.Video games have been a common pastime for decades. As the types of games are constantly changing, the amount of people interested in them only grows. For some, video gaming h...

The Rise and Fall of Toys “R” Us

The Rise and Fall of Toys “R” Us

Jalil Mims, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Remember being a toddler and playing with a little rattle toy? Reminiscing about preschool and playing in a toy kitchen, pretending to cook hard, plastic food and thinking about being the next top chef. Or even the first time experiencing what a video game was and how it would soon become an addicti...

BYOD: Fail or Holy Grail?

BYOD: Fail or Holy Grail?

Grace Ryba, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Rochester Community Schools Curriculum is considering adopting a “Bring Your Own Device”, or BYOD, program for high school students beginning in the 2018-2019 school year. The BYOD policy would allow students to bring in their own devices, such as laptops, to use in their classrooms. Carrie...

American Idol Reboot: Fail or Success

American Idol Reboot: Fail or Success

Isabella Martin, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

After two years off air, Idol is back. The shownow features new judges, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, and returning host Ryan Seacrest. March 11 marked the beginning of the second week, and compared to the premiere, the ratings have already dropped a substantial amount. While the first episode g...

Chaos in the Auditorium Parking Lot

Chaos in the Auditorium Parking Lot

Mira Patel, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The parking lots at Adams are notoriously known for becoming parent pick up loops. The auditorium lot is constantly overflowing with more and more parents picking up their kids. This is because parents are not allowed to pick up students in the athletic parking lot. By having more parents pick up...

Linked Up, the Freshman Join the Crew

Linked Up, the Freshman Join the Crew

Abby Stone, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The transition from middle school to high school is known to be one of the biggest transitions a student will experience. Luckily, incoming AHS freshmen will have an easier time adjusting to high school with the help of Adams new and improved mentor program: Link Crew. Link Crew is a high school transition ...

Mangent DeMANS Attention

Mangent DeMANS Attention

Mikki Massura, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

There are very few places where you have the opportunity to see teenage boys singing, wearing skirts, and tap dancing, Mr. Highlander is one of them. On April 13, 2018 Adams held their long awaited, annual ¨mangent¨, known as Mr. Highlander. This competition is between the boys of the graduating clas...

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