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Are Charity Week Incentives Asking Too much?

Are Charity Week Incentives Asking Too much?

Maddy Fleury, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The Adams High School tradition of Charity Week is most definitely one that should continue to be an exciting and inspiring week for staff and students in the years to come. There is no doubt that this week is an excellent way to come together and raise money in support of a good cause. For 2017, ...

Finals vs ‘Fluenza

Finals vs ‘Fluenza

Sophia Williams, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Imagine a world in which finals do not exist, or rather, do not exist for a select few. This is the new reality Adams High School students now face with the implementation of a new attendance policy. The policy states, in part,: “We will begin a second semester exam incentive where students who meet ce...

What’s Causing the Early Spring Weather?

What’s Causing the Early Spring Weather?

Colin Gill, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

North Americans received one of the most intemperate and unseasonal weather in years, making it appear spring came in February. The Weather Channel forecasts this month will continue last month’s trend. The cause of this early spring weather is the usual suspect: global climate change. The polar vort...

Keeping Mental Health in Mind

Keeping Mental Health in Mind

Jordan Revenaugh, Editor-in-Chief

March 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Every year has its so-called “buzzword”, and the popular words of recent years have commonly centered on the idea of being health-conscious. This year, 2017, however, is starting off differently, placing an emphasis not on physical health, but rather on mental awareness. “Mindfulness” is anticipated to be one o...

‘Whitewashing’ Corrupts Film Industry

‘Whitewashing’ Corrupts Film Industry

Alexandra Hale, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As early as the 1930s, film executives and directors cast white actors as characters who are not meant to be played by white actors. The term ‘whitewashing’ is becoming more popular as white actors are continuously cast in historically Asian, Native American, or Indian roles. A prime example ...

Adams Student Section Dwindles Down to Boring

Adams Student Section Dwindles Down to Boring

Anna Abouzeid, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

For the last four years, AHS held the title of being one of the top ten student sections in Michigan .  Once again this year, our student body managed to unite in order to form an entertaining and encouraging crowd to support the fellow athletes. Although Adams started off strong, the current issue the...

Let Freedom Ring

Let Freedom Ring

Lauren Dedvukaj, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On January 27, President Trump issued an executive order barring the admittance of Syrian refugees for 120 days in addition to blocking citizens of certain specific countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days. The order became more commonly known as the Travel Ban or the Muslim Ban, since it prevented...

The Truth About Hoaxes

The Truth About Hoaxes

Colin Gill, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Roswell, New Mexico, 1947: A rancher discovers debris from a mysterious crashed object on his land late in the evening. A short time later, military officers show up to collect the debris. The craft was allegedly a weather balloon, but the mystery surrounding the incident lead many to believe the crash ...

Orwell in America

Orwell in America

Colin Gill, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

“In times of universal deceit, being in the right is considered a revolutionary act.” This quote was the spirit of the classic 1949 novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell. This novel is one of the most well known, most quoted, and often misquoted works of literature published in the last century. O...

Trump’s Inaugural Address: Pros & Cons

Trump’s Inaugural Address: Pros & Cons

Sophia Williams, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

President Donald Trump, our 45th President of the United States of America, began his presidency with quite an interesting speech. Time and time again, past Presidents have used their inaugural speech as an opportunity to unite the country as one with their hopeful pledges and promises, with their words ...

Trump’s Inaugural Address: Pros & Cons

Trump’s Inaugural Address: Pros & Cons

Zachery Pierre, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on January 20. Trump was sworn in at approximately noon after Vice President Michael R. Pence. Trump’s inaugural speech was shrouded in controversy; although most outspoken critics are from the left, the established right also has ...

New Final Exam Schedule Prompts Mass Exodus

New Final Exam Schedule Prompts Mass Exodus

Lauren Dedvukaj, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

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