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The Pertinence of Peace Post-Election

The Pertinence of Peace Post-Election

Jordan Revenaugh, Editor-In-Chief

November 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The election has left a haze of conflicting emotions in its wake. Trump supporters are more than pleased, Clinton followers are devastated, and the rest of the population is simply annoyed with the continuing political turmoil. Among these three differing viewpoints, the country is infested with intole...

How Will the Democrats Survive?

How Will the Democrats Survive?

Colin Gill, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

We are often told that the next generation is the key to the future.  Between losing the legislative and the executive branch in the recent general election, Blue America is the weakest it has been in years. Consequently, members of the party are starting to call for change. Where did the Democrats go wr...

Make America Great “Again”?

Make America Great “Again”?

Emily Blust, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

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A Double Standard of an Election

A Double Standard of an Election

Lauren Dawn, Staff Writer

October 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Hillary Clinton, as the 2016 Republican nominee, is the first woman to have her name on the Presidential ticket for a major party. Yet, she is constantly held to different standards than her opponent, Donald Trump, sometimes shrouding the magnitude of her accomplishment.  The double standard which exis...

Homecoming for Everyone?

Homecoming for Everyone?

Sophia Williams, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Homecoming is a time for teens to get dolled up for a spectacular, extravagant, and glamorous night out. The gentlemen adorn themselves in their most stylish ties and the ladies swathe themselves in elegant dresses. Almost everyone looks their best, but do they feel as good inside? Being a part of...

Anything Guys Can Do…

Anything Guys Can Do…

Jordan Revenaugh, Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

With Homecoming right around the corner, students’ minds are tied to Twitter and Instagram as they anxiously await the time when posts of elaborate proposals begin to roll in. Although the proposals are all unique, one fact reigns true throughout: it always seems to be the guy asking the girl. Perhaps it’s a matter of tradition, or maybe the reasonin...

Rowdy Behavior Rocks Student Section

Rowdy Behavior Rocks Student Section

Shelby Smith, Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The student section was intended to be an interactive way for Highlanders to show their school spirit and beat out rivals in the process, but now Friday Night Lights at Adams are shrouded with restrictions and controversy. As upset as the student body is with the new regulations, it is near impossible to argue ...

Claustrophobia in the Classrooms

Claustrophobia in the Classrooms

Jordan Revenaugh, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The precious months of summer have dwindled away, leaving the start of another highly anticipated school year in their wake.  In the first few days and weeks of the new year, as the new schedule becomes routine once more, students find themselves catching up with friends whom they have not seen in mont...

College: The Good, The Bad, and The Debt-Ridden

College: The Good, The Bad, and The Debt-Ridden

Lauren Dedvukaj, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Anticipation for fall is at an all time high this time of year. Maybe it’s the fact that fall weather has been replaced with 80 degree days in mid-September or that seniors have been completing college application essays since the day they were released. Lunch room conversations have transitioned from immature...

Two Parties for Too Long

Two Parties for Too Long

Zachery Pierre, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Republicans and Democrats seem to agree only on one issue: keeping control over the country. One of the many crafty ways they stay in power is through the Commission on Presidential Debates. The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) sets up and put on the presidential debates. They have the power ov...

#ArrestGovSnyder

#ArrestGovSnyder

Audrey Wang, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

It seems preposterous in this day and age,  the United States would be facing a lack of clean water in the United States.  This very situation, however, is exactly the case in Flint, Michigan. It all started in 2011, when Governor Rick Snyder declared a state of financial emergency in Flint. The city...

Feminism: Not Just a Girl Thing?

Feminism: Not Just a Girl Thing?

Shelby Smith, Copy Editor and News Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

“I’m a feminist.” This is a statement that strikes fear into the hearts of men everywhere. But why should it? After all, feminism isn’t about women’s superiority- not at all. Feminism embodies equality for all people and, therefore, stands to benefit men too. While women are surely fettered in many, man...

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