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As eLearning days grow, the purpose misses the mark

As eLearning days grow, the purpose misses the mark

Jordan Ladd, editor

January 30, 2019

As temperatures continue to dip, snow continues to fall, and ice continues to freeze, students are being left with more and more two hour delays and eLearning days. This is the reality for many students around Indiana, and for many students around the nation. The beginning of 2019 has brought some of th...

Debate over dance styles

Debate over dance styles

Cynthia Rossi and Jessica Powlen

January 17, 2019

As I was scrolling through Instagram one day, I embarked on a post that would later inspire a serious conversation about the dance world and even this very article. It was a post that made me truly realize how few people fully understand how diverse the dance world is and how many people’s careers...

Government overreach will grow with both parties in power

Government overreach will grow with both parties in power

Nickolas Roberson, Columnist

January 16, 2019

As of November 2018, the Democrats control the US House of Representatives, while the Republicans control the US Senate. With both of these political parties in power now, political gridlock in this great nation of ours will consume all things political in nature, preventing a copious amount of legislation...

I’m Listening

I’m Listening

Katlyn Sherinian

January 16, 2019

Religion and politics—two topics that send many people running in the opposite direction. I, however, am not one of those people. As many of you know, I love talking about my political views and would gladly do it for hours on end. However, for this article, instead of working to convince you of what...

Did YouTube Rewind even experience 2018?

Did YouTube Rewind even experience 2018?

Jordan Ladd, editor

December 19, 2018

As per usual, YouTube has recently released its yearly YouTube Rewind, Everyone Controls Rewind, and viewers have quickly voiced their opinions of it. Having so far garnered over 140 million views at the time this article was written, the video has also taken a dismal 13 million dislikes, making it the mos...

Trump’s $42 billion costs in tariffs are detrimental to Americans

Trump’s $42 billion costs in tariffs are detrimental to Americans

Nickolas Roberson, Columnist

December 19, 2018

A newly published report by the Tax Foundation on Dec. 5 has found that the Trump administration’s recently imposed tariffs on aluminum, steel, solar panels, and a plethora of other industrial goods from China will increase taxation on Americans by $42 billion. Now, a tariff, as defined by said report, is ...

Breakfast: The most important meal of the day

Breakfast: The most important meal of the day

Elizabeth Walker, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018

A recent Kellogg's study showed that over 31 million Americans tend to forget or skip breakfast each morning. Many people across America think that eating breakfast in the mornings is a waste of time and empty calories. The truth is, breakfast can be very beneficial to people, when you eat it properl...

Freedom of speech upheld in face of ‘Nazi salute’ backlash

Freedom of speech upheld in face of ‘Nazi salute’ backlash

Nickolas Roberson, Columnist

December 5, 2018

School officials at Baraboo High School of Baraboo, Wisconsin, have decided that the students who were involved in a now-viral Twitter posting of them performing a Nazi, “sieg heil,” salute will not be punished. The picture was taken and posted prior to Baraboo High School’s 2018 spring prom...

Sex trade in Afghanistan runs rampant

Sex trade in Afghanistan runs rampant

Katlyn Sherinian, staff writer

December 5, 2018

Sex trafficking. What is it? Sex trafficking is when someone  forces anyone into a commercial sex act. A commercial sex act includes pornography, prostitution, or sexual performance in exchange for something of value such as money, food, shelter, or clothes. Since 2007, the National Human Trafficking H...

Elon Musk, Twitter, and his Bizarre Marketing Strategy

Elon Musk, Twitter, and his Bizarre Marketing Strategy

Nickolas Roberson, Columnist

November 16, 2018

Elon Musk is quite a curious and peculiar individual The man has 120-hour work weeks and sleeps in his factories for days at a time, and he has also been seen insulting an analyst during a Tesla earnings call. Musk also appeared on Joe Rogan’s podcast, discussed his companies and smoked a blunt, and has been accus...

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