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The violence crisis against Native American women

A Native American woman with the symbolic MMIW hand print

September 30, 2020

TW: violence, sexual assault    In the United States, Canada, Australia and beyond, there is an epidemic of Native and Indigenous women going missing or being murdered. Yet, hardly anybody acknowledges this subject because cases quickly go cold and crucial evidence is “lost,” leaving these wome...

Our country wouldn’t survive another World War

Our country wouldn't survive another World War

Cynthia Rossi, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

In history class one day, Mr. Tonsoni posed a very valid question: Given America’s response to wearing masks, would we be able to ration if another world war were to occur? Rationing refers to the government only allowing each household or citizen to obtain a certain amount of an item to prevent sh...

Why Thom Brennaman’s slur was unacceptable

Click on the image above for a better view of a chart depicting the legal status of same-sex sexual activity across the globe.

Alyssa Bruner, staff writer

September 1, 2020

TW: suicide, homelessness, violence    Thom Brennaman, 26-year veteran announcer for the Cincinnati Reds and Fox Sports, was suspended on Wednesday, Aug. 19, when he used a homophobic slur during the first game of a major league baseball doubleheader in Kansas City, MO. Caught by a hot mic while g...

Spend some quarantine time outdoors

Spend some quarantine time outdoors

Grace O'Neil, Staff writer

April 15, 2020

In this time in our lives, we are encouraged to stay inside and social distance to protect ourselves and others from germs and from Covid-19. Most people have thus horded the toilet paper and prepared to shut up inside until this virus slows down. However, should we spend the next few months sitting in ...

Hear me out: We’re overreacting

Hear me out: We're overreacting

Joe Perry, Editor

April 10, 2020

Over the past few months, COVID-19 has taken the world by storm, dominating news headlines and prompting action by the world’s governments. It has created new outrage at China over false numbers, new criticism at the World Health Organization (WHO) for false reporting, and new fear across the world. ...

Ditch Florida this spring break

Spring Break is one of the most popular times to travel to Florida. Don't be one of the crazed rabble.

Jordan Ladd, editor

March 11, 2020

As we advance to Spring Break 2020, we know that many of you are planning on traveling down to “The Retirement State” to get some much needed rest and relaxation from the horrors of school. Between the mountains of projects and injustice of standardized testing, we understand the pain that you’...

Which Pop-Tart flavor is the best?

Which Pop-Tart flavor is the best?

Elizabeth Walker, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

Today is the day where we ask the age old question for breakfast aficionados everywhere: which flavor Pop-Tart is truly the best? Created in 1964 by Kellogg, this sugary “baked good” is a staple in most American households. When they were first created, there were only four flavors: concord grap...

The importance of fostering the arts

The importance of fostering the arts

Elyse Perry, staff writer

January 22, 2020

In recent years, the amount of art being offered in schools has drastically dropped. For instance, in most elementary schools, art classes have been removed. Up until recently, the local Delphi elementary schools didn’t have an art class either. In past years, during the time when students used to ...

Musical to movie? Absolutely not.

Musical to movie? Absolutely not.

Grace O'Neil, Staff writer

January 22, 2020

Musicals are timeless. They are a staple in entertainment. A place where plays meet song. Although some trends change, musicals and Broadway are still very relevant and are surging back into mainstream with the release of new musicals, sparking the interest of all ages. However, with the addition of new musicals t...

Elf: The worst Christmas movie ever

Elf: The worst Christmas movie ever

Elyse Perry, staff writer

December 16, 2019

Every year as Christmas comes, I am always so excited for everything that comes with it. The lights, the songs, the decorations, they’re always so beautiful and bright. Every year, Christmas is amazing, until the TV gets berated by the most overrated 97 minutes in movie history, Elf.  Elf is a mov...

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