Category Archives: Opinions

Should Students Enjoy Their Summer Or Start College Classes Early?

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Starting a new school is always sad for students. At least for college students, they can study whatever they want and for how long they want to, but students are not sure if starting in the summer before the fall semester is a good idea or a bad idea. Summer classes take place from late April […]

Is College Necessary for Success?

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Graduate high school. Get a college degree. Guaranteed success? Not exactly. Attending college has become the socially demanded path and getting a college degree has become a goal in the chase to achieve happiness. The only problem with the ‘college = success’ equation is that an academic education is not the answer for everyone. With […]

Senator Anning’s Reaction to the “Egg Boy” Was Unexpected

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Senator Anning's reaction after getting egged on the head.
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On March 15th, 2019 a shooting occurred in New Zealand in two Mosques in the city of Christchurch. The terrorist posted a live-stream video of the killings that happened. Senator Fraser Anning of New Zealand gave a statement blaming Muslim immigration for the massacre. A teenager named Will Connolly smashed an egg on the Senator’s head, […]

To Check Or Not to Check?

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Teenagers are commonly on their phones, even while being around friends.
Credit: Jasmine Collier

A simple ring of a phone call, text message or Snapchat has the power to make a person stop in their tracks to respond, look down from their steering wheel and grow anxious not knowing who is trying to contact them. As a matter of fact, 95% of texts are read within three minutes of […]

The Controversy Of The “Egg Kid”

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Will Connolly in action, hitting the senator with an egg.

Many were traumatized by the tragic terrorist attack that occurred in New Zealand. As a result the people of New Zealand along with others around the world have showed their support for the victims and their families.  Although they showed their support in many ways, there was one teenage boy who showed it in a […]

Who Is Contributing to Climate Change?

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A map of the global temperature of countries around the world.
Credit: NASA

Brutal weather conditions and polluted air are what Americans have to deal with every day. Climate change is a change in regional or global climate patterns. Temperatures have been 0.4% warmer than the average in January globally since 1981. Extreme weather events like droughts and heat waves are occurring due to the warmer climate. “The […]

Is Prom Really Worth It?

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Prom is a really big tradition for the American culture. It is a fun night where you can hang out with your friends and forget about school. Most students look forward to prom, mostly because of the fashion/dresses. It’s like the Oscars for high school kids! However, prom can become stressful sometimes. Prom night should […]

What Has Social Media Come To? Making the Most Liked Picture Pointless?

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A “competition” has been going on in instagram about a picture of an egg to reach over 18 million likes against one of Kylie Jenner’s photos. Many people don’t really know who started all of this but who knew that an egg would become so famous all over social media? With the amount of chaos […]

Is College Really for Everyone?

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Caption: Easha Ahmed is stressed because of the amount of college application deadlines she has to finish up. 
Credit: Suhana Shelley

Students have the option of choosing whether or not to go to college. Some students believe that they don’t have to go to college because it isn’t a decision that always has to be followed. Usually people just decide to go to college because of their parents, to make them proud. When it comes to […]

Is a Fine Arts Degree Worth It?

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Seniors are at a pivotal moment in their lives; most want to pursue their passions, which may include photography, graphic arts, and visual design It can be quite difficult to convince your parents that this is the best major for you because they might insist on a more lucrative field. With student loan debt topping […]