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Millenials Taking Offense

Tavon Bass, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

Filed under News, Opinion

  There are 2 sides to the argument that Millennials have become “soft” or take “too much” offense. I believe that some parts of both arguments stand to be true, but whether you like it or not, I’m here to s...

Are you a Fool if you Rip the Juul?

Jacob Burcham and Nic Zimmerman

February 5, 2019

Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life

According to an article from truth initiative, an organization that wants the youth to reject tobacco of all kinds, 1 in 5 students in school have witnessed a Juul be used in school. It is also stated that 18% of students betwe...

American schools risk training a generation of parrots

Dyllan Jones, Editor

May 8, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion

What does critical thinking mean to the average American student? If the answer to that question is A, B, C, or D, there may be a problem. What answer did you get on your test? I got “critical thinking is a human abilit...

An open letter to the USD 257 board of education

Allie Utley, Editor

May 8, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion

The handbook distributed at the beginning of the school year reads, “All students will be required to take a final exam each semester in each of their classes. However, a student will have the option of being exempt from taking th...

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