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A Question of Risk: Where’s the Limit?

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist
April 1, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Technology, Uncategorized

After the Westminster attack on March 22, 2017, Amber Rudd, Britain’s Home Secretary (a position similar to the United States’ Secretary of State) appeared on BBC and Sky News to inform audiences that the United Kingdom’s intelligence agencies should have access to encrypted messages, namely thos...

Springtime Fun Under The Sun

Kylee Golden, Columnist
March 13, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Here in Arizona we are lucky to have the amazing weather during our spring break. This means that we get to spend time outside on our two weeks off. Most people spend their break on the couch with some food and Netflix. Now don’t get me wrong, I love hanging out and relaxing on my time off, but I ...

A Rundown of Your Rights: Recording, Filming, and Photography

Vanyssa Haug, Copy Editor
March 13, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Many view the First Amendment to the United States Constitution – “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition th...

Trump’s Wiretapping Claims: What You Need To Know

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
March 13, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Opinion, Uncategorized

On Saturday, March 4, 2017, President Donald J. Trump tweeted an unsubstantiated claim that his predecessor Barack Obama had the “wires tapped” in Trump Tower during the 2016 election. This proclamation met a wave of disapproval from the general public, and from the Obama Administration. Even the ...

Oatmeal Craisin Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

Oatmeal Craisin Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

Hannah Browning, Columnist
March 9, 2017
Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, Uncategorized

These cookies are surprisingly easy to make, considering how amazing they turn out. When you are hanging out with friends and family over spring break, or even just by yourself, they will be a quick and delicious treat to share with the people you love. Ingredients: ½ cup butter ¾ cup brown sugar ½ cup gr...

Convince Your Parents To Get You That Puppy: How To Use Rhetoric To Your Advantage

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
February 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

You’ve tried everything. Constant nagging, big promises, bribery, even a Powerpoint presentation; but you still can’t get your parents to let you get a puppy. But there’s one secret method of persuasion you may not have tried yet; an art perfected by the ancients and used by big time businessme...

What You May Have Missed While You Were Watching Super Bowl LI

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
February 11, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Super Bowl is an annual event where two of the top National Football League (NFL). teams for the year compete to be the season’s champion. This year was the 51st Super Bowl and the two teams were the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots, with the latter of the two winning after going int...

The History of Valentine’s Day

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
February 10, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Giant teddy bears. Mass produced greeting cards. Heart shaped chocolates. Little toy Cupids that say “Be mine!” when you press their foot. This is modern Valentine's Day in a nutshell, but it wasn’t always like this. Way back in “ye olde history,” it once had a very deep, religious, and poe...

The Year of Atlanta

Kylee Golden, Columnist
February 10, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Showcase, Sports, Student Opinion, Uncategorized

This past weekend the Atlanta Falcons went to Houston, Texas and represented their hometown in Georgia while competing against the New England Patriots but sadly lost the battle. Even though this was heartbreaking and disappointing for the city, there are still many positive things for Atlanta to look forw...

What to Know: Women’s March

Mya Smith, Columnist
January 27, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

About 4.6 million men, women, and children worldwide walked in the Women's March on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Some people wondered whether the intention of the march was to educate others of women's rights or because of their perceived notions of President Donald Trump as a racist, sexist, homophobe. In s...

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