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YOLO and Youth: Using Your Capital

YOLO and Youth:  Using Your Capital

Ja'han Jones, Guest Columnist
February 15, 2013
Filed under Student Opinion

The language of Hip-Hop is, perhaps, one of the most transcendent languages in human history. The language of Hip-Hop knows no geographic barriers; it knows no age barriers; it knows no ethnic barriers. Words spoken in Hip-Hop are words with universal meanings, and as such, they spread frantically throughout...

Senior Advice for Freshmen

Colton Peters, Columnist, 2012-2013
January 18, 2013
Filed under Student Opinion

Change can be a frightening thing, and for teenagers, one of the most frightening changes is the transition from middle to high school.  When I became a freshman, I was too frightened to ask anyone what I should expect and just struggled through it, figuring out how to handle it as I went along. The...

Political Debates in America

Political Debates in America

Luis Quintanilla
December 12, 2012
Filed under Student Opinion

Our generation of youth does not seem to care for politics. We perceive politicians as lost leaders and greedy children. They pout and throw a fit resembling an adolescent; resulting in our generation to ban them from our society. It is because politicians have raged over the simplest solutions, and turned t...

The Rise of D.I.Y. Culture

The Rise of D.I.Y. Culture

Jaime Faulkner, Editor In Chief, 2012-2013
November 29, 2012
Filed under Showcase, Student Opinion

 [portfolio_slideshow id=800] Author Maxine Hong Kingston once said, “In a time of destruction, create something.” Our generation has taken this to heart, and in spite of rising global tension and an uncertain future, we are daring to create. “Do-It-Yourself” (D.I.Y) culture is re-emerging from i...

Myth of the Superhero, Reality of Imperfection

Myth of the Superhero, Reality of Imperfection

Jaime Faulkner, Editor In Chief, 2012-2013
November 15, 2012
Filed under Student Opinion

One of the most powerful things about humankind is our ability to share stories. As long as we’ve been around, we’ve passed down information through storytelling, and it’s been key to the preservation of our history and, indeed, to our survival as a species.  As this tool of communication was refined ...

A Life Well Lived

Connor Descheemaker
October 27, 2010
Filed under Student Opinion

With this first article, in the first issue of the newspaper, I must address what is dear.  I must address what matters.  It is the reason behind this paper, which exists inside this class, which exists inside this classroom, which is taught by this teacher, who is a part of this staff, who together ...

Integrity of a Good Book

Josh Garrett
April 26, 2010
Filed under Student Opinion

Countless book reviews, like ones previously penned by yours truly, are inundated with overzealous adjectives like “amazing,” “life-changing,” or “profound.” Certainly there are many books that deserve these descriptors, or, contrarily, should be adorned with words like “atrociously bor...

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