I struggle with body dysmorphia.

My Personal Struggle With Body Dysmorphia

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist June 8, 2021

When most people enter their teenage years, they compare themselves to others more and more, as explained by Middle Earth. Suddenly we are thrown into a world of “attractive” and “unattractive”...

Fears of Life Going Back to Normal

Fears of Life Going Back to Normal

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist April 16, 2021

COVID-19 has affected everyone's lives greatly within the past year, and many people can’t wait for the pandemic to end. With vaccines becoming more widespread and restrictions starting to be lifted,...

Finding the right balance of confidence and modesty can be tricky.

Modesty in Clothing

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist April 5, 2021

Today, there are so many different senses of style, trends, and types of clothing in general, so deciding what to wear can be hard enough. But one huge factor that plays into choosing an outfit is how...

The world relies on teachers. So why don't they get what they deserve?

Why Are Teachers Still Getting Paid Less Than Athletes?

Rebecca Harris, Columnist February 2, 2021

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average 2019 wage for high school teachers is $61,660, and lower for elementary teachers, only $59,420. The average salary of an NBA player in the 2018-2019...

A chart of the range of IQ test scores.

IQ: The Intelligence Question

Carsten Oyer, Editor January 10, 2021

When we think of intelligence, what do we think of? One of the first things that comes to mind might be the IQ test, IQ standing for intelligence quotient. Created in France in the early 20th century,...

One of the many simple yet beautiful Mac backgrounds, one of many features which puts them aesthetically ahead of Windows.

Mac Rules, Windows Aesthetically Drools

Noah Thompson, Columnist December 18, 2020

When Apple was in its youth, and when Steve Jobs was the CEO, he made it clear that Macs were intended for personal use, and therefore, looks came before functionality. This is what set Apple apart from...

The effectiveness of the standardized test is being called into question.

Should We Keep Standardized Tests?

Allister McLeod, Columnist November 18, 2020

Standardized tests are something almost every student has to prepare for. Doing well on them can lead to being accepted into prestigious universities, receiving scholarships, and having a better chance...

High school football players emerging onto the field.

Is Football Too Dangerous for High Schoolers?

Nessah Wendt, Columnist October 30, 2020

While many high schoolers love sitting back and watching their favorite team crush their opponents during a game, football can be extremely damaging to its participants. Football is a beloved sport in...

Using a spork instead of a spoon and a fork has several benefits.

May the Spork be With You

Luke Tafoya, Columnist October 28, 2020

If you’ve never heard of a spork, it is a combination of a spoon and a fork, an amazing invention that eliminates the need for two different utensils; efficient and convenient, it’s possibly the best...

For our own sake, we should do our best to be happier.

Appreciating the Everyday

Malaysiah John, Columnist February 17, 2020

Almost everyone knows that we all will eventually die and that no one lives forever. Many people have had life plans since they could talk, but few realize how valuable life actually is. Anyone can die...

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