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Disney Channel benefits from contemporary storylines

Gabby Zabat, columnist

December 22, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Ever since I was six years-old, I have been watching Disney Channel. I’ve learned about the meaning of friendship from Hannah Montana’s Miley and Lily, the lengths of true love from High School Musical’s Troy and Gabriella...

Music in halls improves school’s positivity

Julia Patterson, asst. opinions editor

December 22, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Imagine: you’re leaving your hardest class feeling defeated. You look around the halls, eyeing similarly sluggish students stomping around. All of a sudden, “Wannabe” by the Spice Girls comes blasting over the PA system an...

Ben Olson’s Top 10 Albums of 2017

Ben Olson, columnist

December 19, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Reviews

1. A Crow Looked At Me - Mount Eerie (Folk) Phil Elverum’s first release since his wife passed away from cancer is heartbreaking, deeply emotional and one that can only be listened to once. 2. Big Fish Theory - Vince Staples (Hip Hop)...

Sibling age gap lends to unique relationship

Sophie Vick, co-sports editor

November 27, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Web Exclusives

It was 2006, an amazing sunset on a beach in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico. It was my sixth birthday and I had just received a coveted American Girl Doll. In my world, everything was perfect. I had matching outfits with my new plastic fri...

South’s Most Influential

Will Dunk, Eagle Scout

November 10, 2017

Filed under Opinions

As of Oct. 11, the Boy Scouts of America made the decision to begin accepting girls into their program, causing controversy in the news and ensuing debate from people of all sorts of political beliefs. Arguments range from as...

Persevering through ACT develops work ethic

Grace Shin, co-editor-in-chief

November 10, 2017

Filed under Opinions

If you know me, you probably know that basically my entire life has been devoted to completing the ACT. Sure, everyone’s life was at one point. But when I say my “life,” I mean several years, not just a few months. To g...

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