Is a little white lie such a bad thing?

Kaila Schlimm, Staff Writer

October 11, 2010

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Lying to your parents is never a good thing, but sometimes it’s very necessary. Doing it too much is a problem, but a little white lie here and there to keep them from getting gray hairs isn’t that big of a deal. I’m not...

Would you like to sue-per size your order?

Danae Zimmer, Features Editor

October 8, 2010

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               Greasy, salty, and delicious; I love McDonald’s and I am not ashamed to admit it. At 5’4 and 110 lbs, obviously I have not felt the effects of this fast food giant on my body but I certainly wouldn’t...

Bearing the brunt of bypassing breakfast

Cole Krug, Staff Writer

October 1, 2010

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            Breakfast is hailed as the most important meal of the day, but is it really all it’s cracked up to be?            You’ve heard it all before. “Johnny, if you don’t eat your breakfast,...

Social Networking and Schoolwork: Match made in heaven or bad combination

Garrett Lemery, Staff Writer

October 1, 2010

Filed under Opinions, Student Life

                In today’s world, you hear Facebook associated with practically everything. On commercials for businesses you see in bold print to “become a fan of us on Facebook!” Or the ever popular “follow...

Tough love

Jimmy Skaaland, Staff Writer

September 28, 2010

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     Tough Love is an issue that some teenagers are faced with.  It can be hard to understand because it's not a way of discipline that has always occurred in a person’s life, it is usually set off by multiple incidents...

Is ignorance bliss?

Danae Zimmer, Features Editor

September 28, 2010

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     Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”  If this is true, then America is in trouble. With a staggering number of American citizens...

Why modern day horror movies are horrible

Cole Krug, Staff Writer

September 28, 2010

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     Guaranteed to make you jump out of your seat. Blood and gore that will leave you cringing and dry heaving. Jam-packed with hot girls and bad decisions. Nowadays, horror movies offer moviegoers all of this brainless tantalization...

What happened, America?

Danae Zimmer, Features Editor

September 24, 2010

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           Americans live a charmed life; safe country, surplus of needs and wants, stable government, innumerous rights, and free education available. Why is it that so many countries, even ones socially and economically...

New attendance policy

Kaila Schlimm, Staff Writer

September 24, 2010

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                 The school attendance policy has been in debate for many weeks now. But the school board has finally made a decision. The new attendance policy is if you miss more than four days in any of your...

Books into movies: For the better or for the worse?

Garrett Lemery, Staff Writer

September 17, 2010

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            If you live in America and you’ve read a popular book or two in the past five years, chances are you’ve gone to see the cinema adaptation of that novel as well. But when do we cross the fine line of...

Not so free after all

Danae Zimmer, Features Editor

September 10, 2010

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       Since the launch if iTunes by Apple in January 2001, the entire music industry was drastically altered. No longer were eager kids rushing to the store to buy the newest CDs, but rather they were simply logging on...

When did patriotic become prejudiced?

Julia Ceraolo, Staff Writer

September 3, 2010

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          There has recently been a proposal for the construction of an Islamic cultural center, which includes a mosque, two blocks from 9/11’s Ground Zero site, or, in the words of the ever-hyperbolic Sarah Palin, ...

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