Don’t take abortion politics too far

Ryan Neely, Reporter

May 20, 2019

The national dispute over abortion has reached a turning point recently, with many states now enacting strict measures on the procedure. Alabama’s law is the most extreme, essentially banning the procedure. While proposed restrictions on abortions typically involve restrictions on how late a pregnancy can be terminated and exceptions in the cas...

Video games have changed

Ryan Neely, Reporter

May 1, 2019

Full disclosure: I own stock in both Nintendo and Activision Blizzard At this point, video games have existed for decades. While the industry may have seemed like a fad back in the '70s, today it is a multi-billion dollar indust...

Navigating the news

Ryan Neely, Reporter

May 1, 2019

As of late, teenagers have been greatly encouraged to be aware of what is going on in the world. This, on the surface, seems like an admirable cause. Certainly as one approaches the age of voting, it makes sense to gain some per...

Underclassman advice

Regyna Gantt, Editor in Chief

April 11, 2019

While it’s not too hard to find your way through high school eventually, it could definitely be easier. Everybody always talks about how much they wish they knew before going into highschool, so I put together a list of tip...

Letter to Editor

March 28, 2019

The author of this piece has asked to remain anonymous. Tonight, at an extracurricular activity, might’ve been the worst night of my life so far. It started off normal. I went to the doors, they were locked, people saw me, ...

Fixing the Republican Party

Ryan Neely, Reporter

March 25, 2019

As time goes by, it seems like the libertarian influence on the Republican party is growing increasingly strong. This trend started out as a response to the presidency of Barack Obama in the fleeting, amorphous Tea Party “m...

Big business isn’t the enemy

Ryan Neely, Guest Reporter

February 25, 2019

Over time, as our society has developed, one trend we see is that businesses have become more and more consolidated. One popular narrative is that of a chain like Walmart driving “mom and pop” stores out of business. It, how...

Technological progress could bring intellectual regress

Ryan Neely, Guest Reporter

February 14, 2019

One of the much-hyped technological advancements of our day is “artificial intelligence”. While this isn’t quite as pie in the sky as flying cars and space tourism, we still have a long way to go before technology can tru...

One Year Since Parkland.

One Year Since Parkland.

February 14, 2019

Stop the fighting but not the discussion

Ryan Neely, Reporter

January 28, 2019

In our country, people often disagree on political and social issues. Some people find this quite irritating. That said, those same individuals would probably not feel more comfortable in a country where people do not have these ...

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