Rappers Talk Politics

Chris Ritter, Head Visual Editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This election year more than any, unfiltered opinions are everywhere. Wherever you look, you will not not have to look very hard to find someone shamelessly unloading on a politician. That includes the world of music. And no genre of music has a richer history in the boisterous unloading of opinions ...

Bear Grylls Gets Grilled

Bear Grylls Gets Grilled

Brinson Mullis, Reporter

January 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Unfortunately for most of us average joes, wilderness survival skills are not common knowledge. This means that if an everyday person were to find themselves stranded alone in the wilderness with only a few limited supplies, they would most likely die. Luckily for all of us, survival expert Bear ...

Pledge Creates Controversy

Liam Bent, Online Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools, mandated by federal law since the 1940's, has sparked controversy time and time again. Limiting the Pledge of Allegiance to middle and high schoolers would allow children to form their own opinions and take part in the Pledge when they ca...

Fernandez Will Not Be Forgotten

Fernandez Will Not Be Forgotten

Rodger Rinehart, Reporter

January 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Jose Fernandez was just 24 when he died in a tragic boating accident in Miami, Florida. When I heard the news of his death, I almost broke out in tears, not because I knew him, but because everybody in the baseball community knew how great a pitcher and young man he was. On September 25, 2016, baseball...

Art Lacks Community Respect

McKelvey Courtney Collins, Reporter

January 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Many students at the school take a form of art class. Some even wish to pursue a career in the arts. Unfortunately, this is often looked down upon in the community. People are often discouraged from pursuing a career in the arts. Many think that the arts are a waste of time and energy, and that it is imp...

Review of the Month, October: Yes Lawd by NxWorries

Review of the Month, October: Yes Lawd by NxWorries

Chris Ritter, Head Visual Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under Music Reviews, Opinion

      In the past 10 months, nobody in music has been involved in more quality projects than California soulsmith, Anderson .Paak. Riding the wave of success garnered from his January album, “Malibu,” .Paak has since left his mark on several of the year’s best albums,...

Football Funding Is Fair

Byron Winchester and Kala Youngblood

November 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  The football team receives more attention, not more money. Increased attention facilitates  the pressure to build a better program. A better program requires better coaches, workout and game equipment, all of which costs a lot of money. The athletic department is not the providing that mone...

2016 Releases Break The Norm

Chris Ritter, Visual Editor

November 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

2016 has seen, and is likely still yet to see, the most unusually released music in history. At first glance, the year has seemed fairly routine: Kanye West dropped a drawn out, production-heavy album that pushed the bounds of his genre over plenty of autotune, Beyonce released another showstopper th...

To Bee or Not To Bee

To Bee or Not To Bee

November 9, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

By: Kyle Hilss Although bees are tiny and at times pesky, they are vital to much of human activity and to life in general. Bees are pollinators, meaning that they help plant life survive and reproduce by spreading their seeds and pollen. According to the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) pre...

Kubo Kills It

November 9, 2016


Filed under Opinion

By: Brendan Donahue Kubo and the Two Strings begins with a warning: “If you must blink, do it now.” This warning serves as sound advice to any moviegoer who goes into the theater expecting Kubo and the Two Strings to be the stereotypical family summer movie. You would not want to blink as the movie op...

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