Opinion

Current schedule format creates unnecessary confusion, academic burden

Current schedule format creates unnecessary confusion, academic burden

We all know the feeling: you’ve been through a long day of your B-day classes, then, to your dismay, you realize that you have to do the exact same thing over again tomorrow. This is only part of the reason […]

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One size certainly does not fit all

Cartoon by Charlie Holden

Navigating testing maze difficult for students with dyslexia, testing anxiety   I sit down in a crowded ACT testing room at Anderson High School. I’m wearing what every girl there is wearing. An oversized sweatshirt with an oversized T-shirt, athletic […]

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It’s time to flush the bathroom pass

Senior Nina Buford carries the standard orange hall pass. Photo by Zoe Hocker.

At the beginning of the semester or six-weeks, teachers often pass out a syllabus, maybe a phone or tardy contract; some teachers issue bathroom passes. These little colorful slips are possibly one of the most ridiculous policies that a teacher can […]

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Schuler to switch schools next year

Mr. Schuler poses in his classroom in front of pictures of his son. Photo by Amurri Davis.

As you walk into his room, it’s clean and organized, other than the chalkboards that his students draw on. Once you reach his desk, there is this large section he uses for photos of his son; some are from last […]

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Gun Free M-A-C

Gun Free M-A-C

Proposed bill to allow guns in school parking lots is impractical, counterproductive In the first four months of 2017, there have been 14 school shootings, resulting in nine injuries and four deaths, according to the nonprofit research organization Everytown for […]

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Don’t drive me nuts

Don’t drive me nuts

Living with food allergies can be terrifying, especially when they aren’t taken seriously “But, it’s not like you’re going to die, right?” The barista stared at me suspiciously, picking out a mug for the latte I had just ordered. She […]

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Amerika Die Wunderschone

The Salzach River in Salzburg, Austria

Over the Summer I traveled to Germany and Austria with my parents and my cousin. I learned from all the people I met that no matter what struggles America is facing, people around the world view the United States as […]

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Good morning Vietnam

Good morning Vietnam

This past winter break, I was lucky enough to be able to travel across the globe to Vietnam, where I backpacked for two weeks with my best friend and her family. This trip was not a long time coming, as […]

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Clueless (about fashion)

Clueless (about fashion)

Are the 90’s really coming back in style this year? I wouldn’t call myself the authority on ’90s fashion (I was born in 1998), but I think that I’ve watched enough Seinfeld and listened to enough Britney Spears to know […]

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Which Wydeven Are You?

Which Wydeven Are You?

He’s a beloved lit teacher, but he can’t be contained in just one persona. Take our quiz to learn which one you are.

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