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What makes a film watchable/good?

Carter De Los Santos, Staff writer

November 30, 2018

When a film doesn't do good people try to figure out “What went wrong?” or “Who’s to blame for this dumpster fire?”. They say it’s the acting, the writing, or the cinematography. Though some of it might be true, for me a least these examples can be forgiven if there’s something of substance. Let me explai...

Relieving Stress Through Preparedness

Relieving Stress Through Preparedness

Elizabeth Freeman, Editor-In-Chief

November 28, 2018

High school can be stressful. The pressure of getting ready for college no longer waits till senior year. Instead, it starts before day one of freshman year when schedules are made. A big deciding factor of what extra-curricular classes a student takes is based on their chosen endorsement. Between all...

The Red Eyed Monster

Imahn McAlister, Staff Writter

November 14, 2018

Taken by courtesy photo by: mrol.deviantart.com One person, one argument, one word and suddenly all that can be seen is red. Heart’s start racing as and  breaths come in quick huffs and puffs. Muscles tighten in anticipation. Hand’s subconsciously balls into a fist. Mind’s start racing, vain...

6 Reasons to Vote on November 6th

6 Reasons to Vote on November 6th

Morgan Gage, Senior Editor

November 6, 2018

The idea that individual votes don’t count is a dangerous thought. 60% of those eligible to vote don’t turn out to the polls. While one vote might not make a difference, the collective vote of the millions who say their vote doesn’t matter is more than a drop in the pond-- It could shift t...

Pediatric Cancer Awareness

Pediatric  Cancer Awareness

Lelia Edmonson, staff writer

September 21, 2018

As the leaves begin to fall off the trees, around 15,000 kids have to watch them from a hospital window. September is pediatric cancer month, but the majority of the population knows little to none about this topic. Pediatric cancer is a serious issue that people all across the would should take part...

The Immigration Question

The Immigration Question

Morgan Gage, Senior Editor

September 12, 2018

By modern standards, the colony of Jamestown was a neighborhood of illegal immigrants. Plymouth was a sanctuary city. For some reason, our immigrant-phobic nation hails these colonists as heroes. We teach our children about the first Thanksgiving before we teach the American Revolution. Alexander...

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Avocado Toast

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Avocado Toast

Morgan Gage, Senior Editor

September 3, 2018

Why Our Attitude On Guns Needs to Change

Caitlin Gorbett, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018

We’ve all heard them before. Click, bang, pop! We see them in big glass cases in nearly every home we go into. For some people, in their own home. Most people love them. Not enough people are scared of them. I’m scared every day I walk into school that it’ll be the last time. I’m scared every time...

Top Ten Pieces of Advice for Freshman

Top Ten Pieces of Advice for Freshman

Morgan Gage, Caitlin Gorbett, and Brayden Hogue

August 20, 2018

Don’t be afraid of seniors. Seniors are too busy with college applications and enjoying what’s left of high school to spend their time teasing you. The majority of seniors are more than happy to help you with any of your concerns, and plenty of them want you to join the organizations the...

The Future is Female

Morgan Gage, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Women lining the streets of Washington, stone faced and starving to be equal to men in not only the eyes of the law but in society. Their fingers curl around picket signs until their knuckles turn white, and their cries are met with contempt from the very men they’ve claimed oppress them. This is a...

21st Century Education

Morgan Gage, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

When you accept a job as a teacher, elementary and high school alike, you’re consciously placing yourself in a position of power. Though you may answer to someone higher up, your department head or principal or superintendent, you’re still in charge of the students who pass through your classroom...

No Shave No More

No Shave No More

Timia Cobb, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017

Whitehouse has always been strict when it comes to enforcing the school's dress code. A seductive shoulder would never go unseen in the hallway, and a too scruffy chin would never win the fight against a razor from the front office. Starting this school year, the dress code is allowing all boys to gr...

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