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Should Teachers Take Grades

Should Teachers Take Grades
May 15, 2020

Uncertain times make the decisions made by institutions, for the lack of a better word, uncertain. During spring break, grades were pulled from PowerSchool, and as of April 8, grades of non-college courses...

The Dicey Online Market of Underage Gambling

February 14, 2020

A 15-year-old betting money online and an adult spending a night out with friends at a casino are both considered to be gambling, but one of those scenarios is significantly more harmful than the other. The...

That’s The Tea

Student Reviews Local Tea Places
May 3, 2019

Good Tea and Good Vibes: Gocha Tea & Beverages 6595 N Oak Trafficway, Gladstone, Mo. 64118 A strong smell of cigarette smoke immediately hit me when I walked through the doors. However, the...

Camera Conspiracy

Covering the Laptop Camera
February 12, 2019

Covering your laptop camera is more than a conspiracy. The Director of FBI, James Comey, recommends taping over your computer webcam and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg also tapes over his MacBook camera,...

New Role Models

Impact Social Media Influencers Actually Have
November 2, 2018

Social media influencers are becoming popular and powerful. The influence they have over their audience of wide-eyed children and teenagers is getting out of hand. Some social media influencers such...

Go Vote

Teens Should Participate in Democracy
October 27, 2018

 Teenagers are so lazy and unmotivated. That’s what people seem to think anyway. But it seems that the increase of registered young adult voters who will be able to vote in the next election begs...

Cute Or Over The Top?

Promposals Not For Everyone
September 30, 2018

Promposals are an elaborately staged request to be someone's date to prom.

Our Planet Is Dying

Action Must Be Taken To Slow Climate Change
March 14, 2018

Our Earth is sick. The planet is running a fever, and it's not coming down. Earth's temperature is rising, and climate change is real, whether you choose to believe it or not. There is proof all around...

A Letter from Mayor Sly James to Students

February 20, 2018

Dear Students, I’ve been listening and watching the news for several days since the violence in Parkland, Florida and wondering how did we, once again, allow more of you to be...

Stop The Hate

Cyberbullying Needs Solution
February 15, 2018

Pain. That’s what cyberbullying brings into teens’ lives. It makes people feel alone and like they aren’t worth it, and it oftens makes people hide instead of telling an adult. Cyberbullying is...

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