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How Midterm Electrons Could Impact The Youth

Kaitlyn Bailey, Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Missouri residents can expect an increase in minimum wage within the next four years. Voters passed Proposition B, a measure placed on the 2018 Midterm ballot that will gradually increase minimum wage to $12.00 an hour by the year 2023. It will take effect starting Jan. 1, 2019. Currently, 20 stat...

Top 10 Spooky Movies to Watch in October

Lily Drage, Writer, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As students embark on the fall season many struggle to find what movies they should watch. While some stick to the classic horror films many would rather watch a Disney Halloween movie or an episode of a show focused on the holiday. According to the Chicago Tribune, about 55% of people will watch a slas...

Fun Things to do on Halloween

Raven Atwood, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

There are so many fun things to do in the month of October, leading up to Halloween. Most enjoy the changing weather, the leaves changing in color, and the kids running around in costumes. One may ask, what are we going to do? There are so many alternate things that we may do to fill in for trick-or-...

Fake News vs. Real News: How to Tell the Difference

Kaitlyn Bailey, Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In a society where news is prominent in everyday lives, media has the ability to construct individual perception. The first television children watch often develops their worldview, influences their thoughts, and manipulates their ideas. According to Pew Research Center, people are spending more time v...

Fall Treats Review

Alissa Perkins, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

People look forward to a fall treats all year round, mainly, the pumpkin spice lattes from Starbucks, or the pumpkin shaped cookies from Panera. However, there are plenty of other drinks and snacks that are underrated and sold from different places. Pumpkin Spice Frappe from Starbucks There’...

5 good Trick or Treat tips

Connor Parrish, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion

5 Good Trick or Treat tips Halloween is often remembered for the costumes and the candy. However, some people don’t know how to make the most of Halloween by not finding the best locations for trick-or-treating. Here are 5  tips to make the most out of your Halloween: 1.) Plan out your route. ...

Fortnite Review

Caden Elkthunder, Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Fortnite has been one of the trendiest games that millions have been playing around the world. As of January, more than 40 million people have downloaded the game. Fortnite is a video game available on PC, PS4, and the Xbox One, created by Darren Sugg and developed by Epic Games. The video game is availabl...

Pale Waves Music Review

Adrian Maddox, Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Alternative music has been making its way back into the ears of music lovers everywhere as the genre begins to find top spots in popular radios and most played playlists. Alternative music followers were left in awe with the recent update of Apple Music's "Breaking Alternative" playlist, bringing a ne...

Dear Darla: Valentines Day #1

Dear Darla: Valentines Day #1

Dear Darla, Staff writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Question: Dear Darla, Valentine's Day is coming up and I'm going to Courtwarming alone. I mean, I have friends to go with me, but I really wish I had a date. I've found myself feeling very lonely when I walk out the school doors and I'm suddenly surrounded by couples. I'm on the A Honor Roll, but I wan...

DORA: Hispanic vs Non-Hispanic Opinion

Summer Evans, Sandra Medina

December 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Dora the Explorer is an educational animated tv series that was introduced to children in 2000. The Dora franchise from then exploded. Little boys and girls were buying Dora clothing, coloring books, and also not to mention the spinoff movies that came out constantly. Dora till this a day as a stapl...

Stranger Things Season 2 Review

Stranger Things Season 2 Review

Lily Drage

December 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Some of the most iconic shows originate from the 1980s, from "The Cosby Show" to "Dallas" the youth of which whom are now millennials were receivers of the most intriguing media. For us, as Generation Z, we can only assume and read about what happened in the early 1980s. The reading and researching are...

Is Football Becoming Dangerous?

Is Football Becoming Dangerous?

Caden Elkthunder

December 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Recently football injuries have been at a sky-high rate this season in the NFL. Just recently on Monday Night Football December 4th, 2017 early 1st quarter Ryan Shazier linebacker of the Pittsburgh Steelers went for a tackle on Cincinnati Bengals receiver Josh Malone on what seemed like to be a standa...

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