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Season three of “The Good Place” is still good

Season three of “The Good Place” is still good

December 11, 2018

Premiering on Sept. 27, season three of NBC’s “The Good Place” jumps right into the action, following up on season two’s cliffhanger. The quartet of main characters, Eleanor Shellstrop (played by Kristen Bell), Chidi Anagonye (William Jackson...

Passion prevails

Katarina Harrison, Opinions Editor

December 3, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Have you ever been told to stop wasting your life on something trivial? What about being torn away from something you enjoy because it’s not nearly as important as homework? For many students, these harsh words leave them discouraged. This unnecessary stress on students by pressuring them towards certain careers is not only unnecessary, but also harmful. With 40 percent of students chronically disengaged from school, according to generationnext.com, the stakes are already d...

From gratitude to greed

From gratitude to greed

November 30, 2018

Black Friday sucks. It isn’t a secret.  It sucks in the kind of way you can’t help but love to hate.  It’s the kind of twisted, slightly tortuous fun that everyone complains about without fail while sitting on the couch after Thanksgiving dinne...

Community colleges are cool, too

Community colleges are cool, too

November 9, 2018

Picture this: you are a high school senior, someone asks you what your plans are after graduation; you intend on going to the local community college, but cannot say because you fear that they will judge you for your future plans. That should not be...

Aching arts

Aching arts

November 9, 2018

Picture Sam Momary stadium filled. Teachers and students alike all crowding in ready for the event to begin. The stadium lights shine brightly and the concession stand is crowded. Everyone's attention is directed towards the field as the announcer in...

“Spilling the tea” on pop  culture’s idolization of conflict

“Spilling the tea” on pop culture’s idolization of conflict

November 1, 2018

“Lingo” inspired by popular YouTubers like James Charles and Emma Chamberlain, include terms such as “Spill sis” and “What’s the tea?”, both refer to the spreading of secrets among besties and frenemies. The trend exposes pop culture’s...

Bug of Choice

Bug of Choice

October 29, 2018

Crickets are not typically associated with food.  Crickets smell like dirt and they look like something that you just picked off the heel of your shoe, and not many people know that that heel dirt is one of the most nutritious foods we could eat. Crickets...

Forbid grade-grubbing

Emily Cosio, News Editor

October 9, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

It is the end of the quarter and your grade is on the border between two letters. It all comes down to hundredths of a decimal. But after the exam and worksheets flood into Skyward, the 0.49 still remains. In a panic, you run to your teacher begging and pleading for extra credit or another worksheet, but they refuse. The next step is to run and cry to your friends about your awful teacher. According to math.uh.edu, grade-grubbing is defined as “the act of a student g...

Spotify vs. Apple Music: The great debate

Spotify vs. Apple Music: The great debate

September 26, 2018

It’s been a topic of discourse, memes and endless Internet polls, and everyone seems to have an opinion of their own.  It has spread like wildfire across Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram, sparking endless arguments and rants. Is it Trump’s Supr...

Just Don’t

Just Don’t

September 25, 2018

Church and State. Socks and Sandals. Taylor Swift and Katy Perry. Some things are just meant to stay separate. In the same vein, there is a reason why there has been an unspoken line between sports and politics. Sunday used to be an escape. No...

“American Vandal” season two steals hearts

“American Vandal” season two steals hearts

September 19, 2018

The Turd Burglar, a perpetrator of pranks at St. Bernardine, the Catholic school where American Vandal Season 2 is set, causes a series of rather childish pranks, and sends the prestigious school into chaos. The first episode was the opposite of expected fr...

Appliance Compliance

Appliance Compliance

September 17, 2018

Microwaves are amazing. A microwave can create a s’more with just a tap of a button, no campfire necessary. Plus they allow for YouTube videos like “I Just Microwaved my Phone **shocking**” and “Microwaving Soap (emotional)”. In other words,...

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