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This year, between balancing remote and hybrid learning and dealing with a global pandemic, AP students are under more stress than ever. The Collage Board has the power to relieve the pressure that's on them — and they should.

Opinion: The College Board should restructure the AP Exam

Alayna Majkrzak, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

Tears wet the sleeves of a student as they try to cover up their crying face. Their homework is overwhelming, and they feel as if they barely have time for anything beside their AP classes. Their friends’...

Editorial Cartoon: Should be fine

Editorial Cartoon: Should be fine

Rachel Kaminski, Contributing Illustrator March 19, 2021

Students provided with proper SAT prep resources may have a better chance at acing the test in their Junior year of high school.

Opinion: Juniors will benefit from College Career Seminar

Josie Cable, Opinions Editor March 18, 2021

Junior year is arguably the hardest year of high school. Along with their classes, students are often overwhelmed with important decisions regarding their future. But by taking the time and seeking guidance,...

Women and girls feel as though its necessary to protect themselves while unaccompanied in public spaces, even turning to using their keys or other every day objects as protection.

Opinion: Women shouldn’t have to fear for their safety

Alayna Majkrzak, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

A young woman walks through the parking lot after school, alone and afraid. Her keys are clenched tightly in her fist as she studies the area around her. As she approaches her car, she checks to be sure...

A row of desks sits empty in a West Campus classroom, every other featuring a sticker with a Warrior head that says,

Opinion: Bring students back

Kyla Henige, Managing Editor March 16, 2021

Students all over the country have been waiting for school to go back to normal, where they can see their friends, acquaintances, and teachers, on a regular, normal basis. But, due to COVID and social...

Now that adults are receiving vaccinations and states are opening up across the country, it may seem like the time is right to start traveling. If we hold off during spring break, though, the likelihood we can enjoy this summer safely will be much higher.

Opinion: Rethink your spring break plans

Josie Cable, Opinions Editor March 15, 2021

Spring break is around the corner, and normally families would be planning their trips and vacations. However, similar to last year, COVID is still infecting the country, and traveling for spring break...

Influencers on TikTok and Instagram know that the world is watching them. So do celebrities in movies, on TV, and in the music industry. So why aren't they falling COVID guidelines?

Opinion: Celebrities aren’t immune to the virus

Josie Cable, Opinions Editor March 11, 2021

Despite experts' instruction to avoid events and gatherings, plenty of celebrities and influencers continue to throw and attend parties like COVID has no effect on them. We are still in a pandemic and...

Preparing for standardized test can be stressful enough when it's not a pandemic. The state's choice to seek a federal testing waiver is the right decision.

Opinion: Let’s skip standardized tests this year

Kyla Henige, Managing Editor March 2, 2021

Testing during a pandemic is a hard concept to grasp. With students at home, and others at school, the amount of attention and one-on-one time needed for students is not fully available, making rates of...

When life gets heavy and things feel out of control, mental health professionals recommend putting time in to that which you can control — such as creating a clean, organized living space.

Opinion: A clean room can improve your life

Josie Cable, Opinions Editor February 16, 2021

You step into your bedroom almost tripping over things littering the ground. Trash and empty water bottles clutter the nightstand and your bed is lost under a sea of clothes. Your mind feels scattered...

A pup carries a football during the 2021 Puppy Bowl, hosted by Animal Planet during the Super Bowl on February 7. More than mere entertainment, the Puppy Bowl helps to find

Opinion: Puppy Bowl about more than adorable dogs

Kylie Chisamore, Sports Editor February 11, 2021

Running down the field, leaping over the other players, he pushes his way into the end zone for a touch down! Instead imagining sweaty football players, try to picture adorable, adoptable puppies and you've...

The mix of remote and hybrid learning models has created new challenges for students who are still stuck at home.

Opinion: Don’t forget remote students

Ciara Duncan, Features Editor February 5, 2021

A senior wakes up for their school day, tired but hopeful. While they never expected they´d be completing out their school days remotely, or even during a pandemic, they have unfortunately found themselves...

Gifts such as candy and a teddy bear can show a person you care about them — or they could be a way of projecting to your followers on social media that you are sweet. Is that what Valentine's Day is all about?

Opinion: Valentine’s Day has lost its heart

Alayna Majkrzak, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

Red hearts and giggles fill the air as people give their significant others grand gifts with big gestures. Flowers are passed between hands along with flirtatious glances are passed. While others wondered...

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