• Unfair Standards for Women

    Unfair Standards for Women

    Ashley Cossaart, Staff Reporter

    May 14, 2014

    Women take on many roles. They are daughters, moms, sisters, aunts, and grandmas. Sometimes one woman can take on all of these roles throughout their lifetime. They face many struggles even without the high standards put on them by society. “I think some unfair standards for women are the fact that we’re always expected to look our best and behave our best,” junior Mackenzie Lewis said. “It becomes a really challenging expectation to meet.” Men... READ MORE »»

  • The stereotypes of Generation Z

    The stereotypes of Generation Z

    Brianna Mathias, Staff reporter

    May 14, 2014

    Nicknamed “the Internet Generation,” “Generation V” (for virtual), “The New Silent Generation” and even “the Google Generation,” Generation Z has been described both very negatively and also quite positively. But do these classifications really define who we are? People born between 1995 and 2005 are classified as being part of Generation Z. This generation has been said to expect instant gratification because of the ease at which... READ MORE »»

  • Political interest among students

    Political interest among students

    Shelbie Berens, Staff Reporter

    May 14, 2014

    Politics are a huge part of life, whether people realize it on a day-to-day basis or not. What goes on in the government ultimately affects every life. Some students are not opinionated on politics and could care less, while others believe in the importance of politics. Senior Samantha Rohleder tries to keep a close eye on politics that affect social standards. “I also pay attention to big events or happenings in the United States and elsewhere... READ MORE »»

  • Students thoughts on superstition

    Students thoughts on superstition

    Brianna Mathias, Staff reporter

    May 14, 2014

    Knocking on wood may seem like a silly thing to do to prevent bad luck, but in some instances, puzzling measures to avoid unpleasant circumstances are performed by even those who claim to not be superstitious. Sometimes strange events occur that cannot be explained, and often students blame those occurrences on the supernatural or paranormal. And in many instances, a person who does not even believe in such things can be found participating in... READ MORE »»

    Illustration by Elizabeth Arthur

  • Students discuss turning 18

    Students discuss turning 18

    Shelbie Berens, Staff Reporter

    May 14, 2014

    It’s your 18birthday and you’re finally an official adult. You blow out the candles with excitement and think, “I’m finally free.” While it is true someone is legally considered an adult when they turn 18, other aspects of what the age has to offer vary. Senior Alex Green said you are an adult at 18 regardless of your maturity level, however if you still live with your parents and they provide care for you, you still must follow their... READ MORE »»

News

Forensics compete at state tournament

Forensics compete at state tournament

Nicole Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

The month of May holds many activities and milestones for students. School ends, seniors graduate and state competitions are held. The state championship tournament for...  Read More »

May 12, 2014 • 0 comments

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Sports

Boys’ tennis plays at Salina South

Ashley Cossaart, Staff Reporter

The boys’ tennis team had a meet at Salina South on April 24. Other teams at the meet were Valley Center, Salina Central, Andover, Abilene, Smoky Valley, and Salina South. The...  Read More »

April 28, 2014 • 0 comments

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Opinion

Accept people despite religion

Brianna Mathias, Staff reporter

Everyone has their own unique beliefs on different topics, whether it be religious or secular. But we are all flawed, we all have imperfections, so why should we be judging...  Read More »

May 2, 2014 • 0 comments

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Feature

Unfair Standards for Women

Unfair Standards for Women

Ashley Cossaart, Staff Reporter

Women take on many roles. They are daughters, moms, sisters, aunts, and grandmas. Sometimes one woman can take on all of these roles throughout their lifetime. They face many...  Read More »

May 14, 2014 • 0 comments

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A&E

Interesting Facts

Brianna Mathias, Staff reporter

Approximately one quarter of the United States' homeless population are war veterans. David Bowie's left eye was damaged after a fight as a child. It is permanently dilated. Before...  Read More »

May 6, 2014 • 0 comments

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