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Transportation Security Administration cuts down the ban on knives

Matt Milton, Staff Writer

March 28, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

A bomb is something to worry about when flying, but is a smaller weapon such as a pocket knife something to be so concerned about? According to CNN, the Transportation Security Administration is telling their screeners to stop...

Six is the new 18

Marah Townzen

March 22, 2013

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Children are being exposed to mature content more frequently through cartoons, shows A simple click of the remote turns on the TV, and a logo flashes “Cartoon Network.” Many childhood memories are filled with lazy days w...

Waging America’s workers

Matt Milton, Staff Writer

February 25, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

President Barack Obama proposes to raise minimum wage During the State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama announced that he proposes to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $9.00 per hour. Obama predicts that b...

Time of your life

Matthew Milton

February 19, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Curfew times unknown to teenagers Curfew in the city of Wylie causes confusion amongst teenagers and parents. From a teenage perspective we do not know when we can stay out in public with our friends without getting in troub...

Cashin’ out on a concert

Alyssa Garrett, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Maybe it’s not my weekend, but it’s going to be my year… Concerts ticket expenses can add up when more than one band comes to town in the same month.  All Time Low on the second, South by So What on the twenty-fifth...

Issues with construction cause frustration

Caitlyn Bogart, Co-Editor In Chief

January 23, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Beep, beep, beep, grumble, grumble, grumble. Sitting in the middle of class, trying to take a test. Driving through the orange designated paths. Arranging a way off campus. Construction is in every corner of student life. While...

Teens share prescribed medicine, illegal drugs

Alyssa Garrett, Staff Writer

November 5, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

There are multiple dangers in the sharing of medicine, illegal or not. There is a reason that prescription drugs are intended to be taken under the direction of a doctor. Students share medicine at school thinking that they won’t...

Homeopathic Horror

Nicholas Wood, Staff Writer

October 29, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Flu season is coming up. Do everyone a little good and keep your hands clean, cough into your sleeve, and just stay home if you’re sick. Don’t come to school and think you can just stay away from people and not infect anyone....

Trick or tease

Sara Grosvenor, Staff Writer

October 22, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Girls dress in racy costumes for Halloween From trick or treat to working the streets, Halloween costumes are at an all-time low. Low cut that is. Halloween used to be a time for taking on a different identity and getting trea...

Skittles on the streets

Crystal Luna, Contributor

October 17, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Children fake symptoms to obtain behavior modifying drugs In the U.S. right now an average of two out of three students are on some kind of behavior modifying drug according to Frontline PBS.org. And those numbers are rapidly in...

Forbidden fruits of navy; white, royal blue

DJ Brennan, Staff Writer

October 3, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Outside drinks are banned from campus grounds Perfume bottles. Baby pacifiers.  Ink pens. Gummy snacks. Jell-O. Alcohol can find a way into the school if the students are motivated enough. Taking away their ability to bring...

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