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Issues with construction cause frustration

Caitlyn Bogart, 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, Co-Editor In Chief

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...

Animal cruelty needs to stop

Sarah Ponce', Contributor

April 25, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Recently, there was a case of a puppy set on fire because a few teenagers wanted a good laugh and figured it would be funny. The dog reportedly had no name but was being called Justice because of the justice he deserves. Police...

To go or not to go

DJ Brennan, Editor in Chief

April 19, 2012

Filed under Editorials

Going to prom is beneficial Proms are an iconic, integral part of the high school experience. They come complete with stretch limos, fancy ballrooms, live bands, DJs, kings and queens and most importantly, dresses worthy o...

140 characters not my life story

Lynsey Butler, Web Master

April 18, 2012

Filed under Editorials

Many tweets are sent out every day. On the contrary though, people also update their Facebook statuses daily. In my own personal non biased yet very biased opinion, I feel that Twitter is way better than Facebook. I mean Twitter,...

Driving, responsibility or privilege

Dustin Sanders, Staffer

April 13, 2012

Filed under Editorials

Views on driving are very disputed among the populous. Some say that driving is a privilege and others say it’s a responsibility. It is really disputed between adults and generation X. Adults say that driving is a privilege...

Let’s create a bookworm

Caitlyn Bogart, News and Features Editor

April 11, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Student's should read. English teacher assigns a book to read outside of class and a great moan erupts from the class. Apparently there is a great opposition to reading, some claim it is a waste of time. Reading can make people ...

Support: as a group; not an individual

Mark Pollard, Contributor

April 9, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Every human handles tragedies differently, whether personally or collectively involved. Throughout the past week, such unique differences have become clear as the students of Raider Nation remember Nahum Martinez and grieve p...

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