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  • April 15Tiger Woods wins the 2019 Masters Tournament

  • April 15No School Friday 4/19

  • April 15WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in London on U.S. extradition warrant

  • April 10JHS Drama puts on Mary Poppins Jr. at 7 p.m. on April 11 & 12 and 2 p.m. on April 13

  • April 10SGA Voters Registration April 11 at lunch. Must be 16 and have a government ID

  • April 10Yearbooks available for purchase cash or check in room 4-203

  • April 10JHS Talent Show May 2

See ya later, PETA-gator

See ya later, PETA-gator

Story by: Adriana Beltrano

March 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Feb. 22 was Steve Irwin’s birthday. Irwin would have turned 57 if not for his untimely death in 2006. People took a day to pay tribute to Irwin and to all that he did for animals and the environment. Google even created a Google Doodle of him for their homepage. It was a bittersweet day of remembrance...

Should old offensive tweets ruin careers?

Should old offensive tweets ruin careers?

Story by: Francesco Beltrano

December 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In today’s world, anything you say can be punishable. Tweets surfacing from celebrities’ and professional athletes’ pasts have come back to haunt them. Latest Heisman winner Kyler Murray and comedian Kevin Hart have been under negative light after tweets posted years ago have resurfaced.   Hart ...

Amazon takes over

Amazon takes over

Story by: Francesco Beltrano

December 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Millions of people buy products from Amazon every day, and with holiday shopping just beginning, the company is not slowing down. Amazon headquarters are in Seattle, but the corporation has hundreds of warehouses scattered across the globe. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has an estimated net worth of $156...

Make Earth Day every day

Make Earth Day every day

Story by: Lilly Grella

May 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Every year on April 22, people from all around the world participate in helping the environment; this day is known as Earth Day. As controversy surrounding our planet's health grows, people should begin to think about taking action not just on Earth Day, but every day. “Go green,” “Reduce. Reuse....

Laugh tracks need to laugh themselves away

Laugh tracks need to laugh themselves away

Story by: Adriana Beltrano

May 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Laugh track. Canned laughter. Fake laughter. My demon goes by many names. I hate a lot of things. But laugh tracks fill me with an unrivaled rage. Faux, tinny guffaws haunt my every waking moment, as well as my dreams. Because of laugh tracks, I have never known happiness. But enough about me. Where...

How far will an athlete go to succeed?

How far will an athlete go to succeed?

Story by: Kendall Baer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

With the Winter Olympics just ending, it’s only appropriate the "I, Tonya" movie hit theaters. The movie explores the 1994 scandal where Nancy Kerrigan, a rival figure skater of Tonya Harding, was clubbed in the knee by Harding’s ex-husband Jeff Gillooly. Authorities determined Harding was not only...

Football fields or forums?

Football fields or forums?

Story by: Kendall Baer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Recently, football fields have become political forums largely due to President Donald Trump sending out Twitter posts criticizing players kneeling during the National Anthem in protest of police brutality. This kneeling protest began last year when 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick got nation-wide...

5 health benefits of going vegan

5 health benefits of going vegan

Story by: Amanda Mikulski

September 25, 2017


Filed under Health & Wellness, Opinion

Thinking of going vegan? Maybe this will be enough to sway you. Veganism is the practice of eliminating animal products from your life, especially when it comes to diet. While it’s not for everyone, it does have some definite benefits. And now, going vegan is easier than ever with the addition of several...

A not-so-beautiful controversy

A not-so-beautiful controversy

Story by: Larissa Holloway

April 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

On Feb. 23, audience members embraced the familiar sights of dancing dishes, singing villagers and ballroom waltzes in the 2017 live-action adaptation of Walt Disney’s 1991 Beauty and the Beast. However, the popular film also met with controversy over its light treatment of kidnapping and the incl...

Telling your story in a whole new way

Telling your story in a whole new way

Story by: Brandon Lopez, Opinion Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Everyone has a story to tell. In the past, stories were ether written or spoken, but now, writers and creators can expand on their stories by giving the audience something traditional storytelling techniques can’t: visual support. Movies and video games are the newest forms of storytelling, allowing...

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