Jones: Going back to work saved my sanity

Olivia Jones

May 15, 2020

Bored in the house, and I’m in the house bored -- until my boss called.  Before I knew it, I was back at work and feeling a little more sane.  My parents have let me go absolutely nowhere, and I really mean nowhere, by myself....

Parcell: So much to love about Blindspotting

Jordan Parcell

May 12, 2020

Blindspotting is one of my personal favorite movies. Whether that is due to the amazing acting or the message, I’m not sure. It’s a 2018 film directed by Carlos López Estrada with screenplay by Rafael Casal and Daveed Di...

Jones: Trump’s not leading America through COVID-19

Olivia Jones

May 12, 2020

Since the 2016 election, the question has been “how can a businessman efficiently run a country?” I think when people asked that question, it was times like this that they meant. Times when America really needs a le...

Simmons: Trump’s handling COVID-19 well

Adrian Simmons

May 12, 2020

President Donald Trump is facing a new situation as of late and I think he is handling it well. In 1918 President Woodrow Wilson had to face the end World War 1 and the Spanish flu epidemic that killed 50 million people ...

Parcell: Reverse racism doesn’t exist

Jordan Parcell

May 6, 2020

As someone who is mixed race -- half black, half white -- I’ve never thought of myself as racist.  In the fall, a discussion at lunch centered around a student who brought a gun to school. I made a comment about how that...

Outer Banks worth a watch

Callie Knudson

April 27, 2020

Outer Banks is a Netflix series that was created by Josh Pate, Jonas Pate and Shannon Burke.  Season 1, which came out on Netflix on April 15, is action-packed and keeps you interested throughout the whole season.  Four friend...

Parcell: Parasite keeps viewers on their toes

Jordan Parcell

April 24, 2020

Parasite is a Korean film directed by Bong Joon-ho. It won four Oscars at the 92nd Academy Awards, including best picture and best director. In addition to the four Oscars, the film was the first Korean picture to win best fori...

Country life proves fruitful during pandemic

Adrian Simmons

April 21, 2020

With a pandemic sweeping the world maybe it’s best to know other ways of getting food if people are panic buying the stores out of food.  Farming, hunting and fishing will gain a larger following if grocery stores can’t kee...

Simmons: Why I continue working my essential job during the pandemic

Adrian Simmons

April 7, 2020

I have been a full-time student for 11 years, but this year is different because I added a job into the mix of homework and sports.  At first it was pretty difficult to keep up with my schooling and getting to work on time. I ...

Knudson: Body shaming’s unacceptable

Callie Knudson

April 3, 2020

Body shaming is something I’ve struggled with since sixth grade. Being told I was too chubby and that I had ‘man shoulders’ really hurt.  I soon realized I wasn’t the only person struggling with it.  Statistic...

Jillian Wedman: Lots of memories for Class of 2020, despite painful finish

March 18, 2020

On March 17 at 4 p.m. students received a call from USD 260.  I will never forget the heartbreak I felt in that Walmart parking lot. Little did I know that March 12 was the last day of my high school career.  With all...

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