Coming out’s not a necessity for LGBTQ+ community

Jordan Parcell

April 21, 2020

Every cultural subgroup has its own experiences and issues.  For the LGBTQ+ community, it’s coming out of the closet. It can easily be one of the best or worst experiences a person can have.  Of the respondents to a s...

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...

Video: How to wash your hands effectively

April 17, 2020

Here's a how-to video from sophomore Klaudia Manis on how to wash your hands. By washing your hands for 20-30 seconds, you can protect yourself from getting COVID-19 or passing it to someone else.  ...

Looking to while away the hours during quarantine? Here’s some books to check out

Jordan Parcell

April 15, 2020

The Female of the Species - Mindy McGinnis The Compound - S.A. Bodeen Genuine Fraud - E. Lockhart Crazy House - James Patterson Cradle and All - James Patterson Shipwreck Island - S.A. Bodeen Expelled - James...

Zoom eases distance learning but concerns of privacy exist

Klaudia Manis

April 12, 2020

Zoom has become a common household name, with many schools and workplaces utilizing the video conferencing tool to meet without the risk of spreading COVID-19. But are users at risk of a security breach? A flaw in the sys...

Easter traditions adjusted

Reese Cowden

April 10, 2020

The list of cancelations due to the coronavirus keeps growing bigger each day, but for some families it will not cancel their Easter.  Though there will be bunnies and eggs there are still a lot of changes to the Easter tha...

Online education frees up time for students

Jake Hardin

April 9, 2020

Students have made adjustments with their time in order to attend online school.  With the shorter daily schedule, students get done with classes by noon. Teachers aren’t even allowed to give out too much homework. “We...

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 ...

Plenty of change for DHS students because of COVID-19

April 6, 2020

The Panther's Tale newspaper staff interviewed DHS students about how their life has changed with COVID-19. “It’s canceled our One Acts and it postponed the banquet, but we still make every effort to stay connected with e...

Panther Personalities: Keagen Kawahara transitions to life in the U.S.

Mya Studyvin

April 6, 2020

Junior Keagen Kawahara moved over 6,000 miles from his hometown in Japan in order to “experience a new culture and meet new people” in the summer of 2019. Kawahara at Derby in August.  He was shocked by the many cul...

Sexual assault, harassment occur frequently

Mya Studyvin

April 3, 2020

As cases such as Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial continue to appear on the news, sexual assault and sexual harassment are being recognized by the public and media as serious issues.  The #MeToo and Time’s Up movements sparked ...

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...

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