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Counselors guide students

Counselors guide students

Alex Karev, Opinion Chief
February 25, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Although the guidance counselor’s office can seem like a scary place, it really is not. The guidance counselor can actually be very helpful and nice, as long as you behave. New students are usually the people that go to the counselor’s office the most. They need help adjusting to the school...

February Staff Editorial: Overcoming technology addiction by increasing human interaction

February Staff Editorial: Overcoming technology addiction by increasing human interaction

February 20, 2017
Filed under Staff Editorial

Our generation has become synonymous with technology. Whether it is smart phones, smart watches or computers, we spend the most time interacting with technology. Our daily lives are so intertwined with technology that many would lose track of their lives without it. Whether it is the new iPhone, new...

Why Super Bowl LI might have saved NFL season

Why Super Bowl LI might have saved NFL season

Lauren Kurtzer, Creative Projects Director
February 17, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The National Football League (NFL) began their 2016-17 season with controversy and outrage when former quarterback star Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem. It sparked outrage, and the fans of the NFL wanted their commissioner Roger Goodell to do something about it. Yet all it ...

Tackling political issues in NFL

Tackling political issues in NFL

Lauren Kurtzer, Creative Projects Director
February 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion

It is the biggest sporting event every year in terms of viewership and magnitude. The Super Bowl brings all eyes on the National Football League (NFL), the teams, owners, players and really anyone associated with professional football. Yet, with all of the hype of the big game, I am extremely disappointed...

January Columns: Gun control, Super Bowl, LeBron James

January Columns: Gun control, Super Bowl, LeBron James

Max Torem, Lauren Kurtzer, and Joshua Patterson
January 27, 2017
Filed under Columns

OPINION: Just a few weeks ago, 2015 SHS graduate Trey Gentry decided to enter the Smashburger on Cornell Road and shoot an employee named Josh Abbott. Abbott was shot twice, and one of the bullets punctured his femoral artery, which is critical in supplying blood to the rest of the body. Abb...

January Staff Editorial: The importance of being truthful in media

January Staff Editorial: The importance of being truthful in media

January 25, 2017
Filed under Staff Editorial

In America, freedom of the press is a fundamental right. There is a reason that it is in the First Amendment of our Constitution. It allows citizens and voters to have access to all of the facts, instead of just the ones that people in power use to support their arguments. However, this freedom is not...

Family helps make a difference

Family helps make a difference

Maddi Saunders, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion

What is more important? Family time? Or free time? If I had to chose, I would say family time. In my house, family is an important aspect of life and a big influence on relationships with your family members. When my sisters and I were younger, we did not spend a lot of time together, so we felt like...

Ice-melting salt dumps negatively affects environment

Ice-melting salt dumps negatively affects environment

Emily Chien, Leaflet Managing Editor
January 13, 2017
Filed under Opinion

A shocking 22 million tons of this are poured over streets each year, over 137 pounds person. What is it? Surprisingly, it is salt. Think of how your tongue feels when you eat just a bit too much salt, then imagine the amount of road salt that fills the roads in the wintertime. The roads and environment...

Golden Globes golden girl

Golden Globes golden girl

Sara Margolis,  Staff Writer
January 13, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Starring in a movie is a big deal, but starring in a movie that won seven Golden Globes is even bigger. But with that comes great responsibility to rock the red carpet. Emma Stone, in my opinion, was the best dressed on the red carpet of the 2017 Golden Globes. Stone wore a custom Valentino gown, picked out...

Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick

Sam Ruskin, Alex Karev, and David Sung
January 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Social media transforms journalism

Social media transforms journalism

Benjamin Ruskin, Executive Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Both genders fighting for equality

Both genders fighting for equality

Allyson Bonhaus, Feature Chief
January 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion

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