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Opinion

Time to Make Plans

During my childhood, it was a common practice for my school to go into “lockdown” at least once a month. Some places practice tornado drills, other places practice earthquake drills, but I practiced active shooter and bomb drills. I remember these drills clearly. I remember the code that my district used to signal lockdowns, I […]

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Expectations Not Met

Life has changed drastically since the start of the pandemic, and it continues to change. In the beginning of 2020, we were attending school like we always had. Completing work, maintaining a social life, and attending classes was all I knew. When the pandemic hit, students and teachers had to learn to adjust to the […]

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Are Movie Theaters Thing of the Past?

With all of the advances in technology and the different streaming services available, it leads me to wonder if movie theaters are losing their relevance. Some services like Paramount and HBO Max allow you to watch movies the day they come out by paying a monthly fee. Some people feel paying this fee once a […]

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You Do Not Always Have to Be OK

In today’s society, there is a stigma surrounding mental health. People throw around the word “anxiety” for anything, but when a person has anxiety or depression, they are frowned upon. Something many people fail to consider is that your physical health and your mental health are directly related. Some people say any feeling you have […]

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Pearson of the Year is…

Every year, Time magazine selects a new person as their person of the year. This means that the actions this person has taken over the year, either good or bad, influenced the events of the year. If I was lucky enough to choose a nominee for this honor, it would be you. All of you. […]

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A Dog’s Senses

When we were younger, we were often asked what we wanted to be when we grew up or what superpowers we would want. Today, I wonder what animal feature I would want. Would I want to be sly like a fox, have a trunk like an elephant, the speed of a cheetah, or the long […]

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Homecoming 2021: New and Improved

Homecoming is this Saturday, Oct. 2, and I could not be more excited. Everyone has a different idea of what makes homecoming fun. It’s an event that brings students, families, and faculty together in a setting outside the classroom. An environment where everyone can let loose and enjoy themselves. Some people would agree that the […]

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Seasons Change

“September, Halloween,  Thanksgiving, Christmas. That is how I categorize the last few months of the year. Some people say summer ends on Labor Day, others say it ends when school starts, and some say it is at the fall equinox on Sept. 21. When I was younger, Labor Day was what ended summer for me. […]