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OPINION: Our Lifeless Lunch

OPINION: Our Lifeless Lunch

March 7, 2014


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Pizza, salad, pasta, burgers, chicken sandwiches, fruit, applesauce, and a popcorn chicken bowl. Just an overview of the lunch options us students choose from everyday. Doesn't seem like many options to choose from day by day, does it? I don't quite think so. Unfortunately, not even the lunch ladies...

OPINION: Youth Alive comes to life

OPINION: Youth Alive comes to life

February 20, 2014


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Youth Alive is a school club where students come together to worship the Lord and share their testimonies and encouragement. Students meet up every Wed. after school in 5-111. During meetings, they listen to worship music and have some prayer time, as well as a word of encouragement from the Scriptur...

OPINION: Same-Sex Classrooms a Possibility in Florida

OPINION: Same-Sex Classrooms a Possibility in Florida

February 20, 2014


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There has been much discussion in Florida about same-sex public high schools.The proposed idea started in an all girls school in Tampa in Hillsborough County. According to redefinedED there are 33 schools in Florida with same-sex classrooms. The problem here is that separating the classrooms will have...

OPINION: Video game ratings not taken seriously

February 18, 2014


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Video games. A controversial topics that has been around for years. Ever since video games were invented, parents were worried about it making their kids lazy or dependent on it. Many parents feel as if video games have a big influence on their children’s lives as well. Though with the release of t...

OPINION: Micro-chips to possibly be implanted in humans

February 14, 2014


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Many articles have been written about this chip which would be implanted in humans. Some say that this chip is just a rumor, others are sure that it is true. This Radio Frequency Identification chip is said to be implanted either in the arm, or on the forehead. The use of this chip would be able to ma...

OPINION: Prom Theme A Winner

OPINION: Prom Theme A Winner

February 10, 2014


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Prom. It’s the night girls prepare for months prior, pick out their dresses and hairstyles, daydream of how they desire and look forward to throughout their high school years. Whereas, guys pick out their suits and ties, search for a date,and google ways to ask their sweethearts out. Typically, the them...

OPINION: Let’s Attend School at Night

OPINION: Let’s Attend School at Night

February 4, 2014


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Mornings. The most dreaded part of the day. No matter how bubbly you are or how optimistic you try to be, you will never be able to overcome the mood-killing fatigue, soreness and utter displeasure that comes from waking up every morning. It gets even worst when you’re a high school student who has to...

OPINION: Underrated NBA players

OPINION: Underrated NBA players

January 31, 2014


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When people talk about pro basketball, the majority of them only speak about the superstars, such as Lebron James, Kevin Durant, and Kobe Bryant. The people who know a little more, bring up the likes of Chris Paul, Stephen Curry, Paul George, etc. But how often do you hear a person mention Nicolas Batu...

OPINION: Disney Channel’s shows not appropriate for this generation

OPINION: Disney Channel’s shows not appropriate for this generation

January 27, 2014


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Doesn't it seem like the more Disney movies that come out, the more they seem to be appropriate for an older age group?  Kids today grow up with so many different influences. The most powerful of which can come from seemingly innocent shows, like those displayed on Disney Channel. Kids start to sna...

OPINION: Cellphones impact teens and adults

January 22, 2014


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Many teens nowadays cannot live without their cell phones. They spend hundreds of hours on them a month and can’t seem to keep them out of their hands. Pew Research Center surveyed 802 teens who were between the ages of 12-17, among them 78% had cellphones and 47% of them owned smartphones; which means ...

The NFC Championship

January 21, 2014


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With the playoffs coming down to the final four; it’s the conference championship that everyone has been dying to see, the San Francisco 49’ers and the Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks beat the New Orleans Saints on Saturday 23-15 in the second round of the NFC playoffs. The matchup seems to be the...

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