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OUR OPINION: Buses Should Arrive On Time

OUR OPINION: Buses Should Arrive On Time

October 3, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Breakfast—it’s the most important meal of the day, especially for high school students. For some students, however, there is one thing standing in the way of this oh-so-important meal: a yellow, diesel-powered behemoth. Unfortunately, because not all buses arrive at their scheduled time, some students...

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Late Buses

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Late Buses

September 20, 2013


Filed under Editorial Cartoon, Opinion

    Editorial cartoonist and opinions editor Daniel Mezquite gives his take on bus arrival in the morning. ...

OUR OPINION: Football field is part of us and our history

OUR OPINION: Football field is part of us and our history

February 26, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

We have recently received a brand new school equipped with brand new technology, brand new programs, and even brand new school spirit to go along with it. We will not, however, be receiving a brand new football field. “I don’t really know how I feel about that, because I haven’t used the football...

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Arming school employees

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Arming school employees

January 31, 2013


Filed under Editorial Cartoon, News, Opinion

Daniel Mezquite, editorial cartoon editor ...

OUR OPINION: Gun-toting teachers not needed

OUR OPINION: Gun-toting teachers not needed

January 31, 2013


Filed under Editorials, News, Opinion

Editorial Board Desks, textbooks, computers, and guns. Which does not belong? An idea recently proposed by Lake County School Board member Bill Mathias in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting suggests putting a firearm in teachers’ hands. Although this may not be such a good idea—se...

OUR OPINION: District’s policy addition good step toward bullying prevention

OUR OPINION: District’s policy addition good step toward bullying prevention

January 11, 2013


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Editorial Board The now infamous story of Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi’s tragic suicide as a result of bullying about his sexual orientation has prompted officials around the country to look at ways to curb the bullying epidemic in schools. While most were busy getting ready for the...

OUR OPINION: Lack of gold catches students’ attention

OUR OPINION: Lack of gold catches students’ attention

December 19, 2012


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Editorial Board Ever since the students at Oak Ridge moved into the newly built campus and have been receiving school apparel to show spirit, the students have realized there’s something missing. The traditional colors for Oak Ridge consist of green and gold. As of this past year’s given shirt, ...

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