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Alone ≠ Lonely

Miranda Blakeman, writer
February 3
Filed under Opinion

Valentine’s Day marks a period of frantic chocolate shopping, followed by the penetrating smell of rose bouquets in between classrooms and girls in red lipstick, boys shopping around meticulously for the largest teddy bear in the abyss of Wal-Mart's glorious shelves. Although to many, V-Day is just... Read more »

Love is Respect

Mildred Thompson, Writer
February 1
Filed under Opinion

Too often, adolescents find themselves in relationships that are toxic to their well-being and have absolutely no idea how to identify unhealthy relationships or safely remove themselves from one. Nearly 1.5 million high school students in the US alone experience physical abuse from a romantic partner... Read more »

Moana: Coming to a DVD Near You

Moana: Coming to a DVD Near You

Ivy Neal, Writer
February 1
Filed under Opinion

For all of you with younger (especially female) siblings, you know the struggle when any Disney movie is released.  It’s a mad dash to the movie theater to see the latest princess/fairy/mermaid/dog/singing  film available. Often your parents bail out, and it's up to you to teach your sibling the... Read more »

Easy Sweet Treats to Make for Valentine’s Day

Easy Sweet Treats to Make for Valentine’s Day

Belinda Cheng, Writer
February 1
Filed under Opinion

February 14th is coming up and what better way to celebrate than showing appreciation to your friends and teachers than by giving homemade Valentine’s Day treats! Provided are recipes of 3 easy no-bake recipes and 1 easy healthy recipe that even fits the Paleo Diet standards!     Pup-Friendly Peanut Butter Bites  ... Read more »

Less Division, More Unity

Landon Simmons, Writer
February 1
Filed under Opinion

Two months into 2017, and things are just plain ugly. Protests in the streets, heated arguments splitting families, friends and loved ones - this is a nation divided. The rift between the left and the right has been ever expanding since the start of the 2016 election, and it’s continuing to do so at... Read more »

True Love Lasts a Lifetime

Andrea Caulk, Writer
February 1
Filed under Opinion

There are many things in this world that are considered ugly. Things such as war, hate, fear, death, crime and so much more. Yet, in every bad thing there is a good thing that is born within it. You may have to look a little closer sometimes to see it, but there is always something there. There is one... Read more »

When Love is Not in the Air

When Love is Not in the Air

Mariah Cox, Writer
February 1
Filed under Opinion

Once students reach high school age, it seems most of them have long been a part of the dating world. According to Pew Research Center, in reality only 35% of teens have been in a relationship. For some, relationships appear to be a struggle, but maybe the single life is something to seek after. I believe... Read more »

What Valentine’s Day Chocolate is the Best?

What Valentine’s Day Chocolate is the Best?

Alanna Elwood, Editor
February 1
Filed under Opinion

In the United States, 1.7 billion dollars is spent on chocolate annually in anticipation of Valentine’s. In reverence of such lucrative business, I took it upon myself to sacrifice both my health and my wallet by tasting a number of different chocolates to determine which were the best. You’re welcome. ... Read more »

5 Reasons Valentine’s Day is Important

Miranda Cox, Writer
February 1
Filed under Opinion

Valentine's Day  is celebrated by many of us on February 14th every year. This day falls on Tuesday this year. This special day is the day many really go overboard with those we love. It is a day filled with candy and hearts, and why is this day important?  It’s a day to celebrate love for ever... Read more »

How to Win Back Your Ex in Two Simple Steps

Veronica Buis, Writer
February 1
Filed under Opinion

Okay guys! Valentine’s Day is coming up, you know the drill! Hope for a while that somebody will ask you to be your valentine, then about two weeks before you get nervous, so you start asking people. Then before you know it, it’s the day before Valentine’s Day and you’re on your ex’s doorste... Read more »

The Adventure Zone Review

The Adventure Zone Review

Autumn Walters, Writer
February 1
Filed under Opinion

When you hear the words “Dungeons and Dragons,” what do you think? Many think of the fantasy tabletop role-playing game that serves as a symbol for nerds worldwide. Four of said nerds, the McElroy brothers and their father, host a D&D podcast (a solely audio medium) known as “The Adventu... Read more »

Thanks for the Memories

Andrea Caulk, Writer
January 19
Filed under Opinion

This is a bittersweet moment, as the district of Taylor County transitions into their new schools. Leaving behind the old and embracing the new. Excitement and dread is what is filling the guts of all of the students attending the Taylor County School  system. Excitement for the adventures to come and... Read more »

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