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Can Hair Be Cultural Appropriation?

Can Hair Be Cultural Appropriation?

Maanya Pandey, Reporter

March 9, 2020

Whether it is on Instagram, T.V., the runway or just everyday life, finding non-black people sporting dreadlocks or cornrows is not unusual. Celebrities like Gigi Hadid, Zac Efron and Kylie Jenner have been accused of cultural appropriation for wearing these hairstyles as caucasian people. Many peopl...

What is Pre-Workout?

What is Pre-Workout?

Grace Kayko, Reporter

February 24, 2020

In the lifting world, it isn’t uncommon to see people at the gym with colored drinks and boxes of powder. Lots of people drink pre workout and take dietary supplements to help enhance their lifting performance, but what exactly are they putting into their bodies?  Pre workout is usually seen in the form of p...

The Masked Singer

The Masked Singer

Chloe Wagner, Reporter

February 24, 2020

     What started as King of the Masked Singer in South Korea has now turned into The Masked Singer based in the U.S. The show consists of many celebrities all dressed in wacky costumes to disguise who they really are. When they speak, their voice is also disguised. As the title says, each celebrity ...

Power To the Youth

Power To the Youth

Hailey Oswald, Reporter

February 24, 2020

For years, our nation spent time wondering: if young people had the chance, would they vote? It was 1970 and Nixon had finally passed a bill giving 18-year-olds the right to do so. While it was hardly obvious in 1970 that young people would take the chance, the same may not hold true today. The youth...

Wait, Harry Potter is a Banned Book?

Wait, Harry Potter is a Banned Book?

Katrina Bailey, Reporter

February 18, 2020

Yes, the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling is a banned book series. Before we get there, let’s talk about banned books and what exactly they are.  According to Wikipedia, banned books are “prohibited by [the] law or to which free access is not permitted by other means.” The practice of ban...

Who is #Yang2020?

Who is #Yang2020?

Serenity Lo, Reporter

February 12, 2020

“Politics is not a game but a serious business.” - Winston Churchill It is 2020, a new decade with new and exciting things. 2020 also means that the time has come to vote for the next president of the United States. It is an important decision to be made by the Americans, especially by the yo...

A Different Stance on Feminism

A Different Stance on Feminism

Audra Wilkinson, Yearbook Editor

February 11, 2020

No, I am not a feminist, but I have to watch where I say that. I have faced more backlash from self-proclaiming feminists than any sexist or belittling comment a man has spoken. Yes, my folks raised me to be strong and independent. I remember my father telling me “Now Audra, you need to work hard fo...

Iowa Caucus Debacle

Iowa Caucus Debacle

Camden Habgood, Reporter

February 7, 2020

The highly anticipated caucuses began Monday night in Iowa, starting the true campaign trail for presidential candidates. For many candidates, Iowa is a determining factor in their decision to stay in the race and whether the candidates have enough popularity to win the vote. The caucuses have been in...

Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash

Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash

Camryn Ward, Reporter

February 4, 2020

A tragedy that has rocked the world of sports and deeply affected millions across the globe: the death of Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others, including the pilot of his popular helicopter that he used to avoid LA traffic. Bryant was a mentor and a role model for millions o...

Remembering the Tragedy 75 Years Later

Remembering the Tragedy 75 Years Later

Stephanie Diaz, Reporterd

January 27, 2020

'Arbeit Macht Frei,' or 'Work Makes You Free,' is the phrase millions of innocent lives read before entering the world's largest death camp. After the beginning of World War II, Adolf Hitler, leader of the Nazi party, applied a policy that came to be known as the 'Final Solution.' The Final Solution was ...

Generational Divide

Generational Divide

Hunter Spooner, Business Manager

January 16, 2020

“OK, Boomer.” The phrase has been spreading across the United States and then proceeded to the rest of the world millions of times over the past few months. It is pretty natural that there are disagreements between generations. Buy a house or rent? Cable or Netflix? Cereal or avocado on toast? All...

Trump Impeachment Allegations

Trump Impeachment Allegations

Taryn Neal, Reporter

January 15, 2020

If anyone has seen or read the news lately, they have probably seen a specific topic circling. This topic is Donald Trump’s impeachment allegations. Many people have wanted to get Donald Trump out of office, but why and how? First, let’s start with what impeachment means.   According t...

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