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Increase in Standardized Testing Leads to More Redundant Preparation

December 14, 2016

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As the prime season for standardized testing is, high school students begin to submit their applications in hopes of receiving an acceptance letter from a university. Students who aspire to attend college must take at least one...

Kyndall Shaw, Editorials Editor

December 12, 2016

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There are many Americans who either fear or support Trump’s presidency. Citizens range from being scared for their lives to being excited for a change. People typically associate those differences with race. Trump supporters ar...

People tend to judge others when it comes to negligent acts

Amber Doyle, Editor-In-Chief

December 7, 2016

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When a parent leaves their child in a hot car, most people feel as if the parents contain elements of negligent, depravity and intent.  Death by heat is hyperthermia, when the body absorbs more heat than it can handle.  This...

Divorces in Hollywood causes the public to create unnecessary opinions

Amber Doyle, Editor-In-Chief

December 7, 2016

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Divorce is never easy and can be an extremely painful process, especially when something so personal unfolds through the public eye.  People are often judgmental and can make assumptions about a celebrity's life.  This can include...

First Semester should end before Winter Break

Dana Shefet, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2016

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The new year symbolizes a fresh start in terms of months, resolutions, and outlook on the incoming year. However, the start of a fresh new year does not occur in all aspects of Wake County high schoolers’ lives. Students return...

Anti-Trump protests are inneffective and are tearing the United States apart

Dana Shefet, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2016

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It only took hours after the 2016 election results were announced for protests to begin throughout the country. Citizens throughout the country expressed their anger on Facebook and Twitter, across cities and school campuses to ...

College Stress creates Inaccurate Applications

Dana Shefet, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2016

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As high school seniors around the country fill out applications to college, many are faced with the urge to lie and twist the truth in order to gain an edge over the competition of the rest of the applicants. The pressure to be...

Parking Passes- Unreasonably Expensive with no substantial benefits

Dana Shefet, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2016

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North Carolina residents pay taxes, the government then receives the tax money and that tax money is used to build city necessities, including schools, which are public facilities. With the money that schools receive, they construct...

The Decline of Disney Channel

Dana Shefet, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2016

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If a group of 90’s kids were asked what their favorite childhood show was, the answer would vary somewhere along the lines of Even Stevens, Lizzie McGuire, Kim Possible or Boy Meets World. These shows were a staple of our child...

Re-Interviewing teachers is demeaning and unnecessary

Dana Shefet, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2016

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The hiring of teachers seems like an extremely straightforward process to an outside eye. When an adult with a teaching license is interested in working at a school, they apply for the position, go through an interview with administrators...

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