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The future of Psychologists

October 23, 2017

Filed under Opinions

As millennials go on to college and choose the major they would like to pursue, a majority of them have been gravitating towards majoring in psychology. Many researchers and citizens have observed the massive increase in mental ...

Time management becomes more difficult as students progress through high school

Emily Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

October 23, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Time management is a necessary skill that students need to learn in high school. Working under pressure has been proven to be beneficial in multiple studies and research mentioned in TED talks and many Ivy League universities su...

Universities should not require standardized testing

Raven Barton, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2017

Filed under Opinions

With early application deadlines right around the corner, seniors are beginning the long process of applying to colleges. This can be exciting for some students however, for the rest it can be very stressful when comes time to ta...

American Red Cross under fire surrounding Hurricane Harvey

Claire Campbell

October 11, 2017

Filed under Opinions

With the many disasters that have occurred this fall, including Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, many people are looking to donate to help victims. Red Cross is a widely known organization that raises a lot of money for such ...

Trump’s removal of DACA is detrimental to the United States

Ava Darden, Design Editor

October 6, 2017

Filed under Opinions

790,000 unauthorized immigrants have been insured work permits and the ability to remain in the United States and obtain a degree under President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program since 2012, when...

Miss America contestants dazzle viewers with their beautiful minds

Julia Kocsis, Assistant Editor

October 4, 2017

Filed under Opinions

The 2018 Miss America pageant was one to remember. The spotlight of the show did not fall on the dresses, shiny hair, sequins, and dazzling smiles like usual. The interview portion of the contest was what made headlines and sparked substantial buzz. The interview portion of Miss America consists of questions that...

The negative effects captivation has on animals

Raven Barton, Editor in Chief

September 27, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Many animals that spend their lives restrained in captivity suffer physically and mentally, as their complex social, behavioral and physical needs cannot be met. Zoos do not save species from extinction. Instead, they divert much-need...