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A Historic First Vote For Seniors

A Historic First Vote For Seniors

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under Community Based, Showcase, Student Life

    Eighteen year-old seniors who are eligible for voting in the 2016 election have a big decision to make. For a lot of students, this election differs greatly from the those that they grew up watching.     “I remember watching Obama and McCain during the debates, and they were addressing...

What is Wrong (Or Maybe Right) With Us?

What is Wrong (Or Maybe Right) With Us?

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
October 20, 2016
Filed under Miscellaneous, Opinion

The moon landing was faked. Beyonce and Britney Spears are clones. Government officials are stone-cold reptiles. Now, what do these three sentences have in common? For most people, the correlation is that all three of these are statements that have been heard, and maybe even mocked when they’re mentioned....

Classes Host Fundraiser to Help Impoverished

Classes Host Fundraiser to Help Impoverished

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
October 20, 2016
Filed under Community Based, News, Showcase, Student Life

    AP Environmental Science, also known as APES, and AP Biology classes held a fundraiser to help raise money for impoverished men and women in developing countries. The fundraiser began on Friday, October 14, and lasted through Friday the 21st.     Students from the classes sold Hall...

The Benefits of Bilingualism

The Benefits of Bilingualism

Taylor Verow
October 18, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

   Many people believe that learning a second or third language is cool or interesting. In addition, it is also good for your brain and can help you connect with people.    Scientists have found that learning another language or two can help improve memory and extend your attention span. There a...

“Today’s Music Sucks”

Zach Wash
October 13, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music ヽ(⌐■_■)ノ♪♬, Opinion, Worldwide

“Today’s Music Sucks” Does music today suck? If so, why? “Today’s music sucks” has become common rhetoric these days. But why do people feel this way? Is it because the music industry really has declined? Or is it just a nostalgic bias people feel for music from generations before. To ans...

Benefits of giving

Benefits of giving

Brianna Bradley
October 13, 2016
Filed under Clubs, Opinion, Student Life

   I recently watched an inspiring speech on a TED talk, in which Abigail Marsh discussed why some people are more altruistic than others. After watching the video, I really pondered on her opinion. Marsh examined and interviewed many people as to why they believed they had this trait. She came to the...

Has Your Zodiac Sign Changed?

Has Your Zodiac Sign Changed?

Hannah Butler
October 10, 2016
Filed under News, Worldwide

The zodiac is a group of astrological signs that are paired up with each month of the calendar. There are twelve signs, but have they changed? Recently, there has been an uproar with NASA’s recent discussion of a new sign called Ophiuchus.    Originally, thirteen signs were found by the Babylon...

The Dawg Pound is Running Smoothly

The Dawg Pound is Running Smoothly

Julia Eilert, Co-Editor
October 7, 2016
Filed under Community Based, Opinion, Showcase

The Dawg Pound, McPherson High School’s student store, has been up and running for nearly a month now. With that being said, the staff members have had a little time to adjust since its opening, and a few changes are being made to make the store run just a little smoother.   “I think it helps ...

High Tea in Amsterdam

High Tea in Amsterdam

Katelyn Martin
September 29, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Just for Fun ☆~(◡‿◕✿), Opinion, Uncategorized, Worldwide

        From the early 1800’s, afternoon tea has been a delicacy served all around the world. Also known as lunch, or simply just a snack. But have we Americans ever really appreciated it? We don’t know how exquisite High Tea actually is and the time and class it takes to have it.      ...

Top 10 Kpop Dances

Top 10 Kpop Dances

Katelyn Martin
September 28, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Just for Fun ☆~(◡‿◕✿), Music ヽ(⌐■_■)ノ♪♬, Opinion, Student Life

If you're into Korean Pop Music, but you really look into the choreography then you should definitely watch these Top 10 Kpop Dances. Number 1.) BTS- Fire Choreographer- Keone Madrid Album- The Most Beautiful Moment In Life: Young Forever This super upbeat song definitely goes with the name!...

9/11 Through the Eyes of Someone Who Doesn’t Remember it

Megan Wiens, Co-Editor
September 19, 2016
Filed under Community Based, Showcase

There's no question that the events of September 11th, 2001 changed Americans’ sense of protection and trust. The images of that day are installed in the minds of all those who remember the tragedy; and those who don’t. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center. This...

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