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Does Makeup Help or Hurt You?

Does Makeup Help or Hurt You?

CeAnna Allen

December 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

For the people who wear makeup constantly, it can often become difficult to go without it/it becomes routine. Then, when you don’t wear it you feel different.  I found that many women associate their physical appearance with their over all confidence and self esteem. When wearing makeup, women are ab...

Thanksgiving For Those In Need

Hannah Butler

November 27, 2017


Filed under News, Worldwide

     Many of us get the joy of celebrating Thanksgiving. Whether it’s relaxing and watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade or spending all day to cook that delicious Thanksgiving meal. We have everything we could ever want to have, yet there are still some who aren’t as fortunate. Some fam...

Should you go to college?

Should you go to college?

Adian Zimmer, Publisher

November 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

      The day that you stepped into the middle school and had the first assembly, you were asked where, not if, you were going to college. Some of us have told the schools that they don’t want to go to college, and then they ask if you plan on dropping out of High School! No, I don’t want to d...

Trump’s Transgender Bathroom Ban Will Not Stand

Grace Stallings

November 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

  Recently the Trump administration reversed a May 13, 2016, U.S Department of Education and Justice guideline that help provide educators the information they needed to ensure that all students, including transgender students, could all attend school in an environment free from discrimination based ...

Best places to eat in McPherson

Best places to eat in McPherson

Maggie Leaf, Entertainment Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Miscellaneous, Opinion

Delish - Delish, being a relatively new restaurant in McPherson, captures the upscale dining feel this town has lacked for a while. With its varying list of entrees, it’s difficult to grow tired of the cuisine they provide. Along with their incredible dishes, the atmosphere is something that would n...

Too Much Time On Our Phones

Too Much Time On Our Phones

Adian Zimmer, Publisher

November 10, 2017


Filed under Community Based, Opinion, Worldwide

"My cell phone is my best friend. It's my lifeline to the outside world." said Carrie Underwood        When was the last time you were told to read silently, and you opened your book, and your phone was “magically” there. Yeah, you pulled out your phone and got on snapchat or played some dumb game...

Should We Have Advisory Everyday?

Lillian Peterson-Breeden

November 6, 2017


Filed under Community Based, Opinion

Should we have Advisory everyday?   At McPherson High School, there is Advisory on every Monday at the end of the day, during eighth hour. There is only 24 minutes in Advisory every Monday. Would it be better if Advisory was everyday so teachers could have more time to show students their ...

The Late Work Problem

The Late Work Problem

Adian Zimmer, Publisher

November 3, 2017


Filed under Community Based, Opinion, Worldwide

          We’ve all had that experience where you got like, super sick, then missed half a week of school. I know, I’ve been there. When I got back I had a stack of work that I eventually finished. Then one of my 7th grade teachers wouldn’t accept it, and said it was my fault for not getting...

Ways the World May End

Ways the World May End

Adriana Garcia

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Worldwide

I’m sure by now you know that the world is ending. I’m just kidding, but a big conspiracy idea's going around about it.  Back in 2012, we thought we were doomed due to the Mayan Calendar information.  The world ending seems to be the center of many arguments between many people.  We seem to l...

Older Generations Vs. Younger Generations

Older Generations Vs. Younger Generations

Cat Palacios

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Worldwide

Older generations and people know a lot of important skills like how to knit or how to vote. They have a lot of stories of their past and things that they have gone through. It’s hard to say that a younger generation can teach an older generation anything. After all they have just barely went through...

McPherson High School Football

Lillian Peterson-Breeden

October 25, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Opinion

McPherson High School Football   On October 20, 2017 the McPherson Football Team played up against Wamego High School at the McPherson College Football Stadium. To enter the game as a student you will either need an activities card or four dollars to enter. The game started at 7:00 p.m. a...

Dark Family Films Are Not Okay

Dark Family Films Are Not Okay

Virgil Lyon

October 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Uncategorized

With Halloween coming up, and the year of 2017 coming to a close, a lot of prominent movies have passed us by, opening into this year’s “movie graveyard.” The winter and summer months generally have an overflow of movies targeted at kids 12 and under, as those are months where the family is at ...

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