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OPINION: The repetitive plot of Christmas movies is getting old

Neha Mandava

December 17, 2018


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Christmas is supposed to be a time of fun and good cheer. Exchanging presents and sitting by the fireplace with a mug of hot cocoa in hand while a good old-fashioned Christmas movie plays is the perfect holiday activity. Watching a heartfelt holiday flick is a popular seasonal pastime, but these fil...

OPINION: The competitive conversation around grades is unhealthy for students

OPINION: The competitive conversation around grades is unhealthy for students

Sasha Syrevych

December 15, 2018


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“What did you get on the test?” is a common question heard in high school hallways after students receive their scores. Despite many celebrations, one can often hear mad and frustrated groans from those who received lower scores than their friends. Students can be under an overwhelming amount...

Murder! Now with commentary for your viewing pleasure: Why true crime should be ignored

Murder! Now with commentary for your viewing pleasure: Why true crime should be ignored

Sam Hunt

December 1, 2018


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Murder may be absolutely unforgivable to many, but present it in the right light, and it becomes a fun experience for some. It’s also a great way for the film industry to make money. True crime is a genre that discusses real crimes that people find interesting. While many true crime shows are m...

OPINION: Fast fashion companies provide cheap goods at too high a cost

OPINION: Fast fashion companies provide cheap goods at too high a cost

Emily Harvie

November 21, 2018


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With Black Friday approaching, many SCHS students will be lining up at clothing stores to get the best deals, especially from fast fashion companies. Inexpensive, accessible and trendy, these brands will have some of the lowest prices for Black Friday, becoming more of a target for young, fashion-con...

OPINION: Vacation is a time to rest and relax, not to stress about homework

Sam Hunt

November 20, 2018


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Going home for break with homework due afterward is an experience many students can relate to. Whether it’s a short worksheet or a big project, most have had to get through a task during a vacation. These assignments impede one of the purposes of vacation time, which is to give students a chance t...

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