Homecoming: Safety Hazard – Dance Relocation Sparks Controversey

José Valdivia, Op-Ed Editor

October 22, 2018

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Bodies pressed together, the smell of putrid sweat in the air, hardly any space to inhale: this was the common sight of SVHS’ Homecoming at the Boys and Girls Club (BGC) last year.   Leadership student Kaishalee Baez, seni...

Too Old For Halloween

Ava Rognlien & Jackson Zyskowski, Print Editor & Op-Ed Writer

October 22, 2018

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As the spooky month of October creeps in, many teens undergo childhood flashbacks of trick or treating, dressing up, and school festivities. However, once you come to high school, Halloween becomes taboo and infrequently celebrat...

Why Voting Should Matter to You

Delaney Ohman & Ava Rognlien, Op/Ed Writer & Print Editor

October 22, 2018

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To those people who say, “I like to stay out of politics”: this article is for you. Our democratic republic runs on politics—the cost of groceries, your health care, retirement finds, education. These are all surrounded by pol...

College Applications: The Fear Factor

Alison Perkins, Online Editor

October 22, 2018

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Senior year is supposedly the best year of our high school careers.  With insane amounts of homework piled on top of Senior Project and trying to hold our part time jobs, we are expected to still find time to go to our final ho...

Kavanaugh: Putting #MeToo Movement To The Test

Ava Rognlien, Print Editor

October 22, 2018

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Just hearing the name Brett Kavanagh instantly causes opinions and controversy. Now that name will be heard in the Supreme Court for as long as he lives.   In the heart of the #MeToo movement, the nation was shocked to hea...

Effects of Social Media On Teens

Delaney Ohman & Jackson Zyskowski, Op-Ed Writers

October 22, 2018

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All of us use social media almost everyday, however most of us don't utilize it beneficially. While social media can connect people and keep teens informed, many would rather text than talk to someone in person, which reduces necess...

Michael’s Murder: The Truth

Siobhan Hernandez, Online Design Editor

September 20, 2018

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  Michael Jackson: an icon known around the world, a grammy award winner, the King of Pop, and another name on the list of celebrities lost to an accidental overdose… or so we thought.   Michael Jackson would have celebrated h...

Rappers Get Real: The Presentation of Addiction

Alison Perkins, Online Editor

September 20, 2018

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  With murders and overdoses scattered between album dropping, award claiming, and record breaking, this year has been a year of tragedy and triumph in the music industry. With the recent loss of Mac Miller, raising the coun...

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