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How is Social Media Affecting Our Mental State?

How is Social Media Affecting Our Mental State?

Kaya Perry, Co-Editor

December 4, 2019

As technology has advanced over the years, social media has become more prominent in everyday life. This has had some positive effects within our society but also some negative ones. It’s most noticeable in younger generations who have grown up as technology has advanced.  Photoshop has always been used to portray th...

Thoughts on Teen Curfews

Thoughts on Teen Curfews

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

November 17, 2019

Curfews for teens, established both by communities and parents’ rules, have always been a controversial topic. If teens are seen out past a certain time they are punished. These punishments include fines, imposition of community service, restriction of driver’s license privileges and even detenti...

“Seven Pounds”

“Seven Pounds”

Megan Evans, Staff Writer

November 16, 2019

Netflix has surprised us this year with adding new movies and TV shows but also new ones. “Seven Pounds,” starring Will Smith, was added recently. It is about a man who is haunted by a fateful secret. He tries to gain redemption by giving vital parts of his body to people in need of a donor. B...

Does Technology Make us Feel Alone?

Does Technology Make us Feel Alone?

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

According to The New York Times, technology has made people more “connected” than ever. The internet has made it possible to watch movies, talk to people, pay bills, shop, and even buy groceries all from the comfort of our home.  It’s a great time to be alive; however, others think technolo...

Study Tips for Students

Study Tips for Students

Lilly Hortis, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

Our four-year high school journey is full of wonderful memories and fun events that will be kept close to the heart forever.  Along with the good, however, there is also the bad and sometimes ugly. This can include waking up early, being at school all day, homework, stressing about grades, relationships, an...

“Hocus Pocus” Review

“Hocus Pocus” Review

Sophie Gamble, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

I am such a sucker for Halloween since it is my favorite holiday. Surprisingly, I have spent the past fourteen years of my life without ever watching the very popular “Hocus Pocus.” This movie is loved throughout the world and is a tradition for many to watch during the Halloween season. “Hoc...

Say “No!” to Space Tourism

Say “No!” to Space Tourism

Kaya Perry, Co-Editor

October 24, 2019

Recently, there’s been talk of billionaires trying to make commercial space travel possible. This interests many people because only a few have actually been to space, and they were trained professionals. However, I think that commercial space travel is not a good idea, and it should not be supported....

The World Ending – My Theory

The World Ending – My Theory

Kaya Perry, Co-Editor

October 17, 2019

There are many theories as to how and why the world will end. Some say that the sun will expand, and others say that asteroids will bombard the earth such as they did when the dinosaurs were alive. However, I believe that the world won’t end, but the human race will. As society and technology have advanced over...

Did the Titanic Really Sink?

Did the Titanic Really Sink?

Zoe Santiago, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

I am obsessed with conspiracy theories and have always been one to think outside the box. I enjoy stories that go against the normal. It is interesting to look at events that are not always what they seem.  One of the most popular conspiracy theories is about the Titanic. This extravagant ship sank i...

Haunted Places in South Carolina

Haunted Places in South Carolina

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

The state of South Carolina is filled with a rich history. It’s historical tales have created many ghost stories and haunted locations. “Hell’s Gate” in Spartanburg, SC is one of many haunted places in South Carolina. Also referred to as Oakwood Cemetery, Hell’s Gate is claimed to be one of...

New Netflix Original: “Tall Girl”

New Netflix Original: “Tall Girl”

Megan Evans, Staff Writer

October 5, 2019

Netflix hits us with several great TV shows and movies all the time. It is most people's first choice to find binge-worthy things to watch. A new Netflix original has circled around and caught much attention lately; it is called “Tall Girl.” “Tall Girl” is a movie about a high school female junior who...

Apple’s Newest iPhone

Apple’s Newest iPhone

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

September 22, 2019

It seems that Apple has a habit of hitting us with its newest iPhone every couple months.  Apple’s newest phone hit the stores last week - the iPhone 11. The iPhone 11 has a new camera, a new battery, new colors, a cheaper price, and much more, and the price starts at $699. Like the iPhone...

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