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Real Talk: state send-offs

Real Talk: state send-offs

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

WTV's Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinion on state send-offs and if academics get enough attention.

Opinion: Oscars showcase lack of diversity

Opinion: Oscars showcase lack of diversity

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
February 23, 2017
Filed under Opinion

With the 2017 Oscars airing on Sunday, people are excited to see their favorite actors, actresses, and films be awarded for their virtue. Many also look forward to host Jimmy Kimmel and the comedian’s opening monologue and are eager to compare him to his predecessors. However, in terms of predecesso...

Sincerely Sydney: contraception controversy

Sincerely Sydney: contraception controversy

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Everyone is entitled to privacy, information that one is entitled to keep to themselves. However, it seems like when teenagers have something they want to keep just to themselves, some adults deem it as secrecy. One thing that teenage girls have the right to keep private is their use of contraceptives....

Opinion: buckle up to save a life

Opinion: buckle up to save a life

Hallie Winterbauer, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under Opinion

It has been proven time and time again, seat belts save lives. But sometimes it takes a personal tragedy to understand the real truth of a maxim. Last year, someone very close to me had an unimaginable car wreck and one of the three passengers in the car was killed on impact because she wasn’t wear...

Real Talk: 3 day weekend or early start to summer

Real Talk: 3 day weekend or early start to summer

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

In this week’s Real Talk, WTV’s Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinions on whether they would like to have Monday off or get an earlier start to summer.

Opinion: dress code inconsistency

Opinion: dress code inconsistency

Jennifer Hernandez, WTV Staff Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The second semester of school is stressful enough, but what makes school even more stressful is finding something to wear that won't get a student stopped by an administrator in the middle of the school day. Even though both boys and girls have dress codes, girls often find themselves to be the only...

Sincerely Sydney: SAT prep alternatives

Sincerely Sydney: SAT prep alternatives

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
February 15, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

In the past years the school offered SAT and PSAT prep courses. For months it was up in the air on whether or not they would be offered this year, and as of now they have been taken out of of the course catalog due to the fact that with the redesigned SAT, tested items are portrayed more accurately in class instruction. A...

Say It Louder: everyone deserves love on Valentine’s

Say It Louder: everyone deserves love on Valentine’s

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Today, being the international day of love, will most likely be filled with teddy bear’s chocolates, flowers and more gifts exchanged between couples. Valentine’s Day is a cute way to show your affection toward somebody, but do we really need a holiday to express our love to someone? I’m not in any way...

Opinion: DeVos a mystery

Opinion: DeVos a mystery

Michael Capps, Guest Contributor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The first ever tiebreaker in United States Senate history was made by Vice President Mike Pence recently to confirm Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary. One of Trump’s most controversial cabinet choices, DeVos takes on her new role with almost no education experience. Much of the support for DeVos is based off her work in Michigan and her support of Trump’s idea to put $20 Billion into the Federal-School Voucher Progra...

Say It Louder: immigration ban doesn’t make sense

Say It Louder: immigration ban doesn’t make sense

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Three judges from San Francisco made the decision to place a suspension on Trump’s executive order prevent immigrants from seven countries from entering the United States.  Trump is not pleased that his executive order was temporarily blocked. However, this decision was for the best. The ban is like h...

Real Talk: “alternative facts”

Real Talk: “alternative facts”

Julia Savage, WTV Staff Reporter
February 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

In this week’s Real Talk, WTV’s Julia Savage hits the halls to get student opinions on "alternative facts".

Opinion: SAT/ACT prep necessary

Opinion: SAT/ACT prep necessary

Cole Engelbrecht, Guest Contributor
February 9, 2017
Filed under Opinion

While high school comes with many things to worry about and take care of such as students’ GPA, class rank, report cards, and STAAR tests; but there’s one test that is of utmost importance for juniors and seniors. The SAT and ACT are standardized tests that juniors and seniors take in order to a...

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