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Opinion: common sense gun reform is needed

Opinion: common sense gun reform is needed

Parker Butler, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Columbine began a national conversation over mass shootings that has echoed for nearly two decades. The conversations it sparked ranged in topics including mental health, violent video games, bullying, and, of course, the common denominator whose potent controversiality has ranked it one of the most c...

Say it Louder: Learning what matters at school

Say it Louder: Learning what matters at school

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

School is obviously very important to each of our lives, but sometimes students are given busy work just for the sake of having something to do. Instead of giving us assignments that ultimately have no purpose, we should be taught things that will benefit our future. High school and college are...

Josie’s journey

Josie’s journey

Josie Woodward, Guest Contributor

April 13, 2018


Filed under In Case You Missed It, Opinion, Showcase

From self-harm to a partial hospitalization program, junior Josie Woodward has encountered numerous challenges as she tries to successfully navigate her way through mental health issues that began more than a decade ago. Sharing her story, she bares her soul and tries to let other students in a similar...

A Little Wisdom: Gaps in education need to filled to provide complete history

A Little Wisdom: Gaps in education need to filled to provide complete history

Abby Dasgupta, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

A few weeks ago, I talked about the dangers of basing one’s whole news consumption around online or social media, but I’m going to be quite honest with you: I still very much treat Twitter as my morning paper and I still haven’t yet picked up a physical newspaper. I thought I’d start off...

Sincerely Sydney: Military provides options beyond high school

Sincerely Sydney: Military provides options beyond high school

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The next step most people think of after high school is going to college. Throughout each year students get a niche for want they want to do and a lot of times those plans can change depending on how the person changes. However, there are many people who say college isn’t for them and it’s not the pat...

Opinion: hold the Syrian regime accountable

Opinion: hold the Syrian regime accountable

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

For over seven years, a civil war has ravaged the Levantine nation of Syria with no signs of it letting up. While rebellions are commonplace in the Middle East, the Syrian Civil War has gained notoriety for its duration, brutality of the government, international involvement, and use of chemical warfare. In light of reports of a massive chemical attack this past ...

Say it Louder: Making the most of high school

Say it Louder: Making the most of high school

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Before you enter high school, you are bombarded with loads of advice. So many “words of wisdom” are thrown at you that you don’t remember most of it. The one piece of advice that stuck with me, however, is a very important one. I wouldn’t re-do any part of my high school experience so far, solel...

Real Talk: Prom

Real Talk: Prom

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2018


Filed under Real Talk, Showcase

On this week’s edition of Real Talk, WTV’s Keegan Williams hits the halls to ask students about prom.

A Little Wisdom: Recasting the mold

A Little Wisdom: Recasting the mold

Abby Dasgupta, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In a recent interview discussing the imminent reboot of the Indiana Jones franchise, Steven Spielberg expressed interest in making quite a notable change to the traditional storyline; namely, Spielberg insinuated that he felt it was time for a woman to take on the prestigious mantel of the intrepid e...

Sincerely Sydney: Be the bigger person for yourself

Sincerely Sydney: Be the bigger person for yourself

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

From a young age we were told sometimes to suck it up and be the bigger person. Told that if we just turn the other cheek we won’t be giving the perpetrator satisfaction. But what about standing up for yourself? Everyone’s feelings are just as valid as others and sometimes being the bigger person isn’t...

Opinion: Time for juniors to get their own prom

Opinion: Time for juniors to get their own prom

Kennedy Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

For the past few months, I’ve had encounters with many of my family members--parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents, 4th cousins, and everything in between--and the same topic seemed to come up in many of my conversations with them: prom. Who am I going with, what my dress looks like, why I shouldn’t g...

Say it Louder: Being okay with being alone

Say it Louder: Being okay with being alone

Emma Crampton, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

For most of my young teenage life, I was obsessed with having friends. I had to make sure I was surrounded by people all the time. Reputation was everything to me. Now, I have not only learned the benefits of keeping my circle small, but I am okay with being alone. When I started online school, it was one ext...

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