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Not Shaving for 9, Going on 12 months

Not Shaving for 9, Going on 12 months

Abi Nash

October 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

No shave November? More like no shave 2017! From December of 2016 to today, to December of 2017, I will have not shaved a portion of my ankle. "WHY would you do such a putrid-disgusting-disgrace of a thing, Abi?", you may wonder.  Well, to be honest, I am not sure there is one reason. These are...

Turning 18 – The Beginning Of Adulthood

Turning 18 – The Beginning Of Adulthood

Dorian Chase, Co-News Editor and Production

October 2, 2017


Filed under Op-Ed, Opinion

Turning 18 is one of the most stressful parts of a high school student's life. But why? Why is there so much stress built around a birthday? Is it because you become an adult? It's only in title and a paltry amount of taxes to pay. Well, I'm turning 18 soon, as are a number of my friends, so I'll give...

Is The Pumpkin Spice Latte As Amazing As Everyone Thinks It Is?

Is The Pumpkin Spice Latte As Amazing As Everyone Thinks It Is?

Connor Fries, News Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The infamous pumpkin spice latte is making its way back into everyone's hearts this fall, with coffee-lovers flocking to Starbucks to get their hands on one. I, for one, have never had a pumpkin spice latte in my life, but I decided to finally give in and try it. I had really high expectations going...

Step Outside of Yourself

Step Outside of Yourself

Sofia Brouse, Media Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Humans are naturally selfish. People go through their days thinking about what they are doing, their priorities, and their problems. We are not all thinking the same things and everyone has different lives outside of what they display to others. Humans are so different, yet so similar. Every single person around...

School Lunch: We Want To Taco ‘Bout It

School Lunch: We Want To Taco ‘Bout It

Jocelyn Reeder and Connor Fries

September 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

For many years, the dreaded topic of school lunches has plagued school districts around the nation. Even at Sahuaro, school lunch is a bubbling topic. The popular opinion of the school lunch has always been that it is gross. The food you can get includes salad, burgers, pizza, chicken sandwiches,...

Kicking Caffeine in Five Days or Less

Kicking Caffeine in Five Days or Less

Dorian Chase, News Editor and Production

September 21, 2017


Filed under Op-Ed, Opinion

Everyday for the past five years I have had a MTN DEW® KICKSTART™ energy drink in the morning. An average 16-ounce can has only 90 calories, but 92 milligrams of caffeine, which is apparently enough to cause a caffeine dependency that is rather uncomfortable. It is because of this that I decided (partly against my own w...

I Tried a Detox Cleanse for Seven Days and This is What Happened

I Tried a Detox Cleanse for Seven Days and This is What Happened

Rhea Rohr, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2017


Filed under Op-Ed

For an entire week, I tried this cleanse. The idea was to cut out all processed foods for a week, and consume only smoothies and salads. I was only allowed a full meal on the first and last day. To keep myself on track, I followed this chart: The detox smoothies were described as "a powerful w...

Game of Thrones Season 7 Overview and Review

Game of Thrones Season 7 Overview and Review

Dorian Chase, News Editor and Production

September 7, 2017


Filed under Op-Ed, Opinion

Game of Thrones is one of the most widely acclaimed TV series currently airing on television, and the new season is no exception to this trend. The final episode of the seventh season, which aired on August 27th, 2017, received the most viewings of the series so far, with 12 million viewing it on HBO and another 4 million viewing it using various streaming methods. As ...

Trump Makes Hate Look Good

Trump Makes Hate Look Good

Samarah Peters, Reporter

August 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Basketball players LeBron James and Steve Nash have recently responded to Donald Trump's posts about the events in Charlottesville. Their reply was filled with anything less than approval. They have now made multiple comments on their Twitters regarding what they refer to as the "so-called president." A...

Sarahah – The Anonymous Review Link Taking Snapchat by Storm

Sarahah – The Anonymous Review Link Taking Snapchat by Storm

Avery Miller, Reporter

August 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Anonymous messaging..... Is this power good or bad? After the app got submitted in the app store it has been on the "trending list" for weeks. Teens have been taking the link and adding it to their Snapchat Stories - where all of your "friends" and followers have the power to give their opinion without...

Senior Shoutouts

Senior Shoutouts

May 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Name: Frankie Acuña ASU Shout out: Ms.Martinez, thank you so much for making class interesting, and caring about your students. You're an amazing teacher. You keep students involved by making class interactive, you give assignments that make us learn out of the classroom, and most importantly you...

Do Fast Food Ads Hold the Same Risks as Tobacco Ads?

Do Fast Food Ads Hold the Same Risks as Tobacco Ads?

Lily Merritt, Opinion Editor

May 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

We live in a society of capitalism, and with capitalism comes advertisement. Advertisements are everywhere you look: Billboards, between radio songs, across social media, in forty-five second TV commercials...Turn your head in either direction and you will see an advertisement for something. After...

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