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Studying Tips for Finals

Studying Tips for Finals

Avery Miller, Cougart Co-editor, Community builder Co-editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

When it comes time for the end of the semester, every student has the looming cloud over their shoulders of the big tests ahead. As a freshman, you don't know how to study for the tests, but the more experience you get, the better you get at preparing and managing the work load. I talked to some of the...

The Heroes of 2017

The Heroes of 2017

Jocelyn Reeder, Feature Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

If you watch or read the news on a regular basis, it can be quite depressing.  Natural disasters, deaths, terrorism and many other devastating events ripped across the headlines, but 2017 also had great acts of heroism amongst people. A man who chased and shot the Texas church shooter, Ariana Grande...

Our Money’s Going Towards a What?

Our Money’s Going Towards a What?

Sidney Moyers, Associate Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It's no secret that education is not our country's number one priority. There are constantly cuts to our budget and it's even worse if you live in Arizona. In fact, our state ranks 51 in education. Unfortunately, Sahuaro is one of those schools that often gets the short end of the stick. That being said,...

Where is Cyntoia’s Justice? 

Where is Cyntoia’s Justice? 

Sofia Brouse, Media editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Cyntoia Brown, a Tennessee woman who was tried as an adult for a murder she committed at 16, in 2004, is back in national news. Our system has failed, especially with the case of an underage sex slave who was sentenced to life in prison and has spent the last thirteen years in jail. Brown testified...

Is Accutane Worth It?

Is Accutane Worth It?

Sofia Brouse, Media editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Have you tried everything to clear up your skin? Have you tried product after product without any success? Well, it might be time to look into Accutane. Accutane is the most advanced skin treatment in the market today; in fact, after the Accutane treatment, you will never suffer from acne again. Like...

All We Have Is Now

All We Have Is Now

Alexis Earles, Contributor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Op-Ed

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” -The Lorax Friendly Reminder: This is the only home we have and we spend billions of dollars looking for life on other planets, but spend trillions of dollars killing the life on this one. Once you are...

The End of the Free Internet as We Know it

The End of the Free Internet as We Know it

Colin Aldrich, Contributor

November 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

We have expectations when we open our internet browsers; be it Bing, Google, Safari or Firefox. We expect to have full access to the mass digital archive that is the internet. We prepare ourselves to digest any of the thousands of mediums available to us when we surf the Free Web, from cat videos to...

Bowling: To Be or Not To Be A Sport?

Bowling: To Be or Not To Be A Sport?

Amanda Mourelatos, Co-Editor of Cougart and Community Builder

November 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A sport is any activity involving physical exertion in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment. According to that definition, is bowling a sport? Well, bowling is both an individual and a team game. Also, it does involve physical activity, although it isn't mu...

Our Veterans Should Not Be Homeless

Our Veterans Should Not Be Homeless

Malakai Lance, Contributor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Have you ever been in your car or walking around a store plaza and you've seen a person with a sign that says “Homeless, anything helps”? We have all surely seen a homeless man or woman before, and most of us would think, “oh they probably didn’t care enough about education and dropped out, why ...

Is The Boy Scouts Really Boy Scouts with Girls as New Members?

Is The Boy Scouts Really Boy Scouts with Girls as New Members?

Jordan Drath

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Recently, the Boy Scouts of America announced they will soon be allowing girls to join their organization. Feminists nationwide are celebrating their newly gained “girl power” this new decision has brought, but is allowing girls to participate in Boy Scouts a decision that will overall benefit young girl...

Stop Teaching Girls How Not To Get Raped And Start Teaching Boys Not To Rape

Stop Teaching Girls How Not To Get Raped And Start Teaching Boys Not To Rape

Jasmine Varelas, Co Editor of A&E and Opinion

November 7, 2017


Filed under Mini Rant, Opinion

I was raised to act and dress a certain way and now that I'm older, I know why. My parents are teaching me how not to get raped. In our society now-a-days, we are teaching young girls/woman how to dress and act instead of teaching our boys/men how NOT to rape - yes guys get raped as well, but I am talking...

Alternative To Girls Being In Boy Scouts

Alternative To Girls Being In Boy Scouts

Avery Miller, Cougart Editor, Community Building Co Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Scouts, arguably the best youth program in the United States, as of Wednesday, October 11th, are letting girls into the once-before all- boys program. Yes, I have been in Girl Scouts since kindergarten, but early this year I decided to enroll into Venture Scouts. My brother, who is in Boy Scouts kept...

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