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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...

The Difficulties of Living in Tucson

The Difficulties of Living in Tucson

Mekayla Phan, Features Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Tucson, Arizona: A breathtaking city of crimson-gold sunsets, beautiful scenic desert views, and rich colorful history. For many people, Tucson may be the perfect place to live - simple, tranquil, and comfortable. However, there are many cons to living in this dusty town that only Tucsonans know. #1: The Arizonan wea...

This My Tucson, and I Love It

This My Tucson, and I Love It

Francisco Acuna
May 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion

I like to think that I am the poster-child for what the modern day south-western boy is. Tan skin all year round, bilingual, and of direct Mexican descent. I remember waking up early in the morning as a kid to go on hikes, and being bored as my parents were awed by the beautiful sunrises that I was...

New Planetary Discoveries Lead to Search for Life

New Planetary Discoveries Lead to Search for Life

Matt Brown
May 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Our galaxy is full of wonders and mysteries, one of those wonders being if there is some form of alien life. As we have conducted a search for other planets, we are now going to start searching for life on those other planets found. U of A's very own Oliver Guyon says "We're no longer wondering if...

Death Penalty Should Be Allowed

Death Penalty Should Be Allowed

Jacob Hernandez, Reporter
May 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Faced with an expiring supply of a controversial sedative, the state of Arkansas planned to execute eight men over 11 days — a pace that is unprecedented in recent U.S. history and that has been criticized by lawyers and former corrections officials. I think the death penalty should be allowed in all...

Factory Farming Needs to Stop!

Factory Farming Needs to Stop!

Autumn Fatovich, News Editor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

People around the world consume thousands of pounds of meat daily. To keep up with the high demand of meat, animals are tortured and injected with hormones so they can can meet the standards to be killed and sold. Not only do the animals suffer, it is not good for humans to be around the animals or consume...

More Plastic Water Bottles Will Be In the Ocean Than Fish by 2050.

More Plastic Water Bottles Will Be In the Ocean Than Fish by 2050.

Jocelyn Reeder, reporter
May 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

According to The Washington Post, by 2050 there will be more plastic water bottles in the ocean than fish. Plastic Water bottles wash up on urban beaches, are tossed about in waves, and transported across incredible distances before arriving back on the land. They have been found in stomachs of more...

Rant on Disrespectful Students

Rant on Disrespectful Students

Autumn Fatovich, News Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Mini Rant, Opinion

I cannot stand how some people treat teachers. I have bypassed most disrespectful students by being in honor classes, but for the remaining classes I take, the students are out of control. Students think that they have a right to disrupt a class when people like me are trying to learn and it is no...

Texting and Driving

Texting and Driving

Sidney Moyers, Reporter
April 19, 2017
Filed under Op-Ed

You're driving home and you hear your phone go off. You've gotten a text message. Unfortunately, many of us, teens and adults alike, would reach over and look at our phone without a second thought. It's practically muscle memory. And while you've probably heard it time and time again, no one seems...

Thoughts on the Last Quarter

Thoughts on the Last Quarter

Matt Brown, Reporter
April 4, 2017
Filed under Opinion

From my perspective, I'm not ready. Break felt like 2 days and now I have to stay at the school day in and out, all until summer vacation, but, I feel like I can pull through this last quarter. I know I can get good grades and conclude this year nicely, I just need to readjust. "My sleeping schedule...

Congress Allows Hunters To Kill Hibernating Animals

Congress Allows Hunters To Kill Hibernating Animals

Sidney Moyers, Reporter
April 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion

If you're a big animal fanatic, like me, you'll probably be pretty disappointed to hear that on March 21, Congress made the collective decision to abolish some of the hunting restrictions on national wildlife refuges in Alaska. Those restrictions were introduced by the Fish and Wildlife Service last...

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