High School Dress Codes: Sexist or Appropriate?

High School Dress Codes: Sexist or Appropriate?

Neil Haran and Reilly Card

February 24, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

We can see a trend of the extremely conservative codes that we experienced in the last few decades shifting to ones that allow more personal expression and freedom of choice. We also see codes that do not shame women’s bodies as much. Unfortunately, a majority of these newer school dress codes particularly...

2014 Oscar Predictions: An Analysis

2014 Oscar Predictions: An Analysis

Miranda Hakim and Jason Pauli

February 17, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The 86th Annual Academy Awards are fast approaching. With the awards comes wild speculation from all media outlets on who will take home a little golden trophy. This year we see familiar faces such as Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence, and some new faces like Chiwetel Ejifor and Lupita Nyong'o. The...

Valentines Day

Valentines Day

Reilly Card, writer

February 14, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

For many, Valentine’s Day is a sweet day to show their love. For others, it is a bitter reminder of the fact they do not have a person to share it with. Shae Owsley, sophomore said, “I don’t like it. It’s only happy for those girls who get big teddy bears and the chocolates where the rest of...

The Fault in Our Stars Trailer Recap

The Fault in Our Stars Trailer Recap

Miranda Hakim, Contributor

February 9, 2014


Filed under Arts, Opinion, Showcase

Every once in a while there comes a teenage novel that sweeps a generation. These books touch readers, gain fans, and build communities. Once the book is established as a modern classic, the movie adaptation is sure to come. First looks at book to movie adaptations are always explosive- especially when the...

What Keeps Me Going

What Keeps Me Going

Hunter Griffin, Writer

January 31, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

What is inspiration? Inspiration is the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something. Everyone in this world needs some type of inspiration or motivation to encourage them to keep moving forward in life. Whether it is from family, friend, and a celebrity or even from someone you do not...

What is a terrorist?

What is a terrorist?

Douglas Husic, Contributor

January 15, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The reality of terrorism is we are ontologically set to think that a terrorist is the enemy of all. While this ontological standpoint is one that is neither true nor false, the complexity of these worlds is one that I have spent a lot of time thinking about. What if the terrorist is not what we have...

Specrum Movie Reviews

Specrum Movie Reviews

Jason Pauli, Douglas Husic, Writer

January 11, 2014


Filed under Arts, Opinion

Spectrum Movie Reviews Douglas Husic/ Jason Pauli Thor: The Dark World             Thor makes his third appearance on the big screen in Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World. The film stars most stars of the first film such as Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Natalie Portman (...

Oscar Predictions

Oscar Predictions

November 13, 2013


Filed under Arts, Opinion

Oscar Predictions Jason Pauli             As the summer blockbuster season of big bang movies has come to a close, film fans now turn their attention to the Oscar season. Between October and January, Hollywood will be rolling out their Oscar worthy films all in hopes to claim another one of ...

Why I debate?

Why I debate?

Douglas Husic, Contributor

November 11, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

I have received this question a lot throughout my high-school career; what is the benefit to be being a part of the debate team? That has also never been an easy question to answer without great detail. In simple terms, I debate because it is fun, I learn about the most interesting topics in the world,...

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