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Art Feature

Art Feature

Tayla Taylor

May 21, 2019


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Art is a great outlet for creative minds to express their talents. whether it’s through poetry, painting, drawing, or other forms of art. These skills have huge impacts that reach far past the pen and paper. The skills acquired through doing art can tie into academics and everyday life. Art has show...

Climate Change: Fact or Fiction?

Climate Change: Fact or Fiction?

Morrison Jones-Thiede

March 26, 2019


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  The weather is changing, and I'm not talking about winter leaving and turning into spring. There is a global phenomenon that is happening right now, but many are quick to push it aside as it starts long, heated debates when brought up in conversation.   Climate change is not necessarily an ea...

Wildfires scorch across the globe

Emilio Lee, Photo Editer

March 26, 2019


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Wildfires have been a very common occurrence over the past year or so. Like in 2018, California was a hotspot for wildfires, with over eight thousand fires burning in an area of over one million acres of land, and that is just over the last year in California. But for us Idahoans, the most recent fi...

Temperatures rise as glaciers fall

Emilio Lee, Photo Editer

March 26, 2019


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Many people have been buzzing about glaciers melting because of global warming and climate change. Is this really a big deal? Are glaciers important for our survival? Well, first off, it is important to realize there are many types of glaciers: mountain, valley, Tidewater, Piedmont, hanging, cir...

Global water crisis

Global water crisis

Max Webster, Investigative Reporter

March 26, 2019


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Since the dawn of light and creation of life water has decided the fates of all life as we know it, and we may soon be out of this precious resource. In all of human history water has been in every civilization spanning from Africa to the United States providing food, energy, and supporting life. Un...

CEI teaming with D91

CEI teaming with D91

Sydney Melior, Reporter

February 27, 2019


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D91 and CEI have partnered up to provide a pathway for D91 sophomores to earn 36 college credits before they graduate. In order to participate in the program, students need to submit applications to CEI via their local high school counseling office by Feb. 22.   As a part of the program, current high schoo...

FAFSA How to

Keegan Oldham, Senior Design Editor

February 27, 2019


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The FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid is the first step towards college. Many students will find they do not have enough money themselves, nor do their parents to be able to attend college. The FAFSA is an excellent resource then for students in this situation. It allows you to fill out an ap...

Myths Around the World

Emilio Lee, Photo Editer

January 30, 2019


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For as long as mankind has been on this earth, man has made stories to explain what they believed was unexplainable, to inspire the next generation with greatness and glory, and to entertain the masses. Now whether or not these stories are true or not remains to be seen, but it is interesting to look a...

Keegan’s Recipes: Gingerbread Reindeer

Keegan’s Recipes: Gingerbread Reindeer

Keegan Oldham, Senior Design Editor

December 18, 2018


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Recipe Credited To: parents.com Ingredients 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup molasses 2 tablespoons water 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ...

Save our Seas Act

Keegan Oldham, Senior Design Editor

November 14, 2018


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The “Save Our Seas Act” was passed in the House Sept. 27, 2018. This bill urged President Trump to move funds to begin researching ocean pollution, prevent land based pollution, and clean current marine life pollution. This kind of bill is unlike the Trump administration as it involves a large governme...

Why you should vote

Why you should vote

Shelby Lee, Reporter

November 14, 2018


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 Young voters account for half the voting population       The younger vote has the potential to sway the election. As the baby boomers decrease in size, experts assume is is a matter of time before millennials and younger become large and powerful group driving future elections. As unf...

Crossing Religious Barriers

Crossing Religious Barriers

Bianca Fairchild, Editor In Chief

October 24, 2018


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As our First Amendment states, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,” meaning that we, the people, have the right to choose our religion and exercise it. However, the presence of religion in public schools has been a hot topic for de...

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