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Chronic Wasting Disease: A potential epidemic?

Keegan Oldham, Senior Design Editor

March 28, 2019

What was previously known as a work of fiction has since turned into a potential reality. Chronic Wasting Disease, more commonly known as the “Zombie Deer Virus,” is a transmissible spongiform that, when ingested in a species...

Foreign company claims cancer cure, doctors skeptical

February 27, 2019

An Israeli company is claiming they have developed a cure for one of the most notorious incurable diseases in history, but many critics are already doubting the probability of such broad claims. The biotech company, Accelerate...

Energy crisis among teens

Energy crisis among teens

January 29, 2019

How much is too much for your back to handle?

Sujata Gandhi and Cole Perry

May 2, 2018

Students at Skyline have backpacks weighing up to 40 pounds. The harm that backpacks cause to students’ backs is immense. Many students carry their backpacks with them all day, five days a week, which can cause damage- especia...

Grizzly girls are bringing bangs back this winter at SHS!

Cassidy Monson ans Shelby Lee, Reporter

January 31, 2018

    Bangs, like their name implies, can create a powerfully dramatic fashion statement, and they are starting to appear with more frequency atop the faces of female students at Skyline.  While a few have sported bang...

Cyber Safety Issues Create Hazards for Teens

Sujata Gandhi, Online Editor

January 30, 2018

Amongst high school students, cell phones, tablets, and other devices that can access the internet are very popular. These technologies are useful as communication devices, but they can also create some safety nightmares. Cyber c...

No eyelash left behind: extensions vs falsies

Cassidy Monson, Reporter

November 15, 2017

  Everyone wants long, thick, and full lashes. It’s a very important part of achieving most makeup and beauty goals. The problem is trying to figure out the best approach to getting these lashes and finding what works best for...

Living with diabetes: a student perspective

Cassidy Monson, Reporter

November 15, 2017

Ironically sandwiched between two sugar-infested holidays, November is diabetes awareness month. Many might not be aware diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. In 2015, 79,535 death certificates...

Influenza vaccination pros and cons

Mariah Wood

October 31, 2017

Ouch! It stings, it’s sharp, it’s cold. What is it? Influenza season, commonly called the flu, is on the rise. Starting this month or November, the illness’s expected cases could last from a period all the way until May....

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