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The Relevance of Reading in Todays World

Syringa Garcia

November 20, 2019

In a world filled with technology and social media, it’s easy to overlook the simple bound sheets of paper that collect dust in the corners of our storage shelves. Although reading isn’t a very popular way of passing the time anymore, it’s still a very important part of humanity. Social media ...

Available Animals at Animal Shelters

Abi Clifford, Writer/Reporter

November 19, 2019

There are many animals that are in need of a home. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), “Approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter U.S. animal shelters nationwide every year.” This is very alarming, especially for animal lovers. The reason b...

Max’s Munchies III

Max Webster, Investigative Reporter

November 19, 2019

Located at 645 N. Holmes Avenue is a little place called Tom’s Gyros and Burgers. While I had never been there myself, I had heard that they can make some amazing food from both family and friends, so of course I had to try it.  As I arrived to the building I instantly felt the atmosphere change, and ...

Ghosts are real

Sydney Melior, Page editor

October 23, 2019

Have you ever been home alone and heard strange, explainable noises? What about when you suddenly get chills up and down your back? People say paranormal activity can be shown by signs similar to these. I being one of those people, am here to tell you why I think ghosts are real. The topic of ghost...

Emotion Bowl

Emotion Bowl

Sydney Melior, Page editor

October 23, 2019

During the week of the Emotion Bowl 2019, tensions rise between Skyline and Idaho Falls High schools rise tremendously. It’s even gotten to the point where all-out brawls take place in schools, public landmarks, and the community at large. It has even gotten to the point where security in some areas ha...

Max’s Munchies II

Max’s Munchies II

Max Webster, Investigative Reporter

October 22, 2019

As I was doing my usual instagram scroll through, I stumbled upon something that I couldn’t resist: The ad, made by Pizza Hut, showcased a giant cheese-filled Cheese-it. I watched it over and over, watching how the cheese stretched and how the steam rose from the crust. “Alright, you got me. I'll tr...

Max’s Munchies

Max’s Munchies

Max Webster, Investigative Reporter

September 26, 2019

Over the past 3 months, the boys and I have been scouring Idaho Falls in search of the best pizza place. We went everywhere from large chains such as Dominos to little homestyle locations such as Uncle Benny’s. In the long and rather expensive search, we discovered some amazing locations. Here is our ...

Actions really do have consequences

Actions really do have consequences

May 24, 2019

 Everyone loves a good joke, right? Well, with the summer of 2019 on its way, there is no doubt that senior pranks and other jokes are around the corner. Every year students are amused by the creativity and celebration that surrounds these pranks. In turn however, not all pranks have a positive effe...

Guns In Education? Yes, Please.

Marcos Resendiz-Lopez, Jr. Sr. Journalist II

May 20, 2019

“Hey, a teacher brought guns to school. Let’s go see them,” is a phrase you are bound to hear in the hallways of Skyline. It may be taken as a joke at first, but once the students start going down the English hall, it becomes non-ironic and is one of those things you have to see to believe. ...

Chick-fil-a takes on the backlash

Max Webster, Investigative Reporter

April 23, 2019

Most, if not all of us, have heard of the recent news regarding the king of chicken, Chick-fil-a. In 2012, operating officer Dan T. Cathy publicly stated, “I think we are inviting God's judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at Him and say, ‘We know better than you as to what constitutes a ma...

4chan 4sees More Backlash

Marcos Resendiz-Lopez, Jr. Sr. Journalist II

April 23, 2019

       It isn’t a surprise when 4chan is the source of a big controversy and they have been doing this for years just to get a cheeky laugh or two but these days they’re more impactful the most recent is the mosque shooting due to the shooter being an avid user of 4chan. Naturally thi...

PETA: The true villians

Tayla Taylor

March 28, 2019

In recent months criticisms against PETA, People for The Ethical Treatment of Animals, have been rampant. PETA focuses on four key areas concerning the protection and safety of animals: laboratories, food, clothing, and entertainment industries. They spread their efforts by educating the public, invest...

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