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Hate Against Hormones

Olivia Felt, Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

PDA is gross! I think that that is common knowledge, but why people still commit this serious crime remains UNSOLVED.   As I walk down the hallways to my class, all the eye can see is students partaking in distasteful lip-locking. After pushing through the waves of hormones, I can finall...

Jokes should be funny, not cruel

Hannah Hix, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Jokes, jokes, jokes. We all love to laugh, but jokes about depression, autism, sexuality, and/or pretty much anything you think is really messed up to joke about usually aren’t really funny. I personally have to say that I have joked about these things before, so I don’t want to be a hypocrite. This on...

Baby it’s cold inside

Eli Sorensen, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Eli Sorensen     One morning during a lecture in math, I found it difficult to focus due to how incredibly cold it was in the classroom. I soon realized that the more I thought about my frigid surroundings, the harder it was to ignore them, and the colder it seemed to become. “It’s cold,” I m...

Toxic Masculinity

Sujata Gandhi, Online Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In light of the #MeToo movement, toxic masculinity has become a buzzword in society. Toxic masculinity, which is something that feminism advocates against, is when men feel pressured to be “masculine” to the point where it strongly impacts them. A negative stereotype is that men have to be “trad...

The official pardoning of the turkeys

The official pardoning of the turkeys

Nic Sloan, Co-Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Politics doesn’t always have to be doom, gloom, and serious issues. Every year the White House pardons either a single or several turkeys from ending up on some family’s dinner plate. This tradition, albeit a very awkward ceremony, has ran in the White House since John F. Kennedy officially pard...

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Marcos Resendiz-Lopez, Jr. Sr. Journalist II

October 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

 The EU has been under fire these past few months because they recently passed Article 13 and Article 11, which is referred to as either the“meme ban” or the “link tax” (if you want to sugar coat it.) What it basically does is put more responsibility on other companies such as YouTube, Face...

Californication

Eric Garcia, Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Californians are moving in droves to Idaho. This trend has been developing over the last 50 years, but it has gotten more severe over the last year. In 2016, there were 80,011 immigrants who moved to Idaho; 17,000 of them were Californians, more than any other state.   Some Idahoans do not accept these new migran...

Google Classroom vs. Unified Classroom

Eli Sorensen

September 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In a world of newsfeeds, photo streams and information organized in simple, chronological order, it’s a wonder that so many teachers are being encouraged to move towards a more convoluted, juvenile way of doing things. In a world where the Google Suite is a neatly put together puzzle, and has been s...

Keegan’s Kravings

September 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Hey there, I’m Keegan Oldham. As a teenage boy I know quite a bit about food and eating. My job is to find the greatest and worst food out there so you the reader can try it out for yourselves. There is no worse organization in this world than Subway. Never have I left a building with more hatr...

Google classroom vs. Unified Classroom

Kaylin Kuhn

September 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

    Unified Classroom is a new program the district is encouraging teachers to implement this year. Many classes have been using it. The effects vary from good to bad. Most of the negative effects from Unified Classroom are a result of it being a new program that not many people know how to use...

Dress codes: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Bianca Fairchild, Editor In Chief

May 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

   All over the media and in society, dress codes have become more and more controversial for a multitude of reasons. Articles have surfaced in the news in the past that criticize or commemorate school dress codes, and they become even more popular during the warmer seasons of the year. In the Huf...

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