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High School Math Curriculum in Need of Repair

by Branden VanZile


May 29, 2013

An almost unanimous complaint among high school students is the question, “When am I ever going to need this in the real world?” This phrase is probably most often heard referring to math, and the legitimacy of this statement is combated by teachers constantly. Who is in the right, the teachers...

The Future is Coming: Five Sci-fi Technologies You Wouldn’t Think Existed

Illustration by Matt Dean-Hall


December 4, 2012

Jetpacks, flying cars, holograms, and robots are all things that we never thought would exist as widely used models, but the technology for each one of these futuristic items is present right at this moment. Technology is advancing at an alarming rate, and it is extremely difficult to predict exactly what is going to come in the future. Devices that we would have never even ima...

Blake is Back: 2012-2013 Tardy Policy Pushes Students into One Boring Room

Fernando Juarico-Cervantes hides his face as DaNetta Blake signs him in to Hall Sweep. She tells him to take a seat in the fourth row, fourth seat. Cervantes sits among 16 other students at 1:20 pm.
Photo by Allie Creamer


September 29, 2012

  Tick, tock, tick, tock, the slow, monotonous ticking of the clock is probably the only sound you’ll hear in the hall sweep room, a sound that can only be associated with pure boredom. A sound that, with each tick of the clock just seems to just drag on and on, like when your parents made you...

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