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Video games positively affect teen’s social lives

Video games positively affect teen’s social lives

Emmit Whalen, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

It’s 5 a.m. on Saturday morning. You would think you are waking up ready to start the day, but that is wrong.  You are playing “Call of Duty: Warzone” with your friends and having the time of your...

Junior Curtis Chapman eats his lunch in the Loy Norrix cafeteria. Many students like Chapman
wish to go off campus to get something to eat.

Off campus lunch: a potential chance to get away from the craze

Alec Ward, Staff Writer November 30, 2021

You see it in the cafeteria every day, three times a day; hundreds of students crowding the room, all close to each other, most not wearing masks to eat their lunch. The sight and thought of this is cause...

The climate crisis and self-esteem: it’s all connected

The climate crisis and self-esteem: it’s all connected

Josephine Velo, Assistant Multimedia Editor/Knights Speak Team November 13, 2021

If you have ever wondered what you can do to help climate change, there is hope. Individual environmentalism can be very rewarding on the path to reducing waste, and we can also gain the benefits of...

Senioritis: An inevitability of age or a result of flawed school policies?

Senioritis: An inevitability of age or a result of flawed school policies?

Sophie Decker, Web Editor, A/V Editor May 27, 2021

As the end of the year approaches, “senioritis” begins to set in for many students as they get ready to leave high school. This “condition” is often viewed as students getting lazy or complacent,...

Your body, your choice: children should be taught consent from a young age

Your body, your choice: children should be taught consent from a young age

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor May 27, 2021

Imagine you are a child seeing family you haven’t seen in years, or have never seen before, and your aunt Margaret comes over to you and your parents and asks you to give her a hug. She’s being all,...

Snow days should not be replaced with virtual learning days during in-person schooling

Snow days should not be replaced with virtual learning days during in-person schooling

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor February 9, 2021

It’s time to go to sleep, having done all the typical snow day rituals, having flushed an ice cube down the toilet, wearing pajamas inside out and backwards, a spoon under the pillow, a potato on the...

Elisha Applebaum (Left), a European-Singaporean actress, has been cast to play Musa (Right) in the live action Winx Club reboot. Netflix has been involved in many controversies regarding their self-produced releases, being accused of white-washing, queer-baiting and appealing to child predators.

Netflix’s “Winx Club”: Perpetuating racism in the entertainment industry

Sophie Decker, Web Editor, A/V Editor January 22, 2021

Racism in entertainment has been prevalent for centuries and only recently has begun to be rectified, but even with the removal of legal barriers, people of color still face challenges when it comes to...

Pit bulls: A misunderstood breed that deserves far better treatment and care

Pit bulls: A misunderstood breed that deserves far better treatment and care

Hannah Locke, Copy Editor January 7, 2021

When it comes to dog fighting, pit bulls are the breed of choice.  These dogs are strong, loyal and often dominant. This fact has given the dogs a negative reputation. When some people think of pit...

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