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Local archers learn, compete

Delany Fields, Reporter

May 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Archery is a great sport or activity to get involved in. I first became involved in archery my seventh grade year when I joined the newly formed archery program, not knowing if this is something I would even like. Like any other...

Put down the screen and talk

Garrett Fels, Reporter

May 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion

If you go throughout the high school and ask someone for their Twitter handle or Instagram username; It’s very likely they’ll be able to give you a quick answer back. Nowadays almost everyone has several social media accounts...

Don’t be manipulated in this election

Elise Mazzeo, Copy Editor

February 25, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The 2016 election has been a cutthroat one, with people tearing each other down for their personal beliefs and not their policies, or demanding to know if someone was born in the U.S. (again). These things cause more important...

My journey to imperfection

Faith Koening, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion

“Why don't you just get over it?” That is what some people say when they hear you have a problem. I know for a fact that it doesn't work that way. Over the next few weeks I am going to be telling you my experience and what...

Politial Arena: Does internet censorship protect us?

November 24, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Rahel Pommerenke & Luke Walker debate the issue. The order of printing was determined by toss of a coin. Please be sure to read BOTH sides. No! by Luke Walker A free society is a great society. This freedom must not...

Political Arena: Does gun registration keep us safe?

Rahel Pommerenke & Luke Walker, Staff Writers

November 24, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Rahel Pommerenke and Luke Walker debate this issue. The order of printing was determined by the flip of the coin. Please be sure to read BOTH sides. YES! by Rahel Pommerenke In 2012, 72.75 percent of murders were committed w...

The situation in Ferguson is uncalled for

Luke Walker, Staff Writer

August 29, 2014

Filed under Opinion

By now I’m probably beating a dead horse by writing about the incident in Ferguson.  Everyone knows every little detail in the case, or at least they think that they do. The media rushed into the suburb in St. Louis and blew...

America’s capitalism provides economic freedom

Luke Walker, Reporter

April 4, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Capitalism is by far the best economic system. Anyone can make it big with a little innovation and grit. It has allowed some of the richest people in all of the world to flourish. Some examples of these are the robber barons (which...

What to do during spring break

David Park, Graphic Designer

March 17, 2014

Filed under Opinion

If you’re not sure what to do during spring break, look no further. Here’s a well thought out plan of what you should do during spring break; a day by day analysis. By day by day, I mean weekdays. Do what you want on the weekends....

A lack of recognition creates poor-quality teachers

Logan Houf

March 17, 2014

Filed under Opinion

  Rolla Public Schools are one of the best public school systems in the state of Missouri, which is ranked 26th in the nation for it’s ACT/SAT scores, so we’re about the middle of the table. And on the national level, the U...

AMBER Alert system saves lives

Luke Walker, reporter

March 12, 2014

Filed under Opinion

     Early this month, many students received an AMBER Alert and were puzzled on why this alert was sent to them, when the missing child, Hailey Owens, was abducted in Springfield. AMBER alerts are issued to use every availa...

Ebenezer Scrooge stops by to share his opinions on Valentine’s Day

Jakob Pommerenke

February 7, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Coming up on February 14th, one of the most disruptive recognized days comes, Valentine’s Day. Not only is it a religious holiday in a secular society, it brings unneeded distraction to the school setting. Valentine’s Day is a d...