Monthly Archive: January, 2016

Are High School Students Prepared for the Real World?


  Are high school students prepared for the real world? By: Kaylee Thomas After coming out of high school what have students learned to do? They know how to find the missing side… Continue reading

The Living Nightmare for Orcas


  The rain of voices filled the Seaworld stands with the pitter patter of feet shuffling and stomping their way to their seats for a very exciting show. The audience sat praising and… Continue reading

Should Freedom be sacrificed for Security?


The date is 1944. A boy alongside his best friend charge up the beaches of Normandy. Around him men fall like ragdolls thrown to the ground. As he advances to the high ground… Continue reading

How Important is Communication Really?


  Communication Matters   Outside of the high school I waited. My parents said that the would be there around 45 minutes ago. Out of nowhere it started to downpour on me. Just… Continue reading

Is Fire Emblem: Awakening one of the worst strategy games?


Is Fire Emblem: Awakening one of the worst strategy games? By: Tuan Bui Fire Emblem: Awakening (FEA) can be considered as one of the most unbalanced and unfair strategy role-playing games (SRPG) in… Continue reading

Music: Its Effect on Video Games


“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent” -Victor Hugo The purpose of a video game (besides to entertain) is to immerse. If a gamer can… Continue reading

Who Will Win the Superbowl?


    It’s playoff time in the NFL and this has everyone wondering who will win the Superbowl? Will in be the Seahawks or even the Steelers? The answer is no, there are only a… Continue reading

Relative to the Eye of the Beholder


“I always find beauty in the things that are odd and imperfect – they are much more interesting,” said Marc Jacobs, an American fashion designer. He has the opinion that beauty is in… Continue reading

Shifts in the Popularity of American Sports


Retired soccer player and director Claudio Reyna once said, “Over the last 10-15 years, you’ve seen soccer finally start to grow at a fast pace, start to get the recognition it deserves, and… Continue reading

The Beautiful In Art


By: Malia Fellenbaum Does art have to be beautiful to be called art? This question has been argued and discussed for years. Art has changed throughout the centuries. When do people decide that… Continue reading

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