Peter Leavenworth, Staff Writer | December 4, 2018

Godzilla may appear as simply a giant monster attacking cities. Though there’s a deeper meaning behind the existence of the monster. Tomoyuki Tanaka, director Ishiro Honda, special effects designer Eiji Tsuburaya and composer Akira Ifukube created Godzilla. The idea for Godzilla came from Tanaka. While he was on a plane from Indonesia to Japan, he peered out of the plane window and down at the...

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Malachi Smith, Aaron Haney, and Justin Thompson | November 20, 2018

Imagine sitting in class snoozing off to your English teacher, when all of a sudden you hear fireworks go off. This followed by screaming and your teacher running toward the door putting lockdown practice into play. This should not be part of any day, yet this is a reality for students, families, and communities.  19 years ago, “school shootings” were unheard of until Columbine. School shootings...

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Drew Bobeldyk, Staff Writer | November 20, 2018

  “I walked by the bookstore and they were selling my jersey, but I never saw a penny of profit from it,” said Jalen Rose, ESPN sports columnist and former basketball player for University of Michigan. For Jalen Rose, and many other Nation Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) players who were once in his position, finding money while playing sports in college can be difficult. As it stands...

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Are NFL players over paid?

Eli Anderson, Staff Writer | November 20, 2018

Not many people see what happens to teachers once they leave for the day. For those that do, know that life is not easy, mostly due to their financial situations. As molders of the future, teachers are grossly underpaid in many states. The same could be said for our military men and women who don’t know if they’ll ever see home again when they go to work. NFL players are overpaid not solely...

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Allie Wiegand, Staff Writer | November 19, 2018

Did you know that human landfills take up 160,000 acres of land? They are 400 feet deep. Is this really what we want to waste all of our land on?  Toxic chemicals ruin the environment by emitting pollutants into the air and the trash and waste that is spread across the globe. For example, Puente Hills Landfill is the biggest landfill and stretches 500 feet high and covers 700 acres of land. When...

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Peter Leavenworth, Staff Writer | December 4, 2018

Godzilla may appear as simply a giant monster attacking cities. Though there’s a deeper meaning behind the existence of the monster. Tomoyuki Tanaka, director Ishiro Honda, special effects designer Eiji Tsuburaya and composer Akira Ifukube created Godzilla. The idea for Godzilla came from Tanaka. While he was on a plane from Indonesia to Japan, he peered out of the plane window and down at the...

Continue Reading

Malachi Smith, Aaron Haney, and Justin Thompson | November 20, 2018

Imagine sitting in class snoozing off to your English teacher, when all of a sudden you hear fireworks go off. This followed by screaming and your teacher running toward the door putting lockdown practice into play. This should not be part of any day, yet this is a reality for students, families, and communities.  19 years ago, “school shootings” were unheard of until Columbine. School shootings...

Continue Reading

Drew Bobeldyk, Staff Writer | November 20, 2018

  “I walked by the bookstore and they were selling my jersey, but I never saw a penny of profit from it,” said Jalen Rose, ESPN sports columnist and former basketball player for University of Michigan. For Jalen Rose, and many other Nation Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) players who were once in his position, finding money while playing sports in college can be difficult. As it stands...

Continue Reading
Are NFL players over paid?

Eli Anderson, Staff Writer | November 20, 2018

Not many people see what happens to teachers once they leave for the day. For those that do, know that life is not easy, mostly due to their financial situations. As molders of the future, teachers are grossly underpaid in many states. The same could be said for our military men and women who don’t know if they’ll ever see home again when they go to work. NFL players are overpaid not solely...

Continue Reading

Allie Wiegand, Staff Writer | November 19, 2018

Did you know that human landfills take up 160,000 acres of land? They are 400 feet deep. Is this really what we want to waste all of our land on?  Toxic chemicals ruin the environment by emitting pollutants into the air and the trash and waste that is spread across the globe. For example, Puente Hills Landfill is the biggest landfill and stretches 500 feet high and covers 700 acres of land. When...

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