Browsing All posts tagged under »Opinion/Editorial«

Dairy Industry a Threat to Cows

June 1, 2017 by


Of the nine million dairy cows in the dairy industry, three million are slaughtered at less than half of their natural lifespan. The startling truth about the dairy industry may come as a surprise to many. To make cows produce more milk than they would naturally, they are forcibly impregnated constantly. Once the female cow […]

Opinion: School Should Start Later

May 24, 2017 by


A student woke up late again and missed the bus. Now mom has to take him to school, which makes her late for work, but on the silent car ride they ponder how great it would be to have an extra half hour in the morning. Almost a hundred years ago, most schools and businesses […]

Opinion: Violence Effects Kids

May 19, 2017 by


Violence has been around forever. It doesn’t look like the crime rate is coming to an end either, which would be a tough thing to do. As much as most people would like to not see violence be around anymore, there will always be some people that have a different view and try and cause […]

Opinion: Muslim Ban Not Racist

April 2, 2017 by


The Muslim ban has been trending on social media for multiple days. But is that really what it is? Is it a Muslim ban? No, it is not. Is it racist? No, it is not.   I will not spend my precious time discussing this point at lenght. I will defend my stance in as […]

Opinion: Animals Have Rights

March 3, 2017 by


Over 56 billion farm animals are killed each year for food. Fish and other sea animals’ death toll is so great that the only measurement justifiable is tons. More than 100 million animals, including dogs, cats, monkeys, birds, rats, mice, fish, pigs, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, and frogs are killed each year for laboratory testing. […]

Standardized Tests Play Major Role in Education

January 9, 2017 by


Standardized tests play a major role in today’s American education. The goal of these tests is to prove the child’s general knowledge of state required information and skills. However, there have been multiple debates discussing whether standardized tests even prove achievement or readiness to move up to a higher level of education.   If the student […]

The Course of Tradition Never Did Run Smooth

January 11, 2016 by


A lot has changed since the 60s and 70s. Should there be some trends or traditions brought back? “I noticed some trends are coming back from that time, like high-waisted shorts and winged eyeliner,” high school student Adrianna Colon said. A lot of classic trends are coming back now from various time periods, high-waisted shorts […]