Opinion: Friends beyond Facebook

Opinion: Friends beyond Facebook

Maggie LaLonde, Reporter
February 26, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The lights are off, but the basement is lit by the glowing screens of cell phones. The silence is broken by a giggle, and your friend showing you a hilarious tweet as she clicks the favorite button (perhaps from Mike Michalski?). Everyone laughs, but quickly whip their heads down and enter back into th...

Opinion: Dancing through decades

Opinion: Dancing through decades

Sam Katt, Artist
February 11, 2014
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Staff artist Sam Katt breaks down the dynamics of dance through the past few decades in his latest piece. (Click on the photo to see a larger version.)...

Opinion: Give Us Something Real

Opinion: Give Us Something Real

Austin Schouman, Entertainment Editor
January 8, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Editor's Note: This opinion piece was rewritten for use as our staff editorial in the December 2013 print edition. This is the original work in full, as written by Austin Schouman.  When Mrs. Wilson walked onto the stage following Michael Fowlin’s presentation, I realized exactly what was wrong with...

On watching the Victoria’s Secret fashion show

Katie Harding, Sports Editor
December 11, 2013
Filed under Opinion

I need to lose ten pounds.  I need to add five pounds of make up.  I need to strut around in a $50 bra and $7 thong, on T.V., in front of millions of viewers.  That’s the message the Victoria’s Secret fashion show sends to girls around the world. Don’t get me wrong, the girls look hot.  Even be...

Hallway PDA is not okay

Hallway PDA is not okay

Vlasia Niotis, Reporter
November 8, 2013
Filed under Opinion

The bell rings and I am faced with a busy hall, stuck in one of those situations where walking behind a slow couple holding hands isn’t getting me to class on time. There’s no way out--I’m forced to break up the love. It’s annoying when I’m walking to class and I get stuck behind a slow co...

Practice what you preach

Practice what you preach

Braeton Ardell, Opinion
November 4, 2013
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Every Sunday morning I try to keep the same routine. Roll out of bed, crawl to the shower, clean myself up and drive to church. After it’s all finished I always drive home, step in the doorway, and hear the faint sound of my 83 year-old grandmother trying to tell me about the service she watched on...

GHHS senior Olivia Seaver enjoys exchange in Brazil

Olivia Seaver, Feature Editor
September 30, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

  Before I could wave hello, my fingers were flattened into the chest of a cologne-soaked stranger who had ignored my greeting and gone for his own. He kissed my cheek and cuddled my cringing face into the gold chain around his neck as I struggled to breathe and comprehend what was happening. Not...

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