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Science says there’s only two genders

Science says there’s only two genders

Paul Murin, Reporter

January 8, 2019


Filed under Opinion

In the past couple of years a topic that has gained an overwhelming amount of attention in the media is whether or not there are more than two genders. Based upon scientific truths and a moral standpoint, I believe  there are no more than two, but I also respect the contrasting opinion of others. Men and ...

Calling It Like I See It: Tiger Woods is back

Calling It Like I See It: Tiger Woods is back

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Let me tell you a story. A story about dominance, failure and triumph. A story of an athlete of firsts and athlete of lasts. A story about a true sports legend. Too revealing? Perhaps a more well-known title to this incredible narrative would be better. How about this: The story of Tiger Woo...

Starbucks holiday hiccup

Starbucks holiday hiccup

Mercedes Mancilla, reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Review

As the seasons change, so does Starbucks’ seasonal drinks. Every year the winter season drinks are the star of winter. Forget the Pumpkin Spice Latte, peppermint and white chocolate are taking over. The newest drink spoke to me instantly, a Toasted White Chocolate Mocha. At first I thought it s...

Khalids “Suncity” entrance’s listeners

Khalids “Suncity” entrance’s listeners

Emily Jarrell, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Review

With the release of American Teen in 2017, R&B artist Khalid made his mark in the R&B world. Since then, Khalid’s voice has been featured in numerous songs in a wide variety of genres. If you asked me a week ago if I liked Khalid, my answer would probably be something along the lines o...

Opinion: No harm in cornrows

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I didn’t realize little girls were racist. I wasn't the only one returning from spring break with bronzed skin, Florida apparel and my curls twisted into tight, woven cornrows braids back in elementary school. When cornrows were a trendy hairstyle for convenience and look. No one viewed little girl...

Michigan vs Michigan state opinion

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

“Oh he has trouble with the snap, and the ball is free… it’s picked up by Michigan state’s… Jalen Watts-Jackson and he scores! On the last play of the game, unbelievable!”   Everyone who is passionate about this rivalry knows that call by Sean Mcdonough in the 2015 Michigan vs...

Opinion: Taking personal finance should be a state required class

Opinion: Taking personal finance should be a state required class

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

October 1, 2018


Filed under Finance, News, Opinion

Going into my final school year at Grand Haven, I’d always thought that taking Personal Finance was somewhat of a joke - no offense Mr. Smaka or Mr. Williams - but the rumor from class to class was that it was an easy math credit that appealed to colleges a little bit more than the Math & Games ...

Why the Tigers will take the crown this tournament

Why the Tigers will take the crown this tournament

PJ Moffet, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Clemson’s creeping to the championship. The hype is brewing. The fans are ready. The brackets are set. The bets are made. Who is will walk out with the win in this years NCAA men's basketball tournament? Better yet who even has the chance to take it all the way to the Final Four? Everyone has thei...

Will Michigan State pull it all together for a magic March run?

Will Michigan State pull it all together for a magic March run?

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Starting as the second-ranked team in the preseason AP poll, and ending as the fifth-ranked team in the nation, a three seed was an underwhelming evaluation to most State fans. However, you don’t count the Spartans out in March, no matter what the seed. It’s not a well-kept secret that March is ...

Why Duke will win the title again and no one will like it

Why Duke will win the title again and no one will like it

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

March 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Yet another NCAA tournament is upon us. March Madness and all of its hysteria is soon to be underway and with that, another crown will be presented to the king of the ‘Big Dance’. Through a season of turbulence and surprises week after week, many were left unclear as to who would come out on to...

2018 March Madness: Why you shouldn’t be swayed by the higher seeds

2018 March Madness: Why you shouldn’t be swayed by the higher seeds

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Every March, there is a certain time that calls for days of endless basketball, filled with underdog stories, buzzer-beaters and heartbreak. Or, in other words: madness. March Madness. This year when millions of people fill out their brackets, most be will be determined to choose one of the tourna...

Top 5 funniest movies of all time

Top 5 funniest movies of all time

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Top Stories

Everyone needs a little comedy in their life, or just a good laugh or two. I am a funny movie enthusiast and am interested in presenting to you my top five favorite comedies. So next time you’re feeling somber or just need a little humor in your life, you will be set. Coming in at number five, Talladega ...