Natural beauty doesn’t need makeup

Anisa Beard, Reporter

October 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I feel like makeup is a waste of money. We are as beautiful as we were made to be. I feel like we shouldn’t be covering our faces to just look prettier. When we put makeup on it destroys your face, pores and causes pimples. Why can't we face those i...

Far Cry Primal offers enjoyable gaming experience

Sebastian McKInnon, Reporter

October 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

"Far Cry Primal" was a really good game. The graphics were phenomenal. The storyline was great. And personally I’ve beat it three times (that’s how much I enjoyed it). The game options were amazing. The ability ...

ISI teaches life lessons

Joy McKay, Reporter

October 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Editor note: ISI the in-school intervention program at Duncan Middle School. One journalism student found herself in ISI, and wrote about the experience. Here are her thoughts and observations about the program.   ISI is not fun...

Dance, cheer should be considered sports

Jaycie Meadows, Reporter

October 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Gymnastics, cheer and dance are sports. Some people believe differently. In cheer you have to throw and catch girls your size. You also have to memorize things and devote a lot of time into it. In gymnastics u flip, ...

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ ending, a letdown

Johnathan McRae, Reporter/Photographer

October 6, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

The beginning and middle of "Spider-Man: Homecoming" was fantastic. I've watched every Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movie from the beginning, which started with "Iron Man." I know the whole story line. So, if you saw "Captain America: Civil War," you know Spider-Man wants to prov...

‘1000 to 1’ offers inspirational message

September 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

"1,000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story" is a very inspirational movie, and although not much of the 1 hour and 40 minutes is spent on basketball and the sport itself, there's a great message behind the story. In the mo...

Fights about equality aren’t necessarily about equality

Erin Kirkland, Reporter

September 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion

There is a sensitive topic that has ruined our country in my opinion. Equality is something that we are really struggling with. But I have a rare opinion about it. I think that it’s only a problem because we are making it one. Maybe it’s just because I haven’t...

Dress code improved but is it enough?

Taylor Chambless, Reporter

September 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I believe the new dress code for this year is better and more practical than in the past years but still not completely fair. For example, the rule on shorts says that all shorts must come to your middle knuckle on your middle f...

Nelson reflects on ‘Beautiful Creatures’ book series

Emily Nelson, reporter

September 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion

"Beautiful Creatures" is amazing book series about a boy who has dreams of a girl for a long time and one day the girl of his dreams goes to his school. On one particular day, he was driving home at night, and he sees t...

New ‘Wimpy Kid’ movie spawns #NotMyRodrick reaction

Kennedy Booth, reporter

April 28, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

  The "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" movie franchise has been known for their hilarious portrayal of the hot, emo and adorably obnoxious character Rodrick Heffley, the older brother of the main character, Greg. However, f...