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Do Not Pass Go Do Not Collect $200

Davis Downey December 5, 2012

It’s widely accepted that some sort of punishment is required for individuals who break a law. However, the nature of that punishment is a source of much debate. The most oft used form of punishment...

The Dark Knight Ends: Casting, story line collide to create epic finale

Davis Downey October 17, 2012

The Batman trilogy has been one of the few movie series this year that has kept fans desperate for the next installment. The final one goes above and beyond what’s expected from a movie, mixing intrigue,...

Change your ways

Davis Downey May 3, 2012

There have been many changes in the general rules around this school, with the dress code being one of the most significant. The constant nagging of teachers for students to tuck in their shirts in the...

A Pennie Saved is a penny earned; student earns scholarship

Davis Downey April 18, 2012

It can be difficult for many students to adapt to the increasing pressures of academics coupled with athletic opportunity. Senior Shavon Pennie has not only adapted, but has also grown stronger from his...

Health occupation organization provides additional resources for students

Davis Downey March 2, 2012

Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) is an organization focused on bringing students with an interest in the medical field together, by providing an opportunity to learn more about the medical...

Are students college bound, or bound by college?

Davis Downey February 18, 2012

The prevailing attitude among students seems to be that the singular goal we should all work for is attending college. The belief is that if you earn a good GPA, participate in extra curricular activities;...

Legalization of Marijuana Debate: For

Davis Downey February 2, 2012

The legalization or banning of various substances is based on the harm they could cause to people who use them. Marijuana being the most used of these substances, and the cause millions of arrests and...

Video game creates world of escape, adventure

Davis Downey January 10, 2012

The Elder Scrolls franchise has been around for years, but only in recent years has it gained national acclaim and a larger base of players. The last two installments of the series were somewhat popular,...

Coaching experience caters to classroom chemistry

Davis Downey November 18, 2011

Former coach Eric Eike has been bringing sports into the classroom for 25 years, teaching with the same philosophy he applied on the field. His method of teaching reflects the style of a former coach,...

Like Clockwork: Attendance Personnel

Davis Downey November 2, 2011

Almost everyone has missed the bus, or slept in and shown up late to school. When they arrive late, the attendance office is where they go. The women in that office have to deal with every grumpy kid that...

Dresden Files captures readers imagination

Davis Downey October 10, 2011

In the world of fantasy books, The Dresden Files stand above the rest for a plethora of reasons. The Dresden Files are based in Chicago around the wizard Harry Dresden. The world in the series is the...

Waste of time: Students forced to take irrelevant classes

Davis Downey September 17, 2011

Out of all the useless classes we’re forced to take, math is the worst. I understand that in high school you don’t really know what you’re going to do when you graduate, so they compensate for that...

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