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You don’t need to know my body count

You don’t need to know my body count

Courtney Krebs, Writer

March 3, 2020

Let me paint you a picture. It's the Monday after a school dance and everyone is sharing their weekend adventures at the lunch table. You’re a girl. Your friend leans in and whispers about how that girl sitting one table over hooked up with two different guys in one night. Wait, maybe three. Oh ye...

The necessity of Personal Finance

The necessity of Personal Finance

Lauren Kline, Photographer

February 13, 2020

If you have ever spoken to a high school student, you have assuredly heard the common complaint of not learning anything useful in school. What you may not know is that most schools, including Blue Valley, offer a class teaching high school students necessary things in order to succeed in life. One o...

The case for impeachment

The case for impeachment

Jack Bensing, Writer

January 22, 2020

Politicians have riled up the country for months with cases for and against the impeachment of President Trump. If one unbiasedly looks at the evidence and the facts, the case for both articles of impeachment is a lot more compelling than the opposition’s premise.  The Democrats in the House of Representative...

With rise in external pressure on teens, more emphasis should be on own internal well-being

With rise in external pressure on teens, more emphasis should be on own internal well-being

Grace Miller, Writer

January 20, 2020

As a junior in high school, I often hear my fellow students reminisce about the good old days when they were children and didn’t have to deal with the grind of a young adult reality. As kids, their time after school consisted of carefree play, and they slept their nights away without a second thought. ...

Ivy leagues are overhyped

Ivy leagues are overhyped

Emma Johnson, Managing Editor

January 15, 2020

Ivy League fever has swept the nation with these schools reaching a record number of applications and the lowest acceptance rates in their histories. This leaves people to go to extremes to get in. For one family, that was paying $1.2 million in order to make their daughter a fake athletic profile so she ...

Teen’s latest obsession: themselves

Teen’s latest obsession: themselves

Bella Rinne, Opinions Editor

November 11, 2019

In a world of selfies and Tik Tok fame at one’s fingertips, it’s no surprise that the ever-growing presence of social media has contributed to the impression that teens are more narcissistic than ever.  Think about the last time you went through your Instagram feed or For You page: how often d...

Why So Silent?

Why So Silent?

Raabia Qureshi, Writer

November 7, 2019

A few weeks ago, Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner called it quits--and now that I’ve grabbed your attention, there are much more pressing matters to discuss.  Almost 80 years ago, the world said “Never again” after witnessing one of the most horrendous periods of time: the Holocaust. Today, that...

The balancing act

The balancing act

Katie Rodriguez, Writer

February 6, 2019

Some high school students seem to be capable of doing it all. They’re constantly locked in a balancing act, filling their schedules to the absolute brim with athletics, extracurriculars, advanced classes, insane loads of homework and endless hours of community service. On the surface, you see lot...

The extrovert expectation

The extrovert expectation

Raabia Qureshi, Staff writer

February 4, 2019

In the past, I’ve struggled with determining where I lie on the scale of introversion. Although I enjoy talking to people, I find it exhausting and sometimes meaningless to make shallow small talk with others. After hours of spending time and going out with people, the desire to go home, rec...

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