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Harry Potter books and movies prove equal in quality

Alyson Gad, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Often, once a good book is released and rightfully loved by the public, the film world grabs it by the collar, and proceeds to punch it in the face. This devastating pattern can be noted in the movie series “Hunger Games” ...

Kansas border counties should obtain in-state tuition for Missouri colleges

Gavin McAferty, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Kansas students that live near the Missouri border should be allowed to obtain in-state tuition for colleges such as UMKC but on certain conditions. Such as kids that live in Johnson County and the ones surrounding it. Many different...

Year-round school more beneficial to students

Morgan Montgomery, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Most schools have the traditional school schedule, where students get a 60 day summer vacation, 70 days of learning without a significant break, 3 day break for Thanksgiving, 15 more days of learning, 10 days of winter break, 55 day...

Teachers grade homework to benefit students

Alyson Gad, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Homework has been one of the most hated things among students for generations. Its effect on grades can be devastating and rather irritating, if a teacher chooses the accuracy grading route. However, grading for completion has...

Teenage activism continues to rise

Alyson Gad, Reporter

November 12, 2019

For as long as anyone can remember, teenagers have been regarded as lazy. Recently, an antonym for that word has been showing up in headlines next to teenagers: Teenage Activism. Some regard it as a comedic oxymoron, others are...

Thanksgiving football preview

Wesley Coats, Reporter

November 11, 2019

Thanksgiving has many traditions. Eating the turkey around a table with your family and taking long afternoon naps are all part of what makes this holiday great. But one tradition that is not to be forgotten is the great footba...

Vaccines help save lives and prevent diseases

Elijah Nichols, Reporter

November 5, 2019

Vaccines are essential for all people. If vaccines were not helpful, then scientists would not spend so much time and money researching and advancing the study into vaccines. Vaccines do not only provide individual protection...

Beetlejuice on Broadway

Alyson Gad, Reporter

October 30, 2019

Beetlejuice. Beetlejuice. Beetlejuice! On Broadway? The edgy, controversial, yet necessary addition to any Halloween marathon has hit the stage. In the smash hit movie, Lydia Deetz (Winona Ryder) and her family move into a recent...

Reading books gives more creative imagery compared to movies

Morgan Montgomery, Reporter

October 25, 2019

Many books get turned into movies. The books are detailed and create an image in the viewer’s head of the way things look, movies sometimes don’t portray the book in the way they picture it. Are the books better? Or do the...

Men’s Mental Health

Colton Mudloff, Reporter

October 22, 2019

Society is becoming more empathetic to many more groups. This movement is called progressivism, a movement focused on social reform. However, it seems white men are getting the shorter end of the stick nowadays. It seems, as a ...

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