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Music festivals consider security changes as threats increase

Phoebe Rusch, News Editor

February 28, 2019

Recently, Coachella  announced that they are finding ways to combat violence, assault and harassment at the festival.  With the large number of attacks during concerts in recent years, including the bombing at Manchester and t...

Federal government shutdown impacts entire country

Allie Zyck, In Depth Editor

February 27, 2019

For 24 years, the record for the longest shutdown in American history stood at 21 days in 1995 during the Clinton administration as a result of conflict between the President and Congress over increasing Medicare funding. This record w...

Future after high school can begin after seven semesters

Lauren Clarke, Editor-in-chief

February 27, 2019

With our semester system, students in D214 can typically graduate after eight semesters, however there is the option to graduate a semester early. This means that after the first semester of their senior year, as long as a stude...

Turnabout turns Around Traditions of high school dances

Ginia Cottingham, entertainment editor

February 27, 2018

The overall theme for this year’s dance was “Turn Back the Clock”. Prior to the dance was a week of Spirit Days. Monday was a day off followed by Tuesday’s pajama day. Wednesday was 50s-60s-70s, Thursday 80s-90s-and 2000s henc...

Celebrities talk of joining political process via presidency

Parul Kumar, editor-in-chief

February 27, 2018

For many, our current political landscape may resemble a reality T.V. show with larger-than-life politicians making outrageous statements and constantly fighting scandals. In the next couple of years, that resemblance may gro...

Polar Express concert combines departments for musical storytelling

Lauren Clarke, features editor

December 11, 2017

This December, the choir, orchestra and band programs are uniting to host the first musical storytelling of Polar Express. On Dec.16 at 7 p.m. and on Dec. 17 at 2 p.m., a winter extravaganza of music will be held in the BG gy...

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