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100 Word Rant on Why Creamy Peanut Butter is Better Than Crunchy

Lauren Lubenow, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2019

Crunchy peanut butter is a titanic disgrace to the world as we know it. Can we even call it peanut butter? The Oxford Dictionary states the definition of peanut butter as “A paste of ground peanuts, usually eaten spread on bread.” This definition uses the word ‘paste’ and that is exactly what crunch...

100 Word Rant on How Crunchy Peanut Butter is Better Than Smooth Peanut Butter

Amelia Kirt, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Crunchy or smooth? It is ALWAYS crunchy not smooth. A classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich is so much more with crunchy peanut butter. The descriptive words that can describe the amazing crunchiness of peanut butter are divine, flavorful, mouth watering, and of course crunchy. Being apart of the Nut...

100 Word Rant on Why Lemonade Mouth is the Most Underrated Disney Channel Original Movie

Lauren Lubenow, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2019

Lemonade Mouth is the most underrated DCOM. I rewatched it and I was blown away by the storyline. I went online and was disappointed with what critics had to say, claiming that Lemonade Mouth was a "hopelessly dumbed-down endeavor." This is the ONLY Disney movie where the guy doesn’t get the girl and ...

100 Word Rant On Victorious

Deeanna Dornisch, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

The nickelodeon show Victorious was made completely wrong! The main character Tori Vega was very overhyped and full of herself. If you have been a viewer of the show, you should know that ALL THE VEGAS ARE UNTALENTED. Yes, Tori is much better than her older sister Trina, however Tori is not nearly as t...

Advocating for the Legalization of Marijuana

Luke Zejdlik, Guest Writer

May 23, 2019

  The legalization of federally regulated marijuana is imperative to the social and economic climate of the United States. Because of the fact alcohol usage is legal in the United States, it is only fair that marijuana usage should be to, given the side effects of marijuana are not as detrimenta...

Why We Need to Fund Planned Parenthood

Deena Kassem, Opinion Editor

May 23, 2019

  The debate over providing government funds to Planned Parenthood has been ongoing for decades, since the legalization of abortions in 1973 with the Supreme Court Case Roe v. Wade. Planned Parenthood is a women’s health care provider that offers services such as STD and HIV testing/treatment,...

Hard Facts of the Vape Debate

Jake Ogle, Guest Writer

May 23, 2019

  Nicotine use among teens in the form of vaping has skyrocketed in recent years. I have a particular interest in this topic because I see teens vaping all around me, every single day.   I’m learning that many of the people I know who vape are seemingly incapable to stop.   ...

How are you Helping the Fight against Climate Change?

How are you Helping the Fight against Climate Change?

Joe Kottke, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2019

The debate over climate change has consistently plagued political discussions for decades, as the global temperature reaches 58.5°F. In the past few months, two national governments have declared a state of emergency on climate change: England and Ireland. Among the general public, 2019 has also cons...

A 614 Word Rant

Deena Kassem, Opinion Editor

April 22, 2019

  So if you haven’t been living under a rock than you already know about the college admissions scandal starring television’s favorite 90s sitcom character Aunt Becky. Lori Loughlin, the famous actress who played Aunt Becky in Full House, was one of the 50 parents charged in the 2019 coll...

Looking Outside the Bubble

Tara Stroup, Guest Writer

April 22, 2019

  Everyday life is full of tumultuous events, whether it’s friend drama, local catastrophes, or nationwide politics. There is something new everyday.   With so much going on around us, it can be easy to forget about the problems of the larger world. There are many global issues th...

You Aren’t Depressed, But Your Life is Meaningless

Conor Greenberg and William Levine

April 22, 2019

  Along with the rise of social media and the internet has come a rise in rates of mental illness among Generation Z. This correlation is often pointed out, and it is assumed that social media is the cause of depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses. Critics of platforms such as Instagram...

Oscar Snub

Faizaan Amanat, Senior Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

  In 2015 and 2016, the Oscars were criticized for the lack of African American nominations; they’ve now become “woke.” Giving awards to minorities isn’t bad, it’s great. But this year, the Academy gave best picture to a film that didn’t deserve it. Green Book won best picture, when...

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