Stop The Stigma

The clock reads 3:30am, and all he can do is lie awake. Past actions and self hatred cloud his mind, refusing to give him the relief of closing his eyes and drifting off to sleep. Hours pass, and he can feel his chest tighten as he glances at the clock. 6:30am. The very thought of …

Dairy Queen Versus Rita’s

In the spur of the moment, three ambitious high school journalism students commenced polling for the ultimate contest of cold dessert history. After polling a representative sample of 172 students and teachers, we had all the evidence we needed, with a p-value less than .01, qualifying at the .05 alpha level. Let the games begin. …

Does School Start Too Early?

Here’s a common sight. It’s almost 8 a.m., and students are rushing to get to homeroom before the bell rings so they aren’t marked late. Many students still look half-asleep, trying to wake themselves up with coffee. The average start-time for schools in America is 8 a.m., and many students will agree that school starts …

New Netflix Show has Everyone Talking

On March 31st, 2017, a brand new Netflix show known as 13 Reasons Why was released, which triggered an online debate from many viewers. Based on the 2007 young adult novel by Jay Asher, 13 Reasons Why is about a teenage girl named Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) who commits suicide, and leaves behind thirteen tapes explaining why. A friend …

‘New Gumball in February’ CN Event Reviewed

Cartoon Network’s hit animated show, The Amazing World of Gumball, recently concluded the New Gumball in February event, in which one new episode was released every weekday for the entire month of February. The series, created by Ben Bocquelet, centers around the titular Gumball Watterson, a 12-year-old anthropomorphic cat living in the town of Elmore, a place …