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Mental conditions: overlooked or overdiagnosed?

Breanna McKinney, Copy editor

April 6, 2018

Filed under Opinion

According to The National Institute of Mental Health, 18.3% of adults in the U.S. in the year 2016 had a mental illness, yet 43.1% of adults received treatment for mental illnesses. This overuse of treatment could be due to overdiagnosis...

To pay or not to pay, the debate of the NCAA

Cade Richey, Reporter

April 6, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Sports

The NCAA has a cloud of controversy surrounding the subject of paying athletes. While some may consider a scholarship sufficient compensation, paying players is the right thing to do. According to a 2011 NCAA survey, players...

Richmond’s best slice of pizza

Isaiah Cox, Online Editor

March 2, 2018

Filed under Feature, Opinion

Americans love pizza. That is a simple fact of life. On average, according to the National Association of Pizza Operators, an American eats 46 slices of pizza per year. It is also estimated that about 3 billion pizzas are sold...

Letter to the Editor

April 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Dear Editor, AIDS, suicides and homicides, cocaine, heroin, alcohol, car crashes are all pretty serious things that cause harm and death. We should be trying to prevent these from happening. But did you know that Tobacco kills...

To be or not to be: drug testing athletes

Krista Nicholson, managing editor

April 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Sports

They’re good on the field, they’re good on the court, they’re good when they’re playing the sport. But when it comes down to what’s happening outside the game, are they being good? Athlete drug testing is a pretty...

To be or not to be: drug testing athletes

John Cheatwood, reporter

April 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Sports

There is a high-school athlete, who goes from a star to an enemy by many around him, all because of one little test. So why is it that people, teenagers specifically, look at drug tests and get nervous or shaky? Maybe this is...

Backpack policy made for safety, contains serious flaws

Sydney McWhinney, Editor in Chief

August 25, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Backpacks are banned. This is the latest reform for the Richmond High School that took effect Monday, August 24, 2015. Students are now expected to use their lockers to combat this issue. This new rule does not include us...

Vending machines prove ineffective

Staff

March 26, 2015

Filed under Opinion

It’s early and lunch is at least two periods away. Breakfast wasn’t eaten and the tummy is grumbling. What do we do? We hunt for a little snack. Before or after class, we used to be able to run to the nearest vending machine...

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