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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...

Dress code; administrators choose wrong battle

Bri Gardner, Business manager

March 26, 2015

Filed under Opinion

I look down the halls and see students wearing ripped jeans, low-cut tops, sagging pants, leggings and much more. We’re keeping up with the latest style. Why are we getting in trouble for wearing what we feel defines us? I...

Social media causes apathy among teen voters

Dustin Swonder, Guest Writer

February 16, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Political scientists have little to celebrate these days, and one of their concerns is widespread political disengagement among young adults. Young adults in the U.S. are less likely than their older counterparts to vote, see...

Introducing an advice column from Bri and Krista – Teens faced with tough decisions in school and life

Bri Gardner and Krista Nicholson

December 17, 2014

Filed under Opinion

How do you play it cool in front of a guy you like? Bri: When you’re in front of the guy you like just act yourself. Don’t try to impress him because if you do he’s going to expect you to continue acting that way. Just a...

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