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The Problem with the Education System

The Problem with the Education System

Olivia Salyers, Junior Writer
May 22, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Education is a part of growing up. Day in and day out, students all across the country wake up to prepare themselves for the rest of their lives, but is this system really preparing them? As a student, I believe parts of the educational system need no change, but I also believe many parts need revisi...

Open Letter To Josie and Shawn.

Drake Hall, Senior Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Opinion

To Josie, It’s hard to believe that you have been in my life for almost seven years. I still remember the day I first met you. Your face was all bruised and your eyes were almost swollen shut. You had that thick black hair. I remember everyone looking at you saying how beautiful you were. Then Daria...

Open Letter To Darian

Drake Hall, Senior Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Well the time for me to leave is almost here. I only have a few months left then I’m off to college. I know you will be fine but I can’t help but to worry about you. You were my first little sister. I remember beating you up and then making you food and putting on Rugrats so you would tell mom and dad....

20 Years Later

Josie Woolever, Sophomore Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under Opinion

When I start thinking about my future, I start to overthink a lot mainly because I get scared about making the wrong decisions. If you think about it, the options are endless; you have endless options when it comes to choosing your degree and where to go. Commonly when we think about going to colleg...

The Viable Punishment

The Viable Punishment

Brady Johnson, Junior Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The death penalty exemplifies a method of punishment for horrendous crime, murder. America has been and will continue to debate about this topic until it can be resolved. Is it necessary or not? I believe America needs to come to the conclusion that the death penalty is a viable form of punishment. ...

Creation Should Not Be Taught As a Science In Schools

Creation Should Not Be Taught As a Science In Schools

Marisol Karmel, Junior Writer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Science has helped out world develop vastly over the past two centuries. Genetics, engineering, and advances in healthcare are just a few examples of ways we have grown as a human race. Speaking of the human race, we cannot seem to agree on one specific scientific advancement: the theory of how e came to be...

Should the Government Grant Illegal Immigrants Citizenship

Should the Government Grant Illegal Immigrants Citizenship

Kirstyn Kiger, Junior Writer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Opinion

When the United States was founded, the arrival of immigrants aided the country in becoming very diverse. Fast forward to a couple hundred years later. Immigrants are still arriving today. The immigration process is long, hard, and complicated. In order to become an American citizen, immigrants must go th...

Should Drug Tests be Mandatory?

Should Drug Tests be Mandatory?

Olivia Salyers, Junior Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Drug overdoses claim the lives of 100 Americans everyday according to The Washington Post, and many people believe students should be mandatory drug tested for this reason. In my opinion, I believe student drug testing has positive results. I believe it could save lives and show other students what the ...

“Under God” is Here to Stay

“Under God” is Here to Stay

Holly Widner, Junior Writer
May 8, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Over the years, the words “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance sparked controversy in the United States; however, I believe the words deserve to be kept in the pledge. “Under God” brings the entire nation together equally. Also, the words have helped strengthen our nation into what we see tod...

Health Benefits of Flowers

Health Benefits of Flowers

Lucy Mae Wagoner, Junior Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Courier Top Opinion Article, Opinion

I LOVE FLOWERS!! They make me so happy. All the colors and scents just cheer me up. Even though rain may ruin my happy mood, I know it is necessary to help the flowers grow. Rain makes me sad. I think it’s because the “outside world” looks so dark and depressing. But… I can handle the rain fo...

Lazy Day

Lazy Day

Kylie Quaglio, Senior writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Courier Top Opinion Article, Opinion

With life comes stressors. When people think of stress, they usually think about the negative kind of stress, distress. The category of distress that our lives have fallen into include small things like tests, friend drama, and the school lunch. Although these problems seem small, they add up. School...

13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why

Lanie Miller, Sophomore writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Opinion

I recently watched a series called “13 Reasons Why”. Now I know what you’re probably thinking. You are probably thinking, “Great, more talk about this stupid series,” but in all reality, it’s not stupid at all. This show is about a girl, Hannah Baker, who comes to a new school, meets a bo...

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