RO: In the Know

On the Right “Track”: Are you an elite athlete?

M. Menefee, Staff Writer, Business Manager

March 1, 2018

  Being an athlete has so many different titles. There are athletes that could care less what they're doing, the conceited athletes, the negative athletes, the athletes that think friends are more important than the ...

A house divided… is still full of the best action heroes

J. Jackson, Assistant Managing Editor

March 1, 2018

Captain America Civil War is one of the best PG-13 action movies of all time! I’ve seen this movie and I have some amazing opinions! First of all, I liked how the superheroes got to be chosen on a side, similar to the 2018...

The Unexpected Millenial: Florida massacre is more proof of the elephant in the room for America’s teens

S. Murthy, Managing Editor

February 26, 2018

In a small town in Florida, a 19 year old named Nikolas Cruz injured 15, and killed 17 on Wednesday -- Valentines day. He had been expelled previously and is currently in Broward County jail for his actions. He used the fire alarm...

The Matrix takes “average joe” from zero to hero

February 26, 2018

The Matrix, a film by the Wachowski Brothers, is a innovative and thrilling adventure set in a dystopian future where machines have enslaved humanity in the virtual world known as “The Matrix”. Our hero, Neo (Keanu...

Anime-style ‘Red Riding Hood’ tale combines beautiful scenery, mystery

J. Du Gan, Lead Graphic Designer

February 26, 2018

Hotarubi no Mori e, originally written as a novel by Yuki Midorikawa, is a movie I watch a lot. It’s truly one of my favorites. The story begins with young Hotaru. One day, as she was doing her normal summerly visit to her uncle’s hut in the fore...

Why Do We Procrastinate?

Why Do We Procrastinate?

February 26, 2018

Kids and profanity shouldn’t mix

B. Morrow, Staff Writer

February 24, 2018

    Schools should feel like a safe environment for students, but inappropriate language choice doesn’t make it seem that way. The world all around is already incompetent enough, cursing doesn't make it any better. I f...

Gun safety is everyone’s responsibility

K Asher, Staff Writer, Anchor

February 23, 2018

Guns: They protect us, yet they can also harm us, and resolving this issue is a responsibility problem for the American people. Since Americans have the right to bear arms, they should use this for the greater good. Guns s...

The Unexpected Millenial: Discrimination in our world

S. Murthy, Managing Editor

February 23, 2018

In this world, at this time, we all face a plethora of vile discrimination. In school, and basically every other public place, we face religious discrimination. Maybe religion makes people uncomfortable.  Maybe they disagree with cert...

CB’s Fashion Show: Animals for jackets – is that cruelty or just fashion?

C. Blanco, Staff Writer, Layout Editor

January 26, 2018

Coats and jackets: They come many different sizes and colors. Jackets can do a couple of things; they can keep you warm or they can just be used for fashion. Many famous people including Chanel, Kendall Kardashian, Bella Hadid and Sel...

Should Formal Education be Required?

B. Brock, Copy Editor, Staff Photographer

December 22, 2017

From learning about fractions, to reading Shakespeare, to  comparing reactants, your education is a vital part of life, and is used right in front of you everyday, and you may not even realize it!  Going to school should be...

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