• [Opinion] “All Year Was Hell”

    By: Jace DiCola *Student names have been changed for the sake of anonymity A teacher from Overland has been suspended for not allowing students to say the n word. A Davenport West teacher has been arrested for filming people in their homes. And, a West high school teacher has been ...
  • Autopsy of "Okay Boomer"

    Hideo Kojima on Internet politics: “In the current, digitized world, trivial information is accumulating every second, preserved in all its triteness. Never fading, always accessible. Rumors about petty issues, misinterpretations, slander… All this junk data preserved in an unfiltered state, growing at an alarming rate. It will only slow down ...
  • [Opinion] Retrospect

    By: Emma Wilson The decade ends in less than a month, which means your childhood is ending in a matter of days. We had Disney Channel classics such as Wizards of Waverly Place and Hannah Montana end. We no longer see Alex and Justin’s sibling fights, all the misuse with ...
  • [Opinion] Why are you here?   

    By: Paxton Decker Why the hell are you here?    You can drop out. You know you could. You could do it right now. Just close the article already. You’ve probably already thought about it. If you’re 16, then you are one paper form and a government bureaucrat away from flying ...
  • [Opinion] The show will go on, but at what cost?

    By: Jori O'Grady Picture by: Will Brent Inzana When I first saw the call for the fall musical auditions, I immediately thought, “How does Grandview go from Hairspray to 1776?” On the surface level, 1776 is a musical quarrel of twenty-five rich white men whose ideology and lives were romanticized ...
  • [OPINION] English Matters! (But the Books Don’t)

    By: Iris Utroske "You are not immune to propaganda" image courtesy of Tumblr user MarkVomit It has universally agreed upon that the English branch of the public education system is in desperate need of reform. Interest in reading is stagnating, prompting droves of students to Sparknote books so overwhelmingly that ...
  • [Opinion] "No One Needs To Be Alone With This."

    By: Jace DiCola In the beginning of October, Joker, starring Joaquin Phoenix hit theatres around the world this month, including some theatres in Aurora, Colorado. Only some. Many theatres in our community opted out of showing Joker because of Aurora’s tragic past with one certain Joker-esque shooter.  The Century 16 ...
  • [Opinion] "Let Them Eat Crap"

    The Past and Present of School Lunch By: Paxton Decker “It kind of tastes like plastic,” senior Aimee Wolf said. “I refuse to eat it… like I go out to lunch because I can’t, I just can't.”  School lunch is often as common a complaint as our nightmare of a ...
  • [Opinion] Teaching Is Much More Than a Fallback

    By: Emma Wilson Why do teachers teach? “Teaching, for those who love it, gives us purpose,” said French teacher, Madame Farrier. Many view teaching as easy, and quite sub-par of a “dream job”. They do not see the value in becoming a teacher and undermine it as something for those ...
  • [Opinion] #BlackGirlMagic

    By: Rayne Ware  #blackgirlmagic Throughout history, black women have been through hell and back. Even then we were warriors, but were still treated like we were worthless. Today, black women have now seen and spoken up why they are beautiful, amazing, and brilliant. “Black girl magic is mainly a superpower ...