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Quarantine Conflicts: Seth Peterzen

Quarantine Conflicts: Seth Peterzen

Seth Peterzen

April 30, 2020

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In defense of: “I was born in the wrong generation girls”

In defense of: “I was born in the wrong generation girls”

March 6, 2020

By Jori O'Grady We all know one. They have a record player in their room, mom jeans and vintage clothes (which they say are thrifted but are definitely from Urban Outfitters), they read old books, watch old movies and constantly let out big sighs and claim, “I was just born too late.”  Ah ...

To Cancel or Not to Cancel

To Cancel or Not to Cancel

Iris Utroske

February 21, 2020

I am not the first to inform you that on January 26th, basketball legend Kobe Bryant died in a horrific helicopter crash. Everyone felt it: news of the tragedy spread across the globe within hours of the story breaking, and worldwide grieving was soon to follow.  Frankly, the sheer unanimity of the response...

Advisory, Caught in the Quagmire

Advisory, Caught in the Quagmire

February 5, 2020

By Paxton Decker “Ehhhh,” or “uhhhhh.”  Those seemed to be predominating emotions and opinions expressed both before and after our introduction to the new Advisory program. I, for one, agree. I am torn by a belief that in theory, Advisory is a great idea, yet, at the same time, I am w...

[Opinion] The Problem with our Buses

[Opinion] The Problem with our Buses

Will Brent Inzana

February 5, 2020

Imagine having to start each day sitting on the filthy, dirt encrusted floor of an overcrowded school bus. The driver yells: "squeeze in.” Easier said than done.  The cause of this all? A massive shortage of drivers. “I get on other peoples’ buses, because my bus is too full and takes to...

[Opinion] “All Year Was Hell”

[Opinion] “All Year Was Hell”

Jace DiCola

January 17, 2020

*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 arrested for sexual abuse.  News stories reporting these incidents make Gr...

Autopsy of “Okay Boomer”

Autopsy of

Iris Utroske

January 7, 2020

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...

[Opinion] Retrospect

[Opinion] Retrospect

December 16, 2019

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 magic, or Harper Finkle’s sty...

[Opinion] Why are you here?   

[Opinion] Why are you here?   

December 6, 2019

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 into the n...

[Opinion] The show will go on, but at what cost?

[Opinion] The show will go on, but at what cost?

Jori O'Grady and doing

November 22, 2019

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 to be ordinar...

[OPINION] English Matters! (But the Books Don’t)

[OPINION] English Matters! (But the Books Don’t)

Iris Utroske

November 11, 2019

"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 tha...

[Opinion] “No One Needs To Be Alone With This.”

[Opinion]

Jace DiCola

November 1, 2019

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.  T...

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