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Blocking Tumblr

Blocking Tumblr

Claire Hassler, Kristina Briant, and Abbey Mertz

January 9, 2015

POINT by Abbey Mertz and Kristina Briant The recent blocking of Tumblr is ridiculous. It restricts student creativity and self-expression. The blocking of Facebook is definitely more understandable. On the other hand, Tumblr is a harmless site that is not generally used inappropriately. It encourages us...

Holiday Commercials Already?

Holiday Commercials Already?

Claire Hassler

December 1, 2014

Don’t get me wrong, I love the holiday season just as much as the next person, but do I want to watch holiday commercials the day after Halloween? No. I understand that putting up lights and decorating early are ways of spreading “holiday cheer,” but the concept of the holidays has changed drastically...

Free Music is Good Music

found on mashable.com

Gillian Holte

December 1, 2014

Recently singer songwriter Taylor Swift removed her award-winning music off the popular music streaming service, Spotify. This, like everything else Swift does, sent people into a frenzy. Swift stated in Times magazine, “I think there should be an inherent value placed on art.” I personally do...

Justice for Books

found on http://www.beaufortbooks.com/2014/11/banned-and-challenged-books/

Yasmin Chavez

November 13, 2014

This month one of the most highly anticipated films of the year, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1, comes out in theater. Many fans are eager to have one of their favorite book series come alive and many have high expectations for this movie. Nowadays it is common to watch your favorite books unfold o...

CORE Time

found on http://www.sharperimage.com/si/view/product/Radio-Controlled-Atomic-Wall-Clock/200648

Yasmin Chavez

September 26, 2014

A new school year comes with new changes. Along with new changes, CORE time has been added to this school’s year schedule. CORE, which stands for "Centered On Reaching Each," occurs on Thursdays after first hour. CORE time has been added so that students can get help from their teachers and remake...

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