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Column: Should high school students be allowed to grade their teachers?

Column: Should high school students be allowed to grade their teachers?

Mia Sinha, Opinions Editor
April 3, 2017
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Have you ever had that one teacher who seems to never teach you anything, but the administration treats them as if they have tenure? They may get off task, read straight from the text, or just genuinely not seem to care about the subject, yet they are always around to “teach” the next batch of students? No...

Column: Ole Miss will regret not giving Joiner offer

Column: Ole Miss will regret not giving Joiner offer

Jared Redding, Sports Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under Home, Opinions, Sports

Players like OHS senior guard Jarkel Joiner do not come around very often. Cal State Bakersfield knew that, as well as other strong college basketball programs that offered Joiner scholarships, like TCU, Memphis, Iowa State and others. I guess Ole Miss, somehow, didn't get the memo about Joiner’s rare...

Social media posts may affect future employment, college

Social media posts may affect future employment, college

Mia Sinha, Opinion's Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Opinions

I live in the generation of social media, where having a Snapchat is a must and the phrase “pics or it didn’t happen” is the motto fueling posts on Instagram. We make sure all of our followers know that we are enjoying our perfectly swirled coffee, watching the sun set over our backyard, and...

Column: Trump’s executive order “Protecting the Nation” may have the opposite effect

Column: Trump’s executive order “Protecting the Nation” may have the opposite effect

Mia Sinha, Opinions Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Politics

Over the past few weeks after President Trump’s inauguration, he has passed seven executive orders. The most controversial order perhaps being “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” which arguably could have the exact opposite effect of what it is meant to...

Column: Women’s March embodied unity for all

Column: Women’s March embodied unity for all

Emma Scott, News Editor
January 31, 2017
Filed under Home, Opinions

Our country’s 45th president was inaugurated Jan. 20, but the real showstopper was on Saturday, Jan. 21, when millions crowded the streets in cities across the globe to show support for women’s rights. I was able to join the Women’s March on Washington (WMW) at our nation’s capital. The march...

Column: Betsy DeVos knows very little about department she will preside over

Column: Betsy DeVos knows very little about department she will preside over

Mia Sinha, Opinions Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Politics

She was never a teacher, nor in anyway affiliated with the public school system. She was just the opposite, calling the public school system a “dead end.” Betsy DeVos and her family have donated millions if not hundreds of millions to school-choice education lawmakers and advocacy organizations swaying...

Column: Class of 2017 athletes have been something special

Column: Class of 2017 athletes have been something special

Jared Redding, Sports Editor
January 23, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Sports

On May 26, 2017, senior student-athletes will walk across the stage, shake Principal Bradley Roberson’s hand, and receive a diploma from a school that has had their support both on the field of battle and in the classroom. When it is all said and done and after they throw their caps up in the air,...

Obama says what US needs to hear during Farewell Address

Obama says what US needs to hear during Farewell Address

Klaire Holmes, Staff writer
January 17, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Politics

President Barack Obama gave his final speech at McCormick Hall in Chicago, Illinois which should serve as a wake up call to every citizen in America. He tackled issues such as immigration, race relations, and the importance of making our democracy stronger. Obama started by reflecting on all the accomplishments...

Column: Standardized tests cause large amounts of stress

Column: Standardized tests cause large amounts of stress

Eric Maddigan, Staff writer
January 12, 2017
Filed under Opinions

Nearly all OHS students have had to take the MAP tests at some point in high school. MAP tests are a series of standardized tests created by the Northwest Evaluation Association. The test is separated into three sections over the course of three days, and contains approximately 50 questions for each sect...

Column: Dakota Access Pipeline protestors may be missing the point

Column: Dakota Access Pipeline protestors may be missing the point

Mia Sinha, Opinion's Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Opinions

Contrary to popular belief the issue is not and should not be about historical and cultural protection of the land, rather the environmental consequences it could possibly bring. There is no part of the Dakota Access Pipeline, who’s construction was recently halted after demonstrations turned violent,...

Column: Trump can’t take right to burn American flag

Column: Trump can’t take right to burn American flag

Mia Sinha, Opinions Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Politics

On Tuesday Nov. 29, President-elect Donald J. Trump tweeted “Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag - if they do, there must be consequences - perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!” This tweet received as much backlash as is to be expected. The issue of flag burning has been a...

Staff Editorial: Inclusion, not division is way to move forward

Staff Editorial: Inclusion, not division is way to move forward

November 28, 2016
Filed under Home, Opinions

There is no denying that there are people who have become fearful after the election results came out, especially after others have already committed hateful actions across the country. On Nov. 14, Senior Class President Dany Morales took the courage to share his message on the announcements following...

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