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HOSA Students Awards
Alexa McClain, Staff Writer • April 26, 2021

14 students here at Mountain Ridge High School have received a HOSA Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum chapter award in which they have qualified and will be able to attend the HOSA Virtual International Leadership Conference...

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Among the Apocalypse: April Fools Edition
Among the Apocalypse: April Fools Edition
Benjamin Jensen, Columnist • April 1, 2021

We know about many points in history where the world almost ended. Either by nuclear war, or a natural disasters, but has there been a time where people have made April Fools jokes over the end of the world? There is no shortage...

From "Perks of Being A Wallflower"
27 Song Suggestions For Your Main Character Moments
Kimi Matibag, Columnist • March 26, 2021

Sometimes forgetting about all our troubles and acting like we’re the only person in the world is just what we need; and what better way to do that than to get up and dance like you’re the main character and no one is...

Lonely tiki stand on the shore of the Salton Sea
The Ghost Town of Bombay Beach
Molly Bomar, Journalist • March 24, 2021

Tucked under the landlocked and poisonous lake of the Salton Sea lies Bombay Beach; once a popular beach town which thrived under tourism now is stiff with salty air and the eerie smells of abandonment.    The...

The Nail
The Nail
Ava Padelford, Editor • February 23, 2021

Many are familiar with the glamorous fake nails people get. Whether they are expensive acrylics, glue-ons, or stick-ons, they all have the same purpose: to look pretty. There are countless designs people can have to represent...

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"Mountain Ridge Fight Song!"

"Fight on for Mountain Ridge,
Marching on to victory;
Fight on for Mountain Ridge,
Forest green and burgundy.
We are "The Ridge" forevermore,
We're the Mountain Lions: Hear us roar!
Fight on for Mountain Ridge,
Fighting on to victory!"

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"There is No News"
"There is No News"
Benjamin Jensen, Columnist • April 16, 2021

Has there ever been a day in history where there was simply no news? What was the most boring day in history? How do people report on no news? These questions have been asked...

"Stop Crying Over A Plastic Potato, Please"
"Stop Crying Over A Plastic Potato, Please"
Devyn Marie, Lead Editor • April 8, 2021

Cancel culture is, yet again, causing a wild frenzy in the media. As a 17-year-old high school student and a member of a rather controversial generation, I wanted to take...

Giordano back in 2005
Margie Giordano: A Former Student
Caitlin Bailey, Columnist • April 1, 2021

Sports culture is a dominating influence on our society today. Celebrity athletes are revered and idolized. One such athlete comes from Mountain Ridge, and her name is...

Among the Apocalypse: April Fools Edition
Among the Apocalypse: April Fools Edition
Benjamin Jensen, Columnist • April 1, 2021

We know about many points in history where the world almost ended. Either by nuclear war, or a natural disasters, but has there been a time where people have made April Fools...

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April Book Recommendations
April Book Recommendations
Molly Bomar, Journalist • April 16, 2021

Mid-January I gave a drawn out spiel on my personal reading goals for 2021 and some recommendations to kick off the year. I know we are deep into the rough stretch of the...

Letters To Juliet
Letters To Juliet
Ava Padelford, Editor • February 23, 2021

Letters To Juliet (PG)   Romance is the ability to express your thoughts and show emotion through actions and words. “Letters To Juliet”, starring Amanda...

POV: You
POV: You're On AUX
Isabella Montoya, Staff Writer • February 11, 2021

Picture this, you are driving in the car with your closest friends and all of a sudden, they ask you to play some music. You immediately panic. You worry that your friends...

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Concerning the Absurd Requirements of Universities
Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief • April 30, 2021

Universities across the United States follow a trend of maintaining multiple requirements for student admission, undergraduate or otherwise. Most of these requirements are merit based, in consideration...

Should the Mask Mandate Be Lifted?
Should the Mask Mandate Be Lifted?
Angelina Dujmic, Staff Writer • April 16, 2021

States are beginning to lift the mask mandate, including Arizona. Some places still require that you wear one, but now people can go to most places without one. Although, just because you are not required...

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