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2023 Fashion Trend Predictions

2023 Fashion Trend Predictions

Molly Bomar, Editor in Chief January 23, 2023

A new year means new looks, often using inspiration from the 80’s until the early 2000’s. While Ridge is a suburban high school and for most students, life is not a fashion show, you might start spotting some sporting new styles very soon!    90s...

5 Affordable Christmas Gifts For Your Loved Ones

5 Affordable Christmas Gifts For Your Loved Ones

Alexa McClain, Journalist December 15, 2022

Oh boy, it’s that time of year again. That time of year where I begin the new year with no money in my pockets. That’s the joy of having oh so many siblings. The joy of having to buy them all Christmas presents.    I am one of eight siblings....

What Your Favorite Christmas Treats Says About You

What Your Favorite Christmas Treats Says About You

Ava Padelford, Journalist November 28, 2022

There are countless mouth watering desserts people serve around Christmas time. Everyone enjoys their own special treat and has their favorite for this special time of year! There is so much about a person you can uncover based on their choices of food....

Good Pets For Teens

Good Pets For Teens

Lauren Loper and Isabella Montoya November 16, 2022

Moving closer towards adulthood can be an interesting change for most teenagers. With the large load of schoolwork, possibly holding a job, dealing with friendships; lives often get filled with stress and many teens become overwhelmed. What if I told...

The Best Of Fall

The Best Of Fall

Ava Padelford, Journalist November 10, 2022

The heat of Arizona is finally mellowing out as we step into our fall season. Though we don’t see as much change here as we would up north, such as orange and red leaves, there are so many things we can do to bring the fall spirit to us!   Pumpkin...

Building the Best Fall Playlist

Building the Best Fall Playlist

Molly Bomar, Editor in Chief November 4, 2022

As the leaves begin to change and the mornings finally wake you with a cool breeze, music creates a moody, nostalgic, and eccentric season of autumn. Whether it be on the way to school, while carving pumpkins with your friends, or when having a self care...

KNIX Secret Show 11

KNIX Secret Show 11

Ava Padelford, Co-Editor November 1, 2022

The final Secret Show of the year was on September 22! This is a show where a country music star surprises the audience the night of the concert. The hosts on the show guaranteed a crazy show that would go down in history. I can surely say that KNIX Secret...

The Ethics of True Crime: The Monetization of Trauma

The Ethics of True Crime: The Monetization of Trauma

Remi McKim, Contributing Journalist October 28, 2022

Netflix’s new crime fiction series “Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” has broken records for the amounts of views it has garnered in the timespan since release, definitively beating out both Squid Game and Bridgerton with over half a million...

Parasocial Relationships and the Impact: And How This all Relates to Harry Styles

Parasocial Relationships and the Impact: And How This all Relates to Harry Styles

Remi McKim, Contributing Journalist October 24, 2022

Cancel culture is a phrase that immediately draws attention. A word once used to describe a new phenomenon is now a buzzword, thrown around for affect more than impact. Shane Dawson, JK Rowling, Ellen DeGeneres, David Dobrik, Lana del Ray, Johnny Depp...

Debunking High School Myths

Debunking High School Myths

Bella Montoya, Journalist August 22, 2022

Another school year, back in swing, and a new batch of freshmen welcome themselves in. Three years ago, I remember my first day so vividly. But, as a freshman, you are told these unbelievable lies, but at that young, impressionable age, you believe everything...

Why Can’t Girls Have Nice Things? : The Trend of Hostility Towards Girl’s Interests

Why Can’t Girls Have Nice Things? : The Trend of Hostility Towards Girl’s Interests

Remi McKim, Contributing Journalist August 22, 2022

“The Summer I Turned Pretty” is a trilogy written by Jenny Han, about a group of family friends navigating themselves whilst a change looms overhead.    It was turned into a show for Amazon Prime which was released this past summer. I...

What is Cinema?: Is Cinema Determined by the Few or the Many?

What is Cinema?: Is Cinema Determined by the Few or the Many?

Remi McKim, Journalist May 16, 2022

Recently it has been brought up how Martin Scorsese discussed his disdain for Marvel movies—a franchise that has controlled the entire world and certainly the movie theaters. Spider-Man: No Way Home is a Marvel movie that was released back in December...

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