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Being a Niece to a Police Officer

Being a Niece to a Police Officer

Kelsey Nahodil, Editor May 18, 2021

Police officers, something I associate with great love. Having an uncle who is on the police force shows me the truth and reality of the police. Used to be known as our protectors are now being hated on by an immense amount of people. Knowing police officers...

The Best Part Of Hockey Completely Ruined!

The Best Part Of Hockey Completely Ruined!

Alexa McClain, Journalist May 18, 2021

Some enjoy the sport of hockey because of the non-stop action. Some enjoy it because of the cold and icy environment. I enjoy Hockey simply because of its aggressive play.   For my 11th birthday, my dad took me to my first hockey game here...

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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 of a high school education or GED, yet some of the...

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 to wear a mask does not make it right.   Doug...

Are Sports too Dangerous

Are Sports too Dangerous

Kelsey Nahodil, Co-Editor in Chief April 8, 2021

Sports are a very controversial topic and some people believe that they are way too dangerous for their kids. The risk of getting hurt or having serious problems down the line. Many sports cause injury along the way, getting tackled in football, knocked...

The Value of Learning Spanish

The Value of Learning Spanish

Molly Bomar and Benjamin Jensen April 6, 2021

Schools and parents emphasize the importance of being a well-rounded student: being involved in clubs, sports and in a range of classes. Some schools, including Mountain Ridge, require a certain number of language classes in order to graduate. Many teens...

Are Sports too Dangerous

Are Sports too Dangerous

Kelsey Nahodil, Lead Editor March 22, 2021

Sports are a very controversial topic and some people believe that they are way too dangerous for their kids. The risk of getting hurt or having serious problems down the line. Many sports cause injury along the way, getting tackled in football, knocked...

Should there be an AZMerit Test this year?

Should there be an AZMerit Test this year?

Connor Graf, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

This year has been a very tough year for almost everyone. School has just been very different than previous years. To be honest it kind of hurts me to be even writing this, knowing it’s still on the table that the state department of education is still...

Hat’s Off!: Why aren’t we allowed to wear hats in classrooms?

Hat’s Off!: Why aren’t we allowed to wear hats in classrooms?

Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief February 25, 2021

I don’t wear hats. Tight hats squish my big head and loose ones look awkward on me; hats easily tear out fine hair like the ones on my crown. Truth be told, you’ll never see me in a hat, but something still irks me. As someone who doesn’t care for...

The Death Trope Should Die Out

The Death Trope Should Die Out

Caitlin Bailey, Columnist February 11, 2021

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD FOR Lord of the Flies, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina   Sensitivity Warning: // suicide    Killing off the main character has been a prevalent trope throughout storytelling...

“I Pledge Allegiance...NOT”

“I Pledge Allegiance…NOT”

“Pledge allegiance to the flag that neglects us” -Tupac
Devyn Marie, Lead Editor February 10, 2021

I have been standing and speaking at a flag since I was in kindergarten, but it’s not a relatively new ritual. Since 1892, students have been reciting the vow of patriotism in their classrooms. The first version, written by socialist minister Francis...

The Capitol Rioters Must Face Consequences

The Capitol Rioters Must Face Consequences

Aileen Resendiz, Staff Writer February 10, 2021

Whether you’re a democrat, a republican, an independent, or anywhere else on the political spectrum, there’s no denying that the attack on the capitol on January 6th was an attack on democracy. Watching people break into the capitol while capitol...

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