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Why Starting The Semester Online is a Good Idea

ZOOM has been used by Ridge since the need to go online rose up during the second semester of the 2019-2020 school year.
Connor Graf, Journalist December 22, 2020

So at the beginning of the next semester, everybody will be starting on zoom for the first few weeks. Many people like the idea of it, and also many people don’t get the point of it. I believe that this was a very good idea by the district.   There...

How Young is too Young to have a Phone

Kelsey's Little Sister Sporting A Phone
Kelsey Nahodil, Co-Editor in Chief November 20, 2020

Kids walking down the streets, taking selfies and not looking up from their phones almost getting hit by cars. Back when all of us were kids, we were getting phones in middle school, but if we were lucky then sixth grade. Now kids are over here getting...

Will we be Back after Thanksgiving?

Will we be Back after Thanksgiving?
Kelsey Nahodil, Co-Editor in Chief November 20, 2020

There have been a few concerns that we may have a repeat of last year. Going on Thanksgiving break or winter break and never returning back for in-person learning. As cases rise in Arizona and winter sports get postponed there have been questions if in-person...

Should Kids Participate in Sports

Should Kids Participate in Sports
Kelsey Nahodil, Co-Editor in Chief November 20, 2020

Sports are something many kids participate in during their young ages. Learning to love a certain sport and dedicating a bunch of time to make yourself as great as you possibly can is the toughest part of being on a team. Starting at such a young age...

The Trolley Problem

The Trolley Problem
Angelina Dujmic, Site Engineer November 20, 2020

The Trolley Problem is one of the most popular moral dilemmas, and it can show how someone tends to think. There is no right answer to this problem, but a person's ethics heavily play in on their decision. I’ve deemed it worth writing about simply because...

Protesters in Portland Knock Down a Statue of Lincoln

Protesters in Portland Knock Down a Statue of Lincoln
Angelina Dujmic, Site Engineer November 3, 2020

Protesters in Portland, OR tore down statues of U.S. Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt on the 20th of October. They did this as a protest for what they called “Indigenous Peoples’ Day of Rage.”   Lincoln is arguably one...

On Its Last Legs

On Its Last Legs
“A brief commentary on whether or not the COVID-19 virus will finally kill the SAT.”
Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief October 8, 2020

With all of the instate (AZ) universities being ‘test-blind’ towards admission testing this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak, students all across the country are wondering whether or not, out of equity alone, the virus will finally destroy College...

How Much is ‘Too Many’?

How Much is ‘Too Many’?
Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief September 30, 2020

1? 10? 100? 1,000?   How many of Ridge’s students, and how much of the staff need to be exposed to COVID-19 before we decide to send our returning Ridge students back to the online learning format?    The number of  COVID-19...

The Flaws of 2020

The Flaws of 2020
Aileen Resendiz May 11, 2020

Do you remember how in 2012, everybody was convinced humanity was going to come to its end? There was even a movie released called ​2012, ​that was all about how the world was going to end that year (granted, it’s only got a 39% on Rotten Tomatoes)....

Coronavirus Vs Bleach

Coronavirus Vs Bleach
Who Will Win?
Aileen Resendiz April 25, 2020

When most Americans first heard of Coronavirus, it was a little alarming, but didn’t seem to be too big of a deal. It was a breakout of a new disease in Wuhan, China, from what we thought was a woman eating a bat. Shouldn’t be too much of an issue...

Sleep is for the STRONG

Sleep is for the STRONG
Ava Padelford March 12, 2020

The stars are shining bright in the sky, while the crickets begin to sing their lullaby. “Finally,” you think to yourself as you look out of the window. It’s everyone’s favorite part of the day. The time where you get to lay in peace. Your bed...

A Two-Man Race

A Two-Man Race
Devyn Marie March 12, 2020

Super Tuesday, or the Primary Elections took place on March 3rd for the American Samoa territory, Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Virginia.    For...

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