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Cancelling Cancel Culture

Cancelling Cancel Culture
Why “cancel culture” needs to be put six feet under, immediately!
Devyn Marie December 19, 2019

The term “cancel culture” may be new, but the human impulses are the same as they’ve always been. We search for the misdeeds of others, because it offers us a perceived boost in social status when we compare ourselves to those we place below us.   In...

The Best Of Success

The Best Of Success
Devyn Marie December 19, 2019

The Rotary network maintains over 350,000 clubs across the nation and is dedicated to bettering the world at its core, through its promotion of peace, support for education, and “advance[ing] world understanding, goodwill, and peace through our fellowship...

Celebrating Here at Ridge

Celebrating Here at Ridge
Kelsey Nahodil December 18, 2019

It’s that time of year again with plenty of decorations, light, and cheer, as everyone prepares for winter break. Here at Ridge it should be time to start decorating the halls with holiday cheer, but with that comes the time for the most stressful time...

Why Our School Needs a Student Exchange Program

Why Our School Needs a Student Exchange Program
Aileen Resendiz December 18, 2019

Everybody wants to travel the world. Whether it’s on your bucket list to visit every continent, or visit all 195 countries, or try all the different kinds of food from every corner of the world, the curiosity is always there. We as humans want to see...

What America is Lacking

What America is Lacking
Aileen Resendiz December 18, 2019

To many places around the world, America has a reputation of being a diverse melting pot, a place with amazing opportunities, and being a country that embraces democracy and personal freedom. However, when it comes to foreigners’ perception of actual...

Running for Ridge

Running for Ridge
Emma Padelford December 18, 2019

It’s always a big encouragement to see how far your hard work and dedication carries you. After putting hours, days, weeks, and maybe even years into something, seeing results can be extremely impactful. For one hard working student-athlete in particular,...

Have Yourself a Wham! Christmas

“Why Last Christmas (1984) is the Greatest Christmas Song Ever Written.”
Aden Schulze-Miller December 18, 2019

Christmas is right around the corner, meaning it’s about now when you should put your car radio on full volume and blast your favorite winter tunes out the window at three in the morning. Let’s be honest, though, hearing Mariah Carey’s All I Want...

DECA Dominates D.C.

DECA Dominates D.C.
Ava Padelford December 13, 2019

The most memorable moments that come from being in a club typically derive from the amazing events and activities that the group participates in together. A few weeks ago, DECA took a trip to Washington D.C. for a leadership and responsibility conference....

Home Alone At Last

Home Alone At Last
Ava Padelford December 13, 2019

Imagine if your life was like the McCallister family’s in the film, Home Alone. The stress makes life more aggravating than it should be, the chaos in your home is too much to handle, and everyone is screaming and yelling at each other. You finally...

Flinch Away From The Grinch

Drawing by Ava Padelford
Ava Padelford December 13, 2019

I’m going to state the obvious here. Do not try to ruin everyone's Christmas by stealing everyone’s over priced gifts, and fake Christmas trees. Before you steal the yodelers outfit for that Christmas party you were going to attend, listen here to...

MRHS Dance Presents: When I Grow Up

MRHS Dance Presents: When I Grow Up
Devyn Marie December 13, 2019

Tonight I had the pleasure of attending  Mountain Ridge High School’s dance show entitled, “When I Grow Up”, and I found it to be very inspiring. Choreographers, Katy Rosinbum and Becky Lopez, and various ensemble dancers created an environment...

Catching Claus

Catching Claus
Makayla Bast December 12, 2019

It’s a dream that every naive child has had during the upcoming holiday seasons. Proving the existence of and catching Santa Claus on Christmas Eve night as he stores your presents underneath the tree. With the list that follows, catching the red magician...

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