The Ridge Review

A Warm Arizona Winter Night

A Sleepy Winter Season

"A Briefing Regarding the Paper's Transition from First to Second Semester Throughout December."
Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief November 30, 2020

Hiya, our dedicated readership! This is Editor in Chief, Aden Schulze-Miller, penning to deliver a message regarding our paper. As was indicated by the aesthetic update of our website and a soft transition in the subject matter of our articles, The...

A Sweet Surprise Lies Inside

5 Swell Gifts For This Holiday Season

Kate Williams, Funnies Columnist November 29, 2020

We have all received or gifted some ludicrous but entertaining gifts during the holiday season that propelled the guests into heaps of laughter. Grandma cleaned out her closet which means this year's gifts will be a mix of an old 2016 puppy calendar that...

Suffering Through the Arizonan Winters

Suffering Through the Arizonan Winters

November 29, 2020

Arizona is known for its hellish heat that can burn you in an instant upon contact with sunlight. The winter sounds like a break from that, and they are in a way, but they present a new set of horrid issues. Let’s set things straight, you can NEVER...

A Photo Depicting the Macys Day Parade

The Early History of the Macy’s Day Parade

Benjamin Jensen, Journalist November 21, 2020

Have you ever thought about what the first Macy’s Day Parade looked like? Have you ever thought about how the parade made its way through the Great Depression? If you said no, then these facts should give you a clear visual of what the original Macy’s...

Kelseys Little Sister Sporting A Phone

How Young is too Young to have 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

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...

The State 48 Rock House Restaurant Logo

State 48 Rock House

Isabella Montoya, Social Media Manager November 20, 2020

Rock and Roll never dies at this upbeat brewery!   The State 48 brewery is every rockers paradise! Even though it’s a brewery, for those of you who are not 21, you still have many delicious meals and drinks on the menu to enjoy. There is live...

New Studies on the Use of Mouthwash

New Studies on the Use of Mouthwash

Molly Bomar, Journalist November 20, 2020

A new study at Cardiff University found that an ingredient in some tested mouthwashes might help kill COVID-19 in saliva and thus slow the spread of the virus.    Patients participated in a clinical trial at the University Hospital of Wales...

A Ridge Review Web-Tutorial

November 18, 2020
Check out this quick (If a bit outdated, Web-Design wise :P ) tutorial video that walks you through our website!
A Slice of Pie (Pumpkin, of Course)

Ruin Thanksgiving with Four Words

Molly Bomar, Journalist November 18, 2020

Have you ever sat at the kitchen table on Thanksgiving, stuffed full of turkey and cranberries and dreaming of the couch, but stuck listening to the mind-numbing anecdotes of your family? Fear no more: you can easily ruin your Thanksgiving dinner with...

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