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The Early History of the Macy’s Day Parade

A Photo Depicting 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...

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...

State 48 Rock House

The State 48 Rock House Restaurant Logo
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...

Mouthwash

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!

Ruin Thanksgiving with Four Words

A Slice of Pie (Pumpkin, of Course)
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...

COVID from the Teacher’s View

COVID from the Teacher’s View
Ava Padelford, Lead Writer November 18, 2020

The pressure on teachers in school is high due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The format is completely different and it’s nothing like it has ever been before. Each teacher is handling this new way of teaching differently, and some teachers have even quit...

“Rock Bottom”: Exploring the Weirdest Episode of Spongebob

Spongebob Waiting for a Bus at Rock Bottom
Aden Schulze-Miller and Angelina Dujmic November 18, 2020

Oh, Spongebob, such an iconic word.    Visions of the titular character giggling through sea-fields with his companions, the catchy theme-song and decade(s)-long lifespan of the show are all sure to come to mind when you mention the production...

Behind the Crime

Behind the Crime
Ava Padelford, Lead Writer November 16, 2020

Being surrounded by four caving walls gives time to reflect on the mistakes we’ve made. The ruthless design of the prison cells were made for people who’ve done something wrong. From the outside, people see these criminals as evil and dangerous. Although...

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