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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...

The Armenian Death March (1915)

Recognizing Genocide

Benjamin Jensen, Columnist April 30, 2021

On Saturday, April 24, 2021, President Joe Biden became the first U.S president to officially recognize the Massacre of Armenians during World War I as genocide.    "Each year on this day, we remember the lives of all those who died in the...

The HOSA symbol.

HOSA Students Awards

Alexa McClain, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

14 students here at Mountain Ridge High School have received a HOSA Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum chapter award in which they have qualified and will be able to attend the HOSA Virtual International Leadership Conference taking place in June.    HOSA...

Daunte Wright and his son.

The Unjust Murder of Daunte Wright

Caitlin Bailey, Columnist April 16, 2021

Daunte Wright was pulled over on Sunday, April 11 in Minneapolis, MN, on account of having an outstanding warrant, an expired registration plate, and an air freshener hanging from his rearview mirror, which is against the law in Minnesota. Wright resisted...

There is No News

“There is No News”

Benjamin Jensen, Columnist April 16, 2021

Has there ever been a day in history where there was simply no news? What was the most boring day in history? How do people report on no news? These questions have been asked all throughout history and believe it or not, all of these questions have been...

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...

April Book Recommendations

April Book Recommendations

Molly Bomar, Journalist April 16, 2021

Mid-January I gave a drawn out spiel on my personal reading goals for 2021 and some recommendations to kick off the year. I know we are deep into the rough stretch of the spring semester while our schedules are packed full of academics and end of the...

Sailboats at Sunset by Ferdinand du Puiguadeau

Angry Nation

Molly Bomar, Journalist April 12, 2021

Anger will stain your mouth,  break your bones,  poison your brain.    It will bury you in sorrow,  eat you up,  spit you back out,  lingering for more.    It will find its way under your skin,  into your...

Ridge Varsity Basketball Girls Earn All-Region Honors!

Ridge Varsity Basketball Girls Earn All-Region Honors!

Kimi Matibag, Columnist April 8, 2021

All-Region Honors were given out this March to several extra outstanding team players, two of them being Mountain Ridge’s very own Hannah Uhlenhop and Janae Floyd and honorable mention Ari Goren of the Varsity Girls Basketball Team, with Uhlenhop receiving...

Stop Crying Over A Plastic Potato, Please

“Stop Crying Over A Plastic Potato, Please”

Devyn Marie, Lead Editor April 8, 2021

Cancel culture is, yet again, causing a wild frenzy in the media. As a 17-year-old high school student and a member of a rather controversial generation, I wanted to take this opportunity to discuss my perspective and analyze some recent and popular misconceptions.    Let’s...

Merit Scholarship Winner: Cheng (Grace) Xu

Merit Scholarship Winner: Cheng (Grace) Xu

Caitlin Bailey, Columnist April 8, 2021

MRHS has a lot of talent to boast, including the winner of the National Merit Scholarship, Cheng (Grace) Xu.    To be a semifinalist for the scholarship, each candidate was chosen based on their PSAT score. If they were chosen as a finalist,...

A Ridge Track Meet

At the Fire

Ava Padelford, Editor April 8, 2021

  You’re getting ready to explode out of your blocks at your track meet and your adrenaline is skyrocketing. You jump up and down to warm up your muscles and you crawl into the blocks. You rock side to side to settle into position and you are...

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