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The Expansion of Social Media

The Expansion of Social Media

Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2018

As we move further into 2018, it seems as if we’re going to see a lot of the same things. More advancements in technology, more people who will be using technology, and easier access to technology in general. This, consequently, means that social media’s influence will drastically expand, affect...

The Myths of Fake News

The Myths of Fake News

Riley Sims, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2018

Over the past year, the phrase fake news has been heard time and time again. President Donald Trump first used this phrase in his campaign as a response to deny claims about him that the press released, the most notable ones about his relations with Russia. It seems as if today’s society believes it’s...

iPhone Gone Wrong

SaSchel Moore, Reporter

March 31, 2016

The fire alarms sounded through the hallways, causing every student to rush to the nearest exit. This time it was not a prank or a case of burnt cookies. A phone had caught flame. On Wednesday March 15th, roughly 25 to 30 minutes before the end of first period senior Jossalin Sanchez discovered a smoking ...

Dating for Dummies

Dating for Dummies

Beth Mauthe, Copy Editor

March 4, 2016

How to ask someone on a date • Although it’s beginning to be more normal to ask someone out over text or direct message, it is still a better idea to ask someone on a date either in person, or at least through a phone call. • Asking people on dates in person or over the phone may seem more aw...

Schooled by social media

Liz Fraide, Business Manager/Contributor

October 8, 2014

The school has been increasing the use of social media . Classes, clubs, and even the counselors have social media accounts in hopes of reaching out to students and informing them instantaneously in new ways. Before counselor Michael Denton came to the school, he was a counselor at a high school...

Fan Fever; Student explains passions for celebrities

Nayely Vallejo

December 26, 2013

Scrolling through her twitter feed, Suzan Rodriguez gets excited as she learns new and exciting facts and events about her favorite celebrities. Rodriguez has a passion for musicians Justin Bieber, One Direction and Taylor Swift. “I think [that] Justin [Bieber] I started liking in 2009, One Direction...

Going the Distance; Students experience dating across country through internet

Going the Distance; Students experience dating across country through internet

Patty Castillo

December 22, 2013

Two teens stand in the hallway, holding hands, the typical high school relationship. Even though many teenagers have relationships in high school, three students have had a type of connection with other teens unique to the modern era. Their relationships consisted of long distance connection over the in...

Senior explains unexpected way social media affects self-image

Nayely Vallejo

December 2, 2013

Every time I open Facebook, I will always see a picture or meme that enforces the fact that larger woman are more beautiful than thinner woman. I see things such as “Guys don’t like skeletons, they like curves” and “Real men like curves, only dogs go for bones.” As a thin girl myself, quotes...

Teachers reveal social media lives

Myles Bolden

December 14, 2012

Teachers DO have lives outside of school. Most go to stores and concerts, and have some form of social media, just like students. A majority of teachers won’t add students until after graduation, but some of their profiles aren’t hidden. “I love to post pictures, and I love to just look and...