Dress code restrictions

Lavita Basham, Reporter May 10, 2022

In the past few years, schools across the country and even places such as Disneyland, have enforced stricter dress code policies. This includes tightening up on holes in jeans and the shortness of skirts,...

Colleges should drop tuition fees

Genesis Vidol, Reporter February 28, 2022

Student loan debt is one of the many significant problems amongst college students. Student loan debt substantially impacts students’ financial future. To prevent student loan debt, colleges should...

Do not defund the police

Maria Munguia, Reporter February 28, 2022

The Black Lives Matter protests following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 25, 2020, created a movement among individuals around the world to address police brutality and systematic...

College tuition should be free

Sydnee Smith, Reporter February 28, 2022

As we already know, college is quite expensive. Students or their parents have to pay for tuition, transportation, housing, food, books, and supplies costs. Each of these fees adds up very rapidly. To...

Reinstate the gifted and talented program

February 11, 2022

Gifted and talented programs are for children who perform exceptionally better than those in the same age group. These programs are extremely valuable to the children who need to become challenged, more...

Paying college athletes

Eli Fowler, Sports Editor February 11, 2022

On June 2, 2021, the NCAA passed a law where college athletes can be paid for their name, image and likeness. An athlete’s name, image and likeness are three pieces of a person's “right of publicity.”  For...

Why schools shouldn’t assign homework

Hailey Enloe, Social Media Manager February 11, 2022

Many kids go to school for seven to eight hours a day, not counting after-school activities. Some teachers give students homework to practice what they have learned at school. Kids and teenagers have lives...

Editorial on pit bull bans

Sophie Enloe, Copy Editor February 10, 2022

People claim that pit bulls are naturally aggressive dogs and should be banned to decrease dog attacks on humans and other animals. Pit bulls are not as bad as people say they are, so they should not...

Therapy dog would provide ‘pawsitive’ effects

Lyndon Tomlinson, Reporter December 10, 2021

Therapy dogs have been proven to work in many schools with physical and cognitive benefits. Allowing the counselor, Amanda Atkinson, to have a therapy dog would be a great addition to our school. Therapy...

West Hardin welcomes esports

Lyndon Tomlinson, Reporter December 8, 2021

  Esports is on the rise, and with colleges offering scholarships, West Hardin’s decision to incorporate esports into its list of extracurricular activities seems to be great. The esports...

Thoughts on the phone mandate; opinion-editorial

Alyscia Patton, Fine Arts Editor October 11, 2021

The school instituted a new phone policy, stating that students can not have their phones out or use them during the instructional day. This policy should be revised because it puts both students and the...

P.E. should be offered; opinion-editorial

Maria Munguia, Reporter October 11, 2021

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately one in every five teens, ages  12-18, suffers from at least one mental health issue. About half of all Americans with poor mental health...

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