The Prowler

Planned Parenthood, a non-profit organization that provides millions of people with easy access to birth control, sex education, hormone therapy, abortion services, and other general healthcare services, is under attack by people who claim to be “pro-life.” These self-proclaimed pro-lifers use religion-based arguments in an attempt to dismantle Planned Parenthood. If the United States can clearly distinguish the church from the state, then Planned Parenthood will continue to provide healthcare services.

Opinion: We need to protect Planned Parenthood

October 13, 2020

Planned Parenthood is making headlines once again thanks to Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee for Supreme Court Justice. Her poten...

The stigma around men’s mental health has been steadily worsening over the years. It is perceived, thanks to toxic masculinity, that men are less susceptible to mental health issues. By normalizing seeking help and dismantling toxic masculinity, the stigma surrounding men’s mental health can be abolished.

Opinion: Men’s mental health overlooked, toxic masculinity huge factor

September 17, 2020

Content warning: This story contains themes of suicide and mental health.  Mental health is generally seen as a taboo topic in society--it goes against that “p...

The hybrid scheduling is questionable among students and staff at Starr’s Mill. Some see the benefit, while others think it causes more challenges and stress.

Head 2 Head

September 16, 2020

Doll Skin, an LGBTQ+ friendly women-led band, takes a stand against gender inequality in the music scene. From unequal pay to stereotypical sounds, sexism in the music industry has been an ongoing battle for years. Women rarely have a big breakthrough in the music industry, particularly in the rock and alternative genre. Time and time again, people have tried shining a light on the growing issue of sexism only to be met with minimal results that do more harm than good. Fans can do their part to fight sexism in the industry by streaming and supporting the wide variety of female artists trying to make a name for themselves.

Opinion: Female musicians deserve more credit, fans can help

September 10, 2020

The music industry has historically been a hard business to succeed in. Musical trends are constantly changing, which can make an artist’s initial brea...

Tik Tok is one of the most popular social media streaming apps today. The influence it has on music is undeniable, but it’s also helping spread positivity.

Tik Tok’s take over

May 22, 2020

It is hard to avoid the influence the fairly new social media app Tik Tok has on high school, middle school, and college students.  There is no deny...

Real Talk

Real Talk

Sophia Bender and Caleb Hicks

April 13, 2020

This is “Real Talk.” Former Staff Writer Sophia Bender and her friend Caleb Hicks sit down to talk about historical accuracies, or lack thereof, in today’s media. Often times, movie and TV writers and producers fail to get their facts ...

Graduating high school and college should be something that makes students feel accomplished and ecstatic for their now brighter future. Sadly, many also begin to realize the years of debt that they have accumulated. A free college education will ensure that these graduates have a truly positive future ahead of them.

Opinion: College tuition points to hypocrisy of ‘the land of opportunity’

April 9, 2020

For as long as I can remember, I have heard, seen, or read about the insanity that is college tuition.  My first memory regarding this topic happene...

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, schools have diverted to digital learning. This online learning does not solve students’ problems in these terrifying times.

Opinion: Schools need to reconsider focus of digital learning

April 3, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 chaos, schools have had to shut down along with the rest of the world. Schools have diverted to exclusively online learning,...

Multiple flags hoisted across an empty public space. The Coronavirus outbreak has led to situations that people of the current generation could never have imagined. However, there are many reasons to believe in what we are doing is for the best. Our American pride is more evident now than it has been in a long time.

Opinion: United we sit

April 1, 2020

Nobody could have ever predicted the situation that we are living in now. Everybody is forced to their homes, multiple states are already on lockdown,...