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Academy Awards finally produces stellar night

Academy Awards finally produces stellar night

Justin Doil, Staff Writer

February 27, 2013

Filed under OPINION

On Sunday, for the 85th time, our favorite actors and actresses came together for the Academy Awards. This year, the Oscar celebrations were funny and entertaining. First time host Seth MacFarlane,...

Assault weapons ban not needed

Assault weapons ban not needed

Justin Doil, Staff Writer

February 14, 2013

Filed under OPINION

America has seen its fair share of tragedies lately. In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, a push for more gun control is under way in Washington, D.C. In a recent announcement, President...

Crown, title, money, now what?

Crown, title, money, now what?

February 14, 2013

After going through weeks of preparation, conquering the stress of competition, and walking away with the title, what should Miss Starr’s Mill do next? She’s not going to Disney World, at least...

Fans need to bring school spirit, not animosity

Regan Grillo, Staff Writer

February 4, 2013

Filed under OPINION

Friendly competition is part of the high school experience, but at the McIntosh-Starr’s Mill boys’ basketball game two and a half weeks ago, things went too far. The rivalry, which has existed between the two schools since 1997 when the Mill first opened its doors, has been evolving over the years from “friendly” to “fierce”.  It’s good to have that one school everyone wants to beat, that game that everyone...

It’s time for our leaders to lead

Justin Doil, Staff Writer

January 3, 2013

Filed under OPINION

America is about to go over the cliff. Thanks to our ever-thoughtful and extremely partisan leaders, our country is about to go over the Fiscal Cliff. The “Fiscal Cliff” is the name given to a process called sequestration that will take affect at the end of this year. “The Fiscal Cliff is the combination of tax hikes and federal spending cuts that are set to automatically go into effect at the end of 2012,”...

Students need to drop Kardashian and pick up a ballot

Justin Doil, Staff Writer

October 23, 2012

Filed under OPINION

On Nov. 6, millions of Americans will go to the polls to decide the next president of the United States. A portion of voters who will be casting their ballots will be young, 18-year-olds who probably could not give an on-the-spot summary of GOP challenger Mitt Romney or President Barack Obama’s tax plans. How can people be sure who to vote for and believe in if they only know about political and national events from...