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Political Cartoon

January 8, 2019 8:08am | Megan Johnson

Best fries in Holland, Michigan

January 7, 2019 9:52am | Brooke Drost, Clara Klein

It’s FRYday night. The most obvious way to celebrate the weekend is by enjoying the finest food this world has to offer: french fries. But where should you go? As a dedicated french fry connoisseur, I journeyed through Holland to answer this question.   After […]

The best way to stop a bad student with a phone is a good student with a phone

December 4, 2018 7:11pm | Brooke Drost

BREAKING NEWS:  Washington High School made a bold move in trying to eliminate the distraction of cell phones in the classroom. After yet another incident last week, Principal Donny Prumt passionately detailed his ingenious plan: “I’m tired of people claiming that cell phone distraction can […]

Time to move on from chicken fingers

December 3, 2018 6:50am | Paul Stryker

My family and I walked through the door of the classiest restaurant in the heart of downtown Chicago. We sat down and looked at the menu, and I already wanted to leave. The black print filled the menu with unfamiliar names until I saw the […]

Why do teens love Target so much?

December 1, 2018 10:55am | Avery Warsaw

  “Dinner and Target sounds good to me :)” The little blue text bubble pops up on my phone and my Friday night plan is set.   I hop in the car with two friends and we head to our favorite pizza restaurant. After eating Margherita […]

Trying all of Sluggos breadsticks

November 15, 2018 9:00am | Anika Seguin

“The Cina stix were life changing. My Sluggos order will forever be changed because of that day,” Jr. Greta Davis said. Sluggos. Breadstix. When high school students think of Sluggos, their mind goes straight to the breadsticks. Having fourteen variations, there has to be at […]

Girls can’t yell

November 9, 2018 7:49am | Mayzie Ruby, Ryann Schurman

The bleachers rumble with a low “Ohhhhhhh,” as fans await the kickoff of a rainy Friday night football game. The kicker, Max Voet, takes a few steps back and then charges forward. As he gets closer and closer to the ball, the low rumble becomes […]

The world is stacked against night owls

October 23, 2018 9:05am | Joel Scheneman

I hate it. I absolutely hate it. I hate mornings with all my might.  I’m just not wired to be an “early bird.” As each school week goes on, the struggle intensifies. Even with a cup of coffee and a splash of cold water on […]

Morning practice: harmful or helpful?

October 16, 2018 9:19am | Ayisha Afrik

Standing on the edge of the pool deck, my body reluctantly prepares itself for the inevitable temperature shock. As I put on my goggles, all I can think about is the warmth of my bed I grudgingly rolled out of at 5 am. The digital […]

Bring old school back

October 12, 2018 9:49am | Jevic DeVries

Hip-hop. The most controversial genre of music is only controversial due to the lyrics artists use. However, these “controversial” lyrics are what make a rapper so profound and distinguished. Although Tupac and Biggie are gone, there are still a few artists left that know how […]