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Separating church and state

As religion and government lines blur, their division is more important than ever.
Cait Bunkers, Staff writer April 26, 2020

In present-day America, religion has a tighter grip on the government than ever. This marginalizes anybody with different beliefs, may make people feel unsafe, and has gone too far. The current administration...

Fly away, snowbirds

I'll say this as nicely as I can: get out.
Claire Geare, Travel editor April 26, 2020

My Instagram feed has been flooded with pictures of bikini-clad girls throwing peace signs in my face as of late, so either the entire cast of Bachelor in Paradise has migrated to Cave Creek or the weather...

Students should not get a job during high school

Students should not get a job during high school

69.2% of students hold part-time jobs, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Should that number be higher?
Philip Tate, Staff writer April 26, 2020

Students should not have a job during high school because it can lead to fatigue, give them negative views of working, take away personal time, and hurt them academically. Most high schoolers work tiresome...

Students should balance school with a job

Students should balance school with a job

69.2% of students hold part-time jobs, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Should that number be higher?
Max Hancock, Staff writer April 26, 2020

While many argue that a high school student should not balance both their education and employment, the positives of working in high school far outweigh any possible negative side effects. Having a job...

Editorial: School starting earlier than ever

Editorial: School starting earlier than ever

School begins earlier each year, taking away from students' summer break.
Michael Kaegi, Travel editor April 26, 2020

Recently, the district published the calendar for next year, and instead of starting school on  Thursday, it’s been moved up a day earlier, which has disappointed some students. Unlike previous years,the...

Raising minimum wage is a bad idea

Raising minimum wage does not only hurt employees but employers, too.
Max Hancock, Staff writer April 26, 2020

Recent proposals to change the minimum wage laws at the federal level have resuscitated discussion about what minimum wage is acceptable. The Raise the Wage Act bill would amend the Fair Labor Standards...

Re-imagining Valentine’s Day

There's still time to break up with him.
Claire Geare, Travel editor April 26, 2020

Ahh, Valentine’s Day at Cactus Shadows. I personally can’t wait. Desperate teenage boys throwing gifts at their girlfriends of a mere two weeks. Freshmen still high off their fifteenth birthday complaining...

Assassinating evil leaders is not the right thing to do

Assassinating evil leaders is not the right thing to do

Emma Weaver, Staff writer April 26, 2020

The U.S. is no stranger to assassinating leaders of foreign countries that abuse their power, from Osama bin Laden, the Nuremberg Trials, to most recently, the assassination of Qasem Soleimani in Iran....

Assassinating evil leader can be the right thing to do

Assassinating evil leader can be the right thing to do

Ryan Bartholomew, Spotlight editor April 26, 2020

As far as political strategies go, assassination is not exactly unheard of. Typically, however, these political power moves happen inside the borders of a country, usually it is more of a domestic affair....

Editorial: Celebrities need to step up

Editorial: Celebrities need to step up

When a celebrity posts about a cause and asks their fans to donate, they should be the first one to do it.
Avianna Hoppes, Editor-in-chief April 26, 2020

In the wake of the recent wildfires in Australia, many celebrities took to social media to show their support for those affected by the fires. Most notably, Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian tweeted out...

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