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Should schools require uniforms? – Con

Grace Carey, style editor

April 24, 2019

In an era where youth are open to fashion risks, accepting differences, and expressing their uniqueness, mandatory school uniforms prohibits students from truly being themselves. While some argue that it is easier for students to get dressed in the morning and fit in, the freedom to express themselv...

Should schools require uniforms? – Pro

Karli Kinsey, staff writer

April 24, 2019

For students, school uniforms are a primary topic when it comes to the difference between private and public schools. Some of the biggest complaints have been that they will not be able to express themselves or show off their own styles when wearing a uniform. Fortunately, there are ways that students ca...

Women should be required to register for draft

Avianna Hoppes, sports editor

April 24, 2019

In February of 2019, a federal judge in Houston ruled that the exclusion of women from the Selective Service Act  is unconstitutional. This sparked a debate on whether or not women should be drafted into the military. The answer: it is long overdue. This is not just a military argument, but also an argument for w...

Arizona State Senate made correct decision with unconstitutional bill

Mia Brito, staff writer

April 24, 2019

Minimum wage in the state of Arizona was recently disputed for workers under the age of 22. The Arizona House of Representatives passed bill HB 2523 which would of allowed employers to pay full-time students the national minimum wage of $7.25, and not the state minimum wage of $11. However, the Arizo...

The price of practicing online business

editorial

April 24, 2019

Amazon has become the most convenient online shopping service in the world, and makes $11.5 million every hour, according to SEC filings. This year, 50 percent of all online shopping began at Amazon, and Forbes shows that the CEO, Jeff Bezos, is the richest man on Earth. However, along with all this su...

The power of peaceful protest

The power of peaceful protest

Editorial staff

March 14, 2019

Recently, an 11-year-old student in Florida was arrested for sitting during the Pledge of Allegiance. The arrest was justified on the grounds of disrupting school function and resisting arrest without violence. Refusing to participate in the Pledge of Allegiance should be an option at all public and ...

Technology harms social skills

Brendan Donaldson, staff writer

March 14, 2019

Technology has been added to people’s lives, and it has been taking a serious effect on people. How technology changes the way we interact with other people is increasingly cause for concern. It is important to come up with a way to prevent people from losing vital social skills needed to succeed in the...

Marijuana – Pro

Marijuana – Pro

Connor Green, staff writer

March 14, 2019

With today’s opioid epidemic spreading to the youth, and leaving some addicted for life, it leaves many wondering what other options there are. A growing opinion is the idea of medical marijuana to treat minor to terminal illnesses. Opioid abuse in the U.S. is accounting for nearly 50,000 deaths a year...

EVIT versus elective

Max Sotelo, podcast editor

March 14, 2019

With 69 percent of voters living within the Cave Creek Unified School District boundaries deciding to pass the career and technical education program, students have another choice to make when choosing their classes. Cactus Shadows students now have access to programs and courses at the East Valley ...

Should artists be judged by their art or their actions? Pro

Hope Black, staff writer

February 21, 2019

There have been many celebrities, artists, and actors in the spotlight for doing serious misdeeds. With so many coming to light, society’s moral folly seems to have been left in the dark. Holding the powerful accountable is something that our world must start doing, and in the past few years, it s...

Should artists be judged by their art of their actions? Con

Evan Myers, staff writer

February 21, 2019

There is a lot of news today about artists doing bad things, and many have lost their careers as a result. Kevin Spacey, Louis CK, R. Kelly and Bill Cosby come to mind. The question is, should we judge someone’s art by their actions, or can we enjoy their work even though they have done some bad things?...

High school is not preparing students for college

Jo Breese, staff writer

February 21, 2019

There is a serious debate taking place about whether or not high school actually prepares students for college. High schools are not about preparing a student for college, they are preparing someone to get into college. Schools are so focused on improving GPAs and having students get good test scores, ...

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