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Pockets are small, under-appreciated liberties for women.

Gender inequalities span through even trivial practicalities for instance, pockets (Opinion)

Savanah Bayer, Content Editor February 26, 2024

Women are constantly struck with inequalities, even down to our pockets. Almost every area of a woman's life seems to be more challenged, but pockets are an issue that remains big and consequential. It...

There has been a shift in abstract art in the art community.

Modern Art is overvalued and doesn’t deserve as much attention (Opinion)

Rebekah Dennis, Writer February 24, 2024

Art in its simplest form is a creative expression that uses imagination to connect with people, most commonly displaying beauty or tragedy. The recent introduction of modern art has stirred up controversy...

Students often rush through tests to beat the clock.

Timed tests should be taken out of schools (Opinion)

Aspen Bingham, Content Editor February 6, 2024

Throughout students’ schooling, many will encounter timed exams as a way to test their knowledge. These timed tests do more harm than good and don’t actually show what a student knows. Speed doesn’t...

Positive and negative influences both have a role in ones life.

Surrounding yourself with positive influences affects one’s well being (Opinion)

Kaylina Madrill-Gruenberger, Writer February 4, 2024

It is important to surround yourself with positive influences. Your well-being can be affected by so many aspects of life; however, positive influences affect your well-being the most. Positive influences...

The new FAFSA causes financial uncertainty.

FAFSA failed us (Opinion)

Skylar Whalen, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2024

To anyone applying to college, it's known that we've depended on a delayed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to find out how much we can actually afford for post-secondary education. In...

Girl dinner is an insensitive trend striking young minds.

Gen Z feeds into eating disorder culture with “girl dinner” trend (Satire)

Shayd Fuller, Content Editor February 2, 2024

Eating disorders are defined as “any of a range of mental conditions in which there is a persistent disturbance of eating behavior and impairment of physical or mental health,” according to Oxford...

Teenagers, despite pervasive stereotypes, are more mature than they seem

United States has largely invented adolescence (commentary)

Raef VonBrutt, Writer February 2, 2024

“Kids these days” is a pervasive sentiment in American culture, but this has been said for decades. America, along with numerous other nations in the process of industrialization, has largely created...

The New York Times has described the future for rap as “female”.

Female rappers have finally found their place in a male-dominated industry (Opinion)

Shayd Fuller, Content Editor January 31, 2024

Since the beginning of time, hip-hop has been a male-dominated industry. Rap started to emerge in the late 1970s, giving us artists like the Fatback Band, Sugarhill Gang, DJ Kool Herc, and Coke La Rock....

From Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour to her appearances at multiple NFL games, T Swift has been in the spotlight.

ESPN is abusing their power by showing Taylor Swift any chance they get (Opinion)

Addison Babcock, Content Editor January 30, 2024

The Kansas City Chiefs  won their way to the Super Bowl on Sunday, Jan. 28--with a playoff win came much excitement, anticipation, and a kiss from Taylor Swift. Swifties went wild after a multitude...

Thescon is hosted at the Colorado Convention Center.

I had a very impactful experience at Thescon (Commentary)

Rebekah Dennis, Writer January 14, 2024

Thescon is an annual event that Mead High School theater students are invited to attend. This event is hosted at the Colorado Convention Center in downtown Denver, and took place on Dec. 7-9 this year....

Germ Theory’s poster they made for the concert on Jan. 6, 2024

Germ Theory continues to blow their fans’ minds (Commentary)

Alice Stewart, Writer January 14, 2024

Germ Theory, a DIY punk band from Longmont, Colorado, consists of guitarist, Alex Casano, drummer, Jacob Morales (‘26), and vocalist and bassist, Will Leyden. While Casano and Leyden have been making...

This whiteboard shows the different choices for the day along with some motivational quotes.

New lunch lines in Mead High School should be improved (Opinion)

Raul Mares, Writer January 14, 2024

Administrators' new addition at Mead High School is three separate lines for lunch, with each line having a different selection of food for that day.  This doesn't seem like a bad idea, but at the same...

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