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May 13, 2019

Junior recovers from Xanax addiction

Chloe White

April 29, 2019

Filed under Feature, In-Depth, Uncategorized

*Names have been changed to protect the identity of those involved On the way to school, then freshman Sarah* sat in the back of the car gasping for air. She was so anxious she couldn’t breathe. Starting that year, Sa...

Prescription prevalence

Kendall Cooper

April 29, 2019

Filed under In-Depth, News, Uncategorized

Prescription drug abuse is the fastest-growing substance problem in the country according to the Department of Health and Human Services. The issue doesn’t just apply to adults. According to kidshealth.org, one out of seven...

Educating students about drugs is necessary

Staff

April 26, 2019

Filed under In-Depth, Opinion

Abusing prescription drugs has become a common issue, especially for this generation. Drugs have found their way into every aspect of teenage life, from parties to late night studying. Teens that take unprescribed medications...

Legal consequences of prescription drugs

Kendall Cooper

April 26, 2019

Filed under In-Depth, News

Besides the medical consequences of taking prescription drugs, it is also a crime. A misconception is that if someone isn’t 18 yet, they will get lesser sentences. However, in the eyes of the law and court system, people become...

Finally Free

Ava Bush

April 26, 2019

Filed under Feature, In-Depth

*Names have been changed to protect the identity of those involved Senior Zoe*, then a junior, sat in a coffee shop staring at her computer, scrolling through online notes for her math class. She dragged her tired eyes acr...

Recognize signs of abuse before it’s too late

Staff

April 2, 2019

Filed under In-Depth, Opinion

Being controlling, possessive or violent are red flags that appear early in abusive relationships. One third of U.S. teens have been victims of physical or emotional dating abuse according to National Domestic Violence Hotline....

Teen abuse remains widely unreported

Michael Minton, Writer

April 2, 2019

Filed under In-Depth

Domestic abuse is a widespread problem in the United States, that does not discriminate — according to loveisrespect.org about 1.5 million high school students have experienced abuse in their relationship, and according to childhelp.org,...

Suffering in silence

Skyler Middleton, Online editor

April 2, 2019

Filed under In-Depth, Uncategorized

Anna* giggled as she and her boyfriend, Cole*, sat on a friend’s patio and playfully argued over whether or not Panic! At the Disco was worth listening to. Anna smiled while lightly punching his shoulder as she joked that he...

Behind closed doors

Reya Mosby, Writer

April 2, 2019

Filed under In-Depth, Uncategorized

As Kate* sat listening to her teacher lecture, her mind drifted back her to relive childhood memories. Preschooler Kate sat playing with her toys. She stopped when her dad, Rick*, stumbled through the door with a red face and...

The new American dream

Staff

February 7, 2019

Filed under In-Depth, Opinion

Many millenials are forgoing the traditional staples of the American dream — homeownership, children, and independence from parents — not always due to choice, but to student loan debt. While the definition of the American...

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