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Firing Back: Modern Times Call For Gun Law Reform

Hanna Edwards, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Schools have had a problem that has not been addressed for years- April 20, 1999 to be exact, when two young men walked into Columbine High School with guns and bombs then killed 12 classmates and teachers and injured 21 others....

Time to Talk Trash: Randall has a littering problem

Abigail Hurtt, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

While walking around campus, one can expect to see students walking to class, tennis courts, bleachers, and lots of trash. Walking between buildings or in the parking lot often feels as if I'm walking through a landfill due to...

Dress Code Violations Should Not Result in ISS

Casey Stavenhagen, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Recently, students in violation of the dress code began receiving ISS. This was caused by the recurrence of violations when the punishment was more lenient, but the punishment is not what needs the reform, it is the policy. ...

Net Neutrality Does Not Matter

Casey Stavenhagen, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

A quick internet search on the topic “net neutrality” yields thousands, if not millions of articles, blogs, and social media posts responding to the FCC’s repeal of the act in outrage. A legal protection of net neutrality wa...

A Step in the White Direction: Robert E. Lee Elementary School Renamed by AISD Board of Trustees

Abigail Hurtt, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The Amarillo Independent School District Board of Trustees met Monday to vote on renaming Robert E. Lee Elementary School. The board voted 4-3 in favor of shortening the school name to Lee Elementary. The elementary school,...

Survival of Trump’s First Year = Government Shutdown

Rebekah Williams, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As President Trump celebrates one year in office, the government celebrates by shutting down because of a budget that could not be passed and signed by the president by midnight on Jan. 19. The shutdown will cause government ...

Holiday Traditions: Evolving or Dying?

Maci Weathers, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The so-called disappearance of "classic" traditions around the holiday season has sparked a battle between those who believe these traditions are dying and those who think they are evolving. Those times right next to the fire an...

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