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The English Language Needs More Letters

Patrick Kissel, Reporter

March 19, 2020

English spelling is notoriously inconsistent, with virtually every letter representing a whole variety of sounds, and letter combinations changing meaning depending on which word that letter combination appears in. The English alphabe...

Impossible Burger

Nolen Cooper, Reporter

March 19, 2020

The Impossible Burger at Burger King is a no meat solution for burgers. It tastes like meat but contains no meat whatsoever. It is a magical burger that is a great option for people looking for a better diet for vegans and ve...

The ACT Should Be Abolished

Patrick Kissel, Reporter

March 19, 2020

One of the most fundamental facts of high school is something that is not truly connected to high school in the first place: the ACT. Basically all students must take, and do well on this exam in order to get into, or at least...

Star Wars: The End of a Saga

Ryan Fredrick, Reporter

March 5, 2020

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” premiered Dec. 20, 2019, and with it, the supposed end of the Star Wars main saga storyline. Star Wars is always a big deal in any medium, and Star Wars fans are always enthusiastic when it...

Why Late Starts are Good: An Op/Ed

Nolen Cooper, Reporter

February 18, 2020

Late starts are great for  teachers, and especially students. Late starts allow students to either sleep or have extra time to do homework in the morning, they also make the school day go by faster.  Sleeping in on late starts allows students t...

Missouri is not a Bad State

Patrick Kissel, Reporter

February 15, 2020

The middle of the country is often referred to as “the flyover states.” Many Americans consider the Great Plains states as dull, monotonous fields of corn, cows and little else. Missouri especially gets that reputation, i...

Spotify is Superior to Every Other Music-Streaming Service

Ryan Fredrick, Reporter

February 15, 2020

The battle to win your ears is here. Mobile music streaming apps have turned into a highly competitive business, but Spotify jumped to an early lead and has claimed a place at the top since 2008.  Starting off as an independent Swedish music...

Cardinals Offseason Moving Awards

Josh Calloni, Reporter

February 15, 2020

The Cardinals missed on their big bat this offseason, losing outfielder Marcell Ozuna to the Braves, and pivoting away from a Nolan Arenado trade, so where does the team go from here? While looking at how the 2020 Cardinals coul...

The Iowa Caucus is Irrelevant

Patrick Kissel, Reporter

February 5, 2020

The Iowa caucuses have long held an important role in the selection of the democratic nominee for president. Despite the state only having 41 delegates, its caucuses are seen as benchmarks of the support a candidate has going i...

New Year’s Resolutions- why bother?

Kayla Davito, Reporter

January 24, 2020

According to an article by The New York Post, the ‘New Year, New Me’ motto that many have begun the year with has already started to decrease. The promises to become healthier or to start exercising more are almost always...

Apple Ecosystem

Nolen Cooper, Reporter

January 24, 2020

Apple products are great. They have seamless connection with each other and the OS is fluid and easy to use. But the company is also constantly pushing users to buy more Apple products. An ecosystem is a complex network or interco...

Tanking in Baseball

Josh Calloni, Reporter

January 24, 2020

Tanking is one of the most popular ways to build a baseball team in todays game, but, is it actually good for the sport? Tanking is to purposely lose to earn draft picks for the future, and to better build your team down th...

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