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Dial down the dares

Dylan DelCol, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It's almost time for Eagle Week 2018, and with that, its also time to talk about the way we do dares for Eagle Week because over the past two years they've gotten a bit out of hand. For those of you not acquainted with Harding’s yearly charitable tradition, Eagle week is a school fundraiser that...

Holiday gift giving 101

Jordyn Daniels and Mitchell Stroud

December 4, 2017


Filed under Community, Opinion

If you're having a hard time finding gifts for your gal friends, this list of gifts $50 and under is for you! Feel like a Mermaid with this knit mermaid tail blanket-$34 The Amazon Fire 7" Tablet has access to more than 38 million movies, songs, books and apps-$40 Listen to music anywhere with this Mini Portable Bluetooth Speaker-$30 Have your 2018 planned out for every moment with a new Planner-$16  Blend your makeup...

Bathroom bill B.S.

Nikita Lewchuk, Reporter

April 21, 2017


Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life, Teen Health

In the latest of an already long line of policy changes facing the American people as the administrations change, President Trump revoked Obama’s bathroom mandate. The mandate allowed transgender children in public schools to use the bathroom of their choice, instead of the bathroom corresponding t...

Skydiving Experience

Paige Langley, Reporter

April 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Forever feeling like I've lived in the shadows of my twin sister all of my life, it had always been a dream of mine to do something exciting that she hadn't done before: I was going to go skydiving. I began looking up all the information about skydiving when I was 16-years-old. Sadly, after reading...

Green Light – Lorde review

Green Light – Lorde review

Camila Gonzalez, Reporter

April 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, Music, Opinion

"Don't you think that it's boring how people talk?" "I remember when your head caught flame. It kissed your scalp and caressed your brain." Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor has quite a way with words. Better known as Lorde, her debut album Pure Heroine won the affection of millions. As one of th...

Il Fait Beau soundtrack review

Il Fait Beau soundtrack review

Camila Gonzalez, Reporter

February 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, Music, Opinion

Harding Charter Prep students are required to participate in a mentorship during their senior year. They shadow a person working in the career field that they plan to enter. I intend to study journalism in college, so I have set up a mentorship with Oklahoma Gazette writer Ben Luschen. While I was ...

Split undivided

Split undivided

Isis Frazier, Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Opinion

As a horror movie enthusiast who stopped using her night light in 2010 at the tender age of 11 and suffered from E.T (1988) hallucinations, I am always up for a horror movie or a good thriller. Director M. Night Shyamalan is known for directing “The Sixth Sense” (1999) and “The Happening” (200...

HB1441

HB1441

Paige Langley

February 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Top 10 best singles of 2016

Camila Gonzalez, Reporter

February 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, Music, Opinion

The Worst and Best list were both challenging this year because I did not have a strong opinion on most of the songs I heard. However, I was surprised to find that I had to make some tough choices on this list because there were actually quite a few songs that I strongly liked and I didn't have room ...

Dividing sounds

Paige Langley, Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Opinion

Speaking from experience after seeing Ed Sheeran on his X Tour in 2015, I quickly understood the reasons why fans were so obsessed with him. His voice was so soft and pure and oddly enough, it sounded like the recordings that were on all of his albums. It is very strange how that works out nowaday...

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