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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...

The role of race in space

The role of race in space

Nikita Lewchuk, Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under Movies, Opinion, Showcase

The Space Race is an iconic part of American history. It’s in our history books, and on our TV screens. It’s a source of national pride.  Growing up Canadian, I didn’t connect with the patriotic zeal of the Space Race. And yes, before you ask, I have seen Tom Hanks’s legendary performance i...

Top 10 worst singles of 2016

Camila Gonzalez, Reporter

February 3, 2017


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

This is probably the last list about 2016 that will be published. Due to scheduling and sickness, this list is coming out late. But more than anything, this list took a long time because I didn't really want to write it. I didn't know what to say about this year. I was bored and there weren't ten that...

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