Overflow of technology limits students’ potential

Carlos Martinez, Staff Reporter
April 1, 2014

  Technology is developing  a series of useful products and a generation of distracted students.    “I don’t think that students  use their brain anymore, they use technology for alternatives and easy  answers,” Silver I secretary, Laura Bucheit said     Nowadays, students can’t stay... Read more »

Prom expenses are too much for students

Madison Terrier, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2014

  Prom is typically the most anticipated date of senior year, behind graduation. As April quickly approaches, the prom chatter is getting louder. However, many people have decided to simply not attend due to the outrageous cost of tickets.   As of Feb. 28, prom tickets reached $100 a piece. There... Read more »

America’s diversity should be celebrated not bashed

Dima Helou, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2014

   During Super Bowl XLVIII, the Coca-Cola company aired an advertisement that sent rage all over the internet. In the advertisement singers were singing America The Beautiful in Hebrew, Hindi, Arabic, Spanish, Tagalog, Mandarin, Keres, Senegalese-French and English. The aim of this advertisement is... Read more »

Young men should be allowed to wear facial hair

Gerson Vilchis, Staff Reporter
February 4, 2014

Many of us seniors are legal adults, of 17 and 18 years of age. According to faculty and staff, we are men and are ready to tackle the world. Yet, we are denied the opportunity to grow facial hair in any shape, way, or form. As young men, we should have the right to possess a neatly trimmed goatee, mustache,... Read more »

Saturday Night Live attempts diversity, still enforces sterotypes

Regine Murray, Staff Reporter
January 27, 2014

Saturday Night Live also known as ‘SNL’ is getting a lot of backlash for its “lack of color”. Created in 1975, SNL has only had four black female characters in its history. When asked whats the reason for the lack of black women Kenan Thompson, SNL actor, tells tvguide.com “It’s just a tough... Read more »

Schools should step up security to prevent incidents

Danielle Miller, Staff Reporter
January 14, 2014

In the society that we live in you don’t know if the person that is sitting next to you in class could be the next person to walk into a school and shoot one day. Recently there has been more and more of this shooting happening at school. Are our school’s administration taking as much precaution... Read more »

Smartphone cheating during test needs to end

January 13, 2014

I come to a question I don’t know and sigh, I remember the topic but I can’t quite recall whether choice “A’ or choice “C” was most correct. I glance around the room and check the clock to see how much time I have left.  As I am going over the question in my head, I see a girl raise her... Read more »

Fashion Friday: Meet junior Bryanah Rideaux

Bryanah Rideaux, '15, shows off a picture of her homecoming dress she created for the Saturday dance.

Regine Murray, Staff Reporter
October 11, 2013

Bryanah Rideaux, ’15, is super stylish and unique. For homecoming, she bought a dress and transformed it into something totally new. Rideaux looks for small and quirky things to make something she bought look different. “I didn’t want to have the same dress as anybody,” Rideaux... Read more »

Recent federal shutdown continues


Gerson Vilchis, Staff Reporter
October 9, 2013

The recent government shutdown has halted the federal government and has created a stalemate that could last for an unknown time. It comes from the House of Representatives refusing to continue funding the government. The reason being, the beginning of Obamacare, a controversial piece of legislation... Read more »

Homecoming dress up days should be more practical


Madison Terrier, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 3, 2013

Glitter, wild hair, and constant nagging from teachers to pay attention are things typically expected from homecoming week. Whether you intend to buy a ticket to the game or dance, dress-up days are part of homecoming everyone can participate in.    But this year, like the year before, and the one... Read more »