New Year’s Resolutions: Helpful or Harmful?

Allie Highsmith, Herald Reporter

January 21, 2017

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By making a New Year’s Resolution, most people believe that they will really follow through with what they have promised themselves and improve as a person. Resolutions often work, if the person is committed to what they have...

Reflecting on Resolutions

Reflecting on Resolutions

December 21, 2016

Our Testing System is Broken

Hayden Peirce, Copy Editor

December 21, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

As high schoolers, we all have to deal with the burden of tests. From quizzes to final exams, tests are used as the primary tool to assess students in almost every class. The question that surrounds testing is whether or not tests...

Dear Freshman: Our Fear of the Unknown – FINALS

Lauren David, Reporter

December 21, 2016

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Dear Freshmen,   It’s the most wonderful time of the year...and the worst. Finals are here and the weight of it all is setting in. Many of us started studying weeks ago in paranoia, while others waited until the last m...

NFL Playoffs: Time to rule out the Broncos?

Jake Reed, Spear Contributor

December 19, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Sports

On Sunday, after a pitiful 16-3 loss to the New England Patriots, the Broncos seemed out of luck in the AFC Playoff race. In fact, the dismal performance on offense incurred a heated shouting match between the O-line and the seco...

Christmas: Not Just for Christians

Vivianna Denittis, Reporter

December 19, 2016

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In today’s society, Christmas is simply is not a Christian holiday anymore. This might be contradictory, because “Christ” is in the name, but I would argue that strawberries have the word “berry” in the name, but they ...

To be a Warrior is…

To be a Warrior is…

December 16, 2016

The Collapse of the American Dream Explained in Animation

Jonathan Asphaug, Journalist and Opinionated writer

December 14, 2016

Filed under Features, Opinions, Uncategorized

Check out this video if you have around 45 minutes to kill. This video explains something that many young Americans do not know: How the bank system works. Not what is taught in basic economics, but what is generally kept out...

The Election

Chiara Kovar, Reporter

December 13, 2016

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The election has now come and gone and there are still riots in the street, angry protests and people getting beat up for their political views. There have been death threats, burning of the American flag, people asking that Trump ...

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