Review: A million ways to die in the west

June 17, 2014

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by: Michelle Booker “A Million Ways to Die in the West” is a comedy about the journey of a sheep farmer named Albert (Seth MacFarlane), who ends up heartbroken after his girlfriend Louise breaks up with him for Loy (Neil Patri...

Students recover from devastating fires

June 17, 2014

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by Trinity Griffin Sophomore Chyna Lewis and senior Tanasia Garland lost their homes in two separate fires in recent months. Even through all of this, both girls said they have been doing well in moving on with their lives. Lewis ...

Military battles sexual assault in its ranks

June 17, 2014

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by Moriah Santana A Pentagon study released April 29 showed a 50 percent increase in reports of rape and sexual assault among active-duty servicemembers. White House and Department of Defense officials said the increase in reportin...

Renting a Tux vs. Buying

May 23, 2014

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by Ashley Ford With prom just around the corner, male seniors question whether they should rent or buy a tuxedo for the occasion. Affordability comes into play when choosing between the two options. Renting a tuxedo could not...

Seniors cut down prom costs

May 23, 2014

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by Marina Keryakous The average American household will spend $978 on prom, a 14 percent decrease from last year, according to a nationwide survey conducted by Visa credit cards. Senior advisor Joseph Timpanaro said he is trying to help seniors save money while having fun before and after prom. ...

School gets new teacher evaluation system

March 18, 2014

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by Ji'asia Anderson The administration has taken up a new evaluating system called Teachscape to improve the quality of teacher evaluations. It is a website created to help teachers improve their skills. “Before using Teachscape, the adminis...

Student council works to shape up Casual Days

March 18, 2014

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by Giselle Galarza The school’s casual day Jan. 10, considered a “trial” by administrators to give students a chance to clean up their act, played out smoothly according to students. The most recent casual day Feb. 7 also...

School needs new art, music programs

March 17, 2014

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by C'shae Bess-Perez After the 2012-2013 school year, the music appreciation class and school choir were taken out of the curriculum. The 2013-2014 school year is the first that hasn’t had a music program, according to guidance counselo...

Students, teachers getting in shape for the new year

March 12, 2014

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by Ashley Ford Teachers and students are signing up for gyms to try to avoid possible health hazards in the future. They are considering healthier diets and working out, which improves their chances of living longer and healthie...

Review: Gimmie Shelter

March 12, 2014

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by: Alexis Gadsden A pregnant teenager named Angus “Apple” Bailey, played by Vanessa Hudgens, is seeking help to escape her abusive mother. Although she thinks her father will help her, she soon finds out that the only help sh...

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