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Why New Year’s resolutions fail constantly

Diomena Mercer, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

   New Year’s resolutions are a tradition around the world intended to make oneself better. However, many people rarely follow through and end up failing their resolutions.    The lack of determination can come from the...

Human trafficking continues to be an issue in Wyoming

Jada Manning, News Editor

January 30, 2020

   There  are a great amount of reports of human trafficking taking place in the last few years around the Wyoming and Montana area. It is also a major problem throughout North and South Dakota. An estimated 50,000 people ar...

Black Friday takes over Thanksgiving traditions

Callie Rafferty, Copy Editor

January 10, 2020

   All over the country, the day after Thanksgiving seems to be a national holiday itself. Black Friday is known as the first day that Christmas shopping truly begins. Retailers offer reduced prices on items that are typically...

NCAA shows inconsistency throughout transfer process

Luke Keller, Web Editor

November 6, 2019

   Every year, college football athletes request access from the National Collegiate Athletic Association in order to transfer to another school and play for that school immediately. During this previous off-season for colleg...

Democratic front-runners push for gun buy-back program

Isabelle Cruz, Opinion Editor

November 4, 2019

   In the wake of recent mass shootings, several democratic hopefuls have begun to pressure the federal government to enforce stricter gun laws and implement a gun buyback system that would force citizens to sell their firea...

The reality of mental illness forces life to a screeching halt

Shelby Kruse, Story Editor

May 16, 2018

  Last year, I moved to Seattle in search of a change. What exactly I wanted to change, I was not entirely sure; I just knew I could not be in Sheridan anymore and I had to leave. Despite the fact that Sheridan was the only...

Crossfire: Gun Control

Emery Laird and Tarrin Migrants

May 9, 2018

Students renew focus on gun reform Emery Laird Staff Writer   Since the 1930s, the United States government has tried to regulate the production and sale of firearms in order to increase public safety. President Fra...

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