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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...

News and social media molds current society

Caleb Keller, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2017

Feeding the audience with lies and biased information and articles, newspapers and media are influencing how the viewers think and feel in a negative way. Media is one of the main sources of fear and polarity within mass society....

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