Why walkouts aren’t effective

  Today, society thinks that it can solve its problems by not working. You heard that right, not working. Doesn’t this seem counterintuitive? In my opinion, it is and is partly why I believe that walkouts for protest are not effective at solving any problems.   First of all, walkouts aren’t done at the right…

#RedForEd and the case for better school funding

  Teachers are a necessary part of the public school system and education itself in America; it’s nearly certain that the system itself would not work without the teachers that run it. That is why it is so strange that on April 26, 2018, teachers in Douglas County went on strike for a day because…

One and done madness

    With a crazy college basketball season coming to an end with March Madness, lots of college stars have declared for the NBA Draft like Trae Young, Deandre Ayton, and Marvin Bagley. One thing that all three of these college stars have in common is that they are all freshmen leaving to go to…

Touch down Tommy throws it away

  The Patriots should win the Super Bowl as they were significant favorites in Vegas. Tom Brady and Bill Belichick were supposed to win their 6th Super Bowl, more championships than any other coach/quarterback in the history of the game.  The Eagles are playing with a backup quarterback who almost retired in 2017.  Why was…

Russian doping scandal results in unjust ban

  This year, the 2018 Winter Olympics are scheduled to take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea. As usual, countries from around the world will compete for gold and glory. Lifetimes of rigorous training build up to this event; imagine how many hours of work are sacrificed by every competitor. Now imagine if all that work…

Dance proposals: simple or showy?

  You’re nervous. Your palms are sweating profusely and you can feel your heart beating out of your chest at a lightning fast speed. You’re almost worried you might have a heart attack. Panic sets in about the events that are about to unfold. Do you have everything ready? Did you spell everything correctly? What…