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Using the correct pronoun to identify someone does not have to be scary!

A Remedial Guide to Pronouns

Jay Loper, Copy Editor April 11, 2022

You learn about pronouns as early as elementary school, maybe even earlier. You learn possessive pronouns, like his and hers and even theirs.  It becomes an easy, normal part of your everyday speech.  A...

The School of Athens by Rafael in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican City. The School of Athens is owned by the Vatican.

Why Take Philosophy in High School?

Justin Porter, Literary Journal April 1, 2022

What can students learn from this subject, and how can it change their perception of the world? The Benefits Philosophy can give students the ability to think about and question difficult topics. However,...

Gun laws

National Gun Laws in America 

Justin Anderson, Publisher April 1, 2022

When the subject of guns is brought up in the United States, there are always at least two sides. On one extreme, there is the group that is very patriotic, and they love their guns, and on the other....

Sign Language on a Water Color Background

ASL: Add It to Your Curriculum

Chelsea Bryan, Copy Editor March 30, 2022

The Background Spanish and French are the most taught secondary languages in the American school curriculum. There are around 41 million native Spanish speakers and around 12 million bilingual Spanish...

Factory producing smog

It’s Not Too Late to Care

Riley Stembridge, Publisher March 28, 2022

When humanity's time on the Earth ends, it’s not going to be zombies, nuclear war or a huge asteroid hurtling into the planet that instantly decimates millions. It is most likely going to be climate...

Cut costs by cutting the length of college.

Opinion: College Could be Shorter

Harrison Seeley, Literary Journal March 25, 2022

One of the biggest problems in our nation today is student debt. Over the past 50 years, manufacturing jobs have all but dried up in the United States, so there are not many viable jobs that can be done...

The DSU marching band performs for a crowd.

Opinion: Band IS a Sport!

Kendall Coker, Copy Editor March 23, 2022

According to the dictionary, the definition of a sport is, “an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature.” Band is full of different types of skill sets...

Members of boy band *NSYNC. From right to left: Joey Fatone, Chris Kirkpatrick, JC Chasez, Justin Timberlake, Lance Bass.

Opinion: JC Chasez: *NSYNC’s True Star

Canderrian Brown, Copy Editor March 21, 2022

Popular 90s boy band *NSYNC consisted of 5 members: Lance Bass, Chris Kirkpatrick, Joey Fatone, JC Chasez and, most famously, Justin Timberlake. Together, the group were a mega success across the world,...

Machines Are Becoming a Threat

Machines Are Becoming a Threat

Jaclyn Deason, Copy Editor April 23, 2021

Technology use in our world is increasing drastically, and it is beginning to take over the workplace.    Many people working in fields such as manufacturing, packaging and finance are seeing...

Reddit: The Righteous Cause Behind Taking Down Wall Street

Reddit: The Righteous Cause Behind Taking Down Wall Street

Ethan Burnett, Publisher April 22, 2021

By now you’ve probably heard of Reddit and Gamestop. This fiasco has the entire stock market turned upside down, and if you’re confused about how it all works, you’re not alone.    It...

You Aren’t Defined by Test Scores

You Aren’t Defined by Test Scores

Mollie Pinion, Copy Editor April 16, 2021

If you’re a student of any kind, you’re probably all too familiar with this scene. Picture a classroom full of strangers, timers and a blank sheet full of bubbles sitting before you.  You sharpen...

Is One Post Worth the Risk?

Is One Post Worth the Risk?

Vorris Williams, DA Journal Editor April 15, 2021

Like the answer to so many legal questions, it depends.  Social Media Can Be Risky As more and more people are using social media, whether for jobs, school, or even religion, this area has become a...