Brush and Palette

What it means to be a man

Will Clark, Editor-in-chief/ Managing Editor

February 25, 2019

Filed under Opinions

Today, in 2019, what does it really mean to be a man? This question has existed since human beings were dragging their knuckles and building fires in caves. As time has passed, the societal expectations of being a “man” have chang...

Editorial

Yuika Yoshida, Opinions Editor

February 14, 2019

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

If you’re a student, you have most likely noticed the massive push to use technology in the classroom. It’s a great benefit for teachers and students alike, providing alternative ways to explore the content and demonstrate lea...

Pumpkin spice lattes are overrated

Ellie Ford, PR Manager

January 22, 2019

Filed under Food Reviews, Opinions

As fall approaches, the weather gets colder, the leaves change colors, and the days get shorter.  At the first sign of fall, people get excited, because now they are able to get their favorite seasonal drink, a pumpkin spice...

How does social media affect the lives of teenagers?

Haven Thacker, Reporter

January 17, 2019

Filed under Opinions

Social media in this generation can be a blessing and a curse for all ages. Many lives are affected everyday by the influences of apps such as Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, etc. This issue is mainly targeted towards youn...

Could you possibly say no?

Mercer Janssen, PR Manager

January 10, 2019

Filed under Mercer's Opinions, Opinions

How does one go about saying no? Possibly one of the hardest words to say in the face of a peer, friend, or even mentor. In the decade of elaborate dance proposals, how does one turn down an offer, made in front of a crowd, with ...

Is death on the horizon?

Is death on the horizon?

January 10, 2019

Longer lunches encourage safety and wellbeing within the student body

Mercer Janssen, PR Manager

January 10, 2019

Filed under Mercer's Opinions, Opinions

Allowing students to feel at ease: a concept the administration must have been unaware of when they created the bell schedule. Currently, lunch is a meager 30 minutes. Once seating themselves and pulling out their meals, studen...

Why we need to change our schedule (for athletes)

Luke Teeple, Web assistant

January 9, 2019

Filed under Mercer's Opinions, Opinions

“Changing the bell schedule could minimize the impact [athletic releases] have on attendance,” said Connie Byrnes, attendance specialist. The current schedule forces athletes to skip about an hour to an hour and a half o...

Journalism in jeopardy

Journalism in jeopardy

January 7, 2019

Cons of video games

Cons of video games

December 20, 2018

Pros of video games

Pros of video games

December 20, 2018

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