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Drew Nesbit, Writer • December 2, 2021
Student watches TikTok during class.
Kaycee Littell, Writer • November 23, 2021
Kyle Rittenhouse and defense attorney Mark Richards stand as Judge Bruce Schroeder makes a personal call during Rittenhouses trial at the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wis., on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. Rittenhouse is accused of killing two people and wounding a third during a protest over police brutality in Kenosha, last year. (Mark Hertzberg /Pool Photo via AP)
Verdict Announced: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Steven Johnson, Writer • November 19, 2021
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What is Cancel Culture?
Hayley Jeffries, Writer • November 19, 2021
16 Americans and one Canadian were kidnapped while on a mission trip to Haiti
17 Missionaries Kidnapped in Haiti
Eli Wyer, Writer • November 18, 2021
Texans advocating for HB 25 at the State Capitol.
Texas House Bill 25
Drew Nesbit, Writer • November 18, 2021
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Rating Celebrity Halloween Costumes
Hayley Jeffries, Writer • December 3, 2021

I’m Hayley Jeffries and I consider myself a fashion enthusiast. This past Halloween we saw some fascinating and interesting Halloween costumes. The celebrities always bring...

Should Students Be Held Accountable For Their Social Media Posts?
Should Students Be Held Accountable For Their Social Media Posts?
Drew Nesbit, Writer • November 18, 2021

Before reading, note that this story is my own opinion.  Some high school students would argue that their constitutional rights are ignored as soon as they start school....

Sign protesting dress code in MHS girls bathroom.
Is Our Dress Code Sexist?
Drew Nesbit, Writer • November 8, 2021

Dress code is something that has always existed for the entirety of our school careers. A recent question that has been raised in our high school is whether the dress code...

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Mr. Lund lounges in the hallway on the last day of school.
Lund's Last Lecture: The Backstory of Mr. Lund
Maggie Coffey and Reilly Gaunt May 27, 2021

After thirty-five years at MHS, Mr. Eric Lund is, unfortunately, retiring this year. With thousands of students taught, Mr. Lund certainly has...

The pileup at the start of the 1958 Indy 500. Image courtesy of Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Tragedy at the Start: The Story of the 1958 Indy 500
Elijah Roberson, Writer • May 21, 2021
“We were both concerned about Elisian and the rest of the front row. Pat told me ‘The only thing I’m worried about is getting through the first lap without a spin.’”
Sprint cars in action at Jungle Park. Image courtesy of the IndyStar
Ghost Towns and Abandoned Attractions of Indiana: Pt. 2
Elijah Roberson, Writer • May 21, 2021

In our last part of the Abandoned Ghost Towns and Attractions in Indiana, we took a look at a couple of ghost towns that can still be visited...

Jonathan Taylor stiff arms Micah Hyde
Jonathan Taylor's Out Firing
Jack Reeves, Writer • December 2, 2021

Wow. That is the only word to describe Jonathan Taylor’s incredible start to his young NFL career with the Indianapolis Colts. Taylor is the current rushing leader among all running backs this year and...

Cam Newton's Fall From Grace
September 16, 2021
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Lil Nas Xs three outfits at the 2021 Met Gala.
Rating Met Gala Outfits
Vincentia Thatcher, Writer • October 18, 2021

New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art hosted the annual Met Gala on September 13, 2021. One of the most highly-anticipated fashion events of...

Kanye West at listening party.
Donda by Kanye West Review Part 2
Charity Shepherd and Drew Nesbit October 1, 2021

Welcome back to the second part of our Donda review! This is Charity and Drew and in this part of the review, we will be breaking down tracks...

Kanye West at listening party.
Donda by Kanye West Review Part 1
Charity Shepherd and Drew Nesbit September 28, 2021

If you are an avid music listener like us, you know about the highly anticipated release of Kanye West’s 10th solo studio album, Donda. This...


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