Breaking Blue

Take Your Shots!

Take Your Shots!

Becca Clark, Writer

May 15, 2018


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You’re sitting in the doctor’s office, and your knees are shaking against each other as you anxiously await the contact of the sharp needle against your flesh. Needles are most certainly not your thing, but the school requires you be vaccinated. Keeping your head turned away so as not to spot the drea...

The New Space Race

The New Space Race

Becca Clark, Writer

May 15, 2018


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Space, The Final Frontier. Where no man has gone before. These are not just the introductions to the long-running Star Trek franchise, they are also a universal truth. Even now, when man has walked on the moon and satellites have orbited planets as far as Jupiter and Saturn, man has not truly been in ...

The Quiverfull Movement : The Scary Truth

Sophia Jackson, Writer

May 15, 2018


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Imagine a world where your home and your church are all you know. You have very little interaction, if any, with the outside world. You are not allowed to know much about it either. You are only taught what your parents, or rather your father, wants you to know. The room is always crowded due to the...

Letters of War

Letters of War

Sophia Jackson and Becca Clark

May 15, 2018


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American Women, In 1990, your military became an active option for you. While your men fought battle after battle, war after war, you had to sit home during each of these and wait. Some jobs opened in due time, like working as a Marine or as part of the Air Force, but the military overall remaine...

Behind the Scenes

Sophia Jackson and Leah Fraser

May 15, 2018


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When many think of foster care, they do not think of James Dean or John Lennon. The truth is, though, icons such as these were involved in the foster care system. Many tend to put the famous on a pedestal and do not realize that they go through many of the same issues as everyone else, sometimes even...

Tested For Emotions

Tested For Emotions

Leah Fraser and Becca Clark

May 9, 2018


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  It has never been easy being a teenager. Hormones are raging, peers are stirring the drama pot, homework weighs down on your shoulders and you are constantly reminded that your fun, carefree childhood has ended. With the constant blitz attacks of these heavy factors, it’s no wonder that ...

U.S. and Allies Take Action Against Syria

U.S. and Allies Take Action Against Syria

Sophia Finney, Writer

May 4, 2018


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As of Friday, April 13, it became known that the U.S., along with their allies (the United Kingdom and France) fired 105 missiles into Syria to combat the use of chemical weaponry. The chemical weapon attacks in Syria started about a year ago by Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. Over the course of a ...

La Senora Jewart Viaja a Barcelona

La Senora Jewart Viaja a Barcelona

Alexa Shrake, Writer

April 12, 2018


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Four thousand four hundred and thirty-eight miles. That is how far Spanish teacher, Ashley Jewart, will travel this summer. On June 29th, Jewart heads to Barcelona, Spain for a new adventure, except it’s not really a new one, but one she has the opportunity to relive. On September 1, 2017, Jewart applied for a g...

Going Green is Going Better?

Going Green is Going Better?

Callie Musgrave, Writer

April 5, 2018


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Solar power is not a new subject to the masses. Solar power or renewable energy is energy used to power everyday appliances, businesses, cars, and more that is made from solar panels, windmill farms, tidal power, hydropower, and other renewable sources like biofuel. Solar panels convert energy from the ...

Women in Third World Countries

Sophia Finney, Writer

April 5, 2018


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How much do you really know about the pain and suffering of women in third world countries? Every day, women die from the conditions and requirements they are put through. Women are not even close to being treated as equals. In parts of India, Kenya, Pakistan, and several other nations, the rights of...

Florida Shooting

Spencer Skaggs, Writer

March 22, 2018


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All of his hard work was about to pay off. With lots of effort and work put in, Nicholas Dworet’s future was looking bright. He had just committed to UIndy’s swimming program on an academic scholarship, and had excelled at everything that he put his mind to. Dworet, along with 16 other students, w...

Syrian Conflict Disaster

Stoney Hayden, Writer

March 21, 2018


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Once again, Syrian troops have dueled with rebels on the outskirts of Eastern Ghouta. Russia had just sponsored a truce between the rebels and the Syrian government, so this battle between them came as a shock to some since the fight has been going on for several days now. Ever since Wednesday morni...