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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 the most to the table though...

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. While this is not necessarily...

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 discriminates unfairly against...

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The 2021 Met Gala

Hayley Jeffries, Writer October 19, 2021

The 2021 Met Gala was held Monday, September 13, 2021. The Met is a red carpet fundraiser held by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. This event is also known as “fashion’s biggest night...

Why Indiana Universitys Vaccine Mandate is Necessary

Why Indiana University’s Vaccine Mandate is Necessary

Eli Wyer, Writer October 5, 2021

In recent years, vaccines have become a hot topic for debate. The issue has become so polarizing that some people have been willing to quit their job and change their way of life simply to avoid getting...

Taylor Swift for Vanity Fair

The Stolen Masters of Taylor Swift

Hayley Jeffries, Writer October 5, 2021

In 2019, Taylor Swift’s ex-manager, Scooter Braun, stole her masters of records she has made. Taylor first began her career when she was just fourteen years old. In 2004, she signed a music publishing...

LGBTQ+ in military

LGBTQ+ In the Military

Piper Henson, Author September 28, 2021

Throughout history, people in the LGBTQ+ community have been discriminated against countless times. This discrimination caused some to not be able to get a job, especially in the military. Gay men, lesbians,...

Someone receives a Covid-19 vaccine

Vaccination Clash

Drew Nesbit, Writer September 7, 2021

With the recent introduction of the Covid-19 vaccine, the city of Martinsville has become divided.  It’s safe to say that each and every one of us has been impacted by the virus in one way or another....

The Infamous Controversy

The Infamous Controversy

Alex Clark and Charity Shepherd September 7, 2021

When thinking of the confederate flag, the word “controversial” is probably one of the first things to come to mind. Though most people have heard about it due to the fact that it is one of the most...

Common items such as hamster wheels and balls can be dangerous for small pets on account of their size.

Pitiful Pets Not Pampered: The Horrible Truth about Pet Stores 

Maggie Coffey and Reilly Gaunt March 9, 2021

It is a well known fact that many large incorporations have one goal: obtaining the most money possible. The pet store industry is no different. Though these stores claim to have the animals’ best interest...

Corona virus shot

It’s Just the Beginning

Lexy Bryant , Writer January 22, 2021

In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, vaccines have been developed and are now being provided. The vaccine has caused a lot of controversies; many people have had both negative and positive thoughts...

Student drug test at a high school in Central Texas.

Drug Testing

Jaysie Merry, Writer April 28, 2020

For the past four years, my school has drug tested students from a pool of students who drive to school or who are involved in any extracurricular activities. However, from day one, I have had a problem...

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