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Slow day? Couldn’t be mine

Slow day? Couldn’t be mine

Taryn Robinson, Sports Editor September 20, 2021

Have your parents ever told you that your life is so easy, and that your so-called “problems” are just complaints? Well, that’s nearly everyone's parents, so don’t feel like you're the only one. The...

Met Gala theme flops

Met Gala theme flops

Laneya Christian, Staff Writer September 20, 2021

The Met Gala took place last Monday. The theme and fashion was something that I definitely had to talk about. The theme is based off the displayed art, therefore attendees who are invited to the charity...

Pay more attention to world around you, not phones

Pay more attention to world around you, not phones

Elizabeth Stokes, Video Production September 20, 2021

Facebook has been around since 2004. iPhones have been around since 2007, and since then has come Instagram, TikTok, Reddit etc. Anyone born after 2010 will never understand life without smartphones.  The...

Reactions to TikTok challenge not effective

Reactions to TikTok challenge not effective

Lasirra Hines, Blue M Editor-in-Chief September 18, 2021

A trend on TikTok titled the “Devious Licks” challenge has blown up nationwide, with students around the country filming themselves performing acts of vandalism in school bathrooms. The trend made...

Texas abortion ban unconstitutional

Texas abortion ban unconstitutional

McKayla Clarksnodgrass, Page Editor September 14, 2021

Texas is the most recent state to introduce an abortion ban after the U.S. Supreme Court decided to allow the bill to stand. This bill is completely unconstitutional.  The ban, put into place by...

Making Advisory required is counterproductive

Making Advisory required is counterproductive

Lasirra Hines, Blue M Editor-in-Chief September 14, 2021

Manhattan has reintroduced the Advisory pilot program – a program to grade students for their advisory work – after cutting it amidst COVID-19 this year, a move which has proved unpopular with some...

Community service projects vital to community, school and School

Community service projects vital to community, school and School

Eddie Bruegger, Audio Producer September 12, 2021

Right now at Manhattan High, the junior Class Student Council is running a clothing drive and clothing sale fundraiser. Their goal is to give less fortunate members of the community an opportunity to purchase...

Teaching Critical Race Theory in USD 383 doesn’t go far enough

Teaching Critical Race Theory in USD 383 doesn’t go far enough

Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief June 3, 2021

As the USD 383 Board of Education faces criticism for its attempt to incorporate critical race theory in Professional Development, racial disparities in school and the need for historical context to be...

9 words of wisdom to get you through high school

9 words of wisdom to get you through high school

Sean Anderson, Business Manager May 5, 2021

With my high school career coming to an end, I thought it would be smart to pass on 9 pieces of advice that I’ve learned during my time here at MHS.  Surround yourself with the right people....

COVID-19 vaccine should become a requirement in future

Taryn Robinson, Opinions Editor May 5, 2021

A recent concern among students, parents and faculty at Manhattan High School is that the USD-383 school district is considering requiring students to get the COVID-19 vaccine to be able to attend school...

Academic pressure too much in unusual school year

Koston Peterson May 5, 2021

This school year has been a wild ride, from having only half a week of school for the entire first semester to jumping into school full time for the second. This second semester has prevalently shown the...

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Fenris Martinez, Videographer May 5, 2021

So, it's finally the end of the year. We made it.  For me, the senioritis hit around the middle of March. By the time April was over, I was so done with everything. The end of the year always brings...

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