• March 5Bloopers

Northwestern student newspaper apology unwarranted

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

November 18, 2019

The Daily, Northwestern University’s student run newspaper, has faced backlash in the wake of the controversy involving their coverage of a student protest against a speech given by former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The paper covered students who violently protested the speech by breaking into the...

Coming to school when ill irresponsible

Jennifer Sadler, Assistant Photo Editor

November 18, 2019

Let me ask you this, how many times do you get sick during the school year? A lot? Not so much? I know I do fairly often, especially during the fall and winter months. Sore throats, sinus infections — they’re not fun. I make an effort to avoid getting sick, like washing my hands regularly, using hand ...

New school board should prioritize student voices

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

November 11, 2019

Last Tuesday's elections voted in a new USD 383 school board and the results brought both experienced and new candidates to the board for their four-year term. Members Kristin Brighton and Brandy Santos were elected for their first term. Curt Herrman and Darell Edie and were reelected  to their p...

High college tuition has negatively contributed students

Mbofo Ndou, Indian Insider Producer/Director

November 4, 2019

College tuition is at one of the highest rates America has seen. The average American family, according to College Data, spends about 102,480 or more depending on the major of their student in college tuition fees. After college, if the student is able to obtain a job, the individual will most likely...

School justified in taking drastic action to enforce vaccine requirement

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

November 4, 2019

Dec. 2. That’s the deadline for all Manhattan High students to get up to date on their vaccinations or face what the USD 383 school district is dubbing “exclusion” from all school activities, including physically attending classes.  Over the summer, the school board approved measures to ensure th...

Esports beneficial to high schoolers

Gabe Jernigan, Technology Manager

November 4, 2019

Since 2002, competitive gaming -- also known as esports -- has gained an extraordinary amount of popularity with the release of Xbox Live. To be more specific, esports are more popular and beneficial to high schoolers because they give everyone, regardless of physical athleticism, a chance to compet...

Negative media coverage of films unnecessary

Gavin Gaston, Staff Videographer

October 7, 2019

In light of the release of DC Comics new film, “Joker,” media coverage has been overwhelmingly negative since its debut. Unlike the media, I don’t see any reason for such negativity. The plain truth is that media isn’t the main cause of violence at all. In the film, we see failed clown and comedia...

School justified in closing vending machines during school day

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

October 7, 2019

On Sept. 25, signs have appeared on some of Manhattan High’s soda vending machines stating: “This machine is available from 3:05 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. --per federal regulations off from 12:00 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.” Much of the student body was annoyed by their being denied the ability to consume soft dri...

Halloween celebrations unnecessarily banned in schools

Rachel Edie, Business Manager

October 7, 2019

In elementary school, I remember Halloween day being one of my favorite days of the year.  We would get all excited and dress up in costumes that we would wear later that night. The night before my parents and I would go shopping for some fun Halloween-themed snacks that we would make in order for m...

Burnout and the real causes of senioritis

Hannah Heger, Trending Editor

October 7, 2019

  Students nowadays have stress coming from everywhere; whether it be from college applications, homework, jobs or just simply existing in a more stressful world. Modern students are coming up with more and more ways to justify their inability to complete tasks. By far the most popular and joked a...

Global climate strike worthy of attention

Kyla Barnett, Features Editor

September 23, 2019

The first of multiple climate strikes in over 150 countries began on Friday during the week-long Global Climate Strike. Students from all over the world left class to march for the climate three days before a UN emergency climate summit was held in New York. With all of the action around the glob...

Student-led conferences don’t work

Andrew Davis, Staff Photographer

September 23, 2019

The student-led conferences are not effective. The topics discussed in the conference do not come up outside the room and what is spoken in the conference stays in the conference. They are not worth the time given in preparation for them. The reason we have student-led conferences is so that students, ...

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