Parents should allow children more freedom

Kyla Barnett, Features Editor

March 2, 2020

Many of us have that one friend whose parents need them home by seven on a weeknight and their phone is taken away as soon as they enter the house. If they’re even a minute late, they end up grounded for a month and lose all of the...

Social Media users need to be more respectful of others’ ideas

Gavin Gaston, Staff Videographer

March 2, 2020

Respect should go both ways. Everyone knows the golden rule, “Treat others how you want to be treated.”  But with the ever expanding reach of the internet and social media, that’s hard to keep in mind. People’s v...

Teachers need accountability

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

February 24, 2020

When a student falls behind in a class, the blame is almost always put on the student. However, teachers contribute to this problem as well. While students should always be responsible for their assignments and efforts to achi...

2D vs 3D Animation

Grace Wilson, Staff Videographer

February 24, 2020

In 1995, Pixar released the first full entirely computer animated feature-length film, “Toy Story.” The release of this milestone kicked off an entirely new style of film much different than earlier design.  Previo...

CGI still improves film

Grace Wilson, Staff Videographer

December 11, 2019

In recent years, Hollywood has grown increasingly skilled in developing computer-generated imagery, or ‘CGI’. Audiences are able to experience new worlds otherwise impossible with these revolutionary improvements. However overuse a...

Cell phone use in the classroom

Joshua Flickenger, Photo Editor

December 11, 2019

Cell phone use in the classroom has increased over the years, along with other new pieces of technology.  Cell phones are bad for the learning environment when they are not used in an educational manner. They distract students,...

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 a...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 g...

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 jus...

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