Senior exit project should be required

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

May 13, 2019

For seniors whose last May at Manhattan High has come and is diminishing quickly, this is the last chance to put the finishing touches on all they have worked towards in the past four years. Whether this be heading into Regionals ...

Vaccination is necessary, disease easily preventable

Brianna Carmack, Opinions Editor

April 29, 2019

Diseases, such as measles and typhoid fever, have reached a point in which they are getting progressively more and more uncommon… until now. After the recent measles outbreak in New York, California, the Philippines and o...

Most diverse final four in a long time

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager

April 8, 2019

This year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four Tournament in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was one of the most unique and unexpected ever because none of the great teams who are usually finalists were in the Final Four this year. Th...

Is the school’s self-defense/fighting policy fair

Kris Long, Junior News Editor

December 17, 2018

The current school policy on fighting is a zero-tolerance-of-violence policy, meaning anyone involved in a fight is automatically suspended out of school for one day. Is this really a fair policy? Is it fair that students can ge...

Tumblr Ban on adult content to extreme

Kyla Barnett, Junior Opinions Editor

December 17, 2018

Recently, the popular social media site Tumblr announced that it would be permanently banning all adult content on its platform as of yesterday, and it has caused an uproar. Tumblr is a space for everyone to express themselves ...

Do we really need finals?

Heidi Hansen, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

The dreaded finals. Students work hard all semester taking tests and stressing over last-minute homework just to take a huge test that could make or break your grade. Finals bring on unwanted stress, and to be honest, no one wants ...

Male abuse victims just as important as female

Katya Tarabrina, Junior Copy Editor

December 17, 2018

Domestic abuse has been a problem in our society for many decades. More than one in three women (35.6 percent) and more than one in four men (28.5 percent) in the United States have experienced rape, physical violence and/or ...

Media literacy proves beneficial for everyone

Brianna Carmack, Opinions Editor

November 13, 2018

As support for mainstream media declines, media literacy is becoming less important than it should be. According to MediaLiteracy.com, media literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, communicate and create using al...

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