Students, teachers need to focus on content to make up time this school year

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

August 12, 2019

In order to accommodate for construction, the USD 383 school district has shortened the school year by six days and added 15 minutes onto the end of every school day. Around two minutes will be added to class on regular sched...

Transgender athletes deserving of equal rights

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

May 6, 2019

In light of the new transgender guideline policy passed for the entirety of USD 383, parents and coaches alike took the opportunity provided by the Board of Education to publicly address what they consider to be the largest conc...

New transgender guidelines proves impactful at MHS

Brianna Carmack, Opinions Editor

May 6, 2019

During an era where ‘being who you are’ is highly encouraged, there are still many people who believe differently. Last Wednesday, the USD 383 Board of Education presented a new transgender guidelines at Manhattan High,...

Unfair judgment given to pressured opinions

Julianna Poe, Copy Editor

May 6, 2019

Having an opinion, especially a concrete opinion, has always been a difficult thing for me. Both sides of every story that I have encountered consistently have seemingly right and wrong variables within their fabrication. Not o...

Lying detrimental to all aspects of life

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

May 6, 2019

The truth hurts. That’s a simple fact of life that a lot of us are just now figuring out. It’s why we act the way we do around our peers and normalize lying. It’s why we constantly sugar coat scenarios to the people we see ...

‘Ridin’ Solo’

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2019

Dear reader, I’ve been reminiscing on my childhood recently, more specifically, the music that takes me back to hazy summer afternoons at the pool with my siblings, when nothing anyone thought mattered except the smell of ...

Uncomfortable class environment prevents participation among students

Brianna Carmack, Opinions Editor

April 29, 2019

I’ve had countless moments in school, kindergarten to now, where I have felt like I am the only one participating in class. Yes, there were and are those moments when I have zero motivation to answer a question, but I feel l...

Popularity of soccer rises in U.S. for better

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager

April 29, 2019

Soccer in the United States hasn’t been the most watched or liked sport, but with increasing inclines in TV ratings, more cities are gaining teams and with the biggest sporting event in the world coming to the U.S. by 2026, the...

Social media creates inauthenticity among teens

Emma Elliott, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

In recent years, with the rise in the use of social media -- primarily Snapchat and Instagram -- teens have become more in tune with others lives … or so we say. If you were to check the profiles you’re following on Instagra...

NRA against domestic abuse victims

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019

Honestly, a lot of us are kind of sick of talking about guns. I know I am. I think it’s such a misunderstood topic that no one could possibly begin to bring the change they want so badly, at least not in my lifetime. However, I...

Social media creates a divide among teens, makes us less real

Emma Elliot, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

In recent years, with the rise in the use of social media -- primarily Snapchat and Instagram -- teens have become more in tune with others lives … or so we say. If you were to check the profiles you’re following on Instagra...

Disregard diplomas, dive for degrees

Micheal Simmons, Blue M Editor-In-Chief

March 25, 2019

In 51 days, one of the most important days of a student's life will come and an overwhelming number of us will be considered college students instead of high school students. While this is true, the idea that pursuing a colleg...

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