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Should One And Done Be Done

Should One And Done Be Done

March 24, 2019

There is supreme talent in college basketball these days, but because of the one and done rule, we only get to see this talent for one year. The one and done rule, depending on whom you ask, is either killing basketball or making it boom, but this rule does more harm than good for the sport of basketball as a whole. The one and done rule states that for an individual to be eligible to enter the N...

New Media Arts Pathway at Dunbar

New Media Arts Pathway at Dunbar

March 24, 2019

A Career Technical Education Pathway is a program in Kentucky for those who desire to join the workforce after high school as well as an opportunity for those who plan to go to college. Dunbar recently added the Media Arts pathway which allows students to become Adobe certified, something that can help students with college applications and resume. In 2015, 39 states implemented 125 new regulations which increas...

Most Iconic Artists In Every Genre

Most Iconic Artists In Every Genre

March 24, 2019

Rock/Aged Pop The Beatles are the most commercially successful band in the history of music. They formed in 1960 in Liverpool, England. They first arose in the music industry after the release of their hit single “Love Me Do”, which peaked at #17 on the national charts. They then became a power-house in the industry and released 11 albums that peaked #1 on the global charts. They still remain ...

Paradox: The Best Developer You’ve Never Heard Of

Paradox: The Best Developer You’ve Never Heard Of

March 23, 2019

When most people think of their favorite video game developers of all time, a few come to mind, such as Rockstar, a company that maintains multiple open-world Triple A titles such as Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption, or maybe Blizzard, who is known for their MMORPG World of Warcraft, and their multiple eSports titles such as Overwatch and Heroes of the Storm. But when I think of my favorite ...

Video Games and the Teenage Brain

Video Games and the Teenage Brain

March 23, 2019

It's fair to say that video games have become an increasingly attractive way to spend time for most teenagers. But is playing video games really bad? Video games are sometimes prioritized over school work and playing them is a common excuse for procrastination. This can be academically harmful, and teachers have noticed. “If there is a minute transition between two things, some children are automatica...

Raiders Stacking Up

Raiders Stacking Up

March 23, 2019

The Oakland Raiders are getting ready to do something they haven't been able to do since 1984. Win a Super Bowl. The Raiders have been on a downward spiral these past few years, but now everything is starting to look up for them. Many have criticized the organization for making moves they deem to be idiotic in trading away star players wide receiver Amari Cooper and defensive end Khalil Mack. Thes...

What You Should be Watching

What You Should be Watching

March 20, 2019

In the last decade, home video has greatly evolved. From standard VHS tapes to Blockbuster DVDs, to today where major online-video sites such as YouTube, Netflix and Hulu give consumers the convenience of accessing any film without leaving the comfort of their home. However, with new and exciting titles continuing to pour from Hollywood, many great films often go unwatched. That’s why I am happy t...

Spring Fashion Trends

Spring Fashion Trends

March 19, 2019

As spring comes we always see new styles, in the spring of 2019 it seems that more fashion trends are coming back into style than ever before. Most girls like to try and look nice once or twice throughout the week, so knowing what the new fashion trends are is important. Scrunchies are a fashion statement that has come back into style over the past few years. They come in different colors, patterns,...

Pros and Cons of Social Media for Teens

Pros and Cons of Social Media for Teens

March 19, 2019

Social media has become the main source of communication and entertainment for teens. Most teenagers use Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat almost every day for several hours. Whether it is to post their latest picture at the local mall on Instagram or simply send a picture to their friend of their dog on Snapchat, social media is everywhere. These platforms can be used in a variety of beneficial ways but som...

Phones Down, Heads Up

March 17, 2019

In July 2009, 21-year-old Casey Feldman was hit and killed by a distracted driver. Her parents, Dianne Andersen and Joel Feldman, founded the Casey Feldman Memorial Foundation that same year. "End Distracted Driving" is a project from the CFMF in order to save lives from distracted driving by educating drivers, acting upon the issue and advocating against it. According to the United States ...

Who was St. Patrick?

Who was St. Patrick?

March 16, 2019

Shamrocks, parades, pinches, and a whole bunch of green, March 17 is held as a feast day and in observance of the death of St. Patrick.  Over the years, this holiday has evolved into a day full of celebration honoring Irish Culture. Who was St. Patrick? St. Patrick was a Christian missionary accredited for converting Ireland to Christianity in the 400s AD. To the disbelief of many, he is not of I...

Should Students Use Wikipedia?

Should Students Use Wikipedia?

March 16, 2019

Wikipedia is considered a free encyclopedia site, containing articles on many different topics and interests for people to access. Created in 2001, Jimmy Wales came up with the idea of making a publicly editable encyclopedia, but Larry Sanger came up with the idea of using a wiki, which offers users the ability to edit articles online. Many students enjoy using Wikipedia to gather large amou...