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Students share their experiences in the student parking lot and the fears that come with them.

Student Opinions on the Parking Lot

Meredith McCalmon, Emily Harter, Writer April 26, 2021

If you have ever driven in the Olathe West parking lot, then you know firsthand the chaos that occurs. The lot is a frenzy of students rushing to find a spot, kids scrambling to get in and out of school...

Why Dont My Pants Have Pockets?

Why Dont My Pants Have Pockets?

Evelyn May, Writer April 22, 2021

Many women are familiar with it--the struggle of having too much to carry, and no way to carry it. The problem? The conspicuous lack of pockets in most women’s clothing.  Why is it that men get lots...

Unauthorized Proms are Dangerous for Students

Unauthorized Proms are Dangerous for Students

Riley Keiter April 15, 2021

Since the announcement of prom hit, many juniors have been annoyed by the decision to only invite seniors. It’s one of the many COVID-19 guidelines enforced by the school; not inviting juniors will keep...

Joe Biden’s Presidency So Far: Promises vs Plans

Joe Biden’s Presidency So Far: Promises vs Plans

Meredith McCalmon April 1, 2021

As Joe Biden won the 2020 election over Donald Trump, America expected change. Amidst a nation torn by climate issues, police brutality, and COVID-19, it looked like a new President was just what our nation...

The emptiness of the library and the commons full of isolated, code-scanning, phone-focused, half-faced students, are a haunting reminder of just how much things have changed.

A High School Eulogy

Caché Goracke, Editor in Chief March 26, 2021

The bell rings.  Over the intercom comes the voice of an administrator: “OK students, it's time for first lunch, please find your way to your designated seat for the year.”  The noise begins to...

In The Middle Of A Global Pandemic?

In The Middle Of A Global Pandemic?

Ellie Pogorek March 12, 2021

It’s March 12, 2020. There are 405 new cases of COVID-19 in the United States. A voice comes over the intercom, “Please take all belongings home with you at the end of the day.”  With the slow...

How The Top Five Richest People in America Earn and Spend Their Wealth

How The Top Five Richest People in America Earn and Spend Their Wealth

Meredith McCalmon March 8, 2021

Imagine having so much money to your name that you could effectively end poverty in multiple countries. This idea of overwhelming wealth does not seem plausible, but there are several people who have so...

The Queen’s Gambit: A Watch Worthy Of Its Royal Title

The Queen’s Gambit: A Watch Worthy Of Its Royal Title

Tyler Burkett February 22, 2021

*This review contains spoilers. The Queen’s Gambit was released on Netflix on Oct 23, 2020, and has garnered critical acclaim for the show’s intricate production and sets, but also has spiked interest...

Top 5 Items to NOT Buy Your Partner This Valentine’s Day

Top 5 Items to NOT Buy Your Partner This Valentine’s Day

Meredith McCalmon February 14, 2021

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, last minute scrambling for a good gift is almost inevitable. It happens to the best of us. When you’re down to the wire, searching for something your partner...

The Flaws in School Soda Bans

Evelyn May January 25, 2021

Many schools have proposed or instituted soda bans, and while some may think that prohibiting the consumption of soda at school would help encourage a healthier lifestyle, these soda bans are typically...

Although the show is a captivating period piece, the friendships and relationship drama throughout the show are what will keep you wanting more.

Bridgerton Review

Ellie Pogorek January 18, 2021

Netflix has given us yet another holiday surprise, a new period drama: “Bridgerton.”   While Bridgerton has only been out for 22 days now, it has already had 67 million views, making the show...

Candance Owens Tweeted recently about her objections to Harry Styles' Vouge cover shoot.

Harry Styles and the Masculinity Debate

Brendan Ulmer, Writer December 18, 2020

Recently a debate has emerged over a photoshoot in which pop star Harry Styles donned a light blue dress and enough rings to make Michael Jordan blush. While the feature garnered controversy--because to...

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