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ANTIFA proves threat to public safety

ANTIFA proves threat to public safety

Andrew Johnson, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Fascism has led to the genocide of people, the destruction of cultures, and the decline of countries. With how destructive fascism is, it is understandable that people would make an organization to go against it. However, the most recent major organization to stand as anti-fascist, is the Anti-Fasci...

Stars don’t align for equal pay in Hollywood

Stars don’t align for equal pay in Hollywood

Megan Bosshart, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This year’s Forbes list of highest paid actors and actresses illustrates the gap between men and women across all industries,but in particular Hollywood. The list, published on August 22, ranks Mark Wahlberg as the highest paid actor and Emma Stone as the highest paid actress. Wahlberg earned $68 mi...

SeaWorld proves cruel in orca breeding practices

SeaWorld proves cruel in orca breeding practices

Clare Edens, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Money. The world is obsessed with it. That's something the world is scared to admit and often won’t admit. In this case, we use animal brutality as an excuse to make money. At the famous tourist spot SeaWorld, they have a very large attraction. The orcas. But, what goes on behind them to make tha...

Start your life, end the streaks

Start your life, end the streaks

Greta Zimmerman, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The increased use of technology has created a dysfunctional human interaction. Talking and creating real human relationships takes effort. Communicative technology has created an illusion that little effort is needed to maintain strong relationships. One enabler of this social dysfunction is the popul...

As global temperatures warm, risk increases

As global temperatures warm, risk increases

Elaine Lyu, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Have you ever noticed that some beautiful islands have already submerged; or that the temperature in winter is not the same like it in your childhood? Places that used to be abundant in snowfall have frequently experienced snow free winters. All the phenomenons above are attributed to global warming. ...

Homework vs. Sleep: Which will you sacrifice?

Homework vs. Sleep: Which will you sacrifice?

Timothy Wittich, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Waking up at an ungodly hour, rushing to school half asleep. Participating in an extra curricular, and then rushing home to finish hours worth of homework. This is the continuous cycle for most high school students at Saint Viator. Sleep is a precious thing that contributes to growth and development. The ...

Is beauty worth the bunnies?

Is beauty worth the bunnies?

Grace Zimmerman, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

These days, society obsesses over achieving beauty and perfection through the use of makeup.  It is well-known that these cosmetics used by people all around the world are pricey and getting even more expensive.  Thousands of dollars are spent on makeup each year, but these beauty products cost more...

Coral Bleaching: Why should you care?

Coral Bleaching: Why should you care?

Emma Perry, Opinion Editor

August 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Earth’s oceans cover more than 70% of its surface, yet in the vast oceans 25% of all marine life is concentrated on coral reefs. Coral reefs make up the largest living structures on the planet. They are home to 2 million biodiverse species of animals, translating directly into income, benefits, and...

High school can’t reach Hollywood heights

High school can’t reach Hollywood heights

Stanlee Yurks, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

We're all in this together, right? Not necessarily. There have been many expectations put on incoming freshmen about what high school is really like through the media, TV shows and movies, but are these expectations true? After the first few weeks of high school, freshmen may come to realize that ...

GMO: Cause for concern or grocery stores’ saving grace?

GMO: Cause for concern or grocery stores’ saving grace?

Katie Boler, Opinion Co-Editor

March 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

GMO. It peeks from the fine print and hides in long lists of "enriched" foods. Genetically modified organisms are created by splicing a gene from a bacteria or a virus into a crop, making it resistant to chemical herbicides used to eliminate unwanted weeds. According to Leigh Erin Connealy, M.D. from ...

Summer college work heats up

Summer college work heats up

Devon Sheehan, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Junior year is in its final stretch, and that means that the long anticipated senior year is just within reach. The goal is only 2 months away, a.k.a. summer vacation. Over the summer, ‘senioritis’ is going to transfer from the incoming college freshmen to the rising seniors, but the nostalgia of t...

Hopping down bunny trail away from Easter?

Hopping down bunny trail away from Easter?

Natalia Fic, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Whenever Easter is mentioned, people usually think of the Easter Bunny delivering chocolate covered eggs or marshmallow Peeps that are so jam packed with sugar they are bound to cause some form of diabetes. Since when was Easter thought to be a holiday that focused solely on food and a mythical creature...

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