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Why Movie Reviews Need To Be Ignored

Jack Goulet, Reporter

May 11, 2017


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While this topic is mostly subjective, there seem to be many points of objectivity that make or break a movie’s success. Is looking online for help ruining our freedom of choice, and hurting the movies that we choose to avoid? Sites like Rotten Tomatoes churn out reviews for Hollywood’s latest releas...

AK 47s Under Second Amendment

AK 47s Under Second Amendment

Kate Sinz, Reporter

April 10, 2017


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For under $700, you can get a firearm that was never designed for hunting, but specifically for war. If you want to buy an assault rifle, it isn’t that difficult. All you need is a bit of time and money. But why is it so easy to buy a gun specifically made to rapidly kill people? The Constitution ...

Advisor’s Note: The Broadcaster’s Editorial Cartoon

Advisor’s Note: The Broadcaster’s Editorial Cartoon

Robert Sterner, Advisor

February 3, 2017


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Today we present the first editorial cartoon of the online Broadcaster.  To be of any value to the readers, part of the purpose of a scholastic news organization is to shine a light on those in positions of power be they school board members, principals, or presidents. An editorial is a piece of o...

Is Makeup Really Worth It?

Molly Glus, reporter

January 30, 2017


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The world as we know it is being enhanced, altered, and changed; who would have thought that same idea would be brought to your face? That change is known to the world as makeup. The very word suggests altering the natural appearance of women everywhere and has become a necessity to many. The necess...

Battling Fixed vs. Growth Mindsets

Kaitlyn Kelley, Reporter

January 25, 2017


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The word mindset is defined as a set of beliefs—beliefs about yourself and your most basic qualities, according to Mindset, a book written by Carol Dweck. Mindset is a simple idea discovered by Carol Dweck, a Stanford University psychologist, through decades of research on achievement and success. Min...

Women In the Workplace: They Are Just as Capable

Women In the Workplace: They Are Just as Capable

Brooke Daniels, Reporter

January 17, 2017


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Women are almost half the workforce. They are the equal. In fact, they are breadwinners in four out of ten families. In 2015, women made 80 cents for every dollar earned by men, which is a wage gap of 20 percent. Women receive more college and graduate degrees than men, yet on average, women continue to earn considerably less than men. How is this po...

Years of Cheating and Drug Use Should Lead to Ban from Ballot

Sam Allery, Reporter

January 10, 2017


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Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens could follow in the footsteps of Joe Jackson and Pete Rose - in both good ways and bad. Those footsteps include being disgraced by the Major League Baseball (MLB), but on the other hand, being one of the best players of a generation. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens are...

Benefits of Technology in a School Setting

Benefits of Technology in a School Setting

Molly Glus, Copy Editor

December 19, 2016


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Technology. A term defined by Merriam Webster as, “a manner of accomplishing a task using technical processes, methods, or knowledge.” This term, however, means much more to teenagers, for it allows them to fully express themselves and to meet new people across the world. With school being a daily...

Superhero Movies: Winners and Losers

Superhero Movies: Winners and Losers

Sam Allery, Reporter

December 8, 2016


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From Harley Quinn to Deadpool and Doctor Strange to Batman, 2016 featured some of the greatest successes and failures of the superhero genre’s history. This year had six superhero movies, two from every major superhero universe. Fox, Warner Bros., and Disney all took big risks in their movies in 20...

More People Should Become CPR Certified

Kaitlin Christ, Reporter

November 10, 2016


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Imagine this: Derek, an active teenager, had been swimming all day with his friends at the local pool. Now relaxing on the pool deck, Derek suddenly becomes unresponsive with no pulse or signs of breathing. Luckily, his friends alerted nearby lifeguards, and Derek was able to be revived. Somethi...

Models are Influencing the Teen Body Image

Models are Influencing the Teen Body Image

Molly Glus, Reporter

November 3, 2016


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With red eyes and blotchy cheeks she stands, looking in the mirror. The words fat, ugly, and not good enough whirl through her head like a cyclone. She sinks to the floor, longing and praying that one day she will look like the model on the cover of the monthly issue of Vogue; finally looking like the...

Why Saving America From Donald Trump is All Too Necessary

Why Saving America From Donald Trump is All Too Necessary

Brooke Daniels, Reporter

October 21, 2016


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Donald Trump is not fit for either the office he seeks, the party he represents, or the women he speaks to. Donald Trump, a 70 year old real-estate mogul, presumed billionaire, and Republican nominee, has quite the opinion. This 2016 election season has been interesting to watch to say the least. W...

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