In the wake of Lance Armstrong’s admission of performance-enhancing drug use, Americans are again rocked with the realization that “the bigger they are, the harder they fall.” Indeed, this is evident in Armstrong’s case, as the disgraced cyclist has found himself at the center of a firestorm of public opinion following his interview with [...]
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“Search & Destroy” by Scott Cleland is a brilliant non-fiction book warning Internet users not to trust Google, Inc. The book reveals how Google’s mission “to organize the world’s information” causes great a concern to individualism. It also informs that Google has a hidden political agenda threatening freedom and national [...]
By Sean B., Staff Writer
The presumed right of censorship has been taken too far by some schools.The fine line that school officials must walk is strictly due to the First Amendment. How far can school officials go before they conflict with a student’s First Amendment rights? This same question was considered by the Supreme Court [...]
By Dylan G., Staff Writer
“Few symbols rival the Confederate flag for the ability to evoke such a wide range of passions. It is perhaps not surprising that those passions tend to run along racial lines,” stated Kenneth A. Paulson, the executive director of the First Amendment Center at firstamendmentcenter.org. Many people believe that the flag [...]
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By Derek S., Staff Writer
With more and more people by the day being diagnosed with breast cancer, many charity organizations have formed to raise awareness and funds to combat cancer. Recently the Keep a Breast Foundation has come under some scrutiny from the SHS staff because of the double meaning of [...]
(Note: This editorial was awarded third place for opinion from the NWPA Journalism Competition. It is reprinted from the Feb. 19 issue of The Panther Press.)
Richard Tatum, an 18-year-old teenager, experienced a horrible tragedy. “I don’t even remember hitting the truck because I was looking down at my phone when I hit it,” he [...]
I sometimes take a look around at some of my classmates and end up wondering to myself, “Why do they not care? Don’t they want to succeed at life?” I think the answer to the latter question is simple: people do want to succeed, but the problem is they want that success without having to [...]
As people grow wiser with age, priorities change, and we slowly grow to appreciate those intangibles that mold who we will become. Some, I fear, may be obscured by the sense that nothing outside of where we live has importance in our lives. It is this narrow-mindedness which should be a major cause for concern.