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Dear Trump, let us do our job while you do yours

Katie Gruninger, Web editor

March 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Tension between the White House and the media is at an all time high. These tensions make student journalists like myself question what the journalism field will be like after graduating from college. Since newspapers originated, the medi...

Talking? Dating? Going out? The complex reality of high school relationships

Brittany Nieman, Managing Editor

March 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Dating in high school is overwhelming and complicated and it almost always involves unnecessary drama. Being in a small town like Manteo, the reality is that when you get into a relationship, everyone around you is involved...

High school: a time to be single and focus on number one…you

Willa Brown, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Do you ever wish that you had a boyfriend or girlfriend? Are you tired of being single? Don't be. High school is a time to figure out who you are and who you want to be in the future. This is hard to do already, without the adde...

He sees when you’re sleeping, knows when you’re awake

Lara Cate Wright, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion

For me, the Elf on the Shelf didn’t come around until I was 11 years old. At this point, I thought that it was very childish. Our elf’s name is Riddle. My sister got to choose his name, which is a reason why I have always...

Elf on the shelf: spreading holiday cheer for all to feel

Averi Creef, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion

It’s Dec.1 and your younger siblings run frantically downstairs in search of their elf. They search all around the living room, bathroom, and office before hitting the kitchen. They start looking through the sink, cabinets and ...

Holiday vacays always beat staying home

Brittany Nieman, Managing editor

December 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Traveling over the holidays is wonderful. It makes for a stress-free, relaxing and all around good time. Whether it’s during Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any other long holiday, traveling is always a good idea. I can’t tell you t...

Traveling over holidays not worth the hassle

Dana Davenport, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Home for the holidays is the best place to be. During the holidays, there are many people who love to travel and get out of town. I, on the other hand, prefer to be home.  Decorating my house, spending time with my family and being in the ...

Clinton, Trump: is either fit to lead this country?

Watson Harvey, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion

This time next month the White House will have some new occupants. There are many who tried, but now it’s down to two compelling candidates competing to hold our nation’s highest office, the nuclear codes and control over ...

Students in art programs deserve same respect, attention as athletes

Hannah Anglin, Editor in Chief

June 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

On a Friday night in the fall you’ll be able to find about half the student body cheering on the football team, but where is that support when it comes to the band’s winter concert? Sports are an important aspect of high...

Think twice before making a post, you never know who is looking

Gracie Deichler, Opinion Editor

June 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Admissions officers and potential bosses may not look at candidates’ Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other accounts all the time; however, if they scan and find something they don’t want, all your academic and extracurr...

Why does Mother’s Day get more attention?

Joce Ramirez, Staff Writer

June 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Why exactly is Mother’s Day more significant than Father’s Day? Mother’s Day is celebrated in May, while Fathers Day is celebrated in June. On both days, children get to celebrate their parents and what they do for them. ...

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