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Wild pitch: thoughts on the proposed MLB playoff format

Wild pitch: thoughts on the proposed MLB playoff format

Mason Arneson, Editor At-Large
February 12, 2020
Just when baseball fans thought that the 2019-20 MLB off-season couldn’t get any more insane, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred threw everyone for one last curve two days before pitchers and catchers reported to spring training.
Pictured from left to right: Alex Weisberg, senior, Harper Malone, senior, Abigail Aune, junior, Sam Randall, senior, and Devon Welton-Rayl, senior.

Friday Fun: One Acts review

David Campbell, Editor in-Chief
January 31, 2020
On Thurs. Jan 30, Royal Productions performed the annual One Acts in the HHS little theater and to say the least, I was very impressed.

Political divisions accelerate, more Americans turning blind-eye

Olivia Cohen, Editor-in-Chief
January 29, 2020

Political energy has surges with every amendment, protocol and Tweet that has emitted from President Donald Trump and his administration.  Ever since the 2016 Presidential election, the quintessential...

Lost sense of hopefulness throughout 2010s

Olivia Cohen, Editor-in-Chief
January 29, 2020

In retrograde, a sense of hopefulness has lived within each decade, propelling us forward and integrating a mindset of prosperity into past generations.  Every decade brings a new wave of social change:...

Unseen truth of Generation Z

Olivia Cohen, Editor-in-Chief
January 29, 2020

Whether it’s the way we dress, the language we use, our use of drugs, or the way we act, it’s a fact that our generation has been forced to grow up too quickly.  We are Generation Z. We were born...

Op-Ed: NBA should have cancelled games in the wake of Kobe Bryants death

Op-Ed: NBA should have cancelled games in the wake of Kobe Bryant’s death

Mason Arneson, Editor At-Large
January 27, 2020
Just after 11 AM Central Standard Time on Sunday Jan. 26, NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others perished in a helicopter crash shortly after takeoff in Calabasas, Calif. One of the greatest basketball players in history, an icon on and off the court, gone from the world too soon.
Juice WRLD performing

In wake of Juice WRLD death, lean and pills need to be dealt with

Mason Arneson, Editor At-Large
January 6, 2020
In the early hours of Sunday, Dec. 8, Chicago rapper and emo rap superstar Juice Wrld suffered a seizure and went into cardiac arrest on his private jet at the Chicago Midway Airport. He was pronounced dead at 3:14 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner.

Albums that defined the 2010s

Jackson Swartz, Staff Reporter
December 20, 2019

“King of the Beach” – Wavves  July 13, 2010   After a tour meltdown and a seemingly tarnished career, waves proved he was more than a one hit wonder with his sophomore album.   Wavves...

Fight culture at HHS reaching new highs

Mary Murphy, Opinion Editor
December 19, 2019
A familiar instinct to the students of HHS when we hear the sound of what may be a fight is to respond with a peek out your classroom, or over the head of a kid in the hall who’s standing in front of the scene. 
The Water, San Ciscos third studio album

Indie band San Cisco announces new Australian tour

Sophia DeSanto, Assistant Opinion Editor
December 18, 2019
San Cisco, a 10-year-old indie-pop band based in Australia, hasn’t released a new song or album for around a year. They recently released a song called “Skins,” sung by their lead singer, Jordi Davieson. 
Campbell 5 : Top five MCU villains

Campbell 5 : Top five MCU villains

David Campbell, Editor in-Chief
December 11, 2019
The Marvel Cinematic Universe has proven to be one of if not the most influential movie series in all of history. Shattering records every year and showing that we will go see any film presented by Marvel Comics. I believe in the philosophy of a superhero movie is only as good as it’s villain. So I present the top five Marvel Cinematic Universe villains.

Campbell 5: Top five movies of 2019(so far)

David Campbell, Editor in-Chief
December 4, 2019
The year is far from over and still many movies have been released that have been critically acclaimed and will go down as phenomenal films. Whether it is action, mystery, science fiction, comedy, or even suspense, the movies of 2019 have been as good as any year. Here are the top five movies of 2019(so far).
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