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Faceoff: Trumpcare

Cecilia Taylor and Sophia Berkofsky

June 12, 2017

New Health Care Act Takes Away Rights Required by Many Cecilia Taylor and Sophia Berkofsky On May 4th, the House voted 217 to 213 to repeal the Affordable Care Act. In its place, the GOP’s American Health Care Act was passed, and almost 21 million people around the country lost their right to health care. In 20...

Editorial: Summer Reading

The Editorial Staff

June 12, 2017

As summer approaches, many students fear the dreaded summer reading assignments. While lots of students do enjoy reading in their free time, many wish that they could choose their own books. Students enjoy reading more when they are able to read genres and authors they already know and like. Students...

The Broken Truth Behind Standardized Testing

Molly Becher, Staff Writer

June 8, 2017

"C, D, A, C, B, B....B... No, that can't be right. Three B's in a row, I definitely got that one wrong. Maybe I'll just change it just so there isn't a pattern. But what if they are trying to trick me... I'll leave it.... C, D, A, C, B, B, B." Hours, months, and years are spent sitting at desks, all...

Money Makes College Board Go Round

Cece Taylor, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

Photo Courtesy the College Board By the end of high school, students are intimately familiar with many things; pulling all-nighters, cramming for tests, and writing papers overnight. However, there are some entities that this familiarization drives high schoolers to hate: one of these is College ...

The College Board is Flawed but Necessary

May 2, 2017

Almost every high school student uses the college board at one point or another. Whether it is for SATs or AP Tests, students need the college board to get through high school. Some criticize the College Board for charging exorbitant prices for their tests and services while maintaining their status...

Diversity in Fashion and Beauty: Improving, but still a Work-in-Progress

Sarah Eldib, Managing Editor

May 1, 2017

In the past, through ads and products, the fashion and beauty industries have always displayed a rigid set of standards of what it means to be ‘beautiful’ and/or ‘fashionable’. There wasn’t as much variety in foundation tones. There weren't as many sizes in clothing retail stores. There was...

Proposed Screaming Eagle Gun Club poses Drawbacks for Ramsey

Proposed Screaming Eagle Gun Club poses Drawbacks for Ramsey

Emma Taylor, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

Today, Ramsey stands as safe, quiet, and family-friendly, but a recent application for a gun range has the town in distress. The proposed Screaming Eagle Gun Club will be located at 69 Spring Street in the former Liberty Travel building. They will add 10,000 square feet to the existing 60,620 square...

Sci-Fi becoming Reality, but at what cost?

Alexa Austin, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

With the modernization of science and technology, sci-fi is gradually becoming a reality. Scientists are already taking advantage of a new, efficient way of editing genes. So what does this mean for the future of the human race? One gene editing tool that has gained popularity since its discovery...

RHS Room for Debate: President Trump

Cecilia Taylor and Connor Koch

March 3, 2017

A Mistake if Trump takes steps to repeal ACA By: Cecilia Taylor Although Politifact has determined 70 percent of 373 statements made by  Trump to be anywhere in the range from “mostly false” to “pants-on-fire”, some have contained shreds of truth, including Trump’s campaign-trail promis...

Face-Off: Obama’s Legacy

Ben Ashmore and Danny Gardner

February 2, 2017

Obama a "Bright star in a dark sky" shadowed by Terrorism, Recession, and Divides By: Ben Ashmore To former President Obama, thank you. Thank you for your unrelenting spirit to bring America out of a recession and promote equal rights throughout America. Your smile, calming demeanor and reassurance was a bri...