Bacon Bits: Students need to analyze pledge

Jacey Bacon, Opinion Editor

September 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion

It’s hard to tune into any news source or social media outlet lately without hearing some type of controversy regarding the national anthem. But let’s put those issues aside for a moment to address one closer to home -- an...

Students crushed under pressure of college

Kinsey Richardson, Editor in Chief

April 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Several recent radio ads and internet articles say that teens won’t ever go to college if they don’t start right after high school.  As high school students, people often ask, “What are your plans after high school?”  And...

Bacon Bits: Students see tardy policies as unfair

Jacey Bacon, Opinion Editor

April 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

When a student is late to class there could be many factors that influence that tardy. Perhaps a car wouldn’t start. Maybe there was a traffic jam because of a car accident, or treacherous driving conditions. Or maybe a student...

Can we talk about… Pressure on high school students

Kinsey Richardson, Editor in Chief

February 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Whether we like it or not, I think all of us secretly, subconsciously get ready for someone else when preparing for the school day. That person may be your friend, a pretty girl in your class or someone you want to think you’re...

Bacon Bits: students’ cell phone usage turns disrespectful

Jacey Bacon, Opinion Editor

February 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Looking around a room full of my peers, I notice something very disturbing -- no one is showing any interest in what is happening anywhere other than their cellphone screens. There are many varying degrees of cellphone use...

Anxiety Disorders

Jacey Bacon

December 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, and affect 18 percent of the adult population. These disorders are also glamorized by youth. Visit any Tumblr page and one will see posts that cause...

Grief

Jacey Bacon

December 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Grief is exhausting and the informed and empathetic are tired; the madness must stop. Anyone who checked trending tags on social media Nov. 13 was suddenly jolted with the reality that the world can be incredibly cruel. After...

Donald Trump

Kinsey Richardson

December 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

As of Dec. 8 the White House said that Donald Trump’s call for the United States to ban Muslims from entering the United States stood as enough to disqualify him from becoming president and called on Republicans to reject...

Bacon Bits: Gun control out of control

Jacey Bacon, Opinion Editor

December 2, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Religion and race fall among many things taking the blame for unspeakable acts that we, as a nation, are becoming numb to. (President Obama described the situation as “hopeless” in his address after the tragedy at Umpqua...

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November 9, 2015

iPads invade Lewiston School District

November 9, 2015

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Lately, it seems as if everything has gone digital, from books to paying bills at restaurants; almost anything can be done from a tablet. Classrooms were the next thing on the list of things to be turned digital, and thanks...

Bacon Bits: Gun control out of control

Jacey Bacon, Opinion Editor

October 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Religion and race fall among many things taking the blame for unspeakable acts that we, as a nation, are becoming numb to. (President Obama described the situation as “hopeless” in his address after the tragedy at Umpqu...

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