How to Study for Exams

By: Kayla Stephensen Depending on the subject and difficulty of a class, there are many ways to study. Here are some suggestions that may help for various subjects: Reread challenging material Redo problems/questions that caused issues Rewrite notes Reread notes Explain concepts to a friend Draw processes or thought processes for problems Use YouTube videos to relearn or further ingrain ideas (I like Crash Course … Continue reading How to Study for Exams

Seeing Government in Action at the Ohio Statehouse

by Josh Hypes On Wednesday, November 13, I had the opportunity to go to the Ohio Statehouse and shadow the state representative for Darke and Miami County, Jena Powell. During that time, I experienced different interactions that legislators do on a daily basis such as recording campaign videos, meeting with lobbyists, speaking at different functions, attending a session of the house, and taking many, many … Continue reading Seeing Government in Action at the Ohio Statehouse

OPINION: The Toxicity Towards The Ivy League Conference is Misplaced

By: Khacor Tigner The eight Ivies–Cornell, Brown, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth, Princeton, and Columbia–are known quite well by the American community, and even on the world stage. This is due to their high standard for academics. However, the Ivy League is also a sports league; they are not just academics.  The Ivy League is not as big as the Big Ten Conference. They … Continue reading OPINION: The Toxicity Towards The Ivy League Conference is Misplaced

Securing the Cyber-Realm

by Kai Delsing “There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked, and those that will be.” – Robert Mueller By 2020, the number of devices connected to the internet is projected to be 75 billion, as stated by SafeAtLast. In order to stay safe in this threatening cyber-realm, we need to be cyber-secure. We all boast that we will never be … Continue reading Securing the Cyber-Realm

OPINION: Teachers Protest in the Carolinas

By Jade Edwards Thousands of teachers used a personal day on Wednesday, May 1 to protest in Columbia, South Carolina, contributing to the inevitable closing of at least five school districts.  On the same day, a mass protest in Raleigh, North Carolina effectively closed more than 40 school districts and charter schools. Why are these teachers doing this? They find the sacrifice of being out … Continue reading OPINION: Teachers Protest in the Carolinas

Top Four NFL Draft Picks: What Will Happen vs What Should Happen

by Garrison Williams The NFL draft seems to go the same way every year. Everyone has their predictions about which college stars are going to be drafted first. However, most don’t even consider how these players will actually benefit the lineup. Sure, Baker Mayfield seemed to work out perfectly for Cleveland. However, this year’s draft prospect rankings don’t fall nicely with what would be best … Continue reading Top Four NFL Draft Picks: What Will Happen vs What Should Happen

NFL 2019 Season Divisional Predictions: Surprises In Store

by Garrison Williams AFC North – Cleveland Browns This is by far the biggest surprise. We all remember the famous 2017 0-16 season for the Browns. However, at the same time, is it a surprise? For the first time since 2002 (their last playoff appearance), it feels like the Browns are doing the right things. They drafted their franchise quarterback in Baker Mayfield and fired … Continue reading NFL 2019 Season Divisional Predictions: Surprises In Store

Opinion: Creative NFL Overtime Rule Change Proposal

by Garrison Williams The NFL decided to throw all logic and reason out the window with its overtime rules. This problem most recently came into greater light in the American Football Conference championship game of the 2018-2019 season. The Kansas City Chiefs had bested Tom Brady and the New England Patriots all game. However, as regular time expired, New England was able to tie the … Continue reading Opinion: Creative NFL Overtime Rule Change Proposal

Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon Brings Tears to My Eyes

By: Kayla Stephensen *********SPOILER ALERTS********* Maybe it has to do with the proximity of my menstrual cycle, or maybe it has to do with how close to home the stories hit, but I have cried during the second and now third How to Train Your Dragon movies. In the second movie, the parents were brought back together only for the father to lose his life … Continue reading Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon Brings Tears to My Eyes

The Truth Behind Diabetes

By: Emily Bevelhymer Diabetes is an autoimmune disorder that people recognize but many do know the facts. As a Type 1 Diabetic, I have heard every comment and question that is associated with the disorder. People who recognize the disease usually comment, “I think one of my grandparents have that,” and the most common question is, “Can you eat that?” Diabetes has many misconceptions surrounding … Continue reading The Truth Behind Diabetes