The Roar

Music television: Reality shows cap songs

Mikayla Larson, Editor in chief

January 27, 2011

Filed under Opinions

Music television is a thing of the past. Perhaps the most easily observable instance comes in the form of MTV, a television station that was created as an outlet for rock music in the early 1980s. This is ironic considering that...

Career research should move to upper grades

Mia Glatter, Business Manager

January 26, 2011

Filed under Opinions

When I was a freshman, I was convinced that I wanted to be a chef. More than convinced, I watched all the television shows, read the magazines and dreamed about having my own television show just like Rachel Ray. So when it came...

Let’s fight cancer in tasteful way

Jennifer Garrido, Lifestyles Editor

January 24, 2011

Filed under Opinions

Apparently, the new school fad is to walk around wearing bracelets that poke fun at women with breast cancer. Vendors such as Tilly’s and Spencer’s are selling bracelets that say “I love boobies” and are donating a portion...

Annual music festival still deserves attention

Mikayla Larson, Editor in Chief

January 21, 2011

Filed under Opinions

Each and every summer since 1995, the Vans Warped Tour has trekked across North America and Canada, with a mission to bring nearly every genre of music to its respective fans. Started by music guru Kevin Lyman, the Vans Warped...

Senior: What have they done with my Gatorade?

January 18, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor

I would just like to say from the beginning that I am a man of few wants and needs. To be frank, I don’t require much subsistence throughout the day. I work hard in my classes and try to pay attention until my lunch period where...

Homework clashes with spirit

Lesley Wright, Roar staff

January 18, 2011

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As students stay up late at night putting the finishing touches on their outfits for Spirit Week, the last thing they want to do is type a 500-word essay on the effects of global warming. Many students, from middle-schoolers to...

Comfy sweatpants gain in style status

Brittany Cho, News Editor

January 18, 2011

Filed under Opinions

Without question, on a day that feels crummy or sluggish whether due to an APUSH all-nighter or an AP chemistry study sesh, sweatpants are a wardrobe staple. Everyone probably owns a pair of these comfy pants. Who wants to take...

Holiday homework can be valid

Staff Editorial

December 26, 2010

Filed under Staff Editorials

Being assigned a five-page essay the day before spring break can be a student’s worst nightmare. But that practice could change. School board chairwoman Amy Kneessy has heard your anguished cries and proposed a policy prohibiting...

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