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Student Worth Reduced to a Digit

February 28, 2019

Filed under Entertainment, Features, Opinion, Uncategorized

Students. Daughters and sons. Freshman. Jaguars. Students, checking their Instagram feed, expecting smiling faces and wholesome content were met with a list ranking attractiveness that stripped away their individuality and persona...

Glamorized

by Jana Seal, Copy Editor

February 20, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

     “I have literally ten hours of homework tonight, I hate my life.” Sound familiar? This is something that I hear more than once everyday, and am guilty of saying myself. We exist in a time when the stresses of schoo...

Not So Super, Super Bowl

by Matthew Fink, Reporter

February 13, 2019

Filed under News, Opinion, Sports

Super Bowl LIII (53) happened Feb. 3, and the New England Patriots played against the Los Angeles Rams. It occurred at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. The final score of the game was 13-3, with the Patriots win...

Which College is the Best Fit?

by Hailey Wyneken, Social Media Editor

January 29, 2019

Filed under Opinion

  Money Matters Money is a huge factor for so many students and rightfully so. If you’re one of those students that needs to be cautious with how much you’re spending here’s what you should consider. Sc...

The Climate of the Country in Regards to the Incident at the ‘March for Life’ in Washington D.C.

by Jana Seal, Copy Editor

January 26, 2019

Filed under Features, News, Opinion, Politics, Uncategorized

On Friday, January 18, a confrontation at the March for Life in Washington D.C. would make headlines of both liberal and conservative news outlets-- before the full story even surfaced. In a group of Black Israelites’ attempts t...

Girls Who Code

by Jana Seal, Copy Editor

December 20, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Opinion, Uncategorized

Women make up only 29% of the workforce in science and engineering careers, but about half of the entire general workforce (ngcproject.org).  In the past, these industries weren’t just male dominated-- they were entirely male-possese...

A Very Commercial Christmas

by Jana Seal, Copy Editor

December 14, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Uncategorized

Originally published in Vol. 15 No. 2 of The Rock      Nov. 2, 2018. This is the day that Starbucks began using holiday cups-- which means that on and before Halloween, employees were unpacking festive cups, bags, menus and...

Let’s Get Real: Finals

by Kira Zizzo, Reporter

December 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

‘Finals’ is basically a synonym for stress. Finals are creeping up around the corner and with that comes an ocean of pressure and feeling overwhelmed. Many students are feeling this immense pressure-- you’re not alone. ...

Movies That Remind Us of the Christmas Spirit

by Daxton Garner and Wyatt Mosteller

December 11, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

During this time of holidays, people are stuck wondering what movie they are in the mood for watching. Luckily for them, 52 students put their opinion in on what the best holiday movies are and the top five are presented in...

An Uneducated Person’s Top Five Favorite Movies

by Matthew Fink, Reporter

December 7, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

For each movie, there will be a synopsis about why I have a movie in said place, and also an overall score out of 10. 5 .  Dunkirk - Directed by Christopher Nolan, Rated PG-13 This one leaves a pretty big impact on you. ...

Jingle to the Beat

by Sam Keer, Managing Editor

December 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

1.  All I Want for Christmas is You- Mariah Carey (1994) Incredible love and Christmas song to belt at anytime or dance to. Even the version with Justin Bieber is good. Great harmony and lyrics to enjoy during the holiday s...

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