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JROTC Team Banquet 2024

JROTC Team Banquet 2024

Allie Giroux, Associate Editor April 29, 2024

The 2024 Solar Eclipse

The 2024 Solar Eclipse

Tristan Hansen, Reporter April 19, 2024

   Last Monday parts of the world were able to witness a phenomenon that will not reoccur in the United States until 2044. The moon passed right between the Earth and the Sun to create a Solar Eclipse.     ...

The Current Obesity Epidemic

The Current Obesity Epidemic

Hadleigh Flowers, Reporter April 10, 2024

   The term overweight refers to when one has a condition of excessive fat deposits in the body. Obesity, on the other hand, is a chronic disease defined by excessive fat deposits that can impair health....

The Importance of Unionization: Freeing Ourselves Through Collective Bargaining

The Importance of Unionization: Freeing Ourselves Through Collective Bargaining

Byron S. Knight, Reporter April 9, 2024

   On April 8, 1952, President Harry S. Truman seized control of America’s steel mills as an attempt to prevent a shutdown by strikers; however, on April 29, the seizure was ruled unconstitutional...

Thomas Paine: Americas Greatest Founding Father

Thomas Paine: America’s Greatest Founding Father

Byron S. Knight, Reporter April 9, 2024

   In America it is common to study, discuss, and appeal to the political, philosophical, and military leaders that conceived of and fought for a republic independent from Great Britain.     ...

Serving Your Community

Serving Your Community

Frederick Brock, Reporter April 9, 2024

   When high school begins to wrap up for graduates, many are looking to go to college on scholarships. Some of those scholarships, including the Tennessee Promise, require community service hours to...

The Blaze Battalion takes the Gold

The Blaze Battalion takes the Gold

Hannah Nelson, Reporter April 9, 2024

   For the second year in a row, the Blaze Battalion headed up north to Fort Knox, Kentucky for the Sergeant Major (SGM) Gray competition. The Sergeant Major Gray competition is an annual competition...

BSK ANIMAL RIGHTS

History of Animal Rights and their Treatment

Byron S. Knight, Reporter April 3, 2024

   Animal rights issues have grown in prominence in the last 50 years. Today we are concerned with factory farming, animal testing, kill shelters and more, but how has the status of animals been in the...

Easter: History of the Holiday and Traditions Around the World

Easter: History of the Holiday and Traditions Around the World

Abigail Hord, Reporter March 21, 2024

   The history of Easter has origins in both Christianity and ancient pagan culture. The holiday was originally a pagan holiday; it has been associated to a pagan spring festival, dating back before...

Womens History Month. Maia, Tristan

Influential and Underappreciated Women in History

Maia O’Brien and Tristan Hansen March 21, 2024

   Women’s History Month is a great time to recognize the women throughout history and around the world whose contributions have helped shape our world today. There are many women who fought against...

Exploring the History of Ramadan

Exploring the History of Ramadan

Rhys Stephens, Reporter March 19, 2024

   Ramadan is a special time observed by Muslims around the world. It serves as a month-long period of fasting, prayer and reflection, integral to Islam. As a matter of fact, Ramadan began Sunday, March...

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