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All domestic violence should be a felony

Reaghan Wharff, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Last week, a woman from SAFEHOME came to De Soto High School and talked to my Family Studies class about healthy and unhealthy relationships. SAFEHOME is an organization to provide support for survivors of domestic violence.... Read more »

Why does the gender pay gap still exist?

Aneka Zarger, Graphic Designer

October 21, 2015

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

I would like to think that, in the grand scheme of things, humanity has made a lot of progress. For instance, sending men to the moon with only eight years of preparation is quite the feat. And on the other side of the spectrum,... Read more »

Chase Utley’s slide in game two of NLDS was dirty

Emma Bascom, Associate Editor

October 20, 2015

Filed under Opinion

This Major League Baseball postseason has been intensely action packed and emotional; that much is for sure. In the American League, the Kansas City Royals beat out the Houston Astros in a decisive game 5 to move on to the... Read more »

School pictures wreak havoc on students

Sydney Hoover, Associate Editor

August 31, 2015

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Rewind to second grade. My third year of public schooling, and my school pictures had been adorable the past two years. But I mean, come on, what kindergartener or first grader doesn’t take the most adorable pictures no matter... Read more »


Aneka Zarger, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2015

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

In the past few months, protesting for racial equality has become extremely prevalent. The first recent event began in Ferguson, in which a white cop shot an African American man. Immediately, citizens of the US began to protest... Read more »

Cell phones have ruined photography

Timothy Klingler, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

From selfies of world leaders, to never-ending Instagram, Facebook and Twitter feeds, the world is drowning itself in images and the art of photography is slowly dying. We’ve taken what used to take hours of planning and... Read more »

Students have issues with ‘drama’

May 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Sophie Straight Feature Editor One of the reasons people in high school are commonly stressed out is because of so-called ‘drama’ between them and their friends. I know finals can be very stressful, but that’s only... Read more »

BYOD is helping out

Emma Bascom, Opinion Editor

September 25, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The moment students have been waiting for has finally arrived. Bring Your Own Device has recently been put into effect at De Soto High School. With this new power, naturally, comes great responsibility. While some may use phones,... Read more »