Trump presidency limps to 100-day mark

Trump presidency limps to 100-day mark

by Truman Ross, Editorial

May 11, 2017

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As president Donald Trump surpasses his first one hundred days of his presidency, we are forced to examine his performance in what some call a “trial...

What to do on a Spring Break stay-cation?

What to do on a Spring Break stay-cation?

May 11, 2017

Not everyone can be lucky enough to spend Spring Break on a warm, sunny beach or taming the slopes of Aspen. With Spring Break being right around the corner,...

Words Hurt

Words Hurt

May 11, 2017

Words hurt. We can pretend that they don’t. We can pretend that here in Spring Lake, hurtful words do not exist. We can pretend that we do not see another...

My personal experience with depression

My personal experience with depression

by Joe Negen, Editorial

May 11, 2017

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Hi, I’m Joe, a lot of you probably know me. I’m the captain of the cross country team, I’m in all of the theater shows, I take AP classes, I’m...

Dakota Access Pipeline standoff continues

Dakota Access Pipeline standoff continues

May 11, 2017

The Dakota Access Pipeline is a 1,172 mile long that will connect the Bakken and Three Forks oil production areas spanning from North Dakota to Illinois. ...

America reacts to 2016 election results

America reacts to 2016 election results

May 11, 2017

If the sheer novelty of such an immense event, which delivers its arguments, shocks, and inevitable outcomes to the American public only once every four yea...

Concussion awareness, treatment on the rise

Concussion awareness, treatment on the rise

May 11, 2017

If you are a fan of the NFL, college football, hockey, or just about any other contact sport, you’ve probably heard something about concussions. Most...

Holiday season no cause for celebration for those with depression

Holiday season no cause for celebration for those with depression

May 11, 2017

The holiday season is supposed to be a time full of cheer and joy. Sadly, for some, this is definitely not the case. Psychology Today reported that a survey...

No Clowning Around

No Clowning Around

by Truman Ross, Editorial

May 10, 2017

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Coulrophobia--the fear of clowns--has taken on a new meaning this fall. All over the U.S., and Western Michigan as of late, there has been an outbreak that...

Voting electorate has obligation to do so

by Allie Sepulveda, Editorial

May 10, 2017

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The election is a topic that everyone in America is talking about, one way or another. On Friday, January 20, 2017, either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton will become the President of the United States. If you are over the age of eighteen, you are responsible for deciding which one it is. The future of this country is in your hands. It is the civic duty of every United States ...

Media bias has effect on 2016 elections

by Madeline Baker, Editorial

May 10, 2017

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This question has been haunting the minds of many Americans, and for a variety topics the news covers, but especially when it comes to the election. Journalists and reporters are always eager to dig up dirt against the candidate they want to lose the election. To answer the question, yes, it is biased. Multiple studies have been conducted proving that mainstream media and journali...

Senior year amounts to more stress than ever

by Jillian Schnurstein, Opinion

October 10, 2016

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Well ladies and gentleman, we’ve finally made it to senior year. It's taken about eleven years to get us here, but we made it. Finally it's time to sit back and just coast out this last year. All extracurriculars and fun senior events- or so we had all hoped. Turns out senior year isn't as much of a pushover as previously imagined. Quite the opposite actually. It's time to...

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