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Season 5 of ‘Breaking Bad’ impresses, leaves viewers eager for more

Season 5 of ‘Breaking Bad’ impresses, leaves viewers eager for more

October 11, 2012

Luke Kirtley '15 | Staff Writer In the hit television show “Breaking Bad”, Walter White struggles to make money and provide for his family with his low paying job as a chemistry teacher. As a result, he starts to cook methamphetamine with his ex-student Jesse Pinkman. As he struggles with the...

South GSA must be recognized by administration

South GSA must be recognized by administration

October 11, 2012

Removing the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) posters by the administration was a surprising act. But the poster’s removal has brought up a few more questions regarding non-school sanctioned clubs, teachers’ roles in these clubs and overall acceptance. First off, the decision to remove the GSA posters...

Senior offers advice on applying to college

Senior offers advice on applying to college

October 9, 2012

Kiera Valente '13| Staff Writer My need to find where I belonged started freshman year with Northwestern University. The following year it was DePaul, then College of Charleston. Now I’m a senior and finding a college is all anyone talks about. There are so many questions to be answered, so man...

New Green Day Album Neither Inspires nor Disappoints

New Green Day Album Neither Inspires nor Disappoints

October 5, 2012

T.A. Keating ‘13| Executive Web Editor Following two high-concept albums and a Broadway musical, Green Day has returned to their roots. In their newest album, “Uno,” the pop-punk trio has stripped down their sound substantially, creating an album that is solid, but not without its flaws. “Gonna...

“Teacher shopping” needs to stop

“Teacher shopping” needs to stop

October 3, 2012

Even though the issue of “teacher shopping” has been a problem for the counseling department in the past, this year the counseling department has cracked down to make sure students don’t drop classes because of the teacher. This practice is known as teacher shopping, and the administration and...

Junior shares tips for Freshmen to enjoy Spirit Day

Junior shares tips for Freshmen to enjoy Spirit Day

September 25, 2012

By Emily Mlynarek '14 | Staff Writer For Freshmen, Homecoming Week is a new, fun experience. As this is your first Homecoming, it’s impossible to know what to expect, so here are some ground rules: First of all, wear the Fiesta Freshman shirt on Wednesday, and Wednesday only. You don’t want...

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