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Make Life Easier On Yourself: Choose Wisely

Salina Patel, Staff Writer
January 15, 2015
Filed under Academics, Opinions

Picking your schedule can be difficult. You have to decide between teachers you have never met and classes you have only heard rumors about, and when you are left to decide, the people around you are not capable of giving you adequate advice on the matter. Based on the three years that I have ...

Lets Put Aside Our Differences for One Day

Ansley Calhoun, Staff Writer
December 18, 2014
Filed under Opinions

John Lennon My favorite Christmas song is "Happy Christmas" because it represents my favorite thing about Christmas: one day a year people are willing to set aside their difference and come together in celebration for the end of one year and to the promise of a new one. This song speaks out to...

Trashy or Classy: But Not Both, Ola.

Jessica Phillips, Staff Writer
December 8, 2014
Filed under Opinions

Trash. Litter. Wrappers. Crap. Waste. Whatever you choose to call the mess that covers Ola's campus, it's all the same thing: Obnoxious. It all started with Facebook. Remember that? That social media networking site that was popular back when we were all in middle school? The site is still used by ...

Easy A’s and Ego-Boosting

Ashley Soriano, Business Manager
November 17, 2014
Filed under Academics, Opinions

The year is 2018. We’re all out of high school, possibly studying in college, possibly working at a job, or both. Some own a house or rent an apartment. Some already have kids. At this point, we are supposed to apply everything we have learned thus far. Flash backward to 2014, the present. You’re...

It is not a piece of cake

Salina Patel, Staff Writer
November 13, 2014
Filed under Opinions

“It is a piece of cake,” they said. “It will be the best year of your life,” they said. Well they lied. I thought it would be easy but it really isn't. Senior year is not a piece of cake and the first semester has proved it not to be the best year of my life. It is the last year I have as...

Thanksgiving Before Christmas Cookies

Sav Simpson, Staff Writer
November 11, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

Here lately, the weather has become cooler and the days are getting shorter. Christmas is coming! After Halloween in October, Thanksgiving is next on the list of holidays for 2014-15. As a believer in being thankful for the things I am given, I think that an over abundance of people over-look the...

Let Me Enjoy My Pumpkin in Peace

Madelyn Beacham, Features Editor
October 30, 2014
Filed under Opinions

Pumpkin flavored drinks, pumpkin scented hand-sanitizer, pumpkin candles ---all the signs that autumn has arrived and cues for stereotyping to begin. All year, consumers across America wait for these exclusive, limited time only, special edition pumpkin products to come to shelves so they can properly...

Freshmen Face Obstacles

Jessica Phillips, Staff Writer
October 30, 2014
Filed under Opinions

This year, when the all "A" and all "A/B" honor roll lists went up in front of the media center, there was a noticeable difference when it came to the freshmen list. While the sophomores, juniors, and seniors each had a three to four page long list for their "A/B" honor roll students, the freshman class...

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