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Raised minimum wage would help millions, the economy

Luke Stone, Sports Editor

May 21, 2015

Filed under Editorial/Op-Ed

Working parents scramble in the morning, trying to get their kids to school, then get to work on time, work hard, and only get paid a mere $7 per hour. This is the harsh life of a minimum wage worker. In the United States,...

Genetically modified humans Human genetic experiments creates controversy

Carlos Trivino, Technology Editor

May 21, 2015

Filed under Editorial/Op-Ed

Splicing. A word defined in genetics as the action of joining or inserting a gene and/or a gene fragment into a cell. As of recently, scientists from Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China have reported successful modifications...

Too much parental pressure on kids to do academically well can have negative affects

Carleigh Dickinson, Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2015

Filed under Editorial/Op-Ed

Many parents put pressure on their children to do well in school, and excel academically. Although putting a lot of pressure on a student is perceived as a good thing, it can have damaging results. The staff believes that putting...

‘Age of Adaline’, classic romance with a twist

Kyle Ahern, Business Editor

May 21, 2015

Filed under Entertainment

This film held low expectations, I was expecting a sappy, boring chick flick, but I was pleasantly surprised.   Although almost nothing about the romance film “Age Of Adalaine” felt original, the audience stopped noticing...

Subs are not just sandwiches

Rachel Pipkin, Features Editor

May 21, 2015

Filed under Entertainment

From wedge to hoagie, hero to grinder, sub sandwiches have names, breads, and even cheeses that have evolved over the years. But there is more to subs than you might think. According to whatscookingamerica.net, the original...

Organized Chaos showcases poetry, fiction, art

Kevin Ahern and Entertainment Editor

May 21, 2015

Filed under Arts & Academics

Bak students showcase writing and art in the school’s student produced literary magazine “Organized Chaos.” “While working on Organized Chaos, I got to see all of the talent that Bak students have. It was amazing to...

Shots fired: New bullet proof blanket allows for increased security

Carlos Trivino, Technology Editor

May 21, 2015

Filed under Technology

As of Feb. 12 2014 approximately 44 school shootings have occurred in the United States ever since the Sandy hook shooting in 2012. In the years following these events, ProTecht, a small company headquartered in Oklahoma has...

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