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Under The Radar: Alec Benjamin

Under The Radar: Alec Benjamin

Kayla Ward, Editor in Chief

March 30, 2020

We’ve talked about movies, activities, and tv shows, so there is only one more topic to talk about: music. The artist, Alec Benjamin, sings and brings awareness to various worldly issues.  Personally, one of my favorite songs by Alec Benjamin is “Must Have Been The Wind.” The song is about a...

Artists You Aren’t Listening To But Should Be

Music is the best choice, even if you're doing homework or just jamming with friends.

Katelyn Lewis, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Whether you’re looking for music to jam out to or really get into your feelings, there's always plenty of artists to pick from. Many of these artists tend to go under the radar, so I've gathered three more artists that deserve their time in the spotlight.  My first artist is Lorde. Many people only k...

Artists You Aren’t Listening To But Should Be

Putting music on full blast and jamming to your favorite music is always the best!

Katelyn Lewis, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

When it comes to music, there are so many different artists and genres to choose from. Many people tend to overlook some unknown or unrecognized artists and don’t give them a chance to show their potential. I have chosen a few artists that should be recognized for their music. My first artist choic...

The Life of a Student-Athlete: Seniors

The Life of a Student-Athlete: Seniors

Teagan Coley, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

When seniors graduate from a sports team, it can be difficult to rebuild after that loss. This, of course, varies by the team and situation. After they leave, you could already have immediate replacements in order, but you don’t always get that lucky. A lot of the time, you are losing many of your cap...

Under the Radar: Live Christmas Trees

Under the Radar: Live Christmas Trees

Kayla Ward, Editor in Chief

December 12, 2019

Everyone is decorating for the holiday season, however there is one special tradition many people seem to miss out on. The joy of picking out a new live Christmas tree every year is a special tradition my family has. We travel around the city in hopes to find the perfect tree. We then decide on a shop ...

Beach Bites: Sharky’s

Chase Soyars, Trojan Vision Producer

December 11, 2019

In a perfect location overlooking the waterway, Sharky's combines a good location, great food, and an awesome atmosphere, to create a dining experience. From Pizza to seafood classics, Sharky's delivers killer food. One of my personal favorites the Fish One of my personal favorites the Fish Tacos,...

The Life of a Student-Athlete: The Truth

Sophomore Lacrosse Player, Elizabeth Norfleet poses for the camera with her lacrosse equipment and binder.

Teagan Coley, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

  High School is one of the best times of a person's life, but it can be far from easy. From stressing out about a math test you forgot to study for, or trying to figure out what to wear to a football game, the overall pressure can be a little hard to handle. The fun you have over your four yea...

School Shootings: An Update

Photo Credit: Breanna Trudeau

Breanna Trudeau, Online Director

November 21, 2019

This past week on November 14th, 2019 there was yet another school shooting in California. This year, there have been 45 mass school shootings. Approximately, that is one shooting a week in the 46 weeks of 2019. Though plenty of threats are made in schools, how many actually follow through with such...

Why I Chose Christianity

Why I Chose Christianity

Faith Gunther, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Considering that I was raised in a Christian household, it would be easy to claim that I chose to become a Christian solely for that reason. While it has influenced me a lot, my parents never forced me to believe as they did, and it was my own choice to continue to live out the lifestyle in which I wa...

How am I Involved in My Christian Community?

Faith Gunther, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Growing up in church was always something I enjoyed. When Sunday morning rolled around I would be awakened by the smell of bacon followed by picking out what dress I wanted to wear. I also enjoyed youth group on Wednesday nights and even fun activities on the weekends and youth trips to places like ...

Filling Up Your Tank: A Playlist For the Unmotivated

A few examples of things that may need a push of motivation to complete.

Erika Jimenez, Art Director

October 29, 2019

The school season is in full swing and many of us are feeling a wave of unproductivity washing over us. Being at school for hours can really put a toll on our productivity outside of school because of how draining it can be. Sometimes we need that extra boost to get our creative juices flowing. I’ve...

The Life Of A Student-Athlete: Leadership

The Life Of A Student-Athlete: Leadership

Teagan Coley, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Seniors can play a big role in sports teams throughout their high school career. When they graduate, it can be difficult for the team to recover. On some sports teams once the seniors graduate there are new athletes ready to help step up and take their place. Other teams struggle to rebuild because of ...

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