The Edge

“Protection”

“Protection”

Elisabeth Avenell, Staff Writer

June 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Guns. A touchy subject here at school and at most political rallies. But why? Is it because guns kill tens of thousands of people per year? Or because the conservatives are scared the liberals are going to take them away? The first ever recorded incident of a school shooting happened in 1764 in Greencastle, Pennsylvania. School shootings have been going on since the mid 18th century ...

Life Lessons From A Senior

Life Lessons From A Senior

Anna Muszynski, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion

As the countdown to graduation flips into the single digits, I can’t help but reminisce about these last four years. I’m holding onto these last few days of high school as tightly as I can because I know I’ll never get these moments back. However excited I am for the adventures to come, part of m...

Why Publications Is Good For Your Soul

Why Publications Is Good For Your Soul

Olivia Loughran, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019


Filed under Opinion

I signed up for Publications with no idea what I was getting myself into. If I’m being completely honest, I regretted my decision of signing up for this class as soon as school started. I mean, not only did I end up being the only freshman, but I was surrounded by these people who call themselves Yerds ...

The Best Classes to Take Senior Year

The Best Classes to Take Senior Year

Elisabeth Avenell, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Everybody is well aware that senior year is rough. You're months away from getting thrown into the real world. You're expected to actually attend class, sometimes even five days a week. Here are some classes that will make senior year a little bit better. Be careful, as most 4 year colleges want to see...

How To Treat a Server

Olivia Weaver, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Millions of people go out everyday so by now you would expect that most people know how to treat their servers, but sadly you are mistaken. Many waiters and waitresses are subjected to rude, demanding and demeaning people every day that think are servants, not servers. Having experience in this field...

Election Confusion

Election Confusion

Sam Ketchem, Web Editor

May 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Many current high school seniors and juniors will be able to vote in the 2020 elections. 33 senate seats, 435 congressional seats, 11 governorships, and 86 state legislatures on the ballot. But, one of the most notable races will most likely be the presidential election. Currently, there are 2 Republicans...

The Speed Bump Menace

The Speed Bump Menace

Kimberly Freitas, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion

It’s already been a few weeks since they put those speed bumps our parking lot, but the madness has in no way died down. There were perhaps those select few speedsters in our cramped parking lot, but was this really the best solution? As one who hears about most of the gossip and happenings in our...

I Give Flamin’ Hot Cheetos a Five-Star Review

I Give Flamin’ Hot Cheetos a Five-Star Review

Tia Vogtsberger, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Hot Cheetos… A true work of art. The simplicity of them is breath-taking. Their color make them simply, stunning masterpieces.  Chester Cheetah is always there when you need an unhealthy snack to binge Netflix or when you simply need to stress eat. He is the perfect friend to have on a road tr...

Do Lunch Ladies Fat Shame?

Do Lunch Ladies Fat Shame?

Alexandra Kube, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Look, I'll be the first to say that I'm not the skinniest gal around. I'm not a Flat Earther, I'm a Fat Earther. To be quite honest, I look like an overweight cabbage patch doll, even down to the dimpled knees.  Realizing my bias in regards to my self-image, I turned to my friends to help paint this...