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2019 NFL Playoffs: Who Has What it Takes?

2019 NFL Playoffs: Who Has What it Takes?

January 15, 2019

With the first round of true playoff games coming this weekend (January 12, 2019), everyone is waiting to see who will come out on top. This year we have some returning teams as well as some new challengers. This is how I believe the 2019 NFL playoffs will play out. Quarterfinal Matches Kansas City...

Transgender vs. Christian: Middle Ground?

Transgender vs. Christian: Middle Ground?

December 17, 2018

As I've formed relationships with and tried to understand some transgender people, I've become aware of how their being transgender affects their daily lives, relationships with friends and family members, and mental health. I wanted to bring attention to their struggles so that other people, by listening...

Separation of School and Self-Care

Separation of School and Self-Care

December 14, 2018

I'm Emmaria Young, and I am a senior at WCHS. I am currently doing some major credit recovery of 14 online classes, as well as the eight core classes that I take at school. So, if anyone understands the stress of life, it would be me--which is why I am a huge advocate for self-care. I know not everyone...

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Last Minute Gift Ideas

December 14, 2018

As the holiday season approaches, so does stress over getting the perfect gifts for your friends and family. It's never easy or cheap to get gifts for all of your loved ones. We all have that one friend who always says they don't want anything or that one relative who's never happy, no matter what you...

Top Three Most Terrifying Serial Killers To Ever Exist

Top Three Most Terrifying Serial Killers To Ever Exist

November 7, 2018

Albert FisherAlbert Fisher was a serial killer that lived from 1870 to 1932. Known to be one of the worst and cruelest serial killers to ever exist, Albert was a child rapist and cannibal. Proudly stating that he had "children in every state." However, he was only convicted of three murders. The most fa...

Separated but Together by Heart

Separated but Together by Heart

Brook Jankowski, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I have a relationship with someone who lives across the ocean.  Some people do not understand a long distance relationship, but to me, a long distance relationship is one where you trust someone to the point that you love them. Meeting Up In a long distance relationship, there are many ways to...

Why You Should Watch Shane Dawson on YouTube

Why You Should Watch Shane Dawson on YouTube

Abby Robinson, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Have you ever been on YouTube and just couldn't find anything that meets your interests, or even sparks your mood? Well, you should definitely check out Shane Dawson. Shane Dawson is a creator that has been on the YouTube platform since early 2008. Shane is an actor, musician, and a sketch comedian ...

Why 16-Year-Old Students Should Not Vote

Why 16-Year-Old Students Should Not Vote

November 1, 2018

In recent years, with students and their push towards local activism, such as March for Our Lives, a movement countering school shootings, the question must be asked; should 16-year-old students be allowed to vote? In my opinion; no. This is not to say that high school students are not involved in po...

No Vote? No Problem!

No Vote? No Problem!

November 1, 2018

As avid readers of news, consumers of media, and participants in the political conversation, a question pondered is, "How can I have a role in government if I can't vote?" At 16 years old, it seems as if all forms of participation in government in the community are still a few years out of reach. While...

Why Partisan Politics are a Drain on America

Why Partisan Politics are a Drain on America

November 1, 2018

If everyone does their part, we’ll have the potential to become a much more understanding and logical of a society, and hopefully become a better America along the way; the America our founding fathers dreamed of as they ratified the Constitution.

Versailles is Boring

Versailles is Boring

November 1, 2018

Recently, I looked on a website to find something to do in Woodford County, however, most of the places to go were not even in Versailles, there were in Lexington. This is because Versailles is boring; there aren't any fun things to do for teenagers. Falling Springs is just about the only place you can go i...

Ace that Interview!

November 1, 2018

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking. At one point in our lives, we will all have to do a job interview. There are Do's and Don't's. Here is a list that will help you prepare for your future interview: Dress presentable and according to a dress code. If you are unaware of the dress code, avoid...

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