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Ending DACA brings nightmare to dreamers

Ivanna Rizo, Editorial Writer

September 11, 2017

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On September 5th, nearly 800,000 DACA recipients or “dreamers” were shocked to hear about the removal of the program previously established by former President Barack Obama. DACA protects undocumented minors from being...

Bringing America together

Brody Clark, Editorial Writer

September 11, 2017

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As America is struggling to become united, like we should be, people are fighting more than ever before. A very popular and very violent protest happened in Charlottesville, Virginia, and it is causing major chaos. This prote...

Does extra credit actually help?

Megan Battleson, Editorial Writer

September 11, 2017

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Though extra credit does nicely cushion grades before finals week, it has no place in high school. Very rarely will professors at universities give extra credit opportunities, and employers do not offer extra tasks to employees...

Anything can happen in your March Madness brackets

Brody Clark, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017

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March Madness is one of the best parts of sports all year long. There is a 68-team bracket where anything can happen, as history shows. People around America have made the bracket one of the most popular and the most chal...

Internet invades classroom

Amaya Perks, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

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With humanity becoming more and more connected and technological, classrooms are having to integrate the newest school trends. Such techy trends are Kahoot! for quizzes and review questions; Google classroom for homework assignments...

Student should show up to sporting events

Brody Clark, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

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Greeley West sports have always been a huge success. There have only have been a few years where our teams have a bad season and didn’t win very much games. For example, football and basketball have gone positive in their record...

Invitation to watch Special Olympics basketball

Cory Varela, Guest Editorial

January 31, 2017

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We have been practicing basketball.  We played basketball at the Royal Crown Foundation.  I was good at basketball.  We went there Thursday January 19th. Everyone in the IA class went.  Some people in the multi-cat class went...

LGBTQ have allies at Greeley West

Madeline Rodgers, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016

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Donald Trump becoming president has set a new feeling into the vast majority of people. Fear. Vice President Mike Pence, himself, is avidly against rights for the LGBTQ community and there have been whispers of conversion ther...

Snowflake tradition brings joy

Kamyrnn Lipp, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016

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This week has been the start of the annual snowflake hunt. Student Council makes and puts up snowflakes with everyone’s names on them for students to find. Doing so allows for a mindless and fun hunt for your own snowflake arou...

New schedule change process hopefully helps save time

Brody Clark, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016

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This year the school decided to make the schedule changes during the Homeroom class and it worked out pretty well. The teacher gave the students their new schedule and if the student didn’t like anything they simply wrote what t...

There are better protest tools than pledge, National Anthem

Connor Fagan, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016

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America is a great country. We strive off of our military and all the men and women who have risked and given their lives for our country. A way we honor our country is by standing every morning and saying the Pledge of Allegiance...

Anti-Trump protests miss point of democratic elections

Peyton Book, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016

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Over the past couple weeks, anti-Trump activists have made their point clear protesting outside all of the Presidential candidate’s rallies. There is nothing wrong with peaceful protests, but before, and now after the election,...

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