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Pledge and National Anthem aren’t the times to protest

Connor Fagan, Staff Writer

November 4, 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...

New voters left with poor choices in election

Kamrynn Lipp, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

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Many of our students at Greeley West have turned 18 just in time for this year’s election. However, neither of the choices are completely ideal. Both main candidates have plenty of good and bad attributes. It will be very di...

Students who graduate early should be celebrated, not questioned

Jarod Clark, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016

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Many students every year want to graduate early to get out of high school or to get to college early. Graduating early is something that students should be able to do. The students that want to graduate early have reasons to ...

Legacy tragedy makes impact at West, too

Xavier Vasquez, Staff Writer

September 12, 2016

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An unfortunate event occurred this past weekend with the Legacy High School Football team as their team bus got in an accident and killed the bus driver and injured 17 others. They were just leaving DIA as they had just gotten...

Fracking’s cons outweigh economic benefits

Patricia Fisher , Staff Writer

September 7, 2016

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We need a safer alternative or banning of fracking.

U.S. vs. World format will help Olympic Games

Drew Mendez, Staff Writer

August 31, 2016

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In past Olympic games the U.S.A has proved their dominance to all the other countries by usually finishing with several more medals in front of second place. In the last games held in Rio, the U.S finished with 121 medals while Great Britain finished with a mere 67 me...

Northridge’s new schedule isn’t perfect either

Kamrynn Lipp, Staff Writer

August 31, 2016

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The bell schedule at Northridge has changed, but the rest of the Greeley high schools have remained the same. The new schedule has Northridge students beginning their days at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 8:45 a.m. on M...

NCAA Championship lives up to billing

Connor Thompson, Editorial

April 7, 2016

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The 77th NCAA Tournament was one for the books. Not only did this years’ tournament consist of outrageous upsets, which busted everyone’s bracket, and insane buzzer beaters, but also had the addition of the most exciting a...

Schools should look at reasons behind dress code

Peyton Book, Editorial

April 7, 2016

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The weather is getting warmer and the clothes are getting shorter, but I don't understand the problem. As we move into summer, Greeley West High School will reinforce the dress code, and students will be penalized for their choice of clothes. What yo...

Character of athletes should be considered

Kenya Grauberger, Editorial

April 6, 2016

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Many, if not all staff members and students take pride in our school and how we represent it. Athletes and club members are the best representatives Greeley West and are under the watchful eye of their peers and me mbers o...

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