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The Innocent Man

The Innocent Man

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2019

This multi-part series will be examining various aspects of the Debra Sue Carter and Denice Haraway cases. The new evidence and judge's ruling for a re-trial for Karl Fontenot have brought this case back into the public eye.

Ada High School announces homecoming candidates

Ada High School announces homecoming  candidates

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Cheyene howell, and Delaney beak

September 6, 2019

Homecoming for the 2019-2020 school year is upon us. This year there are many boys and girls campaigning for their sport, club or other activity. There is a school dress up day, fun activities, and of course the homecoming football game all with this year's theme of Harry Potter, or magic. Female Ca...

Two Dudes, Chilling in a Hospital, 5 Feet Apart ‘Cause They Have Cystic Fibrosis: A Review

Two Dudes, Chilling in a Hospital, 5 Feet Apart ‘Cause They Have Cystic Fibrosis: A Review

About the Writer Trinity Whitehead, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

**MAJOR SPOILERS** Often compared to and referred to as the new Fault In our Stars and speculated homage to Clair Wineland, 5 Feet Apart is a beautiful, thought provoking love story that inspires many to hold their loved ones close simply because they can. The main stars, Stella and Will were played r...

Fermi’s Paradox and the Great Filter

Fermi’s Paradox and the Great Filter

About the Writer Trinity Whitehead, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Fermi’s Paradox is the connection between the probability in the stars of the occurrence of extraterrestrial life and the sheer lack of evidence thereof. Assuming the Mediocrity principle, in which Terra (Earth) is a typical planet, there are around 70 sextillion stars in the observable univers...

Music and how it affects us

About the Writer Mariah Harrison, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Many people love listening to music and everyone likes to listen to different types of music whether that’d be upbeat music or more downbeat music. But some may begin to wonder if music can be one out of many causes of mood change. An experiment was done on a classroom of 21 students by William...

Black History Month and its importance to history

Black History Month and its importance to history

About the Writer Tyler Bailey, Feature Editor

February 25, 2019

The month of February is often known as the month with Valentine's Day receiving most of the attention. However, something to remember about February, more than hearts and flowers and chocolates is that February is Black History Month. Black History Month is a time to reflect on history and remember th...

Advantages of Understanding Your Schemata

Advantages of Understanding Your Schemata

About the Writer Trinity Whitehead, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

A Schema, according to Jean Piaget’s theory of Cognitive Development, is an underlying cognitive substructure which categorizes and organizes ideas, relationships and information. It can also be referred to as a mental configuration describing an understanding of society, preconceived beliefs abou...

Talking the talk and walking the walk

Talking the talk and walking the walk

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Reporter

January 11, 2019

It is now 2019, and a new year beckons us. There are endless moments and endless memories to be made. Many people are making their New Year's resolutions: to lose weight?, get a dream car, make better grades. My New Year's resolution is to be more socially aware and not contribute to an ever-growing...

How to deal with ACT stress, anxiety

How to deal with ACT stress, anxiety

About the Writer Tyler Bailey, Feature Editor

August 29, 2018

At Ada High School, a lot of students are stressing out about the upcoming ACT. Junior Jonathan Cloar is one of those who worries when preparing for the ACT. "I get very stressed out but just deal with it. I don't do much. I just try to distract myself from it until it happens," said Cloar. ...

Circular Reporting: The Lisa Holst Problem

Circular Reporting: The Lisa Holst Problem

About the Writer William Whelchel, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

The not so fun fact that each person swallows an average of 8 spiders per year is something often shared around the internet and real life, eliciting disgusted responses from millions the world over. But it doesn't take anything more than a quick Google search to find a Snopes.com article, among numerous others, that will let you sleep a littl...

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