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100 Word Rant: Factionalism in Politics

100 Word Rant: Factionalism in Politics

William Whelchel, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


Filed under 100 Word Rant

American politics have become increasingly radical in the last decade or so, but now it has gotten worse than ever before. The 2016 election is proof, both candidates had very loyal support bases, to the point that they would refuse to admit that their candidate has flaws. This, of course, is in ad...

Taxing Tobacco Un-Constitutional?

Taxing Tobacco Un-Constitutional?

Jeremy Robinson, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Lawsuit makes it Un-Constitutional to increase taxes on tobacco.

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License to drive?

License to drive?

Andrea Tartsah, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Oklahoma, like many other states has a long list of requirements that must be met before they will hand over that little chunk of plastic freedom. There's a written test to check teens' knowledge of the rules of the road, a driving test to ensure they can implement the aforementioned rules in actual ...

Heartbreak is actually a learning experience

Heartbreak is actually a learning experience

Mackenzee Crosby, Senior Editor and Photographer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

They’ll warn you over and over again. They tell you that it’s going to happen. And as sucky as heartbreak is, I believe it is vital to go through. Everyone will experience some form of heartbreak in their lifetime, no matter what the reason or to what degree. You need to fall in love with the wr...

Miss Mango tangos with prom anxiety

Miss Mango tangos with prom anxiety

Miss Mango, Advice Columnist

January 11, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Ms. Mango, Showcase

Dear Miss Mango, Since we just got back from Christmas break, I have been trying to find things to look forward to. Prom came into mind, and instead of looking forward to it, I am absolutely stressing about it. Not only am I stressing about the cost of the prom dress, but the color, the size, and wh...

Christmas comes to town too early

Christmas comes to town too early

Kenzie Tabor, Senior Reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The world celebrates Halloween but then skips straight to Christmas. Everyone completely skips over Thanksgiving. As soon as Halloween ends, stores start putting up Christmas decorations. This year, I noticed that the night before Halloween, Wal-Mart had already taken down all of their Halloween stuff an...

Why Your Vote Matters: The Importance of Voting

Why Your Vote Matters: The Importance of Voting

Rachel Thompson, Senior Reporter

November 2, 2016


Filed under Election Edition, Opinion

In every election since the beginning of time, there have been few and far between American citizens who think it is not important to vote. That isn’t the case by any means. Voting is one of the most important things we can do for this country. In this year’s election, people don’t want to vote...

Ms. Mango Tangos with the Pressure of Sending Nudes

Ms. Mango Tangos with the Pressure of Sending Nudes

Ms. Mango, Advice Columnist

September 8, 2016


Filed under Ms. Mango, Showcase

Dear Ms. Mango, My first impression of high school was that it was a lot different and more intimidating than Junior High. I expected High School to be very peppy and fun and the student-body to be almost a family. But the reality of it is a lot different. The people who go to school here are ver...

Great Teachers

Great Teachers

Brendan Compton, Contributing Reporter

April 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

What makes a great teacher ? A great teacher is someone who truly loves their job and cares about their students. Great teachers are few and far between, but Ada High has a lot of great teachers for example: Jamie Weston, Deanna Compton, Pamela Wakefield, Christie Jennings, Melissa Wright, Sherri Wright,Richard...

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