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Streaming services are quickly driving us to piracy

Streaming services are quickly driving us to piracy

About the Writer Karla Charqueno, staff reporter

February 14, 2020

It's pretty clear by now that people take TV seriously. There are fan accounts on social media, petitions made for keeping a canceled show, fan-made art, posters and stories that can be found all over the internet. Numerous apps, like Amino, host communities full of people who want to show solidarity for...

Is Vaping Actually Safer?

Is Vaping Actually Safer?

About the Writer Delaney Beak, Editor

February 14, 2020

2000 people have lung diseases linked to vaping. 47 people have died from these diseases. Vaping has become a widespread epidemic. Many teenagers and young adults do it as a safer alternative to smoking since it does not contain tobacco which has cancer-causing chemicals in it. Until recently, the...

Australia Fights for Survival

Australia Fights for Survival

About the Writer Delaney Beak and Cheyene Howell

January 21, 2020

15.6 million acres of land are burning in Australia and at least 25 people and an estimated 1 billion animals have died. In June of 2019, a brush fire began near Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Brush fires are not uncommon in Australia, especially during the dry season. But these fires spread rapidly,...

2020 Senior Superlative winners announced

2020 Senior Superlative winners announced

January 16, 2020

2020 Superlative Winners   All-Around Boy: Jake Shannon   All-Around Boy Finalists: Landon Swopes Canaan Miller Enoch Porter Matt Maloy   All-Around Girl: Torri Bray   All-Around Girl Finalists: Carly Weems Kara Keith Katy Kemp ...

Ada High School hosts OASC State

Ada High School hosts OASC State

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

For the 79th annual state convention for the Oklahoma Association of Student Council (OASC), Ada High School brought 1,600 kids into their school. Student council adviser and board member, Shawn Freeman put in the request 2017 because she had faith in her school and her students. The convention la...

Ada High Performing Arts presents Cinderella

Ada High Performing Arts presents Cinderella

About the Writer Delaney Beak, Editor

November 19, 2019

This week, Ada High School Performing Arts presents the classic Rogers and Hammerstein story, Cinderella. Cinderella is a classic story that joins magic and humor to create a heart-warming tale with a moral lesson. Directors Merrie Palmer and Micah Gordon choose the play based on the cast of characters, whether or not the cast has more singers or ...

Earth Day blooms at Ada High

Earth Day blooms at Ada High

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

    Ada High School held their annual Earth Day event on Monday. On this is day students can enjoy a day of outside activities. Chemistry classes made tie dyed shirts for the day and students from previous classes wear their tie dyed shirts from years passed. Earth Day activities ar...

Native American regalia banned at Latta graduation

Native American regalia banned at Latta graduation

About the Writer Monica Guajardo and Trinity Whitehead

April 17, 2019

Tvli Birdshead, a senior at Latta High School in Ada, Okla. was told he couldn't wear his Native American regalia during the Latta graduation ceremony in May. Birdshead and his family are fighting the decision. As KFOR reported, Birdshead is an active member in the Native community who claims membershi...

Native American Regalia: Culture vs. Code

Native American Regalia: Culture vs. Code

About the Writer Maddie Manning, Editor

April 16, 2019

Latta High School's Native American population have found themselves in the midst of controversy in recent weeks. Chickasaw student Tvli Birdshead wanted to honor his Native American culture and heritage by decorating his graduation cap and gown with feathers, beads and the Chickasaw Honor Society cord...

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