The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

Some students play basketball in PE, while others sit by and watch, showing both sides of the enthusiasm spectrum

Physical education should not be a high school requirement

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief December 24, 2019

Many students detest physical education (PE) class, as it breeds athletic and social supremacism. For others, it gives them a great opportunity to blow off some steam after a long day of remaining relatively...

Original Illustration by Pace Buchan, representative of rising amounts of teen drug use and abuse.

Drug abuse at core of high school interaction

Sophia Martin, Editor December 20, 2019

The use (and often abuse) of substances during adolescent years has been a social norm for decades. Movies all the way back to the fifties show teens partying with a drink in hand or casually smoking a...

An original illustration by Pace Buchan representing the idea of raising our children in gender neutral ways.

Let’s raise our sons and daughters the same

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief December 10, 2019

I was around eight years old and sitting in a comfortable position on one of my family’s living room chairs, with my feet on the chair and legs bent on either side of my torso. “You should close...

Photo illustration by Jon Weller. Stock image courtesy of

Satan Stuns Nation by Announcing 2020 Democratic Bid

Nick Anthony, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 19, 2019

THE SEVENTH CIRCLE OF HELL - After a turbulent start to the election cycle, the Prince Of Darkness has just announced the launch of his presidential campaign.   “I think there’s a lot of...

Free public college is a no-brainer

Kaden Brastow, Reporter November 11, 2019

The lack of funding for education in the United States has always been a problem, but now the crisis has grown to be more serious than ever. Elementary, middle and high schools suffer from lack of funding,...

Young climate change activist under fire

Young climate change activist under fire

Lucie Martikan, Copy Editor November 7, 2019

Critics set on debunking the “myth” of global warming have found their next target: 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg. Criticism skyrocketed after a photo surfaced on the internet of the...

Green movement alienates working class, people of color

November 7, 2019

Black children poisoned in Flint, Michigan; inner-city residents dying from heat waves; Poor infants irreparably harmed by the lead paint flaking from the walls of their aging homes: these are the faces...

Original drawing by Pace Buchan shows a trash can of burning clothes, representing the anti-fast fashion opinion of the author

Fast fashion accelerating climate disaster 

Alice Simenstad, Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2019

People all over the world claim to be amending their lives to save the environment, but many are overlooking the source of much of the world’s pollution: the fashion industry. Companies that manufacture...

More than just straws: The growing disposable epidemic

Kyla Seeley, Junior Sports Editor November 7, 2019

The “easy way out” has appealed to us since the dawn of our time. Think about it: Setting a trap as opposed to hunting an animal on foot, or buy a ready-made lunch as opposed to making one. From the...

Climate change movement widening political divide

Climate change movement widening political divide

Nick Anthony, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 31, 2019
The loudest and most prominent climate change activists reject proposed solutions because the solutions operate under a system they deem unjust.
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