Thumbspeak Is NBD

Thumbspeak Is NBD

Opinions December 16, 2011

BY BRANDON SLOANE “Dis wknd I was @ teh mall w/ my gfs nd my ex bf showed up nd it wuz awkkk.” While about 20 years ago this sentence would have been perceived as being written in a secret code, in today’s world, this type of condensed speech... Read more
Are Libraries Necessary?
  Con- By JESSICA WEAVER As our generation becomes more technologically advanced, libraries have become a last resort for students on the hunt for information. With only 80 public libraries in the state of Florida containing only 32,760,000 books in total, it’s no wonder people choose the Internet, which... Read more
It’s Time To Start Serving Pride In Our Cafeteria
    BY BRANDON SLOANE When you walk in, you see trash spread across the tables and pieces of food littering the ground and the bathrooms have an overpowering stench that is almost unbearable. This sounds like the inside of a dirty fast food joint, but in reality, it’s... Read more
Scott’s Artless Agenda
BY RACHEL SHARPE Within the last decade, there have been thousands of breakthroughs in science and technology that have led to incredible discoveries. Science and technology affect almost every aspect our lives and have shaped our society. Florida Governor Rick Scott sites the technological explosion in recent years as... Read more
Is It Worth The Weight?

Is It Worth The Weight?

Opinions November 30, 2011

  BY JESSICA WEAVER Getting one McDouble, two small fries, a small coke, and a hot fudge sundae for desert, all for less than six dollars, sounds ideal for most teens whose hunger is much larger than their wallets. However, the dangerous effects of these cheap yet satisfying foods... Read more
Marked For Life

Marked For Life

Opinions October 5, 2011

  BY JESSICA WEAVER When searching for students with tattoos, I came across a junior who made the decision to have a dolphin permanently drawn on her foot to represent her love for animals as well as the water. Although so young, she claims she doesn’t and will never... Read more
Cock-A-Doodle-DEAD

Cock-A-Doodle-DEAD

Opinions October 5, 2011

BY JESSICA WEAVER Bright pink, blue, and florescent green can be seen highlighting girls hair all through Cooper City High School due to the latest hair accessory. It is has become obvious that feather hair clips are a trend that is growing in popularity. Even celebrities like Ke$ha and... Read more
Wearing Ignorance

Wearing Ignorance

Opinions September 20, 2011

  BY KAYLA LOKEINSKY “Who has time for homework when there’s a new Justin Bieber album out? She’ll love this tee that’s just as cute and sassy as she is.” This is the description that runs under a shirt on the J.C. Penney website, which reads, in pink bubble... Read more
Technology In Education Needs An Upgrade
  BY JACK BRADY In the near future, today’s students are going to become tomorrow’s workforce, inhabiting an ever-mutating workplace where technology rules the day, stability is forgotten and adaptation is the key to success. Almost every aspect of the future workplace will revolve around some form of technology.... Read more
Voting Is More Than A Right Of Passage
BY SARAH ROUSSELL On November 6, 2012, America will be voting for the next president of the United States.  This day will not only be a determining factor of the next four years of our country’s future, but it will also be a turning point for many Cooper City... Read more