Think Before You Get Ink
BY RACHEL HAAS One of the most important topics that parents should discuss with their children is the choice of having a tattoo.  As I roam the CCHS hallways, I’ve noticed that more and more students have been “tatting up.” Whether the designs appeal to me or not, it... Read more
Teacher DON’T Need Guns
BY SABRINA VICTOR We all have that one teacher we don’t care for, you know, the ones with dramatic mood swings. One moment they are perfectly fine and the next they are screaming their heads off at how lazy and unappreciative their students are. I’ve even had one teacher... Read more
Athletes Should Stick To One Sport
BY DAVID DEACON Atheletes have a drive to be the best that they can be at their sport; their fuel that drives them is competition. However, their fuel can also be their downfall, since competition leads players to participate in multiple sports. Around the country, some high school coaches... Read more
Have Prom Expenses And Expectations Gotten Out Of Hand?
BY JESSICA WEAVER Prom is the night every senior anticipates throughout their high school career. For some, prom could even be defined as the last big blowout before they enter the real world. But what should be just a simple night of friends, food, and fun; has become an overly... Read more
Nowhere To Go: Students Are Responsible For Closed Bathrooms
BY SABRINA VICTOR Walking into the bathrooms at our school leads to some atrocious sights. Sadly, the condition some students keep them in is disgusting as well as unhygienic. I am appalled by the fact that kids at our school can be so ungrateful that they don’t appreciate having... Read more
Most Teen Drivers Are Not Prepared For The Road
BY VIRGINIA PENIAS As teenagers, we all have things we need to do and places we need to go. At age 16, kids are able to become licensed drivers and take to the roads independently. But in reality, how many teenagers are actually prepared to drive on the road?... Read more
Florida Should Protect Student Information Instead Of Selling It To The Highest Bidder
BY SABRINA VICTOR Senate Bill 878 was introduced this year by Republican Senator Galvano with the intent of being passed and put into effect by July 1, 2013. It managed to pass last week through the Senate Appropriations Committee, but the problem with this bill is that it infringes... Read more
Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality

Opinions April 3, 2013

BY VIRGINIA PENIAS The constant struggle and stress of college have most students feeling suffocated while they watch their workload pile up day after day. With colleges taking students’ GPAs into consideration, every point counts. But is taking virtual school classes a satisfactory choice to make for that extra... Read more
Allowing Knives On Planes Makes No Sense
BY BRANDON SLOANE New legislation by the Transportation Security Administration is being enacted that will drastically change how safe people will be able to feel on airplanes. As of April 25th 2013, passengers will be allowed to carry small knives with them on airline flights. Screening for these knives,... Read more
Final Exams Hold Too Much Weight
BY VIRGINIA PENIAS Working hard all semester usually pays off in the end, but with exams, your final grade is at risk. Although most students who do well in the class tend to do well on this generalized test, there have been situations where students’ grades have plummeted because... Read more