Political Ads Are Losing All Credibility
BY DAVID DEACON The political ads used in the just concluded presidential election were extremely immature and unruly. Dave Seyler, a political journalist for the Radio and Television Business Report, stated that “According to a new survey, 88% of Americans disapprove of negative political advertising, and about a third... Read more
The Hurt Locker: The Great Debate for Lockers at CCHS
BY VIRGINIA PENIAS & BLUE KAUFMAN Lockers Should Be Used By Students With the new seven class schedule, there is no doubt that students are required to carry a heavier load in their school bags than ever before. Heavy backpacks are inconvenient, painful, and not very safe for the... Read more
How To Save A Life

How To Save A Life

Opinions November 12, 2012

BY ALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Organ donation is a life saving operation that takes healthy organs and tissues from one person and transplants them to another person. People should become organ donors because they have the power to change a life. One single person can save up to 8 lives through one organ... Read more
Schools Need To Start A Lunch Revolution
BY AMANDA MARCOTTE Earlier this year, the Obama administration announced their efforts to change school meals nation wide in order to offer students more fruits and vegetables. The administration also introduced reduced salt and fat content. This long delayed announcement, presented by Agricultural secretary Tom Vilsack and First Lady Michelle... Read more
Let’s Get Down To Business: Students Need Finance Classes
BY VIRGINIA PENIAS It’s never too early to start preparing for your future. While electives like childcare, band, and film sound like fun, they won’t get you as ready for the real world as finance classes will. Finance classes give students the opportunity to get their foot into the... Read more
Too Many Tests?

Too Many Tests?

Opinions October 15, 2012

  BY ALEX BARNARD Students at Cooper City High School are facing the difficulty of dealing with several tests on the same day.  With the straight seven schedule students are being tested in numerous classes on the same day.  Students’ grades will greatly suffer if teachers continue to have... Read more
Wikipedia Is A Credible Source
BY BRANDON SLOANE Research assignments have long been ingrained into the curriculum of most high school courses. Teachers expect us as students to explore and examine the content of the subject that we have been assigned by looking through a multitude of different sites and sources. However, just about... Read more
Too Many Teens Take Their First Amendment Rights For Granted
BY RACHEL SHARPE   Most teens and young adults in today’s society simply do not take their First Amendment rights seriously. Furthermore, too few are willing to stand up and voice their opinions when they feel injustice has occurred. I learned how very important this issue is from three... Read more
The Fantastic Four: Are Four-Day School Weeks Beneficial?
BY VIRGINIA PENIAS We’ve all dreamt about it, but never thought it would actually happen (Most of us didn’t even think it existed). Four-day school weeks seem too good to be true, but they are slowly sweeping the nation. In Broward County, Pompano Beach High School is currently on... Read more
Does Google Know Too Much About You?
BY BRANDON SLOANE In today’s internet-driven world, no website is more valuable than Google.com. Google, the world’s largest search engine, is utilized on a daily basis by millions of people around the globe to access information on a wide array of topics. Google has also begun to expand its... Read more