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When Did Journalism Become Political Activism?

When Did Journalism Become Political Activism?
October 15, 2020

   In today’s political climate, nearly every news organization has some sort of bottom line. A bottom line that covers up anything under it, politics or not. For example, Fox News and CNN clearly...

Give it up and mask up

Give it up and mask up
October 12, 2020

Put on your mask. Fix your mask. Don’t forget your mask. Pull up your mask. Cover your nose with your mask. We all hear the same exasperated demands by teachers, parents, strangers and peers. It’s...

The new normal

Mason Busch demonstrates the second-semester slump that is often experienced.
Student are adjusting
April 28, 2020

Given the events of the past couple of months, it would be an understatement to say that life is different. We’re all hunkered down in our homes as we wait for the coronavirus saga to come to a conclusion.  A...

What we’ve learned from sports in times like these

Eagle Stadium
A sports reporter's viewpoint on how sports can heal us.
April 23, 2020

   The NBA was first. Then came the NCCA. Baseball. Soccer. Hockey. NASCAR. Golf. The Olympics. UFC. All of it. In a strange period starting on a Wednesday night in Oklahoma City in March, sports shut...

Stay active at home

Stay active at home
Step away from your nest and discover a few new things.
April 23, 2020

   Isolation can be hard. Not being able to leave your house and continue with activities that used to be normal is new for everyone. From grocery stores to the movie theater, going out may not be an...

The Best in Nixa- Donuts: Taste Donuts and Casey’s donuts face off. Turns out, they’re both pretty good.

Taste Donuts
February 24, 2020

STORY BY: Kaitlyn Jones and Nadia May Casey's General Store 1306 W Mt Vernon St. Under $5 Kaitlyn’s take: 3.5/5 Believe it or not, I have actually heard a lot about Casey’s Donuts being decent....

Editorial: Find focus amid chaos

Editorial: Find focus amid chaos
February 24, 2020

Trump’s Twitter. A 52 nuke threat. The draft. World War III. Conflict with Iran. Assassination. Impeachment. Throughout the last few months, countless concerns, jokes, and solutions have come around. However,...

Letter from the Editor: Getting Ready for the Future

Letter from the Editor: Getting Ready for the Future
February 24, 2020

STORY BY: Riley Harris Editor-in-chief As the second semester starts, I realize that my time in high school is slowly coming to an end. I am having mixed feelings about leaving and start a new life on...

Letter from the editor: Happiest time of the year

Riley Harris
January 17, 2020

As the first part of the year comes to a close, the semester slump has hit hard. I have been struggling to maintain the same cycle that I have been used to for the last three years. With more loads of...

Editorial: Run, Fight, Hide

Editorial: Run, Fight, Hide
January 17, 2020

School is meant to be a safe haven for those who need it, but that becomes disrupted when weapons arrive and endanger students. Questions flood the community’s mind: Could this happen in Nixa? Would...

Snuggle up to winter

A cozy setting of personal winter favorites with the seasonal color red adding a warm feeling for the holidays.
January 17, 2020

Winter is the peak of holiday; a celebration of religions, cultures and is a happy, yet sometimes stressful, time of year. There are ways to make that season more comfortable. The Danish tradition called...

Delicious morning: Food reviewers Kaitlyn Jones and Nadia May compare different restaurants

Morning Day is decorated with many spring themed items, as well as art pieces from local artists hanging on the walls.
January 17, 2020

La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant Open Tuesday-Sunday 11:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m. 562 W Mt Vernon St #9681 Nadia’s opinion: ⅘ stars The restaurant was small, but had many decorations of Hispanic-culture...

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