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OPINION: MASS SHOOTINGS AND TOXIC MASCULINITY

OPINION: MASS SHOOTINGS AND TOXIC MASCULINITY

McCalee Cain, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

In the wake of a national tragedy, Americans have turned to one another for consolation, hope and community. The Las Vegas mass shooting that claimed 58 lives and left nearly 500 others wounded devastated the nation, but unfortunately, did not shock it. The attack marked the deadliest mass shootin...

SAT’S: YAY OR NAY?

SAT’S: YAY OR NAY?

October 11, 2017


Filed under OPINION

INFLUENTIAL REALITY: MOLDED MINDS

INFLUENTIAL REALITY: MOLDED MINDS

October 2, 2017


Filed under OPINION

All of us would agree that we need real contact with others. We seek sincere relationships, and we may not be able to find them because of the influence of the media. Why does it matter that this celebrity changed their hair, or that some dog loves his swimming pool? Does investing time in these t...

A CALL FOR HELP

Lily Waldrup, Business Manager

September 13, 2017


Filed under LIFESTYLE, OPINION

This year’s VMA’s (Video Music Awards) in August contained a positive message portrayed by Logic, a prominent rapper also known as Sir Robert Bryson Hall II: The song was titled, “1-800-273-8255” as a display of the national  suicide prevention hotline which was present all over the floor of...

POINT & COUNTERPOINT: HATE SPEECH

McCalee Cain and Corinne Capodagli

September 6, 2017


Filed under OPINION

NO - McCalee Cain The way that our government protects free speech is deeply flawed: Indeed, with the right to free speech comes an inherent right to hate speech, but by no means should it be fostered in a system that allows it to fester. Do I think that the government should prohibit hate spee...

OUR VIEW: VALEDICTORIAN POLICY CHANGE

August 31, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Year after year students thoughtfully ponder their potential course options with one end goal in mind: how to best bolster their GPA in order to reach valedictorian or salutatorian status. In the past, students have often refrained from taking certain courses, such as unweighted, yet equally important...

OUR VIEW: CONSTRUCTIVE COMPETITION

OUR VIEW: CONSTRUCTIVE COMPETITION

Cedar Post Editorial Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Nowhere is competition more pronounced than in our modern school system. For example, today’s high school students are competing against each other for coveted scholarships and spots in college. While competition in the American education system may be disputed, it sets an academic and financial...

POINT & COUNTERPOINT

Erin Meek and Sarah Donnelly

June 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION

            YES: SARAH DONNELLY The show 13 Reasons Why, released in March of 2017, is one of the first TV series that is fully based around suicide, and has recently become viral. Raising discussion on suicide can be difficult, but it needs to be ...

SUBSTITUTE ATTRIBUTES

Jacob Aanes, Business Manager

May 15, 2017


Filed under OPINION

If you ask anyone at the high school most will agree that they have a clear favorite substitute teacher. Whether it’s because they’re pleasant to be around or they know how to run a class well, students each have their own opinions on who the best are at Sandpoint High School. However, many stil...

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