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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...

POINT & COUNTERPOINT: ANIMAL TESTING

Aaron Cole, Corinne Capodagli, Web Staff, Opinion Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under OPINION

YES - Aaron Cole  I look at the gains and losses of using animals in research and see a dilemma that humans have been struggling with for centuries. What it comes down to is the judgement of whether or not the benefits of animals in the scientific process is worth the ethical costs of pos...

A CALL FOR HELP

Lily Waldrup, Business Manager

September 13, 2017


Filed under ARTS AND CULTURE, 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 many 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...

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...

MARCHING IN THE WRONG DIRECTION

Emerson Kanning, Staff Writer

April 29, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Our generation is capable of making great changes. We are a passionate and driven group of young people who hold issues near and dear to our hearts, however marches are not the way to accomplish our goals. In recent months we have seen an increase in national marches. Recently, April 21 was the Ma...

POINT AND COUNTERPOINT: SATS

POINT AND COUNTERPOINT: SATS

Cienna Roget and Chloe Edwards

February 28, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

POINT: Cienna Roget For some, the SAT is just another test, another early-release day; however, for others, the SAT is their only opportunity to demonstrate their intelligence to potential universities. While the SAT is criticized for being a standardized tests, this quality provides more value...

CEDAR POST ALBUM OF THE MONTH

CEDAR POST ALBUM OF THE MONTH

Sam Aguirre, Sports Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Adele with 25 earns the Cedar Post album of the month this time around because of her grammy win this year.   Adele made an awesome unexpected comeback in music by dropping this album and she was stuck in everybody's heads for a majority of the year.   Adele’s hit song “Hello” dominated...

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