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Stockpiling Toilet Paper Only Helps the Coronavirus

Stockpiling Toilet Paper Only Helps the Coronavirus

Hawkeye Proofreader, Proofreader

March 12, 2020

Currently, Nevada has 7 cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus from Wuhan. Of those cases, only two are in Washoe County. Despite this, hand sanitizer is flying off the shelves and bulk toilet paper is a luxury to find. It's as if Pestilence, the Horseman of the Apocalypse, has...

Leading Companies in Technology Unsurprisingly Put Money First

Leading Companies in Technology Unsurprisingly Put Money First

Ethan Partain, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has well established itself with the fastest and overall best computer processor with 64 cores and 128 threads, capable of handling insane workloads at insane speeds. Their newest processor, the Threadripper 3970x, already beats out Intel’s best processor, the Core i9NZ,...

Superstitions or Science?

Lebrons pregame chalk toss

Felix Ladaga, Sports Writer

February 19, 2020

  Pregame rituals are a sight to behold in sports. Most players do it before games, and every player that does a pre-game ritual has a different way of doing it, such as Steph Curry’s tunnel shot or LeBron's infamous chalk toss. There are also some weirder rituals such as former football ...

Tardy Policy Memes

Tardy Policy Memes

Alexander Ryan, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

Objectivity in Art

Objectivity in Art

Jonathon Chatham, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Can forms of artistic expression be considered in an objective sense? Some may consider forms of art to be entirely subjective, up to the observer to decide - fantastic to some, yet boring to others. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean all art is subjective. Much of modern and post-modern art can be ...

A Tribute to Kobe

A Tribute to Kobe

Felix Ladaga, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Five time NBA champion, two time NBA finals MVP, Olympic gold medalist, Oscar winner, loving father of 4. Considered one of the greatest to play in NBA history, inspiring many generations of basketball players all around the world. Well known by many in the basketball world to have the most insane work...

Google Stadia Might Not Be Everything You Hoped

Google Stadia Might Not Be Everything You Hoped

Ethan Partain, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Google Stadia is Google’s new gaming platform. Much like a PlayStation or an Xbox, it is used strictly for playing video games. Google Stadia is different, however, because it streams games instead of downloading them. While this seems like the next step for gaming technology, some setbacks are already...

The Difference Music Makes

The Difference Music Makes

Lizeth Rocha, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Schools have a very strict policy when it comes to electronic devices and how we use them in the classroom, but perhaps the administration is missing something. Electronic devices are looked down upon for a variety of reasons as they “disrupt the educational environment.” The quote comes from...

Copyright Rendering Youtubers Helpless

Copyright Rendering Youtubers Helpless

Ethan Partain, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

YouTube is a wonderful place for viewers and content creators, allowing for passion, creativity, and entertainment. Some content creators found their calling on YouTube and use it as a significant source of income making videos for a large audience. This income, however, is constantly put at risk of ...

Two Students’ Views on School Attendance Policy

Two Students' Views on School Attendance Policy

Alexander Ryan and Lizbeth Gurrola

December 5, 2019

It is no secret that students are put under immense pressure to be at school at all times, regardless of the consequences. The Washoe County School District is no exception; in fact, the new attendance policy put into place by WCSD is even stricter than before. This unwillingness to allow for absence can be extremely detrimental to the h...

The Benefits of Studying

The Benefits of Studying

David O’Grady, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Studying has always been a talking point between students and teachers.  Although many teachers say that students should study, and there being conclusive proof to this, many students still don’t.  However, making studying a habit should be a priority among students, especially in high school.  Here...

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