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Barely Making Cents: Minimum Wage Debate Causes Workers to Strike

Barely Making Cents: Minimum Wage Debate Causes Workers to Strike

Grant Baker and Hannah Garcia
November 10, 2015 • 603 views
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Sounds of children splashing in the water come to a halt when junior Kaylin Martinson begins to teach her swimming lesson of the day.  Martinson takes part in the 3.1 million high school students that work today trying to make some extra money, prepare themselves with business skills they can use later in lif... Read more »

Farewell for Fegley: Graduating Early

Farewell for Fegley: Graduating Early

Sara Gerges and Savannah Guerrero
November 3, 2015 • 712 views
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As junior Skylar Fegley walks through Legacy’s doors on her first day, she can already feel how different this year was going to be. She smiles to herself, thinking of all the memories she’s made. From the friday night lights spent in the stadium stands to the days in spent in class surrounded by he... Read more »

Counting Calories

Counting Calories

Hannah Shaffer, Staff Writer
October 21, 2015 • 901 views
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As *Amanda sat down in the cafeteria, the only thing she could think about was the food on the tables surrounding her. Instead of thinking about what she would have for lunch that day, all she could focus on was the calories hiding between the layers of cheese on the pizza or the breading of the chi... Read more »

ISIS: What You Need to Know

ISIS: What You Need to Know

Anna Jordan, Staff Writer
October 13, 2015 • 18,731 views
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What Does ISIS Stand For? “ISIS” stands for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham. Al-Sham includes Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Iraq, Syria and Kuwait. Why Should Students Have Knowledge of the Controversy at Hand? As the generation of the future, we need to become educated on the controversies... Read more »

Second Chances: A Family Story

Second Chances: A Family Story

Hannah Garcia, Features Editor
September 30, 2015 • 1,510 views
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He had always been curious. Never sure. Always different. At age 10, the summer before Cooper Certain’s fourth grade year, his parents, Tammy and Brian Certain, called Cooper over to the side of the pool on a sunny day. Making his way to his mom and dad, Cooper pushed the waves in the pool to collide... Read more »

Bullying: Life as a Victim

Bullying: Life as a Victim

Kendra Washington, Staff Writer
September 23, 2015 • 812 views
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Senior Tony Denson continuously tries with desperate helplessness to befriend a group of teens who verbally and physically abuse him in return. Denson sits in the choir room only acting as a character for show choir rehearsal. In some cases, this type of situation can be a reality. Choir Directo... Read more »

Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Jacob Friedberg and Phillip Smith
September 10, 2015 • 2,447 views
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It started off as an ordinary September day but quickly turned to smoke-filled skies and streets full of terrified people. As the people of New York City started their daily routines, they were interrupted by a horrific terrorist attack. This attack would devastate the nation and change it forever.... Read more »

Drink To That

Shalavé Cawley, Features Editor
July 13, 2015 • 673 views
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Walking into Starbucks, sophomore Josh Hogue takes in the warm, bittersweet aroma of freshly ground coffee beans and immediately closes his nose. The plethora of espressos, lattes and Frappuccinos on the menu hold no interest for him — his only interest is getting out of the coffeehouse as quickly... Read more »

Freshmen Once Again: Where Seniors Will Attend College

Freshmen Once Again: Where Seniors Will Attend College

Shalavé Cawley, Features Editor
May 22, 2015 • 1,292 views
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From close to home all the way to the West Coast, the colleges the Class of 2015 will attend reflect the diversity of this year’s seniors and of their interests. The Rider Online has created its second annual interactive map to showcase students’ college plans. Click on a map marker to view a... Read more »

Cringing at Binging

Cringing at Binging

Hannah Garcia and Sara Gerges
May 11, 2015 • 2,101 views
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After getting home from a stressful day at school, junior Matthew Greason plops down on his soft, plush couch surrounded by his Totino's Pizza Rolls, Doritos and a tall glass of Kool-Aid, all within arm's reach. He reaches for the remote to watch One Tree Hill on his favorite streaming service, Netfli... Read more »