The Commercialization of Christmas

Naomi Cuzmar, Music Editor

December 22, 2017

It has been said that the Christmas holiday has changed over the recent years. Many argue that traditions are now modernized or not celebrated at all. However, others believe the essence of the Christmas holiday has not changed....

Is Water Wet?

Jazmin Colon, Fine Arts Editor

December 22, 2017

After two young adult men were posted on Snapchat arguing whether a fish was wet while submerged in water, practically overnight all corners of the internet began asking an odd question. Is water wet? Water should not be considered...

End of DACA Ends Many Dreams

End of DACA Ends Many Dreams

Maria Reyes, Opinions Editor

October 31, 2017

United Urbana, United Nation

Maria Reyes, Opinions Editor

October 28, 2017

by Maria Reyes Pacheco Unity is one of our core values at Urbana High School. Unity means acting as a unit that supports each other and works together. But, how can 18,000 under one school have unity? We don’t all agree ...

Is an Empty Stomach also an Empty Brain?

Maria Reyes, Opinions Editor

October 25, 2017

Whether it’s because you had homework to do, forgot, or just didn’t want to, I am sure we have all skipped lunch at some point. Or maybe you are always running out the door at 7:15 a.m. and don’t have breakfast. It can seem...

Fake News: The Social Epidemic

Eleanor Crawford

January 20, 2017

It has happened to all of us. You scroll through the feeds of an app or website in your idle moments, searching for anything to satiate your unoccupied mind. Suddenly, you see a link. Perhaps it catches your eye because it is...

My Year in Journalism: A Retrospective

Tyler Nolan

January 19, 2017

On the first day of school, walking to Journalism, I, did not know what to expect. Was I going to being writing essays all semester? Was I going to be reading huge books? I had no idea, but in my head I had pretty much made up...

Valentine’s Day: Love or Lies?

Eva King

January 19, 2017

Is Valentine’s Day simply a commercialized Hallmark holiday or a true day to express one’s unconditional love for another? Celebrating Valentine’s Day dates back to the 5th century, obviously much longer than the Hallmark...

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