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Zoos protect animals from dangers

Arei Turner, Journalist

September 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

THERE are many different opinions on whether animals should be kept in zoos or not. People argue that they would be happier in the wild, or that they feel claustrophobic due to the small spaces that they live in at zoos. I prefer...

Why do high schoolers still choose to disobey dress code?

Lopelini Hafoka, Journalist

September 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

THROUGHOUT the years, the dress code has been the same, but students still try to disobey it. The dress code is different with boys and girls, but the way students dress now is far beyond dress code rules. “The dress code...

What they aren’t telling you about college

Amanda MacKay, Editor

September 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

A QUESTION I’ve gotten from many curious underclassmen who know me or are friends with me on Facebook is, “How did you get so much money in scholarships?!” When I tell people that I have qualified for a combined $40,000...

Knowing your values and needs keeps you going toward the right direction

Stephanie Perez, Journalist

September 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

NEGATIVE peer pressure happens when someone influenced by a person who doesn’t do good things, or when people have the feeling that if they don’t do what others do, they won’t fit in. Negative peer pressure is an issue that...

Changes to transgender protections

Daryl Midgley, Journalist

September 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

AMERICA was outraged when the Trump administration declared that they partially repealed Title IX protections for transgender students. “Most Americans think that just because it doesn't affect me, I shouldn’t have to worry...

Gabriela looks back on 2016-17

Gabriela Thompson, Journalist

May 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

AT THE beginning of the 2016-2017 school year, most students were drifting between nervousness and excitement about starting another school year. One reason Granger Lancers go through this emotional ride is the uncertainty of how ...

Side by side: reporters offer opinions about teacher visits to homes

Jasmine Raya, Journalist

April 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

WOULDN’T it be a bit odd if one of your teachers were to visit you at home? Well believe it or not, word has been going around that Granger High school is starting a new home visit policy. In other words, Granger High school...

Airport Time-Killers and Stress Relievers

Madison McCurdy, Journalist

January 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion

AIRPORTS. No one likes waiting for hours for their flight to arrive or even take off, and I know that for a fact. This time of the year is when everyone is off and on traveling, visiting family, and having fun, and Lancers might...

That tiny screen is slowly turning your brain to mushy, beef-flavored ramen noodles

Amanda MacKay, Editor

January 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“SCHOOL sucks,” the student tweets during class, not paying attention to the lesson. If students aren't interested in what a teacher is saying, they’ll pop in their headphones and listen to whatever new “fire” album...

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