Opinion

Invite only

Posted on 15 April 2014

By: Taylor Lamm [Opinion Editor] @Lammers11 The weekend usually means hanging out with a group of friends. Then there are the times when certain friends aren’t invited but think that they should be. That person then decides that they are going to invite themselves to the event.  This can get very annoying to the person who is [...] Continue Reading

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Opinion

Testing perks

Posted on 11 April 2014

By: DeLaney Fisher [staff writer] @DeLaney__Fisher It’s a week dreaded by almost all of high schoolers, statewide. Two hours filled with grueling standardized tests. It’s Iowa Assessments. As soon as Iowa Assessments are mentioned most students recoil in disgust, but the tests often come with perks. Schedules are pushed back by two hours, snacks are supplied, and [...] Continue Reading

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News

Home meet

Posted on 10 April 2014

By: Kaela Halvorson [Design editor] @kaelswhales All the practices, sweating, and pre-meets leading to one of the most exciting meets. The home meet, running in front of the whole town. Showing everyone who Marion girl’s track is, by running their hardest and running their hearts out. Alicia Steepleton, freshman, has her first ever home meet tonight. “[I’m [...] Continue Reading

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Opinion

Watching fitness

Posted on 10 April 2014

By: Deshaun Quinn @quinntower_2 Marion has put in a new grant to further extend our fitness technology into the future. The school has been making fitness for our students easier and easier over the years and now the students have watches to make it even more convenient to be fit. The watches keep track of time, [...] Continue Reading

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Features

Golfing for the gold

Posted on 08 April 2014

By: Ashley Lappe [Social Media Editor] Rainy days, flowers, and the unpredictable weather are all things that are part of the much anticipated season called spring. During the spring season outdoor sports are beginning and the weather is somewhere between a cold winter day and a hot summer day. The athletics that take place during this [...] Continue Reading

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Opinion

Dirty dancing: why grinding should stop

Posted on 08 April 2014

By: Alex Coleman [Ads Editor] @AlexColeman831 Inside the gym on Saturday April 5th, a large group of students were gathered for a memorable evening. That’s right, prom. The girls were dressed to the nines, the dresses ranging from pink princess gowns to lavender mermaid dresses; the guys managed to look quite dapper in either black, white, [...] Continue Reading

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Opinion

Stop stereotypes

Posted on 04 April 2014

By: Savannah Guyer [Activities editor] @savannahmguyer People have the tendency to judge things based upon their looks. Books, shoes, and even animals aren’t given the fair chance due to the trait that is seemingly hardwired into human nature. With a little more kindness and effort, people would be surprised to find what lurks behind appearances. So [...] Continue Reading

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Opinion

Critical choices

Posted on 01 April 2014

By: Becca Hall [Executive online editor] @ChewwBecccaa Good or bad, everyone makes choices. These decisions are what makes a person into who they are and can affect what other people think of them. Everyones day starts and ends with a choice with many decisions in between. Often people are judged on their choices, which is fine [...] Continue Reading

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