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No one off-limits to ISIS attacks

No one off-limits to ISIS attacks

Beata Warren, Guest Writer
May 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Because of events on May 22, Manchester is grieving today as many loved ones were lost due to a horrible act.   At an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, a man associated with ISIS blew off a bomb in a suicide mission. ABC News reporter Emily Shapiro said, “At least 22 people died from the bl...

Facebook wrongly allows us to watch self-harm live streaming

Facebook wrongly allows us to watch self-harm live streaming

Pavitra Reddy, Guest Writer
May 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Many of you reading this probably use Facebook on a daily basis, either to make sure your high-school ex isn’t married yet, or to stalk a long-lost relative. Imagine logging on one day to find someone that you haven’t spoken to in ages, live-streaming their death. In the progressive age of the ...

Gender reassignment surgery not all that bad

Gender reassignment surgery not all that bad

Gwendolyn Estep, Guest Writer
May 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Due to the rise in gender related surgeries in America, people are divided on this issue. But research shows this isn’t as bad as it’s cracked up to be. Many of these gender reassignment surgeries are from transgender citizens who seek change in their appearance due to their dysphoria, a state of...

MHS Staff Superlatives, May 2017

MHS Staff Superlatives, May 2017

May 15, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As the school year comes to a close, we at The Paw Print thought it would be a good idea to ponder 'What superlatives would MHS staff members receive?' Our results are listed below. -------------------------------------------------------------- Most likely to give his time - Mr. Turk Most likely to be the next Bear Grylls - Mr. Rice Most likely to be mistak...

NFL needs ‘innocent until proven guilty’ mindset

NFL needs ‘innocent until proven guilty’ mindset

Jared Serre, Chief Editor
May 6, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Sports

Nearing 3pm on April 27, principal Jeff Legan wished all of us Browns fans a happy “Super Bowl.” April 27 was the first night of the 2017 NFL Draft—the Super Bowl for hundreds of former college players who hope to make their dream of becoming a professional athlete a reality. One of the top...

Preparing for AP exams? Here are the do’s and don’ts

Preparing for AP exams?  Here are the do’s and don’ts

Ariana Chriss, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Adviser's note: Congratulations to Ariana Chriss for being nationally recognized for writing this story! Perhaps you’re in just as much shock as I am, but the time for AP testing is quickly approaching. For those going through this daunting process for the first time, it can certainly be overwhe...

Hall pass system needs to go

Hall pass system needs to go

Jared Serre, Chief Editor
March 22, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I don’t mean to be selfish. Because we students at Mayfield High School have a dedicated and special principal in Mr. Jeff Legan, we have been graced with updated common areas, utilization of Wi-Fi, and now electronic charging stations. While all of these things are nice, there is one thing cu...

Year-round school misunderstood, could benefit students

Year-round school misunderstood, could benefit students

Valeriya Sobornitskaya, Guest Writer
March 5, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

Most students experience the “after-summer brain” and remember little from the previous school year, which could be changed with a year round school schedule. The experience mentioned above resembles a few scenes from the Men in Black, where the neuralyzer (a fictional device the size of a pen...

Our climate becoming overwhelmed

Our climate becoming overwhelmed

Beata Warren, Guest Writer
March 5, 2017
Filed under Opinion

I for one don’t want my species to go extinct just because the human race wasn’t able to agree on the fact that we are killing ourselves. The human race is killing itself along with so many other species through climate change. While some people think climate change is a hoax, it’s not. There...

Amazon drivers pushed too hard during holidays

Amazon drivers pushed too hard during holidays

Krista Rice, Staff Writer
December 21, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Holidays. That is the busiest time of year for Amazon drivers. The holidays may be the happiest times for most of us but Amazon drivers have to work for hours just to make sure that all of us customers are happy. Amazon spokeswoman Kelly Cheeseman said, “On its busiest day, the Monday after...

N. Carolina LGBTQ+ youth facing trouble

N. Carolina LGBTQ+ youth facing trouble

Gabrielle Trunzo, Guest Writer
December 21, 2016
Filed under Opinion

June 26, 2015 - the day the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage and civil union legal in all 50 states. When looking from the standpoint of someone who is LGBTQ+, like myself, this was seen as a major accomplishment. However, the battle is far from over. Many states such as North Carolina are...

‘Zeke’ generates spike in Salvation Army donations

‘Zeke’ generates spike in Salvation Army donations

Nasya Ellison, Guest Writer
December 21, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Salvation Army’s donations were down by 20% compared to last year until Ezekiel Elliott’s famous celebration after a touchdown. The Dallas running back has only brought good contributions to the Salvation Army after hopping into the kettle. ESPN reports the charity received $182,000 in online...

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