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Opinion: Eating healthy on Thanksgiving a possibility with these tips

Opinion: Eating healthy on Thanksgiving a possibility with these tips

Shea Page, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Holiday dinners are the greatest part of any holiday. Sitting around the table with your family, some of them you like and some you don’t, and eating until you can’t even fathom the concept of hunger. Sadly, when you’re on a diet, a lot of those enjoyable moments can become tainted when you...

Domestic terrorism: White supremacy inflicts harm

Domestic terrorism: White supremacy inflicts harm

Eliza Benyaminova, Guest Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Domestic terrorism is recurring, with white supremacy causing harm to many groups of people. Most of America's terrorists are white - and it's a problem. Research from The Nation Institute’s Investigative Fund shows that, in the United States, from 2008 to the end of 2016, there were nearly double...

Opinion: NFL players continually cry for more money

Opinion: NFL players continually cry for more money

Fadi Rached, Guest Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Doctors save lives, our president runs the country, what do NFL players do? They entertain, purely entertain, yet NFL players are paid millions a year and still cry for more. I'm outraged seeing NFL player Le'Veon Bell crying for even more after being offered crazy unimaginable amounts of money! Jason...

Opinion: Backpack ban does more harm than good

Opinion: Backpack ban does more harm than good

Fiona Burnham, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Page 41 of the Mayfield High School Student Handbook addresses the use of book bags in school, stating: “The use of any type of bookbag or backpack during the school day (7:30-3:00) is strictly prohibited.” This needs to change. While we are permitted to carry our supplies to and from school...

Opinion: Media corruption an issue, must be fixed

Opinion: Media corruption an issue, must be fixed

Michael Graziano, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In a world dominated by mass media, it’s unfortunate that you have to be weary of what to believe. I realize that the media has made it unacceptable to even imagine saying this, but Donald Trump is right for once. Mainstream media has become an opinionated system of hostility and manipulation, fueled b...

Opinion: Studies show more sleep needed, start school later

Opinion: Studies show more sleep needed, start school later

Emily Byrne, Guest Writer

October 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Eighty-five percent of teens do not get the recommended eight to ten hours of sleep each night and 75% of these teens blame it on school starting too early. You may be thinking to yourself, this is awful, why has nobody come up with a solution for this problem that affects so many? The solution is...

Opinion: More countries need to follow France’s modeling law

Opinion: More countries need to follow France’s modeling law

Christina Rufo, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A law in France banning the use of unhealthy fashion models has finally come into effect, and it’s about time it happened. Models today have become dangerously thin, causing health problems for themselves and many others across the world. There should be government legislation banning sick models...

Opinion: Climate change threatens entire planet

Opinion: Climate change threatens entire planet

Ben Segall, Guest Contributor

October 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Climate change is real, dangerous, and desperately needs attention. We are killing our planet and ignoring it. NASA reports that cebergs in Greenland are melting rapidly and surface water temperatures have gone up, and as a result, the water levels have risen by eight inches in the last century. ...

Opinion: Politicizing tragedies needs to stop

Opinion: Politicizing tragedies needs to stop

Yianni Sarris, Guest Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Recent hurricanes have highlighted a problem across America: tragedies are being exploited for political means, and it has to stop. It is no secret that North America has been terrorized by a slew of hurricanes over the past month. The majority of Americans came together in a brilliant show of unity,...

Freshmen 10 Commandments: Listen to your elders

Freshmen 10 Commandments: Listen to your elders

Lara Nuñez Cerrillo

September 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Ah, freshman year. The first year of high school: when the future is uncertain, college is looming, the pressure of perfection and permanent records and GPA is everywhere. And let’s not forget the terrifying notion of upperclassmen stepping on you because you are at the bottom. Sound familiar?...

Top 5 Clubs for Freshmen: Be active, join today

Top 5 Clubs for Freshmen: Be active, join today

Fiona Burnham, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Being a freshman is hard enough just juggling new classes, new teachers and new friends. However, if you ask any high school graduate how to make the most of your high school years they will all say one thing in common: get involved! Mayfield offers such a wide variety of clubs and activities, no...

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...

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