Category Archive: opinion

Jan 19

The Paul Predicament: Controversial YouTube Video Sparks Conversation About What Is Inappropriate Content

“Warning: this video contains suicide and death. Viewer discretion is advised,” is the first thing viewers see when they go to click on Logan Paul’s video titled, “We found a dead body in the Japanese Suicide Forest.” The tension builds as another black screen with white text encourages viewers to “please ask for help or …

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Oct 31

NFL Protests Cause Division Among Country

“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave …

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Apr 17

Fans Placed in Hallways Due to North’s Air Conditioning Problem

With broken air conditioning and the temperature getting hotter and hotter, the PNH staff have tried to put fans all over the building to help with the heat. However, this has not helped all parts of the building. This has caused students and teachers to be very uncomfortable in the heat. Freshman Kaylyn McKoy said, …

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Oct 25

Missouri’s Updated Pledge Legislation Leads To Discussion About Its Inclusiveness

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” This short creed of loyalty to the USA, written in 1892 and revised into its current wording in 1954, has been one of controversy …

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Oct 17

School Gives Lunch a Bad Name: Parkway Lunches Grow Smaller

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food,” said Irish playwright, George Bernard Shaw. When it comes to school lunches, students could easily disagree with this statement. The hatred for school lunch is not a new thing, and it is often made a joke in pop culture. The problem could be that the …

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Oct 01

New Tardy Policy Seems Too Harsh, Has Merit

By staff writer Sagar Samuel For the past few years, Parkway North High School has had a problem with students not arriving on time to class during instruction periods. The new tardy policy is striking down on students who are constantly tardy to class by issuing multiple detentions that lead to a three hour stay after school and a chat with …

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