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New ID Policy: Well-Intentioned but Ineffectual

Alysia Vega, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2015

Everyone can agree that security is an issue for schools, especially considering the numerous school shootings in the past few years. However, it is seems equally apparent that a recently changed VHS policy is not attacking this...

The Unhealthiness of Soda and the Soda Industry’s Reply

Alysia Vega, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2014

Everyone’s favorite drink may be one of the culprits of the increase in health problems. Soda is not only addictive, but it is also unhealthy. Soda is extremely high in sugar, which leads to many health problems down the...

U.S. Falling Behind the Rest

Claire Rysavy, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2014

People like to think of America as the greatest country in the world. And at one time, it was. But now other countries such as Japan and China have not only caught up to us, but surpassed us in almost every field in education. According...

The Wartime Generation

Jon Pinon, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2014

President Barack Obama has recently initiated a war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (better known as ISIS), further extending America’s supposed campaign against terrorism that has raged on for over a decade. Upon...

Changes in Pep Rally Lessen School Spirit

Carli Castellano, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2014

The Verona High School pep rally use to be something that the entire school looked forward to, but it is slowly becoming a non-event. The pep really was the place to be the day before the first football game. VHS's pep rally...

Apple updates to iOS 8

Jackie Brozyna, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2014

“This update is the biggest release since the launch of the App Store.” That’s what Apple said about their new software update, iOS 8. Every year, around October, Apple comes out with new software, always claiming that...

Are Billionaires Diminishing Our Representation?

Emilia Frizzi

October 21, 2014

“(I do) not believe that that people fought and died for democracy so that billionaires can buy elections,” said Senator Bernie Sanders (Vermont Progressive Party-VT). Well, a September 4th Senate vote shot down those chan...

On the Misguided Exploitation of Tragedy

Jon Pinon

June 18, 2014

At the time of this writing, it has been about two days since a teenage gunman at Reynolds High School in Troutdale, Oregon took his own life not long after taking the life of a 14-year-old student. On top of that, it has been...

A Mini Skirt is Not Consent

Claire Rysavy

June 18, 2014

According to Google, rape culture is defined as: “a concept which links rape and sexual violence to the culture of a society, and in which prevalent attitudes and practices normalize, excuse, tolerate, and even condone rape.” This...

Not Your Average Monster Movie

Louis Mattia

June 12, 2014

It seems lately that the most well-reviewed or enjoyed films are those where a lot of time and care has been put in. Many of these are by directors who are fans of the original source material, and Gareth Edward's reimagining...

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