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Ask A Charger: What’s the Craziest Dream You Have Ever Had?

Ask A Charger: What’s the Craziest Dream You Have Ever Had?

By Britni Tisdale
May 14, 2014
Filed under Ask A Charger, Features

By Britni Tisdale | Staff Writers May 14, 2014 Shannon Cleary 12th grade The weirdest dream I ever had was when I was in a big house and a little boy wants to play hide and seek with me. So, I go through a secret door that leads all over house through the walls. The little boy never found me. I win! I never saw him again... Nicole Berra 12th gr...

Ask a Charger: If Senior Ditch Day Existed, What Would You Do?

Ask a Charger: If Senior Ditch Day Existed, What Would You Do?

By Destinee Cannon
May 9, 2014
Filed under Ask A Charger, Features

By Destinee Cannon & Toni Shackelford | Staff Writers May 9, 2014 "I would meditate and find my inner Ghandi." – Dannyelle Rosemarie, 12th grade "I'd go to the beach with my friends, and have a giant beach barbeque, and [we'd] talk about how much we love school." – Britten Vilander, 12th grade "I wo...

Why the Liberal Arts are not a Dead End

Why the Liberal Arts are not a Dead End

By Holly Bailey
May 7, 2014
Filed under Editorials, Features, Opinion

By Holly Bailey | Staff Writer May 7, 2014 In a world where science seems to be the solution to everything, why would a student elect to pursue a major in areas such as English, history, philosophy, or art? From a high school student's point of view, I've noticed how many times we classify our...

Pong is Life

Pong is Life

By Erik Olson
May 2, 2014
Filed under Features, Opinion

By Erik Olson | Staff Writer May 2, 2014 For the average Dan, ping pong might not seem to have the potential of being an athletic, exciting, and entertaining sport. Most might not even see it as a sport, but rather as a calm recreational activity involving minimal sweat, strength, and athletic abili...

On Asking that Special Someone to Prom

On Asking that Special Someone to Prom

By Holly Bailey
April 22, 2014
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

By Holly Bailey | Staff Writer April 22, 2014 In a few weeks, I will be able to check an item off from my bucket list, one that is likely on everyone's list-- prom. However, I can also check off another exciting, albeit nontraditional, undertaking -- asking a guy to prom. To be completely honest, prom ma...

Ask a Charger: If you could be an animal for a day…

Ask a Charger: If you could be an animal for a day…

By Destinee Cannon
April 14, 2014
Filed under 10 Questions with..., Ask A Charger, Features

By Destinee Cannon & Toni Shackelford | Staff Writers April 14, 2014 If you could be an animal for a day, what would you be and what would you do? "I would be a fly, and I would fly into people's rooms at night just to stare at them." - Sam Harden, grade 12 "If I could be any animal, honestly, I would be a dolphin, so I could shred those gnarly waves and cruis...

Ask a Charger: What Song Are You Embarrassed to Admit You Like?

Ask a Charger: What Song Are You Embarrassed to Admit You Like?

By Dustin Yoo
April 9, 2014
Filed under Ask A Charger, Features

By Dustin Yoo | Staff Writer April 9, 2014 "The theme song to Planet Unicorn. I don't know; the theme song kicks butt!" - Emma Lebell, 10th grade "23 by Miley Cyrus I like the beat and she is just different. I like that about her." - Emily Erwin, 12th grade "Party in the USA by Miley Cyr...

Tales of an After School Employee

Tales of an After School Employee

By Holly Bailey
April 8, 2014
Filed under Features, Opinion

By Holly Bailey | Staff Writer April 8, 2014 While some were soaking up rays at the beach or basking in the cool air on the mountain trails during spring break, others were pinning their name tags on in preparation for starting their 'after school' jobs. After school jobs are a great experience, an...

Birthdays at School

Birthdays at School

By Campus Point
April 4, 2014
Filed under Campus Point (disused), Opinion

April 4, 2014 There are always girls walking through the hallways with their giant Hello Kitty balloons and gift bags, probably filled with things that their close friends knew they would enjoy, and perhaps a large tupperware container of cookies or cupcakes. And if a teacher finds out, there's bound to be some off-tune, unsynchronized rendition of Happy ...

Ask a Charger: What Did You Do Over Spring Break To Waste Time?

Ask a Charger: What Did You Do Over Spring Break To Waste Time?

By Destinee Cannon
April 1, 2014
Filed under Ask A Charger, Question of the Week

By Destinee Cannon and Rachel Blank | Staff Writers April 1, 2014 "I just watched Netflix the whole time. I  also started a new show called Dexter, its about serial killers who kill other serial killers, haha happy joke." - Sara Stuart, 11th Grade "I flew kites, played some soccer and h...

EU cheese plan stinks

EU cheese plan stinks

By Caleb Hawkins
March 21, 2014
Filed under Opinion

By Caleb Hawkins | Editor March 21, 2014 I like cheese. As do most people. Feta, Parmesan, Romano, Provolone, Asiago. I like it all. Or do I? Our friends across the Atlantic would argue that I don't. I like the Americanized knock-offs. As part of ongoing trade talks, the European ...

Why Living at Home for College isn’t the End of the World

Why Living at Home for College isn’t the End of the World

By Holly Bailey
March 21, 2014
Filed under Opinion

By Holly Bailey | Staff Writer March 21, 2014 I recently received my acceptance to the University of California Santa Barbara. I was pretty excited, but not nearly as ecstatic as my parents. Why? Because this acceptance seals the deal of my feet staying firmly planted at home for the n...

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