Zero period classes swell with dedicated students

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Alex Vasqeuz, staff reporter
March 25, 2014

Many zero period classes are available to the students here. Most of them include jazz band, vocal jazz, weight training, advanced leadership for ASB, and for LDS students, seminary is also available. Most of the classes begin pretty early, around 7 a.m. and end shortly before 8 a.m. I call these students... Read more »

Addicting Phone Games: Pro

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Mackenzie Brown, Editor-in-chief
March 25, 2014

The best thing about addicting phone games is that if they’re addicting, they’re good, and if they’re good they’re popular. It’s fun to play a game that everyone else is playing. You can compare scores or even get your entire class to play it at the same time. Everybody knows what it is so... Read more »

The #PCMasterRace: A master class in hypocrisy, arrogance

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Dylan Johnston, staff reporter
March 25, 2014

#PCMasterRace, filthy console peasants, and the hierarchy of the PC gamers. Clearly this is a reason to be an ignorant cultest, Wrong. This is no reason at all to go out of your way to be a prick that knows nothing about building a computer let alone know what each of the parts does. I guarantee if you... Read more »

Addicting Phone Games: Con

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Alex Vasqeuz, staff reporter
March 25, 2014

Technology has become a very important part of our everyday lives. Phones, iPods, iPads, and computers are all around us. Many people believe that all this unlimited access to addicting games at our fingertips is a blessing. But is it really? Students love to be on their phones, some more than others.... Read more »

Street artists muddle vandalism claims

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Eric Walker, staff reporter
March 25, 2014

Street art in a simple sense shouldn’t be considered as harsh a crime as others because ordinary people are trying to express the way that they feel about certain things and promote themselves as well as their artwork to a broader audience. Street art and graffiti, in some cases, can shape cities and... Read more »

TV’s survival hinges on subscriptions

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Cameron Fairchild, staff reporter
March 25, 2014

With the advent of the internet’s multiplying streaming services and original shows, people have begun to turn off their TVs for something more convenient: streaming shows on their computers. As a result, networks are scrambling to come up with hits, holding on to the few that remain and accepting... Read more »

Restricting class sizes benefits students, teachers

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Cameron Fairchild, staff reporter
March 25, 2014

At the beginning of the year, I was placed amongst roughly twenty students in history teacher Bruce Diehl’s AP US History class. However, as the district had forced some kids into the class against their knowledge, many dropped out in the first few weeks of school. By the third week sixteen students... Read more »

No privacy in PDA

Jude Hanno, staff reporter
March 25, 2014

As we all know, the hallways at school here tend to get a little crowded. Imagine walking from class to class and witnessing one of the most awkward and horrifying things you can see when you group over two thousand hormonal teenagers together: PDA. PDA, otherwise known as public displays of affection,... Read more »

Former Disney stars face constant negative exposure

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Jacob Lonergan, Sara Koenig, staff reporters
March 25, 2014

When you hear Disney, you think of princesses and fairy tales and recall that their relative flawlessness is only impeded by an evil stepsibling or two on their way to happiness. Of course, the real world is far crueler, and the real life Disney princesses are more flawed and human than the animated... Read more »

School temperatures frigid

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Jessica Perez, staff reporter
March 25, 2014

The Auburn School District is currently supposed to be keeping the schools at a nice, refreshing 68 degrees. As I have recently learned, that is definitely not the case here at Riverside. The district has a set requirement that fresh air has to flow into classrooms every 20 minutes or so to maintain... Read more »

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