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Social media posts create misconception about fist fighting

Social media posts create misconception about fist fighting

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February 2, 2016

[quote]By Drew Danko Online Editor Photo by Jack Heerhold[/quote] Just in the last week, four fights broke out among students in our school. Yes, we walk around school or go to class and hear that there was a fight during the passing period before. But through the glory of social media, we don...

eLo gives students useful and unique online learning experience

eLo gives students useful and unique online learning experience

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January 12, 2016

[quote]By Drew Danko Online Editor Graphic by Drew Danko[/quote] In my four years at Metea, I have taken many engaging, helpful courses that have prepared me for my postsecondary education and equipped me with the knowledge to be successful in the future. I’ll be waiting on college acceptance l...

Illinois hurts students with multiple standardized tests

Illinois hurts students with multiple standardized tests

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January 8, 2016

[quote]By Brianna Powell Editorial Editor Graphic by Drew Danko[/quote] SAT. ACT. AP. PSAT. PARCC. The “New” SAT. It’s enough to make any sane high school student lose their cool. It makes this junior nauseous just thinking about the alphabet of standardized testing that’s on the horizon...

Uber is losing potential teenage market with age restrictions

Uber is losing potential teenage market with age restrictions

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January 6, 2016

[quote]By Drew Danko Online Editor Photo by Jack Heerhold[/quote] Transportation giant Uber had much more to celebrate as the ball dropped into 2016, as it provided its billionth ride on Dec. 30. Uber, an app which allows users to share and track their locations with a driver and replaces the need ...

Middle Eastern stereotypes within America: how nativism has become an epidemic

Middle Eastern stereotypes within America: how nativism has become an epidemic

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December 15, 2015

[quote]By Megan Arnold Features Editor Cartoon courtesy of www.14publications.com[/quote] “There is a great hatred toward Americans by large segments of the Muslim population,” Donald Trump, at a recent campaign in Mount Pleasant, NC, said. But, this is not an article about Trump. This is an...

Is tweeting the appropriate way to talk politics?

Is tweeting the appropriate way to talk politics?

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December 14, 2015

[quote]By Sushmitha Suresh Online Writer Graphic by Qiyuan Zhou[/quote] Tweet to take advantage of the freedom of speech If you’re a student at Metea Valley with a Twitter account, you’ve probably encountered a Twitter fight concerning politics. You might scoff at the pett...

Sam Pepper video pushes too far for entertainment

Sam Pepper video pushes too far for entertainment

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December 10, 2015

[quote]By Zainie Qureshi Opinions Writer Photo courtesy of YouTube[/quote] There’s already been a fair amount of controversy surrounding YouTuber, Sam Pepper, regarding multiple sexual harassment allegations and broadcasting inappropriate content. So, needless to say, people weren’t too surpr...

Protests focus the public eye on racism at college

Protests focus the public eye on racism at college

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November 24, 2015

[quote]By Nurah Lambert Entertainment Editor Photo courtesy of AdamProcter (Wikipedia)[/quote] In mid-March this year a grainy video was released of members from the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (ΣAE) fraternity at University of Oklahoma singing a racist chant to the tune of “If You’re Happy and You Know ...

Capture the moment, not the contagious effects of social media

Capture the moment, not the contagious effects of social media

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November 19, 2015

[quote]By Nikki Roberts Online Writer Photo courtesy of Instagram[/quote] Social media is a tremendous platform capable of great things. It can be a tool utilized for communication, spreading awareness, sharing ideas, stories, or even glimpses of your life. Platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, an...

Why a Trump-Sanders election would be the best thing to happen to American politics

Why a Trump-Sanders election would be the best thing to happen to American politics

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November 17, 2015

[quote]By Prashant Shankar Online Writer Photos courtesy of MichaelVadon (Wikipedia) & Jotagueerrepe (Wikipedia) Graphic by Drew Danko[/quote] With the 2016 Presidential Primaries beginning Feb. 1, 2016, voters on both sides of the political spectrum are debating over which candidate to elect f...

How soon do we listen to a Christmas tune?

How soon do we listen to a Christmas tune?

MeteaMed

November 11, 2015

[quote]By Sushmitha Suresh Online Writer[/quote] Thanksgiving doesn't tell Sushi when Christmas arrives As I packed up my Halloween decorations in the basement on Nov. 1, I had no problem turning on the Michael Bublé’s Christmas album and rocking out. Why? Because Christmas music is a...

Black Friday reveals society’s true attitude towards Thanksgiving

Black Friday reveals society’s true attitude towards Thanksgiving

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November 10, 2015

[quote]By Ashley Walker Social Media Editor Graphic by Drew Danko[/quote] REI, an outdoor clothing outlet, is closing its doors this Black Friday to show their employees that there is more to be thankful for than 50 percent off at Target. “REI believes that being outside makes our lives better....

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