Perks of a new school

April 26, 2013 • Chelsea Jackson, Staff Writer  
Filed under Opinion

  For many people, change is hard to accept. Within the past year, numerous changes have happened throughout Garden City, the biggest change being the move to the new high school. At the end of last school year, it was hard to find a positive word from students about moving into a foreign building. Personally,... Read more »

Boston bomber should be treated as a terrorist

April 26, 2013 • Lindy Bilberry, Staff Writer  
Filed under Opinion

Hearing the word “terrorism” or “terrorist” is enough to send chills down the back of any American. These words bring flashbacks of the horrors of 9/11, along with the deaths of our troops in the War on Terror. Terrorism, and terrorists, are the natural enemy of Americans. This... Read more »

Public profanity sets bad example for young viewers

April 26, 2013 • Kayla Doll, Writer  
Filed under Opinion

Profanity is becoming more and more common in our world.  Movies, music, and TV shows are often filled with vulgarity, but these aren’t the only places foul language is made public.  Last week, Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz dropped the F-bomb during a televised pregame ceremony honoring... Read more »

The Risk of Social Networks

April 11, 2013 • Thomas Keller, Staff Writer  
Filed under Opinion

Thomas Keller SUGARBEET Almost every student at GCHS uses some type of social media, a website that offer the means for users to share information with the general public.  The most popular of these sites are Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  Websites like these are a fun and convenient way to share... Read more »

North Korean threats not credible

April 11, 2013 • Frank Angel, Staff writer  
Filed under Opinion

It seems as though North Korea is getting crazier by the day. First, former NBA star and known weirdo Dennis Rodman paid an unusual visit to the country (for what reason, nobody really knows), becoming the first American to meet North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Yes, the same Dennis Rodman that has... Read more »

Shockers Shock the World, But Not the Press

April 11, 2013 • Taryn Tempel, Writer  
Filed under Opinion, Sports

  The Wichita State Shockers were considered the Cinderella story of the NCAA tournament this year, “shocking the world” by making it all the way to the final 4 and nearly edging up the NCAA national champions the Louisville Cardinals. Yet the Shockers were still not given their due... Read more »

STUCO exchange a pleasent experience for all

April 11, 2013  
Filed under Opinion

Allison Doll SUGAR BEET Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go to a different school? On Wednesday, March 10, the student council participated in a STUCO exchange with the student council in Scott City. The students from Scott City had already visited GCHS in January. Bright and early on... Read more »

Runner turns from inspiration to alleged murderer

March 11, 2013  
Filed under Opinion

By Kayla Doll Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love. Well, in most cases anyway. For Oscar Pistorius, he wasn’t exactly feeling the love on this romantic holiday. Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend of a few months on February 14, 2013. Reeva Steenkamp was a very successful South American... Read more »

Horrible Boss- Boss has workers do daughter’s homework

March 4, 2013 • By Allison Doll, Writer  
Filed under Opinion

It is common for a student when they do not know how to do their homework to ask there parents. It is not so common for a child to demand their parents do their homework, and even less common for a parent to demand his employees to do their child’s homework. In China an executive at a company outsourced... Read more »

Wrestling replaced- hearts broken

March 4, 2013 • By Matthew Urrutia, Writer  
Filed under Opinion

Have you ever dreamed about being an Olympic champion? The highest stature of achievement in your respected sport. Some people dedicate their lives to training so maybe, just maybe, one day they can be known as “The Best In the World.” Recently, however, many of these dreams received a huge... Read more »

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