Archive for 'Opinions'

Opinions: Staff members review Willie’s Hideout, AeroJuice and other local restaurants

Opinions: Staff members review Willie’s Hideout, AeroJuice and other local restaurants

Staff members review Willie’s Hideout, AeroJuice and other local restaurants… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Zane Roberts, Newspaper Copy Editor, and Zach Zoeller, Staff Marketing Manager   [...]

Opinions: Kneeling should be tolerated in the NFL

Opinions: Kneeling should be tolerated in the NFL

Racism and change. Two words that create an uncomfortable situation for all, and now those two words are being brought into light by National Football League players kneeling during the national anthem, which many find offensive [...]

Opinions: Players should not be allowed to kneel in the NFL

Opinions: Players should not be allowed to kneel in the NFL

Whether you watch every National Football League game you can, or you do not watch it at all, you have probably heard about the national anthem controversy. The controversy all started on Aug. 24, 2016, when [...]

Opinions: Staffer delves into the world of Fantasy Football

Opinions: Staffer delves into the world of Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football is America’s pastime. It is what stimulates us during an already exciting football game. An enjoyable activity to do is look deeper into the statistics of the game, which is what I did. This [...]

Opinions: Staffer reviews new P!nk album

Opinions: Staffer reviews new P!nk album

P!nk is a singer notorious for her punk rock aesthetic and no care attitude, a singer who recruited her ex-husband for a music video and seemingly redefined what it meant to be a popstar. This P!nk [...]

Opinions: Staffer reviews new Apple iPhone products

Opinions: Staffer reviews new Apple iPhone products

At the end of the summer, Apple came out with three new products: the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X. Should you upgrade to one of these new and improved products? That is [...]

Opinions: Staffer highlights the use of iPads at Rock Creek

Opinions: Staffer highlights the use of iPads at Rock Creek

Three textbooks, a binder, three notebooks, a TI-84 graphing calculator, pens, pencils and of course, an iPad, our school provided “internet shingle,” which was introduced first to the junior high and then later to the high [...]

Opinions Staffer shares opinion on new ‘Legend of Zelda’ video game

Video games are an addicting hobby that millions of people have been attracted to. They come in different “shapes” and “sizes,” from simple puzzle games to large-scale simulation games. Every year, thousands of games are released [...]

Review: Staffer picks favorite albums from 2016

Review: Staffer picks favorite albums from 2016

2016 is looked at by the general public as the worst year in a very long time. Celebrities died, politics were pervasive and iOS almost got rid of the peach emoji. But, because of this brew [...]

Opinions: Staff member enjoys new Blue Moose restaurant

Opinions: Staff member enjoys new Blue Moose restaurant

Many people find themselves fed up with the lack of cleanliness that is often shown in chain restaurants. One person in particular is the managing partner of the Blue Moose, Mike Arria. And, it is because [...]

Opinions: Staffer shares tips for a ‘Super’ Bowl party

Opinions: Staffer shares tips for a ‘Super’ Bowl party

It is approaching the end of the National Football League’s season, which means it is time to prepare for the best Super Bowl party ever. There are many elements to a great Super Bowl party, such [...]

Opinions: Staff member gives opinion on the NFL playoffs

Opinions: Staff member gives opinion on the NFL playoffs

With the National Football League regular season ending, many teams still have something to fight for, a championship. Twelve teams started in the NFL playoffs in hopes of becoming the Super Bowl champions. The NFL playoffs, [...]

Opinions: Staffer picks favorite movies from 2016

Opinions: Staffer picks favorite movies from 2016

Movies are a great way to relax. They can be based on books, they can be based on other movies, and most of them are good. In 2016, there were a lot of good movies, but [...]

Opinions:  Staff member reviews new Chainsmokers EP

Opinions: Staff member reviews new Chainsmokers EP

In 2014, The Chainsmokers became known around the world for their hit, “#SELFIE”. And, again, in 2015, they shook fans with the song “Roses” (featuring ROZES). Now, The Chainsmokers have done it again, but this time [...]

Opinions:  ‘Arrival’ leaves staff member searching for answers

Opinions: ‘Arrival’ leaves staff member searching for answers

“If you could see your whole life from start to finish, would you change things?” This is the question that has been stuck in my head since I left the Manhattan movie theater. When I saw [...]

Opinions:  Harry Potter fanatic reviews new spin-off movie

Opinions: Harry Potter fanatic reviews new spin-off movie

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a Harry Potter spinoff film that focuses on a brand new lead character, Newt Scamander, played by Eddie Redmayne, an interestingly awkward British wizard who travels to New [...]

Opinions:  While states legalize marijuana, it has many negative effects

Opinions: While states legalize marijuana, it has many negative effects

It goes by many names — cannabis, grass, pot, bong, burnie, weed, dope, hay and herb are just a few. Side effects include altered sense of time, brighter colors, short-term memory loss, slower reaction time, difficulty [...]

Opinions:  Student savors family Thanksgiving as times change

Opinions: Student savors family Thanksgiving as times change

The soft, sweet smells of fall, a 25-pound turkey in the roaster, potatoes on the stove top, pies freshly made in the oven and family arriving one by one. These are the sights, smells and sounds [...]

Opinions:  Staff member recaps favorite show, ‘Game of Thrones’

Opinions: Staff member recaps favorite show, ‘Game of Thrones’

Stab, stab, stab. You think you know what show I am talking about? Yes, I am talking about “Game of Thrones,” the most critically acclaimed show on television. Last season, we saw a lot of plot [...]

Opinions:  Growing up with siblings can lead to many pranks

Opinions: Growing up with siblings can lead to many pranks

Growing up in a family with multiple siblings can have its pros and cons. I grew up with three siblings in one house, all of us fairly close in age. I was the youngest, so that [...]