Archive for 'Opinions'

Opinions: New Zealand pop star ‘Lorde’ comes to Kansas City for Melodrama tour

Opinions: New Zealand pop star ‘Lorde’ comes to Kansas City for Melodrama tour

As the lights lowered, a hush fell over the crowd, followed by a wave of applause and shouts. Thousands of fans waited in anticipation, as Lorde walked towards the front of the stage, grabbing the microphone [...]

Opinions: New ice cream, smoothie businesses offer excellent cold treats

Opinions: New ice cream, smoothie businesses offer excellent cold treats

On March 15, I took a trip to Manhattan for some cold refreshments from some new businesses. I first went to Pandora Rolled Ice Cream in Aggieville, then I went to Smoothie King on the west [...]

Opinions:  Community members want changes for dangerous intersection

Opinions: Community members want changes for dangerous intersection

Imagine being a junior in high school on your way to school, driving the same road that you have been taking since your seventh grade year. As you are waiting at a stop sign, you have [...]

Opinions:  Students suggest ideas for Spring Break adventures

Opinions: Students suggest ideas for Spring Break adventures

Spring Break is fast approaching, with it beginning on March 16. Spring Break is the last big break of the school year before summer, and because many of the students want to make the most of [...]

Opinions:  ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ offers intriguing mystery

Opinions: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ offers intriguing mystery

Murder on the Orient Express is an awesome movie that would keep all watchers on the edge of their seat wondering who caused the Murder of Ratchett the Gangster. My opinion of the movie is that [...]

Opinions:  Staffer reviews most recent addition to ‘Star Wars’ franchise

Opinions: Staffer reviews most recent addition to ‘Star Wars’ franchise

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the eighth movie in the Star Wars saga franchise and the second movie in the trilogy. At the end of [...]

Opinions:  Is social media positive or negative?

Opinions: Is social media positive or negative?

When making a decision, it can be very difficult without knowing the pros and cons of the situation. The more information that someone has when making their decision could really affect his or her thoughts, especially [...]

Opinions:  Staffer highlights his favorite albums of 2017

Opinions: Staffer highlights his favorite albums of 2017

It is that time of year again, in which we reflect on the choices we have made and the choices we will make. Unless, you are me, in which case this time of year means one [...]

Opinions:  Staff members participate in area activities during holiday season

Opinions: Staff members participate in area activities during holiday season

Staff members participate in area activities during holiday season… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Allie Jensen, Yearbook Organizations Section Editor, and Braden Schwarz, Staff Business Manager   [...]

Opinions:  Staff members review students’ Top 3 best burger places

Opinions: Staff members review students’ Top 3 best burger places

Staff members review students’ Top 3 best burger places… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Mac Hayes, Newspaper Video Editor, and Abby Ruder, Yearbook Copy Editor   [...]

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 [...]