Team 997: Robotics at CHS

ETHAN BOGGS What comes to mind when you think of robots? Maybe some distant utopian future crosses your mind, with robots living alongside us, indistinguishable from mankind. Perhaps you jump to something a little more sinister, however — robots finally realizing our inferiority and trying to take over the world. Both are fair ideas to... Continue Reading →

Reflections on the 2018 Midterms

ETHAN BOGGS The 2018 U.S. midterms took place on November 6th of this year. They were held in the middle of President Donald Trump's first term, with 35 of the 100 Senate seats and all 435 of the seats in the House of Representatives up for election. The United States has two major national elections—the... Continue Reading →

New Solar Panels at CHS

ETHAN BOGGS If you have been to school at all in the past month or so, you've probably noticed the massive construction project on the gym roof. A 117 kilowatt solar panel array was in the process of being installed, becoming the second solar project undertaken at CHS. Following the saying “out of sight, out... Continue Reading →

Spartans at the Benton County Fair

ETHAN BOGGS Nothing can beat summer boredom quite like indulging yourself at the Benton County Fair. A hotspot for Spartans, trying all it has to offer provides teens with a great conclusion to what may have been an otherwise dull summer. No matter what you like, the fair has something for you; whether you’re an... Continue Reading →

Team 997

ETHAN BOGGS We’ve all seen it: Terminator-esque robots conquering the world, leaving a path of destruction wherever they go. With countless shows and movies portraying robots as our inevitable extinction, it’s not hard to picture. However, robots also have many benefits. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is an organization that tries... Continue Reading →

Generation Z and the Tide Pod Challenge

ETHAN BOGGS   Anyone that has been on social media in the past three months has most likely heard of the Tide Pods craze. While it was still viral, it was extremely common to hear jokes involving the laundry detergent online, in school, and elsewhere. As with most other memes, the craze died out about... Continue Reading →

The History of Valentine’s Day

ETHAN BOGGS Valentine’s Day is a day many people celebrate their love and affection for one another. Despite how common the event is, many do not know how the event originated, or even simply who Saint Valentine was. It all started with Saint Valentine… All eleven of them. Believe it or not, the exact history... Continue Reading →

Girls Wrestling

ETHAN BOGGS Wrestling is a sport as old as time. Whether it be a high school wrestling team or a professional one, countless Americans entertain themselves with the lively action. However, in recent decades, a controversy surrounding wrestling has stirred up. Coed wrestling, or coed teams, involves opposite sexes participating in a competition or being... Continue Reading →

Not Enough Sleep

ETHAN BOGGS For many students across the nation, weekday mornings are often filled with a longing for just a few more minutes in bed and a dread for the day’s activities. We often chalk this up to just another part of teenage angst, but it may be caused by a growing epidemic of chronic sleep... Continue Reading →

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