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The Price They Pay for $12.56

Silas Miller, Contributor September 22, 2022

Fast food service workers should be recognized in the food service industry. They often deal with rude customers, stress, and bad working conditions, all while being paid a poor wage. Despite all this,...

Lobo for Life

Nathaniel Eliason, Contributor September 22, 2022

What does it mean to be a lobo? Being a lobo doesn’t just mean being nice and not bullying other students, but it encompasses a community where everyone contributes. At Rocky Mountain High School...

Find Help and Get Help

Trey Lindenfeld, Contributor September 21, 2022

As of 2020, a mere 41% of people who have mental illness have gotten professional help.  In America we are all shut down to our feelings and we are all about the American dream. We all work hard to...

Winners and Losers from the 2022 NFL Draft

Collin Claycomb, Staff Writer May 13, 2022

The 2022 NFL draft was one that a lot of more casual fans viewed as “weak” or “talentless.” However, that is simply because of the lack of explosive quarterback talent that this class may seem...

Amber Heard vs. Johnny Depp

Tessa Stimatze, Editor May 3, 2022

Amber Heard vs. Johnny Depp, the case everyone has been talking about, continues. The 2022 trial is being fully televised live on CourtTV and has since been projected all over social media from Twitter,...

Grading the QB “Carousel” of 2022 NFL Free Agency

Collin Claycomb, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

NFL free agency 2022 was looking like it was going to be a pretty crazy one when looking at the free agent list before the off season began. No one could have predicted how wild it really was in terms...

A Rocky Mountain High School students homework for their math class.

Do Students and Teachers Think Homework is a Good Idea?

Eva Hatfield, Editor April 7, 2022

Homework was first given in 1905 as a way to punish students. Since then, it has become widely popular around the world and is used in almost every American school. While many teachers see homework as...

Winners and Losers From the 2022 NFL Combine

Collin Claycomb, Staff Writer March 25, 2022

The 2022 NFL Combine features some of the best collegiate prospects looking to become rookies in the NFL. Every year some unknown prospect has a great combine, and every year some big name disappoints....

Is it Over for NFL Overtime Rules?

Collin Claycomb, Staff Writer February 23, 2022

In the recent weeks of NFL games, the rules of overtime have come under fire for being unfair. The current format of overtime in the NFL is that if a game is tied at the end of four quarters of play, a...

The clock and alert system in every classroom at Rocky Mountain High School announces lockdowns.

Why Do We Have Lockdown Drills?

Tessa Stimatze, Editor February 11, 2022

In the American school system, lockdown drills are a common safety training staff and students practice regularly. Schools all over the US initiated drills more frequently after the Columbine shooting...

Abortions: A Look Into Human Rights

Tessa Stimatze, Editor February 4, 2022

Are you pro-life or do you believe in basic human rights? Abortion is a right individuals have to terminate an unwanted pregnancy.   The reasons why those who chose to have an abortion vary...

2022 NFL Playoff Predictions

Collin Claycomb, Staff Writer January 21, 2022

The 2022 NFL Playoffs start this weekend, and as usual, so do predictions. The Playoffs this year seem to have an excess of not particularly close matchups, but it is the NFL so any given Sunday. And with...

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