Future parking at howell high school

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Sadie Boscher, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Sophomores might just have a spot to park in the next upcoming school years at Howell High School, but is this really a wise choice?  Starting the school year of 2020, sophomore students may be lucky enough to get a few parking spots at Howell´s very own freshman campus. This is unlike many other...

Mackinac’s century long tradition broken

Ashton Cove, A&E Editor

October 23, 2019

The beloved Mackinac Island has upheld the tradition of remaining automobile-free for over a century- until Vice President Mike Pence visited- arriving in an eight car motorcade. Since 1898, all motorized cars have been banned from the island’s streets with the exception of emergency and service vehicl...

Whistle blower triggers impeachment inquiry on 45

Amethyst Lightwood, Opinion Editor

October 18, 2019

Two months ago, in August, an undisclosed whistle blower wrote a letter expressing concern over a phone call between President Trump and the Ukranian President, Volodymyr Zelensky. That letter was finally released two weeks ago and the nation is up in arms.    On July 25, a call took place between Trump ...

Has Christmas lost its meaning

Has Christmas lost its meaning

Ricky Gottschalk and Sadie Boscher

December 19, 2018

Has Christmas lost its meaning? Staff writer Sadie Boscher and Sports Editor Ricky Gottschalk weigh their opinions. First, let's hear Sadie's argument that Christmas has lost its meaning:   Christmas used to be a celebration for Jesus Christs’ day of birth, but is that really what we cele...

Bathroom bangers are a bust

Bathroom bangers are a bust

Madie Loebig, A & E Editor

March 7, 2018

At Howell High School, bathrooms have become the new hit hangout spot during school hours. Students crowd the bathrooms to meet friends, have dance parties, braid hair, and eat food. Not only is this completely unsanitary but bathrooms are left in ruins for the custodians to clean. First off, why bat...

Pull the plug on Paul?

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Skylar Dye, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018

Logan Paul has been making headlines on social media lately for his recent, questionable behavior. It’s unclear as to what Paul’s intentions are as he uploads his controversial vlogs on to Youtube.   Paul already has a bad reputation from social media because the majority of his audience is l...

New Year, but is it really a new you?

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Madie Loebig, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017

When a new year comes around, it's almost as though it’s a new beginning for some people. Resolutions are made throughout the holiday season leading up to the first of January to attempt to change bad habits or add a few good ones. Yet, are these goals made reasonable to those who make them? From we...

Halloween: Is it weekend worthy?

Halloween: Is it weekend worthy?

Maegan Bandemer, News Editor

November 3, 2017

For the past 2,000 years in the United States, Halloween has been a widely celebrated holiday every Oct. 31. This holiday urges people to go to haunted houses, carve pumpkins, and most of all, go “trick or treating”, which is the activity of going door to door, asking for candy. Unfortunately, when ...

The pros and cons of Columbus Day

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Elliott Lassitter and John Wirt

October 26, 2017

The con for Columbus Day written by Elliot Lassitter. While Columbus Day is not a widely celebrated holiday, the question of whether or not to celebrate it are definitely up for discussion. As known by many, Columbus Day commemorates the discovery of the New World by none other than Christopher Col...

Attacked by the man in charge

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Alyssa Donahoo, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

Bone chilling accusations have risen from the dust of fear and shame; Harvey Weinstein, movie producer and co-owner of Miramax and Weinstein company is being accused of rape, sexual assault, and harassment. “He physically lured me. There was huge asymmetry of power and control in that room,” Hol...

Land of the Free takes a knee

Land of the Free takes a knee

Aedin Seck and Elliot Lassitter

October 23, 2017

Pro for the protests written by Aedin Seck. As Americans, when we hear the soft notes of the national anthem cut through the air, it’s customary to rise and press your hand on your chest until you feel the familiar rhythm of your heartbeat line up with the patriotic song. It’s a moment of quie...

Battle of the Orchards: Spicer’s Vs. Parshallville

Battle of the Orchards: Spicer’s Vs. Parshallville

Skylar Dye and Ricky Gottschalk

October 19, 2017

Whether you're in the mood for Michigan grown apples or fresh and delicious cider and doughnuts, then Spicer’s Orchard or Parshallville Cider Mill are both good choices. You can find the two cider mills in Fenton, Michigan, both about 20 minutes away from Howell. While they’re both considered prett...

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