Billionaire creates new, controversial campaign

April 8, 2014


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This editorial was first published in the April print edition of The Main Four. By Staff Writer: Jada Boprie Do you care what other people think? Maybe not, but most people care about other people’s opinions, especially if those people are judging them. This is the basic concept behind the new campaign created by bus...

Modest concerts over extravagant ones

April 8, 2014


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This editorial was first published in the April print edition of The Main Four. By Staff Writer: Alexis Klask As great as it would be to attend a huge concert at The Palace of Auburn Hills which holds a crazy amount of more than 20,000 people, I’m more content with a smaller venue. Some people love being in a crowd and love the ...

“My body, my choice, my rules.”

“My body, my choice, my rules.”

Rachel Brauer, Staff Writer

April 3, 2014


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“We want to make a change . . . and even if it’s an awkward thing to say, just get it out so that people know what you’re going through instead of just keeping it bottled up inside for the rest of your life. Because nothing is going to get better if you just keep it yourself."

Howell students: This isn’t who we are

Howell students: This isn’t who we are

Cassie Bondie, Social Media Editor

March 25, 2014


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"I'm proud to be a civilian of Howell, Michigan and I will defend the people of my town because I'm confident that I live in a city that is not filled with racist people, but rather people that are culprits of a never-ending negative historical occurrence."

The truth about e-cigarettes

March 17, 2014


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By Staff Writer: Tricia Tucker “E-cigs are the hot, new way to smoke healthily,” is what the majority of people tend to believe.  People believe that e-cigs are not bad for you, simply because the product is not advertised that they contain toxic chemicals.  On top of that, e-cigs are not approved by the ...

Point/Counterpoint: How to make up snow days

March 17, 2014


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Longer school days could have negative effects on students, teachers By Staff Writer: Rachel Cichon There hasn’t been a winter as abominable as the one currently raging outside in the lifetime of any Howell High student, but despite the freezing temperatures and perilous driving conditions, students have rej...

The future alteration of the American government

March 7, 2014


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Importance of youth involvement in politics By Staff Writer: Alexis Klask “My fellow citizens of the world, ask not what America will do for you, but what, together, we can do for the freedom of man,” John Fitzgerald Kennedy said in his Inaugural Address. This speech by JFK was one of the most rem...

The black and white facts about racism

February 12, 2014


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An Opinion Article By Staff Writer: Kate Bauer At this age in my life, I have some mixed feelings about Black History Month. Americans have dedicated one month out of the year, February, to celebrate the history, inventions, and achievements of America’s African ancestors. This month is to remind us of how fa...

Howell board agrees on contract

February 5, 2014


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An opinion piece by A&E Editor: Madison Deadman After a long hard battle, the Howell School Board finally passed a teacher’s union contract, on Monday, Jan 20. The contract will be lasting until June 2015. This meeting was supported by about 150 attendants. Howell’s teachers have certainly felt the ...

Point/Counterpoint: Making the crucial decision about getting the flu shot

January 31, 2014


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Why not everyone needs to get the shot in order to stay healthy By Feature Editor: Hannah Snyder Every year the local businesses and hospitals advise you to get the flu shot or some type of vaccination before the big flu season hits. However, how necessary is this vaccination so many people bow down to...

Jobs are just as important as sports

January 21, 2014


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By Staff Writer: Eliza Bengala Sports are a very big deal in the high school culture. A lot of high school students feel that they are just as much an athlete as they are a student, and devote countless hours to their sport to make the varsity team and be number one at what they do. Sports are not only viewed as...

Netflixing: Fun pastime or the root of all evil?

January 21, 2014


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By Managing Editor: Amber Lee Carnahan Netflixing: The act of watching an entire season of a show in one sitting; a valid excuse for avoiding social obligations. Sure, this may not be a valid word in the Oxford Dictionary, but to those familiar with the invented term, it’s just as real. Netflix is a p...

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