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Get off the bandwagon: Throw the “backpack challenge” away

Get off the bandwagon: Throw the “backpack challenge” away

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Spring 2017

Remember the cinnamon challenge in 2011-2012? We tried to eat a spoonful of throat-drying oxygen-impairing cinnamon with no water. We all did it (I certainly did), and we all laughed as our peers choked and coughed. Even after 222 teens had to be rushed to the hospital over the course of 2012 and four-year-old Matthew Radar was pronounced dead from inhaling cinnamon, some of us were still laughing. With...

Is the world as dangerous as we think it is?

Is the world as dangerous as we think it is?

by Sianna King, Reporter
November 2, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Fifty years ago, children would run around all day with little supervision and little fear. Today, children are much more safe than they were, with seat belts and surveillance cameras wherever we go. Strangely, along with this safety, comes increased fear. Now, with instant news, our fear is brought...

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