The Parkview Pantera

High School friends-BFFs forever or just until we graduate?

Kalee Wiley, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

. When high school students graduate and began their adulthood through college they often leave behind their friends. However, they can always make new friends in college, yet some students lose their opportunity and do not make friends at all. Yet many students believe it is not possible to remain frie...

Are we locked in or out?

William Vo, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

What’s that sound? No, it’s not the construction. It’s the doorbell! Parkview is introducing a new policy, known as the doorbell policy, with an estimated start date somewhere between Thanksgiving and Christmas Break, according to Principal David T, Smith. With this new policy, all main entrance...

Should Affirmative Action Polices Be Banned?

March 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Affirmative action is a form of discrimination where universities or places of employment favor applicants based on their minority standpoint in society.

Gun Control: No

Gun Control: No

Hannah Campbell, Online Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

“...The right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” As the Constitution states, it is the citizen's right to have a gun and it shall not be violated. Many people's argument for why guns should be outlawed is because of the murders that are caused by them. Chicago, Illinois...

Gun control: Yes

Gun control: Yes

Marie Stanford, business manager, News Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Last month, 64-year-old Stephan Paddock took 23 firearms to a hotel room in Las Vegas, where he committed one of the deadliest mass shootings in history. With more than 59 people killed and 500 people injured, it has been stirring up more controversy about gun control. What is horrifying is the fact...

Halloween Costumes: Where’s the line?

Candler Clark, Opinions Editor

October 23, 2017


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With Halloween coming up soon, people are beginning to voice their concerns over cultural appropriation. In the past, many people have taken ideas for Halloween costumes from other cultures, wearing sacred clothing, items, or tattoos. A very controversial part of this debate is dressing in traditional...

Just another trend in the beauty merry-go-round

Candler Clark, Opinions Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A few days ago, there was a hot new trend popping up on the profiles of beauty bloggers across social media: squiggle brows, which quickly turned into the hot new thing on Instagram. The confusing trend involves using concealer, eyebrow filler, and as one beauty expert says, Elmer’s Glue to mold...

FUNDRAISING GRRR

Karen Ye, Editor in Cheif

September 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Clubs and extracurriculars have always been plentiful at Parkview. If one was inclined toward art and love nature, he or she might join National Art Honor Society and Environmental Club. There was always a club on campus that would interest someone, no matter how niche it appeared to be. However, clubs...

College Board: ruining teenage lives one test at a time…

Karen Ye, Editor in Cheif

September 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Four, five, or even six AP classes. Endless studying for that elusive 1600 score on the SAT. Maybe a 36 on the ACT, if one is so inclined. This balancing act of standardized tests and coursework is typical of any student looking to get into a good college. Four, five, or even six AP classes. Endless...

Sleep is for the weak when college admissions are involved

Anika Akbar, Editor in chief

September 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The act of deactivating one’s conscious mind, formally known as sleep, is an essential practice within the daily routine of humanity, especially for teenagers who are still in the developing process. However, with more rigor applied in high school, along with an increased competition of getting admitted...

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