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Student council hosted a successful Movie Night

Student council hosted a successful Movie Night

Thuy Pham, Editor in Chief Of Design

October 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Anticipation rises. Even as people begin to line at the gate, the tension continues to build. “In the beginning, there was only ocean…” the movie continues to roll as everyone on the student council committee stops to look around. The reality had sunken in; Parkview’s student council has officially...

Parkview’s “The Crucible”

Catie Gelting, Features Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features

A classic play that has been required reading for students across the country for years, was performed by Parkview High School’s theater department from September 21st through 23rd. The Crucible premiered here shortly after school resumed following several inclement weather days. The cast of The C...

Lindsey Meyer found passion for dance at a young age

Catie Gelting, Feature Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Features

Mrs. Lindsey Meyer has overcome staggering odds to become the Parkview dance teacher. The odds were stacked against her since birth. Meyer was born a triplet, and the threesome was born at 1 lbs 6 oz three months prematurely. Because she was born so early, Meyer spent the first year of her life in and...

Students sign to end women’s “suffrage”

Students sign to end women’s “suffrage”

Thuy Pham and Anika Akbar, Editors in cheif

September 13, 2017


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Suffrage, the eight letter word defined as the right to vote may seem obsolete to some, but its roots stem from a history of discrimination and indignation, especially for women. From the dawn of civilization, women have been placed in a dim light to make room for the dazzling glory of their fathers,...

Out of District Students are a growing concern

Out of District Students are a growing concern

Anika Akbar, Opinions Editor

February 8, 2017


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For over forty years, Parkview has been the home of the Panthers. However, in recent years, Parkview has become the home of the Panthers, and then some—this extension being those who come from a different cluster or even county. This is not really an issue if a student in good academic, attendance,...

Skin Bleaching

Hydiah Sylla, Co- Editor in cheif

February 7, 2017


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Society has uplifted Eurocentric beauty standards for ages. Slender features and a lighter complexion are tagged as beautiful amongst society. Although society has tried to shift into an “Everyone is beautiful phase,” those not deemed beautiful by the Eurocentric standards cannot help but to long...

The Java Jungle gives back

Catie Gelting, Staff writer

January 19, 2017


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The sun is just rising over the horizon. Students begin to make the climb up the stairs to the school, their breaths visible in front of them. For many of these students, their journey in the morning will include a stop at the Java Jungle. The Java Jungle is a coffee shop managed by the students in...

Naturopathy: a health care alternative

Catie Gelting, Staff writer

January 18, 2017


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When looking at health care, many people generally aren’t aware of many options beyond typical doctors found at clinics or hospitals, however many other alternatives are often available. One alternative, Naturopathy, is a form of health care that’s goal goes beyond that of contemporary medicine....

Mental health is nothing to ignore

Anika Akbar, Opinions Editor

January 18, 2017


Filed under Features

Discontent, anxiety, drastic changes in mood, and hallucinations are not so foreign human experiences. Almost everyone has felt or known someone who has felt something similar. Oftentimes, these issues are brushed off as “all in the head,” only to be discovered that they are much more severe; they...

Mandela effect intrigues and confuses

Hermela Assefa, Staff writer

January 18, 2017


Filed under Features

How many people can recall their favorite toy as a child, or maybe the name of their first pet? Recalling one's own memories are a slippery slope as it is, but it’s understandable should one forget something. However when it comes to hundreds to even thousands of complete strangers miss recalling the...

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