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Is the United States Divided?

Is the United States Divided?

Ethan Kearns, Writer

December 7, 2018

Many decades have gone by and the United States has been “united.” Sure, many citizens have differences, especially political differences, but at the end of the day we shook hands and went on our way. Mostly. But take a look at America today. It certainly isn’t the America I’ve been told...

The Not-So-Hidden Bias Against Teenage Passions & Abilities

The Not-So-Hidden Bias Against Teenage Passions & Abilities

Jacey Brown, Writer

November 29, 2018

“Joyous Eagles fans react at the end of Super Bowl LII,” was how the Los Angeles Times described events after Eagles fans stormed Philadelphia streets celebrating the Super Bowl win. The screaming fans were painted in a passionate, humorous light, though pictured destroying stores, cars and lampposts. ...

Are we Still the People?

Are we Still the People?

Charmayne Sam, Writer

November 29, 2018

The Navajo or Diné meaning “the people” have been United States citizens since 1924 through an act of Congress. It wasn’t until 1957 the Native American inhabitants in the state of Utah were given the right to vote, thirty three years later. The county commissioner and school board district lines were ger...

Anyone’s Choice

Anyone’s Choice

Merrick Webb, Writer

November 28, 2018

Have you ever wanted to ask that special person out to a school dance but then realized you couldn't, because it was either a girl’s or boy’s choice, and it wasn't your turn? Well, I believe that dances should be for anyone to ask anyone! At Murray High we don't have any dances where anyone...

Final Exams vs Final Projects

Final Exams vs Final Projects

Sarah Rasmussen, Writer

November 28, 2018

  Final exams are a stressful time for students. Students are trapped with their anxiety and having to study for hours on end. Do tests even accurately measure a student’s ability? Projects are a much better way of measuring how much a student has learned and their ability to apply it. T...

The Game we all Must Play

The Game we all Must Play

Caleb Black, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

We are always playing a game. This game is always happening, and while there are no direct winners or losers, each one of us is improving or diminishing in our ability to play. The game is with everyone, about anything, and happens anywhere. It can transcend racial, social, geographical, and even personal...

The Digestive Track: The Only Run You Shouldn’t Rush

Rylee Bunnell, Student Writer

January 26, 2018

At Murray High School, lunch is split into two separate 30 minute periods, being first and second lunch, and you go to whichever lunch your third period teacher has.   This same lunch schedule is used in most schools in Utah, with a few exceptions.  Is a 30 minute lunch too short for students? ...

Wait…. We’re Still Not Equal?

Wait…. We’re Still Not Equal?

Helen Sullivan, Student Writer

January 26, 2018

The fact that women’s rights is still an issue throughout the world, is nothing else but downright disgusting.  Although the feminist movement has made monumental impacts all throughout society, the sad fact is: We're not even close to being equal. Here are the shocking ways women aren't equa...