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Should Voting Be Mandatory?

Siera Sailor-Cole

February 13, 2020

     Voting is one of the few things in a society that allows the citizens voices to be heard. Here in the United States the legal voting age is 18, but how many young people actually care to vote? According to the New York...

Is Homework Actually Important?

Vega, Rachel

January 7, 2020

     As a high school student you've probably had a lot of homework and said, "I'm tired of it." There are many arguments on why we should and shouldn't. Here's the question is homework actually important? Well homework teache...

Should the private lives of celebrities be off limits?

Espitia, Jaydon

January 7, 2020

Over the years we have heard of many scandals on the news of celebrities acting rude or fighting the paparazzi for invading their private lives. I know what you're thinking because i thought the same in the beginning, they wa...

How many times should students be tardy?

Vega, Rachel

January 7, 2020

There are so many kids who arrive late almost every day. Many people don't really seem to care but students think it's unfair. How many times should students be late for class? What are the consequences that you can face now or later?...

Should Teachers be Graded?

Hall, Lauren, Writer

January 7, 2020

Having a teacher that doesn’t teach or listen well is so frustrating. Having a system where a student could grade and give pointers to a teacher on what they could do differently to help out their students would help so much. So...

School Spirit Week

Hull-Vega, Jazmin, Reporter

December 12, 2019

ECTA students have varying opinions on the school’s spirit days. Nick Roman stated that he was satisfied with the school spirit weeks and labeled them as “very creative”. He  enjoys the assemblies that the school puts on during both lunches. He doesn’t ...

Sweet Tomatoes

Mendenhall, Noah, Reporter

December 12, 2019

Sweet Tomatoes,  Healthy Foods? When looking for food, there are several restaurants, whether they are fast food places, or sit in, or buffets, but how many are actually healthy? Well, a buffet has a full salad or healthy food bar at the entrance so you can start off healthy, or so they say. This buffet is Sweet Toma...

The Dangers of Football

Martinez, Michael and Padilla-Duarte, Valentin

December 11, 2019

Is Football a dangerous sport? Have you ever played football for high school or a regular junior team for a championship? Well if you have then you probably have gotten an injury. Most people believe  Football is a highly dangerous sport because of the many concussions that can happen...

The Basic Income: Universally A Bad Idea

Gonzales, Allen, Reporter

December 11, 2019

The Basic Income: Universally A Bad Idea Universal healthcare has been a long debated topic in American politics. The new emerging government universal program is guaranteed income. The name is self explanatory, and is offici...

Top 10 Best Rated Christmas Movies

Carrillo, Racquel, Reporter

December 11, 2019

TOP 10 BEST RATED CHRISTMAS MOVIES   Mickey’s Christmas Carol (1983) 1983 Animated cartoon version of Dickens' A Christmas Carol.           Rotten Tomato score : 100% Home Alone (1990) Family co...

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