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Roar Nation

The Student News Site of Blythewood High School

Roar Nation

The Student News Site of Blythewood High School

Roar Nation

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Building confidence in yourself

February 4, 2021

Dear Benny, How do you build confidence and not compare yourself to others? Sincerely, Comparing apples to grapes Dear Apples to grapes, Comparing yourself to others and having a lack of...

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Preventing procrastination during e-learning

February 4, 2021

Dear Benny, What can I do to improve my procrastination levels during E-learning? Dear Waiting not working,        During E-learning it can be difficult to stay focused and motivated. To...

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Homework List

It is time to ban excessive homework

Grace Nichols
December 17, 2020

 3.5 hours every day.  3.5 hours is the average time high school students spend on homework each day according to an LA Times report. This time does not include reviewing, studying, projects, and...

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TV drawing

TV is too white

Sakari Jacob
December 17, 2020

White people are seen too often on television.  A 2019 research study by Statista found that 72.4% of lead actors in movies were white and only 27.6% were people of color. The airing of The Queen’s...

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Dress code cartoon

The true sexism behind miniskirts and spandex

JoAnn Edwards
December 17, 2020

The administrator yelled at my best friend. It was Harley´s birthday and she decided to dress up, so she wore jeans and a new off the shoulder sweater. According to the administrator, off the shoulder...

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A list of neopronouns

Neopronouns: You are valid

Taylor Frick
December 14, 2020

From the time that we’re young, we’re taught that there are only hers and hims. Occasionally you might meet someone who breaks the “normal” binary, and uses they/them pronouns, but there is more...

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Green spiky plant (marijuana)

To legalize or not to legalize: that is the question

Taylor Frick
December 14, 2020

The legalization of marijuana is something Americans have pushed for in years past. This point is often countered with the assumption of possible health risks, or that it can lead to a higher crime rate....

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cartoon of people censoring others

Political Correctness: Everchanging Correctness

Paul Navis
December 11, 2020

Political correctness has ironically become sort of a taboo word in and of itself when it comes to American society. This is due to the Media claiming that things such as supporting a specific actor or...

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Shows the marijuana plant

Why Legalize?

Paul Navis
November 30, 2020

There is a general level of stigma around the use of marijuana in the United States, Marijuana can be very helpful to some people for health benefits. Refusing to legalize marijuana for the general public...

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The College Board – corporate corruption or helpful nonprofit?

Paul Navis
October 26, 2020

The College Board has controlled the academic industry since 1899. However when a student’s education is exploited for financial gain, it shows the true natures of the company.  The College Board...

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Google meet of three students, two raising their hands, and one not raising her hand, with a freaked out expression on her face.

Why teachers shouldn’t call on students who aren’t raising their hands

Taylor Frick
October 10, 2020

One of the most dreaded aspects of school is the random name call some teachers put students through. Whether it’s pulling sticks out of a bucket, a random computer generator, or just plain old fashioned...

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What to do if someone hits you

March 5, 2020

Dear Benny, If someone hits you, is it appropriate to hit them back? Or should you walk away?   Dear Doesn’t know what to do,  In these situations when someone is so angry with you...

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