November 21, 2020

So, a few friends of mine had the genius idea of going on a dating app made for teens called Yubo, with the main goal of just meeting more cool people. Obviously, I had to make a profile; it would be a shame to miss out on this amazing opportunity.

My friends spent some...

November 21, 2020

Midterms: this word tends to set off the panic alarm in the minds of most. However, this year, that stress could vanish as some students will not need to take these tests.


Altering the hybrid schedule to fit t...

November 21, 2020

In the 2018 Hallmark film, “Christmas Perfection”, Caitlyn Thompson, Robbie Silverman and James Henri-Thomas are in a love triangle of confusion while stuck in an alternate reality all while trying to understand the true meaning of Christmas.

The root of the plot begins...

November 21, 2020

Imagine a world where social networking did not exist. No Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter. “The Social Dilemma”, a 2020 film directed by Jeff Orlowski, explores the consequences of the world’s growing reliance on social media and can be found on Netflix.  It c...

November 20, 2020

Swimming, I have swam competitively since the age of five. First as a Foxboro Barracuda in the Suburban East Swim League, the team that I am now a head coach of, and still a swimmer on. I then joined Greater Columbus Swim Team of Ohio, a club swim team, 12 years later...

November 7, 2020

As a senior, I obviously found this Coronavirus an astronomical nuisance. I mean this global pandemic is ruining my life, like seriously, I could be in Paris right now meeting the love of my life. Do I want to go to Paris? No, I think it’s overrated. Do I want to fall...

November 7, 2020

The global pandemic has affected aspects of everyday life for many people worldwide, but one major influence, is the way people approach education. It has prompted many colleges and universities to shift towards remote learning in order to prevent the spread, yet tuiti...

Changing for the better

Sorina Larsen

For decades, “pioneer pride” has been the school’s motto with each sports team and program proudly displaying the mascot Pioneer Pete and theming much of the school around him. To many, a pioneer mascot is harmless, but also many peo...

Tannor Lambert

Well, Howdy Pioneers and happy 2020. Like 2020, the fans in the stands as well as the rest of high school sports make absolutely no sense. But there is nothing we can do. I have talked to Athletic Director Brett Diehl on multiple occasions about why we, a...

October 30, 2020

I am a strong believer that America should strive to be a fair country. As an American, I want the American dream to be realized. I want everyone to have a fair and equal chance to succeed, and I want everyone to have their rights. And I feel like something needs to ch...

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