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Community service requirement: Con

Blake Ayers, Reporter

February 23, 2018

Filed under Clashing Comets, Opinion

Community service is a passion to some, and to others it’s a court-mandated punishment. Either way, it should not be a requirement for high school graduation. As a junior who has more than enough school-work to do as it is,...

Community service requirement: Pro

Vonna O'Brien, Reporter

February 23, 2018

Filed under Clashing Comets, Opinion

Could Chanute High school have community service as a requirement to graduate? I think it would be good for Chanute High school to have community service as a requirement to graduate because it will give our students a chance...

Social media: con

Cali Hudson, Reporter

January 30, 2018

Filed under Clashing Comets, Opinion

Social media detox, something you all should try. Don’t get me wrong, social media has many perks. You’re able to see exactly where your friends are on Snap Map, the occasional funny Snapchat story, the never-ending political...

Social media: pro

Rachel Jacket, Reporter

January 30, 2018

Filed under Clashing Comets, Opinion

With all the negatives in the world, it is important to focus on the many positives. Social media can be used in lots of different ways. Our society has many privileges, and these can be used to support peers and build others...

Mass shooter media attention: con

Kristen Umbarger, Reporter

December 16, 2017

Filed under Clashing Comets, Opinion

There is a fairly popular post from the satire website The Onion is titled “ ‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens.” This is in reference to the massive amounts of terrorism the country...

Mass shooter media attention: pro

Darbee Chard, Reporter

December 16, 2017

Filed under Clashing Comets, Opinion

Right now, this country is facing a major issue- an issue that is not being dealt with. This is the increasing number of mass shootings that have quickly risen recently. The fact that people not being truly informed is one of...

HallowThanksMas: Con

Kristen Umbarger, Reporter

November 10, 2017

Filed under Clashing Comets, Opinion

This time of year, when holiday music is inescapable and people are busy slapping each other in the face with supposed holiday cheer, I realize just how much I hate the holidays. It wasn’t always like this. I too used to...

HallowThanksMas: Pro

Rosebelle Toledo, Reporter

November 10, 2017

Filed under Clashing Comets, Opinion

Something about the holiday season separates it from the rest of the year. Whenever autumn rolls around, I am overwhelmed with feelings of anticipation knowing that Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas are all coming. With family...

Formal homecoming: pro

Vonna O'Brian, Reporter

October 5, 2017

Filed under Clashing Comets, Opinion

It would be good for Chanute High school to have a formal homecoming because it would give our students a chance to socialize with new people, make new friends, have fun and dress up while they’re at it. Even though school...

Formal homecoming: con

Regan Smith, Reporter

October 5, 2017

Filed under Clashing Comets, Opinion

Homecoming: when most hear this word, they think of making memories, having fun with friends, and just having a great time. I think the most common misconception about homecoming is that the dance is NOT equivalent to prom....

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