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Seniors Jimmy Flynn, Revan Perry, Caden Chandler and Jacob Black display an Eagle High library hall pass. Administration’s new hallway policies have recently limited usage of hall passes, making the process of exiting the classroom more difficult for students.

Admin at Eagle High are Cracking Down on Student Bathroom Usage

Annie Ward, Photographer May 3, 2024

Eagle High’s admin recently launched a new sign-out bathroom policy that has sparked controversy amongst the student population. It essentially digitalizes the age-old hall pass, but there are some hiccups...

Teacher Laurie Hobbs is a psychology and history teacher, who is a dedicated teacher and who loves her classes.

Countless People Still Debate Whether or Not Psychology is a Real Science

Josie Yates, Copy Editor May 3, 2024

Over the last few decades, and ever since psychology originated, the “debate” on whether or not it truly is a science has been argued. While psychology may look different than biology and chemistry,...

Junior Ryan Colvin holds up a Justin Fields Chicago Bears jersey. Colvin is a big fan of the Chicago Bears.

Justin Fields Will Likely Be Traded

TJ Culpepper, Photographer March 28, 2024

Quarterback Justin Fields is a former eleventh overall pick in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears and has been with them for three seasons. Fields led the Ohio...

Sophomore London Cook prefers 2010s music with the more upbeat energizing vibe. While she likes more recent music, she thinks the older songs are less overdone.

The 2010s was the Best Decade for Mainstream Music

Azriel Bennett, Reporter March 28, 2024

Everyone knows the feeling of coming home after a long hard day of elementary school, or getting in the car to go to the store, when the infamous radio would come on, playing some of the best dance, pop...

Phenotypic Imaging is a technique used in forensic anthropology and/or forensic investigations that uses DNA in order to predict how a person might look. They sequence the DNA and determine the traits a person has and then uses software to render an image of what the person may look like. 

Are the Ethics of DNA Phenotyping Truly Acceptable as a Forensic Science

Josie Yates, Copy Editor March 28, 2024

DNA Phenotyping is the process of predicting what an organism will look like by taking apart the DNA. This may sound utterly confounding, but there is an in-depth meaning and a science behind it. First,...

It’s that time of the year when the sun sets later and the days get warmer. On March 10 all clocks were set ahead one hour. Sophomore Tayler Archer snaps a picture after a Eagle Girls’ Lacrosse practice.

Spring Forward: Daylights Savings Time Arrives

Masina Wooley, Designer March 28, 2024

Every year, many countries implement Daylights Savings Time, including the United States.  Hawaii and Arizona are the only two states who do not use it.  Daylight Savings time is when the sun sets about...

West Ada Sparks Debates Over Book Banning Within the District

West Ada Sparks Debates Over Book Banning Within the District

Grace Merrill, Reporter February 27, 2024

In a move that has ignited a huge debate within the West Ada School District, officials have recently proposed a ban on ten books from the libraries, addressing people's concerns related to themes surrounding...

A new Idaho bill proposes that teachers might be allowed to have guns in school, making it a controversial topic among students and teachers alike, like sophomore Kylie Mcknight.

Gun Legislation for Teachers in Idaho is off the Rails

Azriel Bennett, Reporter February 23, 2024

In January of this year, Idaho brought forth a new bill that may threaten student safety. The new bill would allow teachers and other school staff, including bus drivers, to carry concealed weapons to...

Eagle High junior Grant Cardwell is shopping for flowers on Valentine’s Day. Many kids like Cardwell think Valentines Day is overrated.

Is Valentine’s Day Worth the Hype

Laura Ford, Design February 23, 2024

Valentine’s Day is a special day filled with flowers, chocolates, gifts and romance. Though many argue that the holiday is overhyped and puts uncomfortable pressure on people to go all out for their...

Junior Lizzy Baruch and sophomore Savannah Flake pose in the Eagle High gymnasium. The girls hold up four fingers to signify their enthusiasm about the idea of switching to a four-day school week.

Students Push for a Four-Day School Week

Claire Rasmussen, Reporter February 1, 2024

Eagle High students currently attend school five days a week, Monday through Friday. With a seven-hour school day this can overload students’ schedules. A nearby school, Middleton High, is not a part...

Sophomores Ellie Mcmanigal and Natalie Huff are exhausted even after break. There has been debate over whether the break should be longer, and Mcmanigal and Huff are all for it.

Winter Break Should be Longer

Jacob Roberson, Reporter February 1, 2024

This year in the West Ada School District, students get out of school on Dec. 22, 2023. This is only three days before Christmas. Getting out of school this close to the holiday makes the season, which...

The iconic In-N-Out sign shines bright at night. Customers of the restaurant wait in long lines for a tasty meal.

Is In-N-Out Overrated?

Dallin Snooks, Photographer February 1, 2024

The famous fast-food chain In-N-Out opened their first store in Idaho on December 12, 2023, in Meridian, Idaho. On opening day, the drive-through lines were up to eight hours long. Customers of the restaurant...

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