A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Festive Music we hear once a year

January 5, 2017 6:40pm | Katie

During this holiday season, listening to the right Christmas tunes can really turn your mood around and make it a good day. Many songs are dreaded every year while others eagerly anticipated. Some favorite song artists for this holiday season include: Nat King Cole Bing […]

Candies of the Holidays

January 5, 2017 6:33pm | Katie Hill

In a way the holidays revolve around candy like they do with food. On Christmas morning all the kids look in their stockings and some of the first things they pull out is candy. It is the easy thing to provide at a party and […]

When will the Colorado Avalanche’s woes subside?

January 5, 2017 4:56am | Stefanie Frederickson

I realize hockey is not a frequent topic covered here at ROAR, but I would like to put in my two cents given the disintegrating state of the Colorado Avalanche who have gone from bad to worse to real, real ugly. So bear with me, […]

The over-commercialization of Christmas

January 3, 2017 1:43am | Colin McCormick

If your family has ever been a fan of the classic cartoon strip Peanuts, you may have also seen some of their holiday classic movies, including “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” In it, the quite infamous Lucy van Pelt describes Christmas through her very candid and […]

Giving vs Getting

December 31, 2016 10:39pm | Colin McCormick

Just after all the of the typical Christmas hysteria, with wrapping paper strewn across the floor and all the attention going to the shiny, new toy that Santa brought, the spirit of giving has since passed, and the spirit of what we got is a […]

‘Tis the season…I just don’t feel ready!

December 13, 2016 6:48am | Addi Iken

Only 13 days until Christmas! Yay!!! Ahh, but I still have homework, finals, projects to complete, chores to do and Christmas shopping to finish! How will I ever be ready for the holidays? This year, Christmas falls on a Sunday, only three days after finals […]

Could high school sports be coed?

December 13, 2016 6:41am | Sarah Fantle

Many people have made up their minds on whether or not girls and boys should be able to play sports together. Some are in favor because they believe the inclusive nature of coed sports benefits both genders, and some are against because of the belief […]

End of the Semester: Will We Make It?

December 9, 2016 5:32am | Katie Hill

Finals are quickly approaching and will be here soon so the question is: Are you ready? The stress is always on the minds of students because the weight of certain finals are up to 30 or 40 percent. This is a full letter grade if […]

Black Friday: boom or bust

November 27, 2016 11:54pm | Abby Moses

The season of giving, receiving, thanking and celebrating is upon us with Thanksgiving glee, Christmas and New Year’s Eve just around the corner. What people often look forward to, in hopes of preparing for the upcoming festivities, is Black Friday: a widespread ‘holiday’ celebrating the […]

School needs to start later

November 13, 2016 4:39am | Eli M. Demosthenes

As the previous two articles on this subject of sleep and start times have discussed, students need more sleep, and will benefit from delaying when school starts. It’s not a question of if, but a question of how. One obstacle that schools face when trying […]