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My Experience at High School Cheerleading Nationals

My Experience at High School Cheerleading Nationals

Emma Brisbois, Birdfeed Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Column, Opinion

On February 8, 2018, Skutt Catholic’s entire cheerleading team, including me, traveled all the way to Orlando, Florida for the high school nationals competition. I was absolutely buzzing with excitement at the opportunity. But, sadly, sometimes expectations just don’t meet reality. Countless hours...

Ebooks: Advancement or Technological Hinderance?

Ebooks: Advancement or Technological Hinderance?

Hope Stratman and Alaina Anderson

February 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Making Reading More Convenient Ebooks offer substantial benefits, do not reject  progress Hope Stratman  The fact that you’re reading this newspaper article on a screen goes to show the extent to which technology has replaced paper. It’s no question really: in our culture, reading from a sc...

Black Mirror Fails to Live Up to Acclaim

Black Mirror Fails to Live Up to Acclaim

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Opinion

Netflix has produced many great shows, especially in recent years. House of Cards, Stranger Things and Orange is the New Black have made a name for the streaming company as a legitimate creator of entertainment, not just a distributor. Now, Black Mirror is attempting to reproduce the same hysteria...

March For Life Experience

March For Life Experience

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

January 25, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Column, Opinion

Last Tuesday, January 15 -- 85 students and I left for the March For Life (a pro-life peaceful protest) in Washington, DC. This would be my third year in attendance so I knew what lay ahead, but my passion grew further for the promotion of life in our country. After a mass at St. Wenceslaus Church, two c...

Your Politics Determine Our Future

Your Politics Determine Our Future

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

January 20, 2018


Filed under *Showcase, Opinion

Politics can be a dirty business, and some people just refrain from voting altogether. But as people know, politics is also what keeps a country running, for better or worse. Many factors shape politics, and as young adults, we should pay attention. As young adults, we tend to shrug off politics as...

Capital One Bowl Mania Challenge

Capital One Bowl Mania Challenge

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Column, Sports

Every year, there are college football bowl games featuring teams from different conferences and across the country. This year, there are 41 bowl games. In the Capital One Bowl Mania challenge, players pick the winners and select how much points they want to wager on each game based on confidence. For...

Net Neutrality: The Key to the Free and Open Internet

Net Neutrality: The Key to the Free and Open Internet

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

What have you done on the internet today? Chances are, you’ve done at least a few Google searches, checked your Twitter feed, maybe done some research for a class. Maybe you visited a blog, purchased some clothes, or watched Netflix. You did all those things, likely, without a second thought...

As Technology Expands, So Should Class Options

As Technology Expands, So Should Class Options

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As time moves on, the use of technology has become more and more important. According to devex.com, about 50% of jobs make use of technology and that percent is said to rise to 77% within the next decade. In order to keep up with this changing climate, Skutt Catholic should require more of an emphasi...

Life-Changing Music

Life-Changing Music

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Column, Opinion

All-state music is considered one of the highest honors in the state for a musician. I was given the chance to sing with the choir and I won’t soon forget it. I chose to audition because it’s a great opportunity to be a better musician, and I also had a bit of motivation from a friend. The day...

Apostrophe Catastrophe: How Can One Punctuation Mark Be So Confusing?

Apostrophe Catastrophe: How Can One Punctuation Mark Be So Confusing?

Lily Yates, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Column, Opinion

I want to say that I understand that not everyone cares about AP style rules or spends entire drives thinking of argument tactics in case they need to defend the necessity of the Oxford Comma. I don’t expect everyone to- the world would be a boring place. It is just these small, small things- jaunty...

A Contemplation on Compliments

A Contemplation on Compliments

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Opinion

You are amazing. You are perfect just the way you are. We as a society struggle to give and accept compliments like these because either we don’t receive compliments or we view ourselves in such a negative light that we are unable to recognize the truth behind them. As a culture, we neglect to...

Seeking Academic Acknowledgment

Seeking Academic Acknowledgment

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under *Showcase, Editorial, Opinion

Everyone loves to win; whether it be receiving a gold medal or a first place ribbon, people strive to gain recognition as the best in the activities they participate in, and we, the Flightline staff, feel the students of Skutt Catholic need to work on acknowledging the academic achievements of our peers. When...

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