Music Therapy

Liz Rummel, Not Sarah

November 14, 2017

Filed under Entertainment/Technology, Opinion/Columns, Showcase

I am sure you have heard the phrase “music is food for the soul.”  Think about it for a minute.  What does this mean to you?  Indisputably, you listen to a certain song or group because you genuinely like them.  Furthermore,...

Save Your Pennies- Don’t Shop At the Freeport JCPenney

Stacey Dach, Highland Chronicle reporter

October 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Columns, Uncategorized

Contrary to what the company's current slogan is, getting your penny's worth at the Freeport JCPenney store would definitely be questionable. What I think you will likely get instead, is a bad experience. It is my belief th...

College President Set to Receive 11% Raise

Maddy Thomas

September 19, 2017

Filed under On Campus, Opinion/Columns

Some of the students at Highland are very familiar with College President Tim Hood;  most, however, would probably not recognize him if he walked by them while they were on their way to class. President Hood's occupational background...

This Day in History, April 21, 2017: The Mystery of Al Capone’s Vault

Stacy Sammul

April 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Columns

Geraldo Rivera has a long history of on-screen screw ups, some just plain old ridiculous and others providing profound consequences. Rivera had a desire to tackle controversial topics in his reporting and on his trashy talk show....

Words for Thought

Liz Rummel

April 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Columns

Staring at this blank screen, literally having the worst case of writers block that I have had in some time. It is a feeling that seems to be well known by many.  I prefer the quiet, so I can clearly think; however, the silence...

Boylan’s prom dress code causes body shaming of impressionable teens

Madeline Kuhl

March 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Columns

Boylan Central Catholic High school’s new strict prom dress code reached national news this past week, with many criticizing the new guidelines. Not only is this dress code sexist, it contributes to body shaming high school girls.

“State’s Rights” is a cop out for conservative republicans

Madeline Kuhl

March 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Columns

On February 22nd 2017, President Trump’s administration revoked the guidelines that were set in place to protect transgender students from discrimination at their schools. On February 16th, 2017, the U.S. House of Representati...

This Day in History: The Battle of Los Angeles

Stacy Sammul, Columnist/Reporter

February 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion/Columns

On this day in history, the city of Los Angeles was the center of one of the most mysterious military attacks in U.S. history. Theories from aliens to government cover-ups continue to surround this event. The attack has...

Musical Math or Nah?

September 18, 2015

Filed under Archived, Opinion/Columns

Music, through its various understandings of math, helps us to understand nature.  This is the argument that Douglas Adams makes in an excerpt of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, an argument that I do not agree with....