The Highland Echo

Black Friday deals are bleak

Olivia Dell'Olio, Opinion Editor

December 18, 2018

After eating hundreds of calories worth of turkey and mashed potatoes during Thanksgiving dinner this year, thousands of Americans left the cozy ambience of post-dinner lounging in exchange for the hectic drama of shopping malls....

Nike fails in corporate activism

Olivia Dell'Olio, Opinion Editor

November 20, 2018

After being launched into the international spotlight two years ago due to his initial decision to kneel during “The Star-Spangled Banner”, Colin Kaepernick again strikes outrage and controversy for his feature in the Nike...

Math offers options

Patrick Gallager, News Editor

December 18, 2017

All students have to take compulsory math classes throughout their educational careers, ranging from algebra, to geometry to calculus. Whether they like it or not, they are stuck with math, and they can’t even escape the subject...

Payne objectifies women

Taylor Quinn, Bucky's backyard Editor

December 18, 2017

Now more than ever women are being objectified in the music industry. Rap and trap music have been perpetuating objectification of women and rape culture since their development. This disgusting behavior has spread to new genres...

Coffee has pros and cons

Jessi Barker, Out and About Editor

December 18, 2017

After getting up for school at an ungodly hour, many high school students start the day with a cup of coffee. Teenagers have become reliant on a high intake of caffeine in the morning to keep them going throughout the day. Despite...

Passes need to go

Jimmy Patton, Sport's Editor

November 13, 2017

At the beginning of the 2017-18 school year, there were some new rules and adjustments to the everyday routines of going to school. Some of these newly implemented regulations are not exactly popular. What I am talking about,...

Lanyards are lame

Taylor Quinn, Bucky's Backyard Editor

November 7, 2017

On September 15, the school administration announced that a new lanyard  student identification policy will be instituted this school year, the date of which has yet to be announced. Though there is still much speculation as...

Trump hurts foreign relations

Eliana Gargiulo, Editor-in-Chief

June 12, 2017

Despite America’s position as a world superpower, we cannot continue to thrive the way we have for the past hundred years without our allies. President Trump doesn’t seem to understand this, and as someone concerned with the...

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