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U.S. Military in need of more troops

U.S. Military in need of more troops

Hannah Drake, Print Editor-In-Chief
October 15, 2016
Filed under EIC Column

The U.S. army is currently at risk of being too small to secure the nation in the near future. Right now the United States has the second largest military in the world behind China. With the declining defense budgets all military services have been suffering. According to dailyrecord.com the United State...

Hancock follows non-traditional career path

Hancock follows non-traditional career path

Parker Estenson, Advertising Editor
January 11, 2015
Filed under People

  High school students around the country view college as the next step in the "timeline of life".  In an attempt to get in their dream school, students are focused on raising their GPA and getting a good score on college admissions tests such as the ACT and SAT.  Senior Hannah Hancock's...

Robots vs. aliens

Alex Pierson
April 2, 2014
Filed under Health and Science

The United States Border Patrol has a new asset in their search for drugs.  Their new robots, called Sentinels, go through common drug-smuggling tunnels so that Border Patrol doesn’t have to.  The tunnels are either sewer pipes or man-made tunnels.  The robots make the Border Patrol’s job muc...

Government must cut military spending

Government must cut military spending

July 20, 2013
Filed under Political Opinion

With the United States in almost $17 trillion of debt, many people are looking at what is to blame. The most obvious choice is the U.S military, whose budget includes $526.6 billion for the Department of Defense base budget, but does not include war costs or nuclear weapon activities. With this huge...

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