“I Need a Job This Summer”: A Guide to Getting a Job

“I Need a Job This Summer”: A Guide to Getting a Job

By: Ben Brown The endless free time and warm weather of summer is just around the corner, and any Jenks High School students that haven’t started working already, will surely be looking to make some money over the three month reprieve from school. If you’re stressing over your search for a summer job you may [...]

The Take on 2021

The Take on 2021

By Sophia Stunkard 2020: the year of a global pandemic, a historic presidential election, the fight for social change, and the year where everyone lost the concept of time. With everything that occured during 2020, we look into 2021 with many questions, in need of answers. In this article, I will dive into what this [...]

Valentine’s Day: From an Aromantic to A Hopeless Romantic

Valentine’s Day: From an Aromantic to A Hopeless Romantic

By: Isabella Arias Ever since I was little, I’ve been enamored with Valentine’s Day. My passion for eating copious amounts of candy during elementary parties only deepened as I grew up and had an actual valentine (besides my Dad, that is). With the emergence of things such as “galentine’s” and “palentine’s”, more and more people [...]

Coronavirus to COVID-19

Coronavirus to COVID-19

By: Drew Bethel A death toll in the thousands. Over 60,000 infected. Two hospitals built in less than 10 days. The Wuhan Coronavirus has spurred global panic, grasping massive media attention, and caught the eye of the CDC. Despite this, one of the biggest side effects remains under the radar: racism. With its origins beginning [...]

Let’s Talk About Sex (Education in Oklahoma)

Let’s Talk About Sex (Education in Oklahoma)

By Lily Heritage Sex education is a touchy subject. Policies that determine whether sex education is mandatory, or if it has to be medically accurate, vary across state lines. Here in Oklahoma, a sex ed curriculum is not required, but a medically accurate HIV prevention course is. There is also new legislature that requires sex [...]