Spartan Times

Hand Dryer vs. Paper Towels

Israel Goldberg

December 6, 2016

Eww did you know by using the school's hand dryer makes you more prone to get a virus then if you had used a paper towel. Drying options in public and workplace bathrooms typically include paper towels and or electric air dryers. T...

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Give Puerto Rico Its Chance to Thrive

Lin-Manuel Miranda(creator and star of Broadway hit Hamilton)

March 29, 2016

ON Aug. 31, 1772, a hurricane devastated the island of St. Croix, the home of the teenage Alexander Hamilton. In a letter one week later, he described the force of the storm and the destruction it caused as “sufficient to strike a...

How Sarah Palin’s endorsement of Donald Trump could shift the balance of the Republican Primary.

Justin Rimpi

January 21, 2016

If anyone in the United States was watching television on Tuesday then this story was impossible to miss. It was not a new diplomatic resolution, or strategy to defeat ISIS, or even a newly passed Bill. Instead, it was an endorsement...

Best ways to successfully make it through the gauntlet of a high school course

Derrick Mitchell

January 17, 2016

Many kids lose their focus when it comes down to their school work. Here are some ways that will prevent students from failing their courses. “No one likes to receive D’s and F’s on their homework or class work. As a st...

Is 2016 really better than 2015?

Samantha Smith

January 17, 2016

Sometimes one must listen to the folk tales. Especially the folk tales which say to leave the dead alone. Anyone who tuned in to the 2016 Golden Globes last Sunday could see it was not possible to watch it completely to the end....

Affirmative Action provides students with life-changing opportunities

Julian Cruz

January 16, 2016

Affirmative action is the practice of affording a minority group favorable circumstances due to them being constantly discriminated against. Without this practice then many students will be unable to get into some of the best co...

Should Ted Cruz be eligible to run for President? Your guess is as good as mine

Matthew Armstrong and Justin Rimpi

January 16, 2016

  Ted Cruz should be the president, even though he is not the best of the them all, but he is more respectful and kind than Donald Trump. Mr. Trump is not one of those people who is caring. Many citizens are voting for Tr...

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