Opinion

09/18/2018 - 4:29pm
Age of the Geek Column: This week the gaming community welcomes Nintendo into the world of about ten years ago as they finally launch Nintendo Switch Online. As its name implies, this will be the paid subscription service required to play online games like "Splatoon 2," "ARMS," and "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe." Now, you might be thinking, "Wait a second. Those games...
09/18/2018 - 4:28pm
Alternative Column: This is the week of Sept. 17, Constitution Day. Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia added this special day to an omnibus spending bill in 2004. It is also referred to as Citizenship and Constitution Day. This amendment requires any school that receives federal funding to have a program on this date commemorating and educating...
09/18/2018 - 4:27pm
Editorial: Homecoming week at Hampton-Dumont-CAL begins Sunday and there’s no better time to show not only the school’s pride in itself, but the community’s pride towards the school as well. The red and black comes out throughout the community during the week. Windows, streets and yards don the Bulldogs’ colors while...
09/11/2018 - 5:29pm
Age of the Geek Column: The cinematic Spider-Man may not be feeling so good, but in the video game world the wall-crawler is swinging high. Insomniac's much anticipated Spider-Man game released last week to nearly universal acclaim, setting a new bar in the industry for open-world super hero titles. However, there is always going to be a nit...
09/11/2018 - 5:28pm
The opiate crisis is continuing to get worse in the United States and is now being considered a “syndemic,” after graduating from being an epidemic. A syndemic is when 2 or 3 other epidemics start playing off of each other. Right now, besides the opiate epidemic, we also have the benzodiazepine epidemic and the methamphetamine epidemic...
09/11/2018 - 5:26pm
Editorial: We hear the phrase “Never Forget” repeated often on the anniversary of September 11. No one will disagree with that sentiment. In fact, it doesn’t take five minutes out in our community to show that we have not forgotten the thousands killed in the four plane crashes that day. Our streets and businesses don flags. Our...
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