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Graduating seniors give advice to fellow classmates

Morgan Eckhardt, Staff Reporter

May 29, 2017

  The graduating seniors of 2017 have experienced traumatic losses of fellow students, won state championships, and now weeks away from the graduation day, they wanted to share a few words of wisdom.    Senior Corey Aznoe had...

Those choosing to abstain from voting, not wasting their vote

Madison Morgan, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2016

Photo courtesy of   As it draws closer to Nov. 8, many voters have already decided what candidate's name they'll write on their ballot. But there are those who are abstaining from voting this year, citing lack of favor...

CBC hosted gubernatorial debate a flop

Madison Morgan, Editor-in-chief

October 27, 2016

  The third gubernatorial debate between Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and Republican Bill Bryant was Oct. 19 at the Columbia Basin College Gjerde Center. The moderators were C.R. Douglas of Q13 Fox News and Enrique Cerna of KCTS 9, both from Seattle. The debate’s foreword was provided by CBC president ...

Are beanies on campus such a bad thing?

Staci Trivett, Online EIC

November 2, 2015

As the cold weather comes in, more and more students will be wanting to keep warm by bundling up and wearing a beanie to school. Part of the dress code is that students and staff are not permitted to wear hats on campus. A...

A huge step for future college students

Staci Trivett, Business Manager

October 28, 2015

We all know it, college is extremely expensive and could be a debt we are paying for the majority of our lives. President Obama proposed in January to have community college across the country be free for some students. This has...

School lunches leave students no viable choices

Jacob Olson, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2015

School lunches have changed over the years. Most students don’t like the change. In the old days people actually liked the food they got for lunch because it tasted good and not like card board. In 2010 Michelle Obama lobb...

Mending Mental Military Wounds

Rachel Soh, Tomatalk Writer

September 8, 2015

The United States is known to have one of the world’s most powerful armies with over a million active duty soldiers. There are many movies, stories, and biographies of our nation’s soldiers and their greatest battles and feats,...

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