Red & Black

Should people wear makeup?

Sarah Tuck, Freelancer

December 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In today’s society, everyone wears makeup, including men and women. The involvement of men in the cosmetic community is revolutionary. But should we as a society wear makeup? No. There are many negative effects that come with...

The Red and Black Editorial: Gun control

December 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

How do other countries handle this issue? The issue of gun legislation has become a hot topic in American politics. The divide between differing viewpoints has caused a major rift between citizens. Events such as mass shooting...

Should seniors be featured for Jay of the Day?

Princess Garner, Freelancer

December 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Jay of the Day is just a person named at the end of the morning announcements, and some seniors go their whole high school careers without ever being named “Jay of the Day”. Seniors should be named because they are the graduating...

Dressin’ without Oppression

Maxwell Ntalamu, Freelancer

November 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Sexist, gender inequality, offensive. These are a few ways that many would describe the dress code at Jefferson City High School. In schools all across America, dress codes are embedded in school constitutions and rule books. ...

Is it okay to be confused after school?

Is it okay to be confused after school?

Matt LeCure, News and Web Editor

March 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Is the court system like a popularity contest?

Is the court system like a popularity contest?

Matt LeCure, Web & News Editor

February 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Should minors have an income tax?

Gillian Burks, EIC

February 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

If you have already entered the work force, then you have noticed the chunk of your paycheck that disappears each payday. While some of that goes to medicare and social security, which can easily be argued as beneficial, a large porti...

Skateboarding: Not the Evil It’s Made Out to Be.

December 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Since its beginning in the early 1950’s, skateboarding has been looked down upon by older generations, not including the one who created it. This brought on an era of ‘no skateboarding’ signs and the most commonly used phrase...

The ACT makes too much of an impact

Sidney Johnson, Sports and A&E

December 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

After attending school for awhile you get into a routine. You go to school, do homework, and eventually have a test over the topics you learn about. Taking tests is now a common expectation. You’ve aced some tests and you’ve...

Christmas music: a holiday must

Ariana Pauley

December 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

This is the time of year where many people of different backgrounds and tastes come together to celebrate various events and holidays. Among this diverse group, there are two factions that oppose each other fiercely on one particular...

Head to Head: Merry Christmas

Gillian Burks, Editor in Chief

December 15, 2017

Filed under Head to Head, Opinion

Iwork at a small grocery store just two minutes away from Jefferson City High School. The time has come when Christmas jingles are on a nonstop repeat over-head. Don’t get me wrong, I can enjoy “Silent Night” like the best...

Is P.E. a necessary class?

Rhakala Blackmon, Freelancer

December 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

A huge question that we’ve all asked ourselves as we ran in the heat on the last lap of the mile: why is Physical Education a mandatory class? Honestly, after taking P.E. in elementary school and middle school, is it still n...

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