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Women are not toys

Women are not toys

January 4, 2018

Imagine a wind-up robot. The kind of robot that kids play with. They take it out of its storage...

Student members of Hawk TV should be allowed to clarify their identity, define their purpose

Student members of Hawk TV should be allowed to clarify their identity, define their purpose

December 30, 2017

Every September, the Central Times republishes its editorial policy. It takes up about 600...

Commitment issues

Megan Troke, Editorial Editor

December 30, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions, The Troke and Field Report, The Troke and Field Report

The pressure to perform in high school is often unbearable. Whether it be academics, activities or athletics, the expectation to excel constantly weighs down the shoulders of devoted teenagers. This burden is especially prevalent for athletes. No matter what sport you are involved in, good players...

Celebrating Christmas in public school is OK if it does not preclude other holidays

Celebrating Christmas in public school is OK if it does not preclude other holidays

Michelle Kee, Correspondent

December 24, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

With the holidays just around the corner, the “December dilemma,” or the controversy over...

Celebrating Christmas in public schools could isolate some students

Celebrating Christmas in public schools could isolate some students

Rachel Cole, Correspondent

December 24, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

It’s the time of year when people get ready to celebrate Christmas. With many great traditions...

Holiday cheer

Holiday cheer

Neya Thanikachalam, Editor-in-chief

December 23, 2017

Filed under As I was Saying, As I was Saying, Columns, Opinions, Showcase

My neighbors to the right, left, across and behind are all Christian. In fact, I’m fairly certain...

Greek life isn’t all it appears to be

Greek life isn’t all it appears to be

November 22, 2017

I binge-watched “Scream Queens” in three days. Both seasons. It was the mix between cheesy horror ...

Inside the Second Amendment

Inside the Second Amendment

November 16, 2017

Dec. 14, 2012: A 20-year-old man entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. and killed 2...

Where there’s baseball, there’s hope

Megan Troke, Editorial Editor

November 2, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions, The Troke and Field Report, The Troke and Field Report

I was named Megan Elizabeth Troke for one reason. The Met was the nickname for the Metrodome, where the Minnesota Twins played baseball from 1982 until 2009, so it only made sense that my initials would honor this holy ground. Fittingly, my first steps were taken at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. My dad ...