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The fall of the American rocket

Achintya Prasad, Hi-Times Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

Filed under Opinion

On Jan. 10, the company Space X launched one of its rockets, the Falcon 9. It was designed to do two things: first, to resupply the International Space Station, and second, to attempt to land the first stage of the rocket on a...

Gun control: Protection or privilege?

Treyce Bannerman, Hi-Times Assistant Editor

February 6, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Gun control has been a hotly debated topic for several years. As of 2010, almost half of American households contain a firearm. Many proud gun owners assert they are only exercising their Second Amendment right “to bear arms.”...

GOP the elephant in the room

Achintya Prasad, Hi-Times Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

Filed under Opinion

In the words of Abraham Lincoln, a house divided against itself cannot stand. As of Jan. 1, the United States saw a major shift in its congressional leadership. Voting on Nov. 4 welcomed Republican control of the Senate for the first...

High school courses reach beyond the classroom

Kaitlin Flowers, Hi-Times Staff Writer

December 12, 2014

Filed under Opinion

“When are we actually going to use this?” It’s the age old question. We’ve all heard it, and most of us have probably asked it a few times throughout our high school careers. The answer almost always starts, “Well,...

ISIS Crisis: US should avoid third Iraq war

Treyce Bannerman, Hi-Times Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The United States is a country founded on the principles of maintaining stability and peace for its people and of providing a beacon of hope and freedom for countries around the world. For the past few decades, however, some citizens...

ISIS Crisis: Concern for tyranny in Middle East

Jeremy Hinds, Hi-Times Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Aug. 19, 2014: American reporter James Foley is savagely beheaded by a member of the group called ISIS. Three weeks later on Sept. 9, a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, was killed in a similar manner. ISIS terrorists...

Equality: The double standards that we face every day

Pierce Lehman, Hi-Times Business Manager

October 31, 2014

Filed under News, Opinion

Feminism has recently gained some traction thanks to Emma Watson’s address to the United Nations on equality and women’s rights and campaigns around the world that have started setting a standard for how women and men are...

Former fashion trends revived in THS hallways

Nathan Jackson, Hi-Times Online Editor

September 25, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Fashion trends at Tupelo High School have always been on the crazy side. Like last year a lot of girls were wearing patterned leggings, which I must say are the ugliest things I have seen in my life, but that’s what some peo...

Mandatory speech credit could prove beneficial

Morgan Southworth, Hi-Times Assistant Editor

September 25, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Several years ago, the speech credit requirement for Tupelo High School was discontinued. The requirement obligated students to take a type of speech class, such as Oral Communications or Debate, to graduate. Many former studen...

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