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“Dancing with the Stars” Casts Controversial Tiger King star Carole Baskin

Vivian Brown, staff

October 29, 2020

Carole Baskin, age 59, the CEO of Big Cat Rescue in Tampa Bay, Florida, has been cast in the latest season of Dancing with the Stars on ABC. As expected, this caused quite the controversy. Baskin is best known for her role in Tiger King, a tell-all featuring Baskin and her rival Joseph Maldonado-Passage, or “Jo...

The Timelessness of Taylor Swift

The Timelessness of Taylor Swift

Lily Rutherford, Feature Editor

October 14, 2020

On July 24, Taylor Swift released her surprise album, folklore. The album debuted number one on the Billboard Top 200, and held the spot for 7 weeks. The lead single, “cardigan”, debuted at number one on the Hot 100. This, however, cannot compare to the notability of her first record breaking album-- f...

National Voter Registration Day Encourages Eligible Americans to Vote

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Anja Cieslewicz, News Editor

October 8, 2020

National Voter Registration Day, which was on September 23, 2020, coaxed citizens to make a plan to vote in the upcoming election. Ads on various social media platforms and websites included links to register. Election Day is not until November 3, 2020, but registration for mail-in and online voting...

Recycle Right, or Not at All

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Phia Bridge, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2020

Many people know the importance of recycling, but few have been made aware of what happens after students throw their homework assignment into the blue bin or if that bottle is really recycle-worthy. Few know about the inconvenient complexities of recycling or the barriers and inconsistencies in the...

What is Happening to the Postal Service and Why it’s So Important

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Lily Rutherford, Feature Editor

September 28, 2020

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is one of the most important agencies in the United States. Small businesses rely heavily on the post and The Postal Service employs roughly 637,000 employees, delivering 472.1 million mail pieces a day to Americans. Amid a time where home delivery has become more i...

The Americanization of an Irish Holiday: St. Patrick’s Day

The Americanization of an Irish Holiday: St. Patrick’s Day

Anja Cieslewicz, Staff

May 6, 2020

The celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, observed on March 17, originally began as a religious holiday for the Irish, but has transformed into an American day of festivities. The Department of Homeland Security states that over 33 million Americans identify as Irish, placing it as the second-most common...

The Loss of a Folk Legend Due to Coronavirus

The Loss of a Folk Legend Due to Coronavirus

Sophia Orphanakis-Ward, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2020

On April 7, Grammy winner and folk legend John Prine died due to coronavirus complications in Nashville, Tennessee. Prine was admitted into Vanderbilt University Medical Center on March 26 after displaying symptoms of the virus, he spent his remaining 13 days in ICU with his wife of 24 years Fiona Prine....

Meet Our New Art Teacher: Kate Thomas

Dominique Doyon, Staff

February 24, 2020

Skyline's newest addition to the nest, Kate Thomas, is now our dazzling art teacher. She instructs students in Drawing, Painting, and 3D Design. Art is important to Kate for medative purposes; it's truly a placid way to get out what's on her brain into the physical world. She claims, “ I also love...

Smog Lake City

Smog Lake City

Anja Cieslewicz, Staff

February 24, 2020

In recent years, Salt Lake County’s harmful inversion has been a source of concern for the health of those living in the valley. With the majority of Utah citizens residing along the Wasatch front, many are likely to fall victim to the harmful effects of poor air quality. Inversion can have a drastic,...

“The Humans of Skyline” Project Attempts to Bring Skyline Students Closer

“The Humans of Skyline” Project Attempts to Bring Skyline Students Closer

Gabe Wong, Web Editor

February 6, 2020

On January 27, the second, 24-person round of “The Humans of Skyline” was put up in the hallway across from the Main Office. Working with his Senior Core English classes, Colby Ottley started “The Humans of Skyline” to help build connections between Skyline students. It tells students’ stories...

Skyline Debate Team

Skyline Debate Team

Siena Locante, Staff

January 7, 2020

The Skyline Debate team may not be as well known as the Skyline Football team, but they are working just as hard to achieve first place. Skyline has both a debate class and a debate club, but the debate team is expected to spend their own time practicing and getting ready for debates. The club meets...

Utah Ski Resort Begins Charging For Parking

Utah Ski Resort Begins Charging For Parking

Eliza Durham, Staff

December 12, 2019

Solitude Mountain Resort in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, has recently decided to begin charging for parking at their resort during the 2019-2020 ski season. They will charge $20.00 for single drivers. The purpose of this fee is to decrease the traffic congestion in the canyon and the air pollution that...