The Eagle's Tale

One author is inspired by another; news staffer attends volunteer luncheon featuring Ron Hall

Iliahna Saldana, Staff Writer

April 26, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Nobody knew what he was up to. He wouldn’t say a word. The only information we had was ‘It’s a surprise.’ English teacher Eric Folks arranged for City Church volunteers who have been attending every Thursday after school...

Politics and apathy editorial

Krista Faucette

April 21, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Recently, news has been circulating about the health care debate, tea parties, and other political problems. Adults are practically tripping over themselves to stand up for what they believe in and what they think is best. However,...

Bullying Editorial

Madison Ferril

April 21, 2010

Filed under Opinion

A fifteen year old girl in Boston named Phoebe Prince committed suicide last year. She saw this act as the only solution to the bullying she suffered at the hands of her classmates.    Though I don’t condone suicide, I...

Local news station chooses sensationalism over sound news judgement

Staff editorial

March 5, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Canyon High was in the news on two different stations this week. Channel 7 reported on the $11,000 donation to the school’s FFA chapter. Channel 10 chose to report a completely different story. They took the mistakes of...

Not ready for take-off

Krista Faucette, Staff Writer

February 25, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Airport security is a very touchy subject for most Americans. Some say loosen security measures, while others say to tighten them. The department of Homeland Security should completely and totally alter the way we do airport security. The...

‘Avatar’ anti-smoking critics lost in blue haze

Madison Ferril, Associate Editor

January 5, 2010

Filed under Opinion

A recent controversy: several watchdog groups have criticized James Cameron’s film “Avatar” because the character Dr. Grace Augustine, played by Sigorney Weaver, chain smokes on screen. Critics of the film say the Augustin...

Tiger not out of the Woods

Riley Rogers, Entertainment Editor

December 10, 2009

Filed under Opinion

I have never been much of a golfer. The only time I ever really gave attention to it was when a movie featuring Adam Sandler was made that involved golf. The one time I tried golf I did terribly. So needless to say, golf is not...

Personal accountability in best interest of all

Madison Ferril, Associate Editor

November 11, 2009

Filed under Opinion

I started wondering about personal accountability in eighth grade, when after a class trip the teachers and administration gathered us in the cafeteria and berated us for our “horrible and disappointing” conduct.  I thought...

Push for celebrity full of hot air

Krista Faucette, Staff Writer

November 11, 2009

Filed under Opinion

 If there should ever be an eighth deadly sin, it should be celebrity. The promise of fame and fortune can drive even the sanest people to do insane things. You can frequently see young starlets flashing various parts of their an...

Art student’s murder ignored by media

Krista Faucette, Staff Writer

September 25, 2009

Filed under Opinion

Annie Le.  Any person who watches or reads the news has surely heard about the Yale student who was found murdered on her wedding day. Every day, more and more stories are posted about “people of interest” in the murder,...

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