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Vote 2018: Who Should I Vote For?

Annie Smuts, Editor-In-Chief

November 6, 2018


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Vote 2018: What is Proposal 1 and What Do Supporters and Opponents of It Say?

Vote 2018: What is Proposal 1 and What Do Supporters and Opponents of It Say?

Annie Smuts, Editor-In-Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News, Vote 2018

What is Proposal 1? Photo courtesy of Creative Commons If passed, Proposal 1 would allow for the sale and consumption of recreational marijuana. The drug would be taxed, though, and the revenue generated from the tax would go to roads and K-12 education. What Do Those that Support it Say? ...

Vote 2018: Where Do I Vote?

Vote 2018: Where Do I Vote?

Annie Smuts, Editor-In-Chief

November 6, 2018


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Vote 2018: Who Are the Candidates?

Vote 2018: Who Are the Candidates?

Annie Smuts and Vanita Seed

November 6, 2018


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Governor Photo courtesy of GretchenWhitmer.com Gretchen Whitmer—Democrat General Information Whitmer characterizes herself as a "mom, former legislator and prosecutor." Whitmer was born in Lansing, Mich. to Richard and Sherry Whitmer. Her father, Richard, was the head of the Department of Commerce and CEO ...

Students Vote For The First Time

Meriam Meram, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


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On Nov. 6, Michigan voters will head to the polls to vote for new government officials. For most, it won’t be their first time going to the polls, but for a few people—more specifically some students—it will be their first time voting. “I registered to vote on Sept. 26 and I’m pretty excited,”...

Homecoming

Vanita Seed, Staffer

October 16, 2018


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      The annual homecoming parade was held Friday, Sept. 28 at 5:30 p.m., starting from Boulan Park Middle School and ending at Troy High. The parade is a showcase of Troy High’s clubs, sports teams and other extracurricular groups, along with the homecoming court and the class floats.    ...

Two Years After Brexit

Two Years After Brexit

Cole Mertz, Source Editor

September 30, 2018


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Since June 2016, the United Kingdom has been discussing plans with the European Union on how to separate themselves without jeopardizing the UK’s economy, also known as Brexit. Although the country has already voted to leave, there hasn’t been an official separation yet. Recent questions directed ...

The Colt Community Cares

The Colt Community Cares

Michael Thistlethwaite, Sports, Web Editor

September 21, 2018


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Colts Care week is a brand new event this year at school, organized by Assistant Principal Brian Zawislak and a number of counselors. The event took place from Sept. 3-7. The week was dedicated to making students feel comfortable and safe at school. A number of athletic teams and various clubs helped out to make th...

Asian Representation

Patti Kubota, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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Bringing in 35 million dollars within the first week and receiving an audience score of 84 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, the romantic comedy “Crazy Rich Asians” features an all Asian cast and was hit among everyone. The majority of big-time producers don’t cast Asians to play lead roles. When Asians...

New Disney Streaming Service Coming in 2019

Elisabeth Andrews and Solana Brown

September 18, 2018


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In late 2019, The Walt Disney Company will end its contract with Netflix, meaning that all Disney movies and Pixar movies will no longer be able to be streamed on the platform. Such films include “Coco,”  “Thor: Ragnarok,” the Star Wars franchise and all those in the Marvel Cinematic Univers...

Homecoming Floats Are Underway

Homecoming Floats Are Underway

Megan Wallace, News Editor

September 18, 2018


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When some students discuss Homecoming, they talk about dressing up, the pictures, the football game and, of course, the dance. What they sometimes don’t talk about is the homecoming parade floats. This year’s homecoming theme is The Great American Road Trip, and every grade picked a city they wa...

Bitcoin Prices Surge

Bitcoin Prices Surge

Peyton Downing, Source Editor

June 1, 2018


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An increase in the demand for cryptocurrency drives up the price in late 2017.