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David Letterman’s Legacy

Alex Carter, Opinion Editor

May 21, 2015

There's longevity. There's stamina. And then, there's David Letterman, who, when he retired Wednesday having hosted 6,028 late-night talk-show broadcasts over 33 years. Letterman, 68, was master of the acerbic interview: Probing...

Seniors think back on high school career

Justase Young, Reporter

May 21, 2015

A bittersweet excitement filled the air as the graduating class of 2015 said their goodbyes on their final day of high school. As they take a new and exciting step toward their goals the seniors will always remember their high...

Upcoming movies in June

May 21, 2015

Spy The world is getting ready for another movie filled with action and hilarious comedy, starring Melissa McCarthy. The plot revolves around a spunky CIA analyst, Susan Cooper, who to everyone's surprise openly volunteers fo...

Sex offender found in school

Chieko Zimmerman, Reporter

May 19, 2015

As of recent, a homeless sex offender has entered the school three separate times and arrested twice.   “He is a homeless individual who keeps migrating here.  The problem is students keep letting him in,” Officer...

Students showcase their out of school talents

Students showcase their out of school talents

Alyce Williams, Feature Editor

May 14, 2015

Senior Montage

May 14, 2015

Topeka High says goodbye to four teachers

May 14, 2015

As seniors will be graduating in May, the school will not only have to say goodbye to them, but to also four of teachers who will be retiring. These teachers have been a long standing part of the school for 10-plus years, and...

College tuition ruining dreams of students

Austin Ellis, News Editor

May 14, 2015

A young man, in his last semester of high school, begins applying to college after college. He hopes to pursue bigger and better things and his spirits are lifted when a letter comes in the mail from Wichita State saying he was...

Kansas school districts budget woes

Austin Ellis, News Editor

May 14, 2015

The district is still in the decision stages for the budget regarding the remainder of the school year and next school year. There have been some decisions made for certain aspects of this year’s budget. “I have worked...

Graduation to feature two student speakers

Tessa Duncan, Reporter

May 14, 2015

While typically the school only names a valedictorian, this year the class of  2015 will also have a salutatorian, which is the second highest grade in the class. Adrienne Cox will be valedictorian and Whitney Holloman will be...

My Lament/My Apologia

Kim Moreno, Teacher

May 14, 2015

Truth cannot be a lie … we know this. It cannot be what is not, or its very nature will be lost. The nature of a beautiful rose cannot be an ugly thistle -- if we descend to calling this rose a thistle, then we have lost understanding...

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