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To copy or not to copy

Lexie Schramm, Opinion Writer

May 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

There has always been a debate over the severity of plagiarism. How serious a case of plagiarism is taken depends on both the people involved and the work that is being plagiarised. However, in some situations, plagiarism may...

Out with the old, in with the new

Sanjana Pitti, Opinion Writer

May 4, 2017

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Every year, high school students are assigned classic reading material in their English classes that vary from the works of Homer to the poems of Shakespeare, but they are never very excited about it. Bringing modern literature ...

Lacrosse should be more than just a club

Angela Anderson, Opinion Writer

May 4, 2017

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Here in Arizona, the game of lacrosse may not be as popular as it is back along the East Coast but, the sport has gained quite a following here at Desert Vista High School. Unfortunately, both girls and boys teams are restricted t...

AZMerit is meritless

Lexie Schramm, Opinion Writer

May 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Next week commences the start of AZMerit testing, a standardized test used for testing students on district standards. However, instead of studying up, most students are just hoping to get the testing days over and done with. In add...

Is Less Better than More?

Mia Perez, Opinion Writer

May 4, 2017

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High school students face a fair amount of difficulties, they have to deal with things such as  friends, extracurricular activities, and a personal life, I believe the last thing they need is hours of homework. How beneficial...

Students should leave after core classes

Shayna Smith, Opinion Writer

May 4, 2017

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Students should be able to leave school after finishing all of their core classes. Honestly not all of the other classes really matter that much. Why do we have to take PE yoga or dance? What if we don't want to be active? Why...

Dress Code: A revealing subject

Mia Perez, Opinion Writer

May 4, 2017

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Since summer and hot weather are coming up, that generally means less clothes and more skin being shown. Students should be reminded of the Desert Vista has the very basic dress code. The following are not allowed to be seen boob...

Clubs

Angela Anderson, Opinion Writer

May 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

With the 2016-2017 school year coming to an end, clubs and students are looking forward to a summer without the stress of school. No more homework, classes and after school activities. But how are clubs preparing to close this s...

Blood drive

Shayna Smith, Opinion Writer

May 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

At Desert Vista High School there was an event going on. This event was called the Blood Drive. It is pretty self explanatory. Students donate blood. It is very nice that someone would go out of their way to give blood away. S...

Help Keep DV Clean!

Mia Perez, Opinion Writer

May 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Earth Day is approaching and it’s all about taking care of our earth, as big things to help this world seem very far from an average high schooler, they can start small. Students can start at their campus, by keeping it cle...

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