Social Networking Can Become Dangerous

Who knows what sorts of things you will find on social networking sites like Facebook..be careful! -- Feriell Hayton

March 23, 2011

Addicting, yet dangerous: these are good ways to describe social networking nowadays. What starts off as an easy way to communicate with others through the internet can become something seriously dangerous. Social networking is an online service that builds social relations among people all o...

Students Establish Music Lover’s Association

Students meet during lunch to discuss songs, MVs and everything music. -- Melissa Holler

March 21, 2011

German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once said, "Without music, life would be an error." Indeed, Mr. Nietzsche's vision may be a bit extreme, but he does have a point. Music is one of the, if not the, most internationally popular mediums of expression, and now RHS has created a group to appreciate...

History of St. Patrick’s Day

Courtesy of Google Images

March 18, 2011

Green, gold, shamrocks and luck are what everyone sees all day long on March 17 every year, all thanks to Saint Patrick, a patron saint and the national apostle of Ireland. Patrick was known for bringing Christianity to Ireland. He described himself as a "most humble-minded man, pouring forth a continuous paean of thanks to his maker for having chosen him as the instrume...

Students Listen to Music During School

Many students listen to their iPods during lunch to simply relieve the stress of the school day. -- Melissa Holler

March 18, 2011

Almost all students around the school have an iPod, cell phone or some type of technological device for their listening pleasures; yet what is the school policy regarding this? "Students are allowed to listen to music before school, during lunch and after school," said assistant principal Dyan Gomez....

Technology Aids in Cheating

Many students use their cellular devices to text answers or ask for help during tests and other assessments. -- Zhi Xiang Lin

March 17, 2011

Cheating is not new in high school, but with technology, cheating has become much easier and more typical in a high school student's educational success. Approximately 95 percent of high school students have cheated on minor assignments such as homework, according to Rutgers University business p...

Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows Part 2 Preview

Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows Part 2 Preview

March 3, 2011

http://vimeo.com/20605698 The time is coming. The long wait is almost over- tickets go on sale April 3, and the movie comes out July 15. If you are a Harry Potter fan, you will know exactly what I am talking about a�� Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II! This movie begins at Chapter 15 of ...

RamIdol Sneak Peak

Ram Idol contestants meets during lunch to discuss show night -- Emma Hankins

March 2, 2011

With the third annual RamIdol on March 4, students and staff are searching for new and creative ways to improve the show since its inception two years ago. The format for this year's RamIdol is similar to that of last years. There will be four rounds, with three people voted off each round. In the fina...

High School Relationships

23 out of 50 RHS students reported infidelity in their relationships. -photo by Kassidy M.

February 24, 2011

According to a survey of 50 students at RHS who either are currently in a serious relationship or were at one point of time, 23 reported infidelity in their relationship. 42 reported to having thought about it at one time or another. These statistics raise questions as to where the sanctity of high s...

A Closer Look at Teenage Depression

Stressful events like school contributes to teenage depression. -photo by Anne Wagner

February 9, 2011

Two to three of those diagnosed with depression during their adolescence will relapse within two years, and six will relapse by the time they reach adulthood, according to http://depression.emedtv.com/. Every person occasionally feels sad and unmotivated, but these "blues" do not mean that he ...

Saving Energy This Winter: How To and Where it Goes

Saved energy usually goes into powering modern electronics, like shown here. -photo by Nathaly T.

January 7, 2011

In today's society, manufacturers, businesses and the public have been demanding for more "green" products. Dishwashers, refrigerators, washing machines, etc. have been reducing their normal energy usage by at least 50%. But, there's a twist. On a per-capita basis, the amount of energy saved...

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