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Elizabeth Rust

Elizabeth Rust, Staff Writer

Senior writing about various happenings. 2022-2023

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Novel helps teens navigate self-discovery

Novel helps teens navigate self-discovery

Elizabeth Rust, Staff Writer
May 17, 2023

The Catcher in the Rye, written by J.D. Salinger, is a novel that has been widely discussed and challenged in public schools since its publication in 1951. It is often listed on the top 10 challenged or...

National experiences Adderall shortage

National experiences Adderall shortage

Elizabeth Rust, Staff Writer
May 5, 2023

In recent months, the United States has been experiencing a nationwide shortage of Adderall, a medication commonly used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. The shortage...

The Benefits of Starting School Later: Improved Academic Performance, Better Health, and Safer Commutes

The Benefits of Starting School Later: Improved Academic Performance, Better Health, and Safer Commutes

Elizabeth Rust, Staff Writer
April 27, 2023

Many students and parents have advocated for later school start times, and for good reason. Research has shown that starting school later can have numerous benefits on both academic and health outcomes. One...

Donald Trump Indicted with 34 felonies and faced trial April 11th in a Manhattan Courtroom

Donald Trump Indicted with 34 felonies and faced trial April 11th in a Manhattan Courtroom

Elizabeth Rust, Staff Writer
April 13, 2023

Donald Trump appeared in a criminal court last tuesday in New York City and faced 34 counts of falsifying business records in the first degree, a low-level felony in New York State. This historic arrest...

Class of 2023: Post-Graduation Destinations

Class of 2023: Post-Graduation Destinations

Caley Monnier and Elizabeth Rust
March 8, 2023

With the end of this school year just around the corner, the graduating class are currently formulating their plans for after high school. We sent out a survey to ask our seniors what these plans are. Out...

The Dangers of Groupthink

The Dangers of Groupthink

Elizabeth Rust, Staff Writer
March 6, 2023

Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that can have serious consequences when forming opinions. It occurs when people conform to the opinions and decisions of a group, rather than critically evaluating...

The role of Artificial Intelligence in the workplace

The role of Artificial Intelligence in the workplace

Elizabeth Rust, Staff Writer
March 2, 2023

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a buzzword in recent years, and its presence in the workplace is controversial to say the least. AI is increasingly being utilized in various industries, from healthcare...

ChatGPT in Classrooms: Pros and Cons of the Controversial Technology

ChatGPT in Classrooms: Pros and Cons of the Controversial Technology

Elizabeth Rust, Staff Writer
January 25, 2023

    As the education system continues to evolve, the use of technology in the classroom has become a prevalent topic of discussion. One technology that has recently gained attention is ChatGPT, a state-of-the-art...

Local skateboarder works with Seymour to keep kids off the streets and on their boards

Local skateboarder works with Seymour to keep kids off the streets and on their boards

Elizabeth Rust, Writer
November 28, 2022

Isaiah Gambrel, SHS 2015 graduate and a longtime part of the local skateboarding scene, has begun working with the city to provide kids in Seymour a positive role model and a healthy outlet at the...

The Rats Among Us

The Rats Among Us

Elizabeth Rust and Cosmo
November 7, 2022

In the forgotten foot and a half above our school, a cobwebbed conflict is brewing. Students ascend into cave-like crevices to travel, but soon a mysterious monster strikes, and as tensions rise, students...

Front Row left to right: Lisa Goforth, Kristen Robinson, Lisa Thompson, Janis Surenkamp, Deanna Stainbrook
Row Two Left to Right: Tammy Dunlap, Lisa Laglon, Terri Montgomery, Kathie Leenord

Controversy in the cafeteria

Elizabeth Rust, Landon Jones, and Cosmo
September 9, 2022

The quality of lunches at SHS have a questionable past, but the future's looking bright. Lunch ladies have been working tirelessly to improve the quality of lunches at SHS by standardizing the preparation...

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