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Mustang Musings: Gun Control

Story by Nicole Smith, Online News Editor

January 18, 2013


Filed under Mustang Musings, Opinions

In light of recent shootings, including the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, gun control has become a prevalent topic. On Jan. 16, President Obama released a proposal regulating guns that included limiting ammunition magazines, banning certain bullets, increasing the prevalence of background...

Mustang Musings: Winter Break

Story by Nicole Smith, Online News Editor

January 9, 2013


Filed under Mustang Musings, Opinions

The Mustang asked students and staff around SDA to share their most memorable and favorite experiences from the winter break.  Responses were varied. Students found experiences from traveling around the country to simply enjoying extra hours of sleep to be particularly outstanding.   “I'd...

Spring Breakin’

Story by Caroline Glass, Online Arts Editor

April 17, 2012


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Spring Break. A time for relaxation for some, travel for others, and fun for all. Although this spring break brought some rainy days, SDA students found ways to enjoy their short freedom. “I saw Titanic in 3D and drooled over Leonardo DiCaprio. I also went to LA for Passover and relished in the f...

Celebrate Something on a Stick Day

Story by Caroline Glass, Online Arts Editor

March 1, 2012


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Without any breaks or days off this month, SDA has created other fun holidays to celebrate during school. Pie Day on March 14th and Manly Month of March are some of the offbeat holidays we celebrate here. But there is a whole world of weird and strange holidays in March. Holidays like Extraterrestri...

Oscar Opinions

Story by Caroline Glass, Online Arts Editor

February 23, 2012


Filed under Essays, Opinions

The 84th annual Academy Awards are set to air this Sunday, sure to bring about surprise wins and heartfelt speeches. With the slew of dramatic tearjerkers gracing the screens over the past year, it’s a sure bet that whichever wins will be a favorite among thousands. Nominees for Best Picture includ...

Valentine’s Day

Story by Caroline Glass, Online Arts Editor

February 14, 2012


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Valentine’s Day. A day of teddy bears and roses and heart shaped candies. Whether you’re single and celebrating Valentine’s Day with your dog, or happily in love with your significant other, most people have fun traditions and opinions on Valentine’s Day. We asked SDA Mustangs:   Do you have any Valentin...

SOPA Uncensored

Story by Caroline Glass, Online Arts Editor

January 26, 2012


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  The internet has been up in arms lately about the laws SOPA and PIPA, both designed to protect copyright laws to an extreme level. Tumblr and Google aren’t the only ones concerned about these laws. We asked SDA students:  Are you aware of the laws SOPA and PIPA? How do you feel about the...

Formal?

Story by Caroline Glass, Online Arts Editor

January 18, 2012


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With winter formal fast approaching, you can barely walk through campus without seeing a sign with formal? written on it or a car covered in sticky notes or spray paint. Here are some of the many creative (and adorable) ways Mustangs have been asked:   “Basically for prom a couple of years ago I wa...

Way to Go Democracy

Story by Laurel Sorenson, Opinions Editor

January 11, 2012


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                Former Governor of Michigan, Mitt Romney was the winner of the New Hampshire Republican Primary. SDA students and New Hampshire have something in common, they all think Romney is the least repulsive of all of the candidates. Many of the students polled were left leaning....

Republican Primaries

Story by Caroline Glass, Online Arts Editor

January 11, 2012


Filed under Mustang Musings, Opinions

With the presidential election this year, the republican primaries kicked off with a surprise win in Iowa. Whether they didn’t know what a republican was or could tell you the birthday of Rick Santorum, Mustangs share their opinions on the candidates, issues, and results: “I think they’re funny an...

Breaking Down the Resolution

Story by Kianna Eberle, Staff Writer

January 9, 2012


Filed under Features, Mustang Musings, Opinions

It seems that what teenagers care to change in their lives can be encapsulated in a brief list: how they're doing in school, how much they're exercising, how they're eating, how much money they are making and spending, how much they are procrastinating, and how much they are enjoying their lives. These...

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

Story by Caroline Glass

January 9, 2012


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With a new year comes new beginnings and a chance to start over and make changes in your life. SDA students took this oppurtunity to improve their lives with their resolutions:   “I want to get better at mediating. I want to get better at focusing myself. I want to be focused and balanced for coll...

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