Anna Ho


Five-finger discount

With the economy down many people avoid buying things that aren’t necessary, but some people choose to opt for the five finger discount. According to, 89% of kids say they know other kids who shoplift. 66% say they hang out with those kids. Shelly Cooper shoplifts on nearly a daily basis. She isn’t in […]

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Dawning love

There are many media outlets that show an unrealistic possibility of a lasting high school relationship like Secret Life of an American Teenager, Glee, Degrassi, and Twilight. All of these feature unrealistically happy relationships. A high school relationship doesn’t start until it’s “Facebook official.” Students who are committed to a relationship take an even higher […]

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Dressing down for school

There are new fashion trends always on the rise but some people just can’t keep up. Someone can be an easy target to make a joke out of for the day. There are many rules restricting what we can and cannot wear in the school code. Students cannot wear revealing clothing, which includes halter tops, […]

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Coming together as one

Autism is growing awareness all over the U.S. Autism is a developmental disorder that appears in the first 3 years of life, and affects the brain’s normal development of social and communication skills. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, autism is ten times more common today than it was in the 1980s. […]

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Inflammatory incentive

There has been a controversy with the Des Moines Public School district going on and people are not afraid to put their opinion on it. DMPS Superintendent Dr. Nancy Sebring will receive a $200,000 incentive if she chooses to stay with the district another five years. In the years that Sebring has been with the […]

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How the dead eat

If you like Centro, Django, or Gateway Market then you should try Zombie Burger+ Drink Lab. It combines upscale dining with a fast food vibe. The restaurant has two sections. Up front is a quick-order counter for to-go items. In the back, is the Drink Lab with more seating for people who want to sit […]

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