The Medallion


Devon R, Editor

May 27, 2020

Our country right now is at a giant track practice. We must plank for a minute, but the timer doesn’t start until everyone’s up. In a perfect world, we all start at the beginning and hold strong until the end. You may start hurting towards the end, wanting to drop to your knees, and the odds that the coach sees you and adds time are slim, but t...

Paper Towels vs. Hand Dryers

Devon R, Editor

February 4, 2020

Which Is Less Expensive?   For one person to dry their hands, it would cost between .02 cents and .18 cents for hand dryers ,and 1 cent per paper towel. On average, hand dryers are 12.5x cheaper than paper towels.  Do Hand Dryers Spread Germs?   A study from Harvard Health showed, “petri dishes exposed to hot air from a bathroom hand dryer for 30 seconds grew up to 254 colonies of bacteria”. A...

How come women don’t have the same rights as men?

Gracie L

January 3, 2020

    Gender equality is one of the top issues not just in our nation, but all over the world. Why do men have supremacy over us? It’s not fair to be given different rights just because of your gender. In what ways are women being deprioritized and how can we fix it?  “At the rate we’re going, it will take 208 years to achieve gender equality in ...

Adoption Awareness

Adoption Awareness

Jasmine S

December 4, 2019

Each year, approximately 2.7 million dogs and cats are killed in the U.S. You may have heard heartbreaking tales about dogs, or other ani...

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