There is a killing problem in America, and it is not because of one group of people or one single ideology. Our flawed legal system and our cultural values are responsible. The legality of capital punishment and abortion are both responsible. Apathy, fear and inaction are responsible. Both Democrats and Republicans are responsible. The Facts … More America’s killing problem
Disclaimer: The following review may contain some spoilers revolving around the plot and background. The review is simply my own opinion, you may disagree. This year, I will be reviewing books based around their genres. This month’s genre is adventure. In these reviews I will rate the books on a starring system. 5/5 Stars: This … More August Book Review: Ready Player One – Get ready to skip this one
As the school year comes to a close, students enter their summer moods. No longer worrying about tests, homework, and the daily stressors found at school, students are given time to rest and rejuvenate before the next school year comes around. Good music accompanies a good summer, and in an effort to aid students in … More Summer Jams Playlist: Top 8 songs to jam to this summer
Teachers at McNick put in a lot of hard work and dedication to ensure their students’ success. They spend hours in and out of the classroom planning lessons, grading papers, and much more, and some students at McNick wanted to show them their gratitude in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week beginning May 7. Before this … More Grateful McNick students thank teachers for hard work, dedication
By Faith Miller and Nicholas Wynn A common staple of American culture and cuisine is the fast food industry. With different establishments drawing from different culinary types and styles, fast food can provide quick, easy, and diverse meals. One food component of the industry, with especial focus during the warmer months, is ice cream. As … More Food Face-off: Which ice cream freezes out the competition?
In an effort to better interact with and learn what concerns its audience, The McNicholas Milestone launched the “Ask Abbey” column under senior Milestone staffer Abbey Pour for the second semester of the 2017-2018 school year. The column takes questions from Milestone readers, and Pour answers them to the best of her ability. Questions are published anonymously and can be about anything, … More Ask Abbey: May edition answers questions on energy drinks, art, hair, more
For many students, art classes provide the ability to let go of the structural school schedule and express themselves freely, enriching the creative and performing aspects of academia. Through art, both a sense of unity and a sense of individualism can be created. After the school Art Show on April 27, the Milestone asked some … More Art creates unity throughout Rocket High