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10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting a Tattoo

Alysse Eberhard, Marissa Miller and Rachel Shaw, Cover Story Editors

March 2

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Am I OK with the pain involved? Am I comfortable with a tattoo becoming a permanent part of my body? Do I accept that there may be some health risks? Can I accept “tattoo attention” as part of my life? Do I have a ...

Parlors, Parents and Permission

Alysse Eberhard, Marissa Miller and Rachel Shaw, Cover Story Editors

February 27

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Ohio is one of only nine states that require tattoo parlors to hold operating licenses. However, tattoo artists receive no formal training other than a period of apprenticeship, and it’s up to the parlor’s proprietor to determine...

Students Contend That Testing at Game was Unfair

Alysse Eberhand, Cover Story Editor

December 13

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The roar of cheering fans was not loud enough to drown out the sirens of police cars and an ambulance.   And the explanations of administrators after the fact have done little to quiet students who are protesting arrests for...

Policies for Future Events Under Revision

Allie Harris, Campus and City Editor

December 13

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After the Dec. 2 incidents, the administration made changes to decrease the probability of reoccurrences. The administration hopes that changing the time of the hockey game from 9 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. will be another way to control...

Post Basketball Game, Fight Spurs Chaotic Scene

Rachel Shaw, Cover Story Editor

December 13

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­­The basketball home opener – a one-point win for Shaker -- culminated in a parking-lot fight and two arrests. To top it off, LeBron James was not in attendance, despite rumors that he would be. Assistant Principal Eric...

Taking to Social Media to Comment on the Night’s Events

Rachel Shaw, Cover Story Editor

December 13

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After the Dec. 2 basketball and hockey games went haywire with fan misbehaviors, Facebook and Twitter exploded with commentary about student, administrator and police behavior, as well as with rumors and predictions regarding...

Color War Spirit Day Escalates Class Rivalries

Alysse Eberhard, Marissa Miller and Rachel Shaw, Cover Story Editors

November 21

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THE POSTERS READ “Juniority,” and with them, the latest battle in Shaker’s class war began. When students arrived at school Oct.14, they found the school decorated in green. It was a color war spirit day, and students...

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