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  • Why is Fortnite Battle Royale so popular?
  • Should we pay college athletes?
  • Fewer young athletes are playing football
  • South Mountain High School boasts new nursing program
  • !CAUTION! Construction Zone Ahead
  • Why is Fortnite Battle Royale so popular?

    Why is Fortnite Battle Royale so popular?

    Oscar Arreguin, Reporter

    January 18, 2019

    Many people in the video game industry are familiar with the cartoony open world phenomenon Fortnite which has become wildly successful. According to Eli Blumenthal, a tech writer for USA TODAY, "Fortnite was the top free IPhone downloadable app in 2018. The game recently crossed the 200-million...

    Fortnite crossed the 200-million-player mark, with the publisher raking in more than one billion dollars in revenue in the first half of 2018.

    Photo Courtesy Google

  • Should we pay college athletes?

    Should we pay college athletes?

    Sadru Smith, Reporter

    December 18, 2018

    The college system generates billions of dollars off the backs of young athletes. Yet athletes don't get paid. NCAA Division 1 schools generate a little over nine billion dollars a year. The big televised games generate even more. According to ESPN, last year's NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament generated...

    Could colleges do a better job by paying their student-athletes?

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  • Fewer young athletes are playing football

    Fewer young athletes are playing football

    Chauncey Smith, Reporter

    December 13, 2018

    Fewer young athletes are participating in tackle football. This may become a big issue in the future. An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll said,“Forty-eight percent of Americans say they would encourage children who were interested in football to play a different sport due to the risk of concussio...

    If the decline in youth football players continues, there might not be high school football in the future.

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  • South Mountain High School boasts new nursing program

    South Mountain High School boasts new nursing program

    Analyssia Zepeda, Reporter

    December 10, 2018

    At the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year, South Mountain High School announced the creation of a Nursing Assistant program which is a two-year course that starts in a student's junior year. After the completion of the nursing program, students would be eligible to take the Arizona State Board of Nur...

    Junior Nadia Miranda checks the heart beat of Maria Garcia. Both are a part of the nursing program at South Mountain High School this year.

  • !CAUTION! Construction Zone Ahead

    !CAUTION! Construction Zone Ahead

    Mia Robles, Reporter

    October 4, 2018

    Construction at South Mountain High School began in the summer of 2018.

    Photo by Mia Robles

  • South Mountain High School boasts new nursing program December 10, 2018
  • Neda Boyce wants to get to know South staff and students November 2, 2018
  • Advisory can greatly benefit students October 4, 2018
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