Corporation or Consumer?

Elizabeth Kuffour

October 16, 2020

VOTE: 19 for/0 against It’s clear that the world is facing a serious climate crisis. Carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and industry have increased over 12.42 billion metric tons in the last 20 years, according to S...

Silent Killer

Stella Grist

October 16, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 has greatly changed aspects of our daily lives, limiting large gatherings of people and making school remote. These changes have led to increased periods of isolation for most people, which have large e...

Free Meal Announcement

Ally Pruente

September 4, 2020

The food service department has announced that they’re offering free meals to students enrolled at any of the 47 SMSD schools. Meals are funded by the USDA as part of their Summer Meals Program. These free meals will continue ...

Black Lives Matter Protest

Veronica Meiss

July 14, 2020

Hundreds of people gather in unity, waving poster board signs that demand an end to racial inequality and police brutality. People with megaphones shout chants like "Black Lives Matter!" and "Say Her Name!" with enthusiastic re...

Motivated by Music

Motivated by Music

February 27, 2020

SMSD Unilateral Contract Struck Down

February 14, 2020

BREAKING: After the NEA’s choice to pursue legal action following the implementation of a three-year unilateral contract, the Kansas Department of Labor ruled against Shawnee Mission School District's decision. Before the...

Cougar Roundup 11/8/19

November 11, 2019

Small Talk

Small Talk

November 4, 2019

TikToking Time Bomb

Ethan Schreiber, staff designer

November 4, 2019

        As far back as I can remember, fame has existed in many degrees.         There are the celebrities who would make anyone stop in their tracks to get an autograph, the niche fame gained by Broadway or YouTube star...

We Don’t Deserve Dogs

Anika Paulette, staff writer

November 4, 2019

       About five years ago, in the middle of absolutely nowhere in rural Missouri, a dog limped along the side of a road. He was wounded and his ear had an infection so bad it had ballooned up and looked like a piece of c...

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