The OHS Press

Appreciation for veterans not limited to designated holiday

Liz Mack, Web Editor

November 11, 2015

Filed under Op/Ed

In 2008, the Department of Veterans Affairs reported that there are an estimated 23,440,000 living war veterans in the United States. That is approximately the same size as the population of Australia. The Department also reporte...

Alternative radio station changes to country

Maddy Brodeur, Photo and design editor

March 24, 2015

Filed under Op/Ed, Uncategorized

This past Monday, people everywhere turned on their radios to enjoy a nice afternoon drive with the windows down, taking in the first warm weather of spring. To the alarm and shock to music lovers of the Lansing Area, the local...

“Green” eating not always as healthy as imagined

Maddy Brodeur, Photo and design editor

February 28, 2015

Filed under Op/Ed

“Eat your vegetables!” How many times have the children of America heard this command from their mothers? Those same mothers now spend their days pinning away salad recipes on Pinterest, fawning over health magazines...

Students should evaluate information found in textbooks

Kalina Hertafeld

February 27, 2015

Filed under Op/Ed

Bias and distortion are bound to have influence over a subject that is entirely made up of stories passed from person to person. So what is it that we are really learning in our history classes? Personal opinions and inaccurate...

Live Peter Pan performance does not disappoint

Kate Knox, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2014

Filed under Op/Ed, Uncategorized

"Peter Pan" has always been one of my favorite stories, and NBC's "Peter Pan Live" kept the tale light hearted and very funny. Allison Williams did a superb job of playing the rugged and adventurous Peter Pan, and kept the...

Black Friday takes away from Thanksgiving

Maddy Brodeur, Photo and design editor

December 1, 2014

Filed under Op/Ed

Ah, Black Friday. The day of the year that men and women alike awake at the crack of dawn, lace up their running shoes and await the stores to open their doors in search of the discount of a lifetime. The irony that such a...

Satire: Four fun things to do over Thanksgiving break

Liz Mack, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2014

Filed under Op/Ed, Satire

Thanksgiving is among us and you need to be ready. Whether it be dodging awkward questions, avoiding cranberry sauce, or learning the latest tactics for trampling Black Friday mallgoers: this article covers it. -Learn New Te...

Lena Dunham allegations cause controversy

Brianna Muzzall, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2014

Filed under Op/Ed

Lena Dunham’s new book Not that Kind of Girl is proving to be just as controversial as the young actress. Just like when her TV show Girls premiered, readers of this book have found certain scenes to be shocking to say the le...

Polar vortex is coming, just not yet

Andrew Graham, Sports Media Specialist

November 17, 2014

Filed under Op/Ed

On Nov. 12, Mid-Michigan was scheduled to get its first winter storm. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather station in Grand Rapids, there was a 60 percent chance of snow, giving a “snow likely”...

Green Day’s “American Idiot” still relevant today

Jessica Gallagher, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2014

Filed under Op/Ed

The ideas of rage and love are still subjective, even now, with Green Day’s monumental album“American Idiot”surpassing its 10 year anniversary on Sept. 20. The album declares the concerns of the generation of 2004. It...

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