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The top five highest paying jobs in America

Jorden Morales, Feature Writer

April 19, 2017

5) Orthodontist: The average wage of an orthodontist in the United States is $201,030. Coming in at number five, orthodontists have a very important job. Straightening teeth is no joke. These specialty dentists attend post-high schoo...

The Addams Family Musical vs The Original

Kirsten Woldahl, Feature Writer

April 7, 2017

The traditional black and white Addams Family television show was broadcasted in September 18, 1964 and lasted till April 8, 1966. There were 2 seasons within the two years it ran and the show lasted a total of 25 minutes each ...

Panic! at the Disco 2016 tour vs DOAB 2017 tour

Kirsten Woldahl, Feature Writer

April 7, 2017

Last summer, Panic at the Disco toured with Weezer. The duration of the tour was from July 10, 2016 - August 6, 2016. The set list consisted of 21 songs Including: “Don't Threaten Me with a Good Time”, “LA Devotee”, “V...

The man, the myth, the legend: Mr. Hiller

Jorden Morales, Feature Writer

April 7, 2017

Desert Vista is known as one of the top high schools in the state of Arizona. Packed with great teachers, it is hard for one to consistently gain praise as a favorite. This doesn’t apply to the intriguing Spanish teacher Mr. ...

The Benefits of Online School

Emilie Meehan, Feature Writer

April 7, 2017

Millions of students all around the world struggle in school. Whether it be in pace or being made fun of, everyone has different reasons for wanting to do online school. There’s many benefits for the student, along with the...

Fun things to do in spring

Kirsten Woldahl, Feature Writer

March 22, 2017

Despite it still technically being winter, Arizona has officially hit spring/summer weather. Many people may be dreading the hot weather returning and plan to stay inside 24/7; But you don’t have to fear the weather. There are ...

School Paper

Emilie Meehan, Feature Writer

March 22, 2017

Desert Vista High School has been a school since 1996. It spreads the news that teens don’t get by having their eyes glued to their phones. How does the paper make a difference when no one seems to care? Well there are still p...

Advice for teens before leaving home

Jorden Morales, Feature Writer

March 22, 2017

There are a lot of things to know in the classroom in order to head off to college. However, there are lots of other things to know in order to function off campus. Some people see it as a wake up call, considering it is thei...

How kids with diabetes deal with it during school

Emilie Meehan, Feature Writer

February 27, 2017

Diabetes is a common issue for people in America. But have we ever thought about how it must affect people at school? When you are hypoglycemic you have to worry about your numbers to make sure they don’t go to low. You als...

The awkward handshake epidemic

Jorden Morales, Feature Writer

February 27, 2017

President Donald Trump has recently shed light on a huge problem which the world is facing: awkward handshakes. On February 10, Trump met with the prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe. After taking a seat in the president’s office, the...

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