Opinion

  • Forgotten Class?

    by - Oct 10, 2016
    Overshadowed during five years at Marshfield, the class of 2017 is refusing to let their senior year fall short of greatness. The “golden class” of 2016 continuously clouded over this year’s seniors. Due to their rigor...
  • iPhone 7 Review

    by - Oct 9, 2016
    On Sept. 7, 2016, Apple released the seventh edition of the iPhone. Sadly, it is a step back for the company, the product line and for consumer freedom. According to the GSMarena.com, the iPhone 7 has...
  • Higher minimum wage hurts oregon

    by - Apr 13, 2016
    Just like a wolf in sheep skin Oregon Senate Bill 1532 has produced a veneer that will deal a lethal blow to Oregon’s economy. On March second Governor Kate signed a bill that will greatly increase...
  • The Apple Can Fall Far From The Tree

    by - Apr 13, 2016
    “You’re just like your Mother!” It is a phrase that can haunt even the most independent of people. Some might take it as a compliment and others, an unfortunate negative. No one ever asks to be...
  • Family Health Textbooks Need An Update

    by - Apr 13, 2016
    Marshfield High School has two required health classes: freshman health, where the curriculum discusses how to eat well to keep the body healthy, the effects of drugs and alcohol and the practice of safe sex, and senior...
  • Editorial: Honors Diploma

    by - Apr 13, 2016
    Following suit with the addition of college-level courses into high school curriculum, Marshfield plans to integrate an honors diploma to be awarded to students who complete extra coursework in specific areas. Though a typical diploma requires...
  • Editorial: Marshfield needs makeover

    by - Mar 17, 2016
    High school is the breeding ground of procrastination and apparently not just for students. The last time a bond was passed for the school district leading to a renovation at Marshfield was in 1998, when a...
  • Returning PAT system ineffective

    by - Mar 17, 2016
    The beginning of a new semester brings new things such as classes, classmates and inconvenient rules. Since the start of the semester, students have been receiving their morning exercise by having to race to Pirate Advocacy...
  • 2+2 Program Provides Opportunity

    by - Mar 17, 2016
    Imagine a world where students are granted two diplomas in two days: one from Southwestern Oregon Community College (SOCC) and one from Marshfield High School. Now imagine it is this world. All too often, students who...
  • eSports Deserve Same Respect as Sports

    by - Mar 17, 2016
    ESports are a growing worldwide phenomenon. The term “eSports” stands for “electronic sports” and encompasses competitive and professional video games. They are not like the average sport. There is nothing physical about them, but they do...