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Graduation Venue Stampedes Controversy

Graduation Venue Stampedes Controversy

Noah Litton, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Seniors crawling their way to the finish line, parents panicking trying to put together graduation parties, many exciting ideas of future plans for the graduates fill the air. Graduation is just around the corner, folks. But, we can't talk about graduation until we discuss the venue, which will be...

Watching Franklin Grow

Watching Franklin Grow

Amelia Scott, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In 2005 I remember walking from my church to the Mellow Mushroom in downtown Franklin. It's a quick walk- less than a city block. I remember being able to jay-walk across the street where ever you wanted to because the roads were so calm. The small number of restaurants were always open on a Sunday...

Fun in the Sun is Not All Fun

Jack Hebert, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

We all love to go outside, especially when Spring arrives and the weather is nice. There is nothing quite like the warm feeling of the bright sun on your skin. Most of us don't even think twice about going out in the sun to have fun, not worrying about protection from the sun's rays. While the sun...

The Stress of Endless Backstage Life

Amelia Scott, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Imagine leaving your house around six in the morning, knowing full well that you wont come back home until after nine that night. A 16-hour day waits ahead of you, one full of school, dancing, stress, and lots and lots of singing. As assistant stage manager this is what I face every day during a show,...

Welcome to Nashville (ish)!

Madison Haddix, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The President has had a few rallies the past few weeks. The next one will take place in Downtown Nashville on Wednesday. Of course, IndyNation always has opinions, so I asked some Indy students about what they thought of President Trump visiting Nashville. It was kind of surprising that no one much c...

Moonlight Shines at the Oscars

Josh Werhane, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

At the 89th annual Oscars, February 26, La La Land--the movie that has been at the forefront of everyone’s mind since its release--won the Oscar for Best Picture...and then it didn’t. When it was announced that La La Land won best picture, many that were involved in the film filed onto the stage...

Energy Drinks: Energy Kick or Quick Crash?

Ben Hart, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Energy drinks have been a source of controversy over the past couple of years; leading to multiple debates about whether or not they provide energy to the drinker or just lead to a crash that ultimately ends in the person being more tired than before. Many sources such as the caffeine informer say...

Trump Starts Strong with Many Executive Orders

Joe Holdheide and Ben Hart

February 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Picture courtesy of ABC News President Donald Trump's first month in office has been a chaotic one with the passing of new legislation and presidential orders that were put into effect almost immediately after he was sworn in just a couple weeks ago. Through the turmoil, Trump has received many...

New Years Resolution Gone Bad

Ben Hart, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The New Year is a time to reflect on the past year and to think about the things we may have done well or things that might have gone horribly wrong.  But even though we might have failed in the past we look to the future to form better habits and make better decisions. Most people think of New Years...

La La Land Lights Up Movie Screens Across The Country

La La Land Lights Up Movie Screens Across The Country

Ryan Oglesby and William Finney

January 12, 2017


Filed under Movie Reviews, Opinion

La La Land packs the theaters with movie goers ages 15-80 regularly; after seeing it it’s no surprise that the movie is this successful. The movie has something for everyone of all interests and ages. That’s a fact  according to Ida Evans at Carmike 20 who said “This film was made for everyon...

My Personal Driving Endeavors

Noah Litton, Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Sitting in my car as the blue and red flashing lights follow me, my stomach dropped to the floor. There is no worse feeling than getting pulled over or getting into any sort of traffic accident. When getting behind a wheel you need to be mentally locked in to your surroundings without distractions. I have stru...

The Cost of College is Crazy…Right?

Sarah Zakaria, Contributor

December 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion

College. A seven letter word that we all dread. What's the big deal about college anyways? Nowadays employers aren't looking just for degrees, they want experience. And businesses are more likely to hire someone who has years of experience in the field than a newly-graduated college student with...

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