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High school students worry that Tennessee #SB971 will change how voter registration drives are held for TN teens

High school students worry that Tennessee  #SB971 will change how voter registration drives  are held for TN teens

Hillsboro Globe Editorial Staff

April 25, 2019


Filed under Community Engagement, Op-Editorial, Showcase, Tennessee News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Senate voted "yes" on SB#971, Thursday, a bill which would  fine voter registration groups for mistakes after a voter registration drive. The vote left unclear how #SB971  could change the way voter registration drives are held at high schools, colleges and universities....

Suicide, To Talk or To Not Talk, that IS the question

Suicide, To Talk or To Not Talk, that IS the question

Hillsboro Globe Editorial

April 11, 2019


Filed under Hillsboro Community Engagement, Op-Editorial, Showcase

Editor's Note: This article is a collaborative article written by several staff reporters of the Hillsboro Globe. The subject of talking about teen suicide became a hot topic recently because the national media was criticized for "over-talking" about the subject of suicide. The Op-Ed authors of Hill...

Can You Still Listen to Kanye in 2019?

Can You Still Listen to Kanye in 2019?

Desaun Ellis

March 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Op-Editorial, Showcase

In our contemporary times of social media,  it’s very easy to share one's thoughts to millions of people in the space of less than 200 characters. In some ways,  this is a good thing. Connections can be made between people that live hundreds of miles away from each other that would’ve never met...

Growing Up in the Digital Age

Growing Up in the Digital Age

Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of NFSHSA and Bernard Childress, Executive Director of TSSAA

October 3, 2018


Filed under Nashville Traditions, Op-Editorial

From the Greatest Generation to Baby Boomers, Generation X to Millennials, teenagers in every era have had challenges growing up. In today’s digital world, high school students are being tested in unique and demanding ways. The Washington Post confirms that 73 percent of all American teena...

Two minutes of silence across nations sound importance of Holocaust Remembrance March

Two minutes of silence across nations sound importance of Holocaust Remembrance March

The Editorial Staff of the Hillsboro Globe, Editor of the Hillsboro Globe

April 13, 2018


Filed under Op-Editorial, Showcase

Sirens wailed for two minutes across continents as  millions joined in a moment of silence during the shrill wailing to remember the six million Jews who died during the Holocaust and the world watched as Presidents from several countries stood together in a day of remembrance. Fewer and fewer su...

Mass shootings in public places – are they becoming too common?

Mass shootings in public places – are they becoming too common?

Editorial Staff

March 25, 2018


Filed under Marching Band, Nashville News, News, Op-Editorial, Showcase, US News

  The most common memorial seen on the side of a road generally honors a person(s)  who have died in a car accident. However,  it becoming all to familiar to see images of memorials beside building, on curbs and yes even lining a street to honor those who have died as a result of gun violence. The ...

2018 opens averaging a school shooting that leads to injury every three days

2018 opens averaging a school shooting that leads to injury every three days

Hillsboro Globe Editorial Staff

February 15, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Hillsboro Community Engagement, Op-Editorial, Showcase

The school shooting Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Marjory Stonemason Douglas High School marks the country’s 18th school shooting of 2018, just 45 days into the year. It is the 13th shooting that involved multiple injuries, and the 9th that results in at least one death on a school campus...

15 Lazy Person Secrets to Improving Your Life

15 Lazy Person Secrets to Improving Your Life

Adora Lewis, Author

October 31, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Op-Editorial, Showcase

A person is being lazy if he is able to carry out some activity that he ought to carry out, but is disinclined to do so because of the effort involved. Instead, he or she carries out the activity perfunctorily; or engages in some other, less strenuous or less boring activity; or remains idle. I...

Make the switch to sustainable living – energy conservation of the future

Make the switch to sustainable living – energy conservation of the future

Alexa Southall, Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Campus Activities, Campus Life, Health and Beauty, Op-Editorial, Showcase

Recently, I personally have changed my way of living. I made a decision to give "sustainable living" a try.   decided to reduce my carbon-footprint by cutting back on my energy consumption, how I use transportation and even what I choose to eat. What is "sustainable living" though? For those who do not know, ...

Imperfect, Flawed and Beautiful – How Social Media Impacts Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Imperfect, Flawed and Beautiful – How Social Media Impacts Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Callie Maybry, Health and Beauty Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Health and Beauty, Lifestyles, Op-Editorial, Showcase

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is an illness that affects about 200,000 people in the US each year, mostly making beginning appearances in those that are 12-13 years of age. BDD is incredibly severe, but can be even more dangerous in this day and age, where we have images of “ideal” beauty plastered e...

High school sports is the perfect venue to bring our communities together

High school sports is the perfect venue to bring our communities together

Bob Gardner and Bernard Childress

August 22, 2017


Filed under Op-Editorial, Showcase, Sports

Tailgates. Pep rallies. Friday night lights. The new school year is here! And that’s exciting news for student-athletes and high school sports fans alike.    Research shows that being a student-athlete is about a lot more than fun and games.  It teaches important life lessons, too. In f...

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