The Nugget

Trump Pushes to Arm Teachers

Katie Huntley

March 9, 2018

In the wake of the Florida school shooting, the debate over whether teachers should carry guns has intensified. Trump has proposed the idea of arming teachers to the whole country, and it has left many citizens wondering if this...

The Issues Surrounding Gun Violence

Melina Scott, Head Writer

February 23, 2018

Less than two months into 2018, tragedy has already struck yet another American school. The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school in Parkland, Florida fearfully huddled in classrooms or ran from the school if they ...

Deadlines Make Students (and Teachers?) Dead Inside

Melina Scott, Head Writer

February 13, 2018

Every high schooler is united under immense amounts of hate for two things: cafeteria food and, more significantly, finals. Finals are the bane of most of our existence, a stress causing week from hell. Scantrons and dreaded ess...

Nightmare Before (or During?) Christmas?

Melina Scott, Head Writer

December 13, 2017

One of the most famous Halloween movies that we watch during the spooky and jolly holidays is, without a doubt, Nightmare Before Christmas. But the question I’m here to ask is whether or not we should all as fellow American...

Live Action Or CGI?

Sarah Mull, Writer

December 12, 2017

For the past few years, Disney has been making a string of new live-action remakes of their old movies. There are currently around 14 upcoming live-action films. With all these new live-action films coming out, Disney fans seem...

Helena High Dances: We Could Do Better

Sarah Mull, Writer

November 7, 2017

Imagine walking into a large building on the biggest night of high school history: prom night. When you finally get past the teacher with the breathalyzer, you step into the dance area. What you see however, shocks you. The room...

Why Doesn’t Montana Have A Primary Seatbelt Law?

Connor Casne-Jones, Head Writer

November 6, 2017

Montana is a great state, but when it comes to traffic laws, it is way behind most other states. Montana is top three in the nation for traffic fatalities per 100,000, and has been for quite some time. Why is this? Is it due to...

Ask DeQuan? November 2017

DeQuan, Advice Giver

November 6, 2017

Who’s DeQuan? I don’t know? Ask him. If coffee was illegal, what would its street name be? The cough. I have hallucinations sometimes when I play volleyball. I think it was when I made a excellent jump serve, and hit o...

The Deeper Meaning

Melina Scott, Head Writer

September 27, 2017

If you’re a guy, you may not know the struggle. Coming home with an adorable (or in the male case super masculine) pair of jeans. But wait: the next day, when you put these jeans on, the pockets have magically disappeared, or...

Ask DeQuan? April 2017

DeQuan, Advice Giver

April 1, 2017

Do we have a newspaper? We do not have a mere newspaper. We have one of the most estravagent, oldest, spectacular, friendly neighboorhoodily, gravitous, another big adjective, 100% accurate, newspaper this side of the Miss...


Jada Lecce, Head Writer

March 21, 2017

Growing up, Marvel was always a huge part of my childhood. I grew up watching the old, admittedly cheesy, “Spiderman,” “Fantastic Four,” and “Daredevil” movies, and read a “Spiderman” graphic novel with my dad b...

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