Rest assured, less homework is the answer

Sahar Khan, Raider Times staff

May 19, 2014

Filed under Opinion

When was the last time a student said she finished all of her homework and got enough hours of sleep? No, you probably haven’t heard that in a while. Studies, surveys, documentaries and discussions have come up but no change...

WHS needs to drop its new class-switch policy for better one

Gemma Carroll, Raider Times staff

April 13, 2014

Filed under Opinion

When Shirley Lundberg became the principal of Watertown High, the school started a new policy that students cannot drop classes or switch into new classes at any point throughout the year. This creates a lot of issues for students...

Without the freedom to marry, Americans pay a heavy price

Maddie Rocklin, Raider Times staff

April 9, 2014

Filed under Opinion

“It’s a free country.” This saying is heard countless times, all across the nation, every day. It’s the slogan of America; it’s what we pride ourselves on. Then why aren’t all people free? Many are still gripped by...

James Franco: an inspiration to just about everyone

Sahar Khan, Raider Times staff

March 31, 2014

Filed under Opinion

James Franco has been a true inspiration. The fact that he is talented in so many fields shows he hasn’t given up his life for fame. Knowing his passions and interests in the things he loves haven’t gone to waste is enough...

Seniors find rejection hard to take in any form

Kaitlyn Mendez, Raider Times staff

February 15, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Senior year is the probably the biggest of all of our high school years. It’s a time of making important decisions that determine what happens for the rest of our lives. A majority of the Watertown High School students, including...

The Plagiarist is the Fool

Amandeep Kaur, Staff Writer

March 6, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Plagiarism, a piece of writing or a type of work that has been copied, is one of the biggest problems in schools. It’s easier to copy other people’s work than do the work ourselves. It’s also easy to get Math homework from...

R.E.A.C.H – Our New Motto

Heidi Rush, Staff Writer

February 12, 2013

Filed under Opinion, WHS Student Life

WHS’ new school motto is a great way to get students and teachers motivated to do something good for themselves and for their community!  A school motto should be something that encourages the community to become better people....

Support for Animal Testing: The Harsh Reality

Jordan Terhune, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2013

Filed under Opinion

I would like to start off this editorial by clarifying that I am an animal lover. I have a couple of cats, a turtle, and I consider myself a die-hard defender of the small, furry and defenseless, which is why my positive stance...

Guns Don’t Kill People; People Kill People

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

January 3, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Opinion articles do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Raider Times staff nor its advisor.   Gun violence in the United States has exploded into astronomical proportions. There have been numerous mass shooting...