Pine Whispers

The Great Debate: Best College Rivalry

Anson Walldorf and Jack Peatross

March 23, 2019

Filed under Opinions

Anson Walldorf, Auburn-Alabama is the best college rivalry Once a year, at the end of November, Auburn and Alabama meet in the Iron Bowl. The Iron Bowl is one of the most hyped up football rivalries in the country and the ...

Winston’s favorites: Village Juice or Organix

Kimia Ashraf, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019

Filed under Opinions

The popularity of juice shops and healthy restaurants is on the rise, and they have recently made their way to Winston-Salem after originating in larger cities around the country up to a few years ago. Healthy “aesthetically-p...

The ACT is better than the SAT and here’s why

Eliza Carlton, Features Editor

March 23, 2019

Filed under Opinions

As a high school student, I have suffered through years of standardized testing, none comparing to the stress and expectations that come with taking the SAT and ACT.  While test taking skills differ from person to person, I stand ...

Attention! Medication is not the only answer

Ben Westscott, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019

Filed under Opinions

“Just take a pill. It will solve your problems.” Perpetual modernization in science and technology allows us as a society to understand, develop and treat mental disorders more prominently than ever before. The most common me...

The future of the Rowdies should be female

Laura Doughton, Online Editor

March 1, 2019

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The Rowdies are a staple at Reynolds. They attend athletic events to cheer on the teams, providing some much needed enthusiasm and support that is often lacking. The Rowdies, the student section here at RJR, is comprised of student...

Is Amazon getting too big?

Ben Westcott, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Filed under Opinions

“Just order it online,” is a common thing to say to someone who cannot find something they are looking for, or if they are too lazy to go get it themselves. Thanks to corporate tycoon Jeff Bezos and his wildly successful co...

Is Valentine’s Day overrated or underrated?

Emelie Patti, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Filed under Opinions

Valentine’s Day, as you know, is the day where couples around the world celebrate the love that they have for each other. Many people celebrate the day in joy and love while others do not celebrate the day at all. Some might find the...

Is the Metric System the right move?

Adam Budd, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Filed under Opinions

We have gone our whole lives using measurements such as inches, feet and pounds. That might not be the case for much longer. The United States is behind the curve in terms of the system of measurement. Changing over to the metric ...

Toxic masculinity and the Gillette ad

Katie Reynolds, A&E Editor

March 1, 2019

Filed under Opinions

In January Gillette, a major razor company, launched a controversial ad campaign entitled The Best Men Can Be. The ad is similar to the #MeToo movement, demonstrating the way toxic masculinity affects both men and women, whether...

Sherman’s Science Column: Missing Mass

Liam Sherman, News Editor

March 1, 2019

Filed under Opinions

Physicists and astronomers have long tried to identify exactly what our universe is made of. In the late 19th century scientists believed an ‘aether’ permeated the cosmos and was the medium through which light passed. Event...

Midterms squander seniors’ enjoyment of final year

Elizabeth Youssef, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2019

Filed under Opinions

Senior year is supposed to be a time of fun and enjoyment. We have made it this far. We have conquered junior year. We are supposed to be able to enjoy the last football and basketball games, winter break and Key Club Folli...

Flannels Year Round

Flannels Year Round

February 23, 2019

The Student News Site of RJ Reynolds High School
Opinions