Editor: Triston Green
I don’t hate Christmas. In fact, it’s the complete opposite. Christmas is my favorite holiday compared to the many other great ones, and I love it. I always look forward to it every single year, and it is the most beautiful time of the year. Christmas is a near-perfect holiday in all aspects, but the most significant issue and criticism I have on it? By the time Dec. 25 comes, I’m already annoyed with it and don’t care for the spirit anymore.
Everyone knows his name. James Bond. The James Bond films became a talking point recently. The reason being the decision to make British actress Lashana Lynch the new 007, which will make her the first woman to play the role. Lashana Lynch will play Nomi in the 2020 Bond film, "No Time to Die." She will also play 007 in upcoming installments of the Bond franchise. I think, for the Bond Franchise, this is not the right decision because male-led spy films do better than female-led, and they have already built up a reputation with James Bond.
In today’s society, many kids and teenagers are becoming more addicted to their phones as parents and others are giving them easier access to phones at a young age. When students are on their phones more, it causes them to lose focus and not have good attention spans. Phone usage is causing students to become more focused on their phones and their surrounding peers, rather than focusing on school and their future in education.
All it takes is a glance around the halls of Oswego High School to feel the pressure of attending a four-year college or university after graduating; classroom doors and bulletin boards are plastered with logos and posters. However, there are other options that better match the needs of many OHS students, both financially and demographically. As the editorial staff of 42Fifty, we feel that OHS pushes four-year colleges too much, while not promoting community college or other post-graduation options enough.
Of all the classes available at Oswego High School, there are three that stand out among the others. Besides taking your generic and required core classes, there are also multiple electives that you should look into. But there are so many options! How do you pick? This article will lay out three great options.