THE HARBINGER

Sam’s Roast Corner: Lighting a Fire Under Show Choir *

Sam’s Roast Corner: Lighting a Fire Under Show Choir *

By Sam Shipe, Opinion Editor

May 11, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

The show choirs at ZCHS seem to hold themselves just a bit *cough* *cough* very much above everyone else. What gives them this entitlement? How do they justify their pretentiousness? They complain nonstop for having to balance school work and daily life with all those gosh-darned practices. Well, gu...

Freaky Fresh: Debunked (Asparagus)

Freaky Fresh: Debunked (Asparagus)

By Morgan Galer, Student Life Editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Asparagus hasn’t had a sudden increase in fame as of late. However, that is no reason for the vegetable to not be hated by those far and wide who find the slimy, green, stalk a little unappetizing. The old are usually the first ones to jump at the sight of an asparagus plant. Springing up at any barbecue,...

Staycation 2k17

Staycation 2k17

By Erin Patterson, Staff

April 11, 2017


Filed under OPINION

What’s better than being in Zionsville when you have a whole week to leave and not miss anything? Just about everything. Expect for one thing: if you are someone who is staying home this spring break, you won’t see anyone you know. The typical Florida-goers will see more familiar faces than the...

Sam’s Roast Corner: The Harbinger Putting the Dead In Deadlines

Sam’s Roast Corner: The Harbinger Putting the Dead In Deadlines

By Sam Shipe, Staff

March 6, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

*Everything in this piece is an exaggeration. All roasts are meant in jest with no offense intended. I’m sorry what was I supposed to roast again? The Harbinger? Really? Wait what even is that? Oh, that borderline newspaper reject that everyone who orders a yearbook gets for free? This is too easy....

But the Children Love the Books: St. Anything

By Lindsay Herhusky, Sports Editor

March 5, 2017


Filed under OPINION, REVIEWS

Even before you crack open the pages this book draws you in. I must confess, I had been wanting to buy this book for a long time due to its’ gorgeous navy blue cover with a glowing carousel on the front. But it has been repeated to me again and again that you can not judge a book by its cover, and...

But the Children Love the Books: The Diabolic

But the Children Love the Books: The Diabolic

By Abigail Winters, Staff

February 27, 2017


Filed under OPINION, REVIEWS

What defines or makes us human? If we create something that looks and acts human, is it? Do we own what create, even if it’s alive? If we can create people like dolls, should we? In this riveting story about a girl engineered to kill, you discover what defines your own humanity. Nemesis, a Diabolic,...

Freaky Fresh: Debunked (Brussels Sprouts)

Freaky Fresh: Debunked (Brussels Sprouts)

By Morgan Galer, Student Life Editor

February 17, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

As I’m sure every one of you will notice as the next issue of The Harbinger graces your existence, there is no "Freaky Fresh: Debunked" in this issue. Tragic, sad, depressing, I know. We all know. I am sad to say that column has been terminated, ended, and will there will be no more vegetable and...

Unbiased Review: Waist Trainer

Unbiased Review: Waist Trainer

By Kelly Garcia, Assistant Web Editor

May 20, 2016


Filed under FASHION, OPINION

After I wrote my story for the print issue of the Harbinger, I began to wonder, what is the big deal with the waist trainers? The Kardashians have really influenced the female population in thinking that they need this item in their wardrobe. I know that there are a lot of health concerns that come alo...

Prom Promiscuity

Prom Promiscuity

By Morgan Galer, Student Life Editor

April 29, 2016


Filed under OPINION

As every high school student knows, public display of affection (PDA) is something that, unfortunately, happens way too often. From hallways to the back of the classroom, hormonal teenagers just cannot seem to cool off enough to save it for later. While it is no secret that prom is the birthplace of PDA (among ...

Talk2Us: Dating a Second Semester Senior

By Marissa Stacy and Claire Austin, Managing Editor and Staff

April 28, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Q: Is it worth it to start dating a second semester senior this late in the year?   A: There are pros and cons to dating a second semester senior this late in the year. We would like to point out the pros.   The first real deciding factor is if you like him or her, and we mean actually like...

Journey through the Political Playground: Capitalism

By Maeve, Staff

April 22, 2016


Filed under OPINION

For many years, I have listened intently as those around me have praised and discounted the various political belief structures available to us.  I could no longer stand idly by and allow others have all the fun. I decided that in order to differentiate between fact and fiction, I would need to immerse...

Amnesty For Immigrants

Amnesty For Immigrants

By Ella Peavler, News Editor

April 19, 2016


Filed under OPINION

The topic of illegal immigration has frequently presented itself in the 2016 presidential election. Even before that, it has been a heated topic of discussion. According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, there are an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country, and that number...

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