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Riya’s Senior Column

Riya's Senior Column

Riya Shah, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2020

Reading these senior columns as a freshman, it seemed like all four years of high school would lead up to this moment. My last monologue to confess my feelings, reminisce my ups and downs, say my thank yous, offer my advice and close out my last issue of The Pacer. Now I am finally at the end, I real...

Kamika’s Senior Column

Kamika's Senior Column

Kamika Patel, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2020

A Snapple cap had the power to change me. Now it wasn’t a magical cap that turned me into some sort of mystical creature, although that would be the most awesome thing to ever happen. It was the Maya Angelou quote inscribed inside the back of the bottle cap that read as, “If you don’t like some...

Lauren’s Senior Column

Lauren's Senior Column

Lauren Magana, Copy Editor

May 14, 2020

I’ve been waiting four years to write my senior opinion, and now that I finally am, I don’t exactly know how to feel. I wish more than anything that I could be writing this under different circumstances, one where I could give a proper goodbye to The Pacer and my time at RMHS. Unfortunately for me and many oth...

Laiken’s Senior Column

Laiken's Senior Column

Laiken Lockley, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

As my eighth-grade year came to a close, I was faced with the tough decision of attending high school at RMHS or continuing my schooling online to pursue my dream of becoming a professional figure skater and hopefully an Olympic athlete. I sat down with my parents, and we weighed the different option...

Julian’s Senior Column

Julian's Senior Column

Julian Rodriguez, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

Being involved with the Pacer and more specifically the Journalism class has taught me to improve my writing in every aspect.   When I was middle school, I knew that I had an affinity to write but my words always seemed to be convoluted once they were on the page. Specifically, the organiz...

Movie Theater’s Are Here To Stay

Sarah Tanny, Opinion Editor

May 12, 2020

The pleasing smell of warm buttered popcorn and the proud glow of the big screen in a darkened room are just two ways to describe the movie theater experience. Maybe you have a hot air popcorn popper in your house or a 75” TV, but nothing can compare to watching the big screen with your friends an...

How is COVID-19 affecting Pollution worldwide?

Sydney Zeglin, News Editor

May 10, 2020

According to the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, 28% of greenhouse gas emissions are sourced from transportation. In 2019, Greta Thunberg educated the world with her passionate and informative speeches about how future generations could gravely suffer due to the substantial amount of Carbon Dio...

YouTube Censorship

YouTube Censorship

Elizabeth Davenport, Entertainment Editor

March 31, 2020

Video streaming services have come a long way from YouTube’s first upload in 2005. In 2020, we have the power to stream cat videos, TikToks and learn how to file our taxes all at the click of a button. We can search for virtually anything and find at least a few results for just about any topic. The e...

Houston Astros found guilty of stealing signs

Michael Serritella, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

The MLB has had different scandals in the years from when the White Sox threw a playoff series to Pete Rose betting on games to Steroids hitting the league. This year, one of the biggest may have hit the league the hardest. When the Astros were found guilty of stealing signs from teams using a camera...

NBA Trades

Eli Morkert, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

DeMarcus Cousins, Dikembe Mutombo, Ray Allen, Carmelo Anthony. These are just some of the big names that have been traded on the trade deadline. The NBA season is entering the second half, not only does that mean more entertaining basketball, but it also means a whole lot of millionaires changing ci...

Survival Guide to Finals

Survival Guide to Finals

Kamika Patel, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2019

Do everyone a favor, including yourself, and before you continue reading, admit that you have procrastinated and or been somewhat unorganized about preparing for finals. If you have not been a victim of procrastination so far into the semester, then please bestow your superhuman ways upon the rest of...

Endlessly Scrolling

Endlessly Scrolling

Marianne Schraeder, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

Netflix has skyrocketed in popularity since its creation in 1998 (starting as an online DVD rental company) and has become a hotspot for TV show binging and an excuse for kids not to do their homework. It was a unique way to culminate tv shows that both already existed and were being created by said ...

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