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Hannah Wilson is one of two Rider athletes heading to the state powerlifting meet.

Q/A with state powerlifters Hannah Wilson and Lance Asmus

Meghan Helton, Reporter March 11, 2020

It may only be their first year powerlifting, but Rider's Hannah Wilson and Lance Asmus have proven to be quick learners.  Both will represent the Raiders at their respective state meets later this...

Battle of the Arts 5 : Applied vs Applied

Design : A production which shows the look and function of objects before they are built.
Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager March 21, 2017

We have learned to only view the visual and musical beauties of the Fine Arts without considering that not even our acting or dancing could be art. Performing Arts aside, Battle of the Art’s next observation...

Battle of the Arts 4 : Fine vs Fine

Inspiration : The process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something creative.
Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager March 21, 2017

Music is a special form of art. One that is split between Performing and Fine Arts. Focusing on the Fine Art side, with the rest of Fine Arts stuck in the moment of time it is framed, music is a wavering...

In Forensic Science, the class did a study of human decomposition where they used pieces of meat left out for several days to simulate maggot growth on a human body. “Seeing the maggots as soon as Weber rolled it over was really disturbing,” senior Amber Dorsman said. “It was kind of interesting, just really nasty.”

Hey, What’s That Smell?

Forensic Science class studies maggot production in crime scenes
Lilia Ruiz and Shannon Pyle, Reporter and Co-Editor-in-Chief May 23, 2016

Preparations were made. The windows were all closed. All the rooms surrounding the courtyard were warned. It was all ready. As the Forensic Science students walked out onto their crime scene the first...

Fighting For Her Life

Junior diagnosed with rare cancer, students raise money in support
Jaidyn Lehman, Reporter May 23, 2016

“I’m sorry to tell you this, but you have stage one cancer.” That statement shifted junior Shelby Walter’s life forever. At 16 years old, Walter was diagnosed with Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma...

Will Rainwater gives blood during the blood drive the week of Thanksgiving.

Blood Drive Gives Life

Cortney Wood, Reporter December 15, 2014

A near death experience drives student council president Sara Sorge to make each Rider blood drive a success. “I lost so much blood my sophomore year that I had a heart attack,” Sorge said. “People...

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