The Rider Chronicle

A Decade of Electronicas

A Decade of Electronicas

Meghan Helton, Reporter

May 20, 2019


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The stage darkens and the crowd quiets. Something moves in the black lights and luminescent faces emerge. They get in formation and the show begins. Every year Electronica has a theme and this performance is no different. In fact, the audience can expect an amazing show that’s like nothing they’v...

Gotta Catch’em All

Gotta Catch’em All

Mandy Huynh, Reporter

May 20, 2019


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Welcome to the world of Pokemon! This world is inhabited by creatures called pokémon! For some people, pokémon are pets. Others use them for fights. Now are you a boy or a girl? Based on the The Detective Pikachu Game (2016), the new 2019 Detective Pikachu movie left longtime fans anticipating and...

The Game of a Lifetime

The Game of a Lifetime

Sandra Le, Reporter

May 7, 2019


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Some teenagers are often told that their attachment to their electronic devices “doesn’t allow them to fully enjoy life.” Now, thanks to the hard work of game developer Candywriter LLC, BitLife, a life-simulation game,  a person now has the opportunity to control a fictional character’s life ...

Teens Swiping Right

Teens Swiping Right

Emily Dillard, Reporter

April 16, 2019


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The famous dating app ‘Tinder’, known for its swiping left and right feature, has been around since 2012. Adults who either want to try something new and or find it hard to meet people in the ‘real world’ usually end up on this app or one of the many others. Although meant for 18 and up, it has bee...

Rising to a New Challenge

Rising to a New Challenge

Abigail Fitchie, Reporter

April 2, 2019


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A new face can be seen on the soccer field since as Britany Schmidt, a health science teacher steps up to take the role of head coach for the JVB Girl’s soccer team. She may be a coach, but she is also a teacher, wife, and mother all at once. “It’s a lot of work and it was more time consuming than I wa...

Junior Takes a New Approach to Organization

Junior Takes a New Approach to Organization

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief

March 11, 2019


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Before he carried the 28-pound laundry basket, Junior Nathan Carlston would carry a backpack, but this wouldn’t last. His backpack would be organized for 2-3 weeks before transitioning to a pile of papers that became well known by students across the school. This lasted for weeks until Carlston, while...

Political Position

Political Position

Mandy Huynh, Reporter

March 7, 2019


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1500 miles away from his family, junior Travis Christoff stood in Washington D.C as a page for the senator when President Donald Trump walked over to him to chat. “The President talked to us for a little bit, he said ‘Y’all are doing a great job, I wish I had your job’, and it was really coo...

Two Competitors Take a Bite Out Of Apple

Two Competitors Take a Bite Out Of Apple

Meghan Helton, Reporter

March 6, 2019


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One of the biggest debates of the 21st century just got bigger. Apple and Android have been competing with each other for an entire decade already, and the smartphone industry isn’t dying out anytime soon. Now, with the more recent addition of Apple Music, the debate has escalated to include a riva...

Written in the Stars

Written in the Stars

Sandra Le, Reporter

March 1, 2019


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Zodiac signs are an interesting part of life. They supposedly show what your personality is like, who you’re more compatible with, or what your emotions are. The question is, do people actually believe in them? Freshman Nichole Music explains that she always sees zodiac signs on Pinterest, and the...

A Harsh Reality

A Harsh Reality

Victoria Hitchcock, Reporter

February 25, 2019


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The Netflix thriller “You” is the latest binge-worthy show that leaves all it’s viewers shocked, disturbed, and wanting more. While many events in the television show may seem outrageous to some viewers, people who have been in abusive relationships can relate in several ways.  Based on the no...

New Year, New You

New Year, New You

Sandra Le, Reporter

February 22, 2019


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The New Year came and many people either chose a New Year’s resolution or a One-Word idea to follow throughout the year. New Year’s resolutions are like life goals such as losing weight, studying harder, eating healthier and even more, while one-words surround the idea of how you want to approac...

A New Face on Campus

A New Face on Campus

Mandy Huynh, Reporter

February 22, 2019


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Our newest assistant principal, Amanda Mann chose to make the move here when she got some advice about her life from a friend. “One of them said we should make the life we want to live.  So, I decided I wanted to live here with my friends, so I moved in July,” she said. “The job for Rider came...

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