The Rider Chronicle

A ‘Major’ Change

A ‘Major’ Change

Chris Greenwood, Co-Chief Editor

February 1, 2017

Most days, Senior Army Instructor Robert Smith doesn't just step into his car and spend 20 minutes travelling to work. He spends about one and a half hours and crosses a state border to teach his classes. "I started getting information on JROTC about 2 years before my retirement and always, in some...

Battle of the Arts 3 : Applied vs Performing

Battle of the Arts 3 : Applied vs Performing

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 27, 2017

This is for scientific purposes. Not research. Lol.

Battle of the Arts 2 : Fine vs Performing

Battle of the Arts 2 : Fine vs Performing

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 27, 2017

Performing is typically an art believed to be just an art rather than Fine Art. In reality, performing makes up its own art form which is the third art category that Battle of the Arts will observe. Performing Art is debatably the only art category that can put up a challenge to the music side of Fine Arts ...

Battle of the Arts 1 : Fine vs Applied

Battle of the Arts 1 : Fine vs Applied

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 27, 2017

Everywhere you look, there is art. The difference between visually hidden and apparent ideas within art drive two conflicting methods of application and expression by interpretation of onlookers. Battle of the Arts will be an observation of the art forms that cultivate today’s society, projected through t...

New Voter Advise

New Voter Advise

Maria Gandy, Reporter/Illustrator

December 7, 2016

For many reasons this particular election is one like no other. A famous businessman with little political experience, but a headstrong boldness is going against the first female candidate who has political experience is going to make the competition fierce. Many veteran voters are rattled by the optio...

National Merit Awards

National Merit Awards

Chloe Pak, Reporter

December 7, 2016

Two hundred and twenty-three. The score that opened so many opportunities and brought justice to every second spent prepping. With this score came the title: National Merit Semi-finalist. Rider Senior Madison Carlston has spent hours of her time, years even, dedicated to preparing for the SAT. ...

Breaking the Record

Breaking the Record

Victoria Hitchcock, Reporter

November 9, 2016

Rider swim team breaks a long standing record at invitational.

Ballot Influence

Ballot Influence

Lydia Angel, Co-Editor/Reporter

November 9, 2016

Before heading to the polls, people are influenced in different ways as to how they will cast their ballot.

Lipsynch

Victoria Hitchcock, Reporter

November 9, 2016

Lip Synch is a much loved production put on by Rider Theatre every year. It is exactly what it sounds like, the actors dance and lip synch to music according to the show’s theme. In year’s “Hall of Fame” Lip Synch, artists like Michael Jackson and David Bowie live on, on stage at least. With the...

Chasing the Waves

Chasing the Waves

Myla Johnston, Reporter

May 27, 2016

Sophomore Trinity Kronlein sat in her room, writing in a notebook full of poems. Her phone went off, Kronlein looked over and when she saw a message from freshman Aiden Potter, she played the recording. As she began to listen to the guitar solo, She looked back at her notebook. This was the beginning...

‘Bye Friend’

‘Bye Friend’

Sierra Hodges, Reporter

May 23, 2016

It’s a “hey pal” or a “hi friend” that makes her who she is. She’s known by name but even more by voice throughout the school. Senior Cortney Wood is known personally by all of the administration and most of the staff. She has such a great personality that they always have good things...

Hey, What’s That Smell?

Hey, What’s That Smell?

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 thing they noticed was the smell. “Sometimes you’re going to come up on a crime scene where ...

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