The Raider Review

Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem Causes Backlash in Gaza Strip

Nyla Howell, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018

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Relocated United States Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel. On May 14, the US had an ceremony in Washington, DC for the opening of an US embassy in Jerusalem. This fueled anger in Palestinians and started deadly protests at the boarder of the two countries. It was a day of celebration for the Israelis and a day of fury for the Palestinians. The Israelis were celebrating the 70th anniversary of the creation of their country and the relocation ...

Ms. Lyles Retires After 35 years with PGCPS

Bianca Alvarado, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018

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After working for 35 years in PGCPS and spending 24 years of those years at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, Ms. Sandra Lyles retired on May 1st. Ms. Lyles started working for PGCPS in 1983. She worked as a social studies teac...

Students Perspective on the Me Too Movement

Zsyrii Ennis, Co Editor-In-Chief

May 16, 2018

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With sexual assault victims gaining the strength to confront their attackers there has been more attention drawn to sexual assault awareness. For one, there has been a popularized hashtag on social media, the #metoo hashtag. According...

Ways to be More Environmentally Conscious

Kendall Chappell, News Editor

May 16, 2018

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Sure, Earth is great and all; but sometimes, it may be hard to do your part to save it. Maybe you don’t own a recycling bin, or have too much homework to participate in a local stream clean. Despite this, it's easy to simply not do thin...

Girls Lacrosse Team Wins County Championship

Jordyn Lyles, Business Manager

May 16, 2018

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On Saturday May 5th, the Eleanor Roosevelt High School girls lacrosse team defeated Bowie High School 16-7 to finish off their 2017-2018 season undefeated. According to senior and captain of the lacrosse team, Vivian Tran said the strat...

2 Bodies Discovered Near Pond in Oklahoma

Angel Major, Student life editor

May 16, 2018

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Two African American men, Alize Smith and Jarron Moreland, were found dead on April 18th, 2018 by a pond near Moore, Oklahoma. The victims were shot, dismembered and dumped in a near by body of water. The two 21-year-olds ...

Boys Lacrosse Team Bring Home the Trophy

Kobe Broadwater, Sports Editor

May 16, 2018

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On Saturday May 6th the Roosevelt Raiders defeated Gwynn Park 16-2 to complete their undefeated season. Coach Scott Sorenson led the Raiders to their first Lacrosse county championship. In the previous two years the Raiders...

More Female Involvement in the MS-13

Londyn Mason, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018

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On January 8, 2017, two females, 15-year-old Damaris Reyes Rivas was stabbed 13 times by 18-year-old Venus Romero Iraheta in Springfield, VA. They were both affiliated with the widely-known gang MS-13. Newer MS-13 cliques in...

ERHS Hosts Day of Solutions

Bessie Huang, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018

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On April 20th, 2018, in honor of the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, Eleanor Roosevelt High School held a student-organized Day of Solutions in the auditorium. The Day of Solutions involved registering students...

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