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Me Too – The Revolution We Were All Waiting For

Louisa Ellison, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

Filed under Opinions

In the last few years, #metoo has taken center stage, giving survivors of sexual violence the power and confidence to speak out.  Though I have not been sexually assaulted, I am relieved that if I were to be, I would be taken...

Wall-E: A Love Story for the Ages

Amelia Komisar-Bury, Opinion Editor

February 13, 2019

Filed under Opinions

This Valentine's Day dip some strawberries, find a super soft blanket, and cuddle up to a beautiful, multi-dimensional romance. Of course I am speaking of the 2008 Pixar motion-picture, Wall-E. Wait, wait, wait; before you click away, hea...

Ladies, It’s Not Over Yet

Ladies, It’s Not Over Yet

February 12, 2019

Vegans Shouldn’t Force Their Lifestyles on Others

Londyn Mason, Opinion Editor

May 9, 2018

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Veganism is the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products, particularly in diet, and an associated philosophy that rejects the commodity status of animals. Some people become vegans because of health reasons; others ...

Reaction to Kanye West Remarks

Kobe Broadwater, Sports Editor

May 8, 2018

Filed under A&E, Music, Opinions

On Tuesday May 1st, rapper and designer Kanye West brought negative attention to himself during a TMZ Live appearance. West made controversial comments about slavery and also released a new song titled "Ye vs the People." Kanye...

Ask Zsyrii: Crushing Crushes

Zsyrii Ennis, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2018

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Dear Zsyrii, My friend who's a junior has developed feelings for a senior, and she doesn't know what to do about her feelings. -Concerned Friend Dear Concerned Friend, Crushes are already complicated enough whether...

How You Look in the Mirror VS On Camera

Londyn Mason, Opinion Editor

May 2, 2018

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Do you ever go and look in the mirror and look absolutely amazing? You are just mesmerized by yourself and can't believe how good you look. You decide that this is the right moment to take some selfies. You pull your phone out...

Free and Cheap Ways to Learn Languages

Kendall Chappell, News Editor

April 27, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Student Life

With Advanced Placement courses becoming increasingly emphasized in the college process, it may be hard to find the time to squeeze in an elective like Spanish or French, especially if you're not already advanced in it. While...

Physical Copies Of Music Will Be Extinct

Ethan Philpott, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 27, 2018

Filed under Opinions

When was the last time you've seen anyone with a CD player or cassette? Okay, now when was the last time you saw someone listening to a song on Apple Music? I guarantee the latter was more recent. According to the International...

Investigating the Root of Black on Black Crime: Part I

Zsyrii Ennis, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2018

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In June 1971, President Richard Nixon declared a "war on drugs." The war's purpose was to stop illegal drug use, distribution and trade by increasing and enforcing penalties for offenders. According to CNN, John Ehrlichman,...

Protests Are Ineffective When The System Supports Them

Dayana Foster, Managing Editor

April 13, 2018

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Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District, the 1969 landmark Supreme Court case, set a precedent for public school protests that adheres in the United States today. It was ruled that students attending public ...

The Syrian War and Why We Should Help

Habibah Khaled, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018

Filed under Opinions

The Syrian War is an ongoing conflict between Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, along with his supporters, and those against him. According to CNN, the war is becoming far more complex now that several countries are ge...

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