The Raider Review

Alabama Should not Restrict the Reproductive Rights of Women

Kenny Davis and Louisa Ellison

June 7, 2019

As of May 5th, 2019, women’s reproductive rights in the state of Alabama are in jeopardy.= One of the most restrictive bills on women’s reproductive rights the country has ever seen was officially signed into law by the...

Sandra Oh and the Future of the Golden Globes

Amelia Komisar-Bury, Opinion Editor

May 16, 2019

For decades, Hollywood has been sending us a message. If you aren't attractive, tan, wide-smiled, and white, you do not have a place in the center of a movie poster or title sequence on TV. If you aren't a white comedian, preferably with a lon...

Me Too – The Revolution We Were All Waiting For

Louisa Ellison, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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