The Raider Review

Opinion: Disaster Preparedness in Minority Communities

Nyla Howell, Managing Editor

December 11, 2019

Hurricane Katrina was one of the most memorable weather events in the 21st Century. In 2005, the category 5 hurricane caused 125 billion dollars in damage. More than a million were left homeless, and about 2,000 people died. T...

Anti-Semitism is Alive and Well thanks to False Political Advertising and Social Media

Louisa Ellison, Co-Editor in Chief

December 4, 2019

Nazi and far rightists are resurfacing, emerging from the cracks, just when people thought they were gone. With them comes an age of fear for those in the Jewish community. I have woken up to the headlines, “mass shooting...

The Lack of SAT/ ACT Prep in PG County Schools are Failing Students

Iman Owens

December 4, 2019

As summer turns to fall, the looming fog of college application weighs on the nation’s high school seniors. While colleges look for eager, qualified applicants, they weigh numerous factors to decide who they want attending ...

Other Languages Should Not be Sacrificed to the English Language

Mary Chavez, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

In countries like the Philippines, the English language is seen as a mark of status. It means you’re well-educated, that you had the money and the resources to speak English well. Everyone knows at least a little bit of English,...

Disney’s Dirty Deal

Liam Heneghan, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

I’ve wanted to go into the film making industry for years. I was raised on classic movies from the Disney renaissance, and even today, I count Lilo and Stitch as one of my favorite films of all time; all that being said… the ...

Stop Catcalling; it’s a Universal Issue

Isabella Baker, Arts and Entertainment Section Editor

November 19, 2019

Catcalling, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is “a loud, sexually suggestive call or comment directed at someone publicly”. It is the result of allowing sexually-charged thoughts to be disguised as “complimen...

Extracurriculars should not be a part of college admissions

William Huang

November 18, 2019

There are several factors considered when a student applies to college: grades, SATs, and essays. But on top of all that, there are extracurriculars—a bad way to assess a student. Extracurriculars can be very misleading. In ...

Hi Friends, Please Vote!

Eli Hertzler-McCain, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

At America’s inception it was declared that all men are created equal. Based on that statement it could be assumed that all people are given an equal voice in the American democracy, but as with most assumptions, the above is ...

We need to Simplify the Long and Winding Road that is the U.S. Immigration Process

Chantal Greaves, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 15, 2019

The process of renewing green cards and visas is becoming tedious and long. On paper, it should take less than a few months for non-U.S citizens to receive the certifications necessary for them to travel to and settle in Amer...

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...

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