The Raider Review

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

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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...

Ask Zsyrii: “Good” Friend

Zsyrii Ennis, Co-Editor in Chief

March 28, 2018

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Dear Zsyrii, What do I do when my friend gets a boo and leaves me to hang out with them leaving me to feel excluded and lonely? -Good Friend Dear Good Friend, I've been that friend before when I had a boyfriend, but...

Students Top 5 Things to Do For Spring Break

Jordyn Lyles, Business Manager

March 27, 2018

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I asked about 30 students for fun things to do for spring break. The top five things to do are: iFLY- iFLY is an indoor skydiving place that many students suggested. This looks so fun - participants are literally flying indoors, and it ...

Physical Discipline Isn’t Wrong

Londyn Mason, Opinion Editor

March 27, 2018

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There is a big argument going on about whether as parent you should use physical discipline on your child or not.  While some do not feel there is anything wrong with it, others are strictly against it. It is getting to a point...

A Make Or Break Album: Lil Yachty’s Lil Boat 2 Review

Ethan Philpott, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 27, 2018

Filed under A&E, Music, Opinions

I've been a huge fan of Lil Yachty since 2015. Songs like "Hella O's", "Minnesota", and the song that put Yachty on the map - "One Night", took Yachty from underground rap king to a mainstream success. His debut mixtape "Lil Boat",...

Senioritis Isn’t a Joke

Londyn Mason, Opinion Editor

March 27, 2018

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I have been ready for my senior year in high school since 6th grade. That was when stuff started to get hard to me. I couldn't wait to get to my senior year. All that I was anticipating was prom for the most part. Now I am here....

Seniors List Top 5 Things to do Before Graduation

Jordyn Lyles, Business Manager

March 27, 2018

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I spent a day hanging out by the senior caves and asking seniors what they wanted to do before they graduated. According to about 20 randomly sampled seniors the top five things to do are: Graduate -More than one senior said they ...

Student Opinion on Senior Dues

Jordyn Lyles, Business Manager

March 23, 2018

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Senior prom, senior trip, and graduation night tickets will go on sale this week, from March 20 through 22. Most students said that the prices are good compared to other schools. Some think that it is a lot to pay for because ...

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