The Raider Review

Printed Progress Reports: A Waste

Kainoa Sittman, Staff writer

April 22, 2015

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The progress report has been a way to see where students are in their classes and how to improve while they still have time for as long as I can remember. But lately, the fidelity of these documents has declined. After progress...

294 People.

Tionna Johnson, Opinion Editor

April 20, 2015

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In four months, police have killed 294 people. 294 people. Walter Scott. Eric Harris. We add their names to a seeming invincible list that only and inevitably gets longer and larger every day. Walter Scott. Shot in the back a...

#BlackOutDay

Kai Waller, Senior Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

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On March 6 and April 3 Twitter, Tumblr and other social media platforms were inundated by pictures of people of color for a much needed #BlackoutDay to finally celebrate people who are generally unrepresented in media by encouraging...

Women Exist, Too

Kiara Romero, Senior Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

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“Boys’ football teams are hot!,” said some of my peers in one of my classes. “Boys’ basketball, OMG!!!” “How about the girls?” said another student. The others replied with indifference. The story shows the...

A Question For Your Comment

Tionna Johnson, Opinion Editor

February 10, 2015

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A couple of Friday nights ago I was browsing Yahoo News and came across an article about threats made to NYPD officers. Personally, I think threatening all police is a ridiculous risk to many innocent and good-willed police o...

Selma: Controversy Arises Over LBJ Portrayal

Nebeyu Mesfin, News Editor

January 20, 2015

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I think that almost everyone who has seen the movie Selma, released in the US on the 9th of this month, can agree that if not entertaining, it certainly is moving and inspirational. That is not what I am here to discuss. There has been...

Meninism vs. Feminism: It’s easy to mock our struggle when privilege is waiting at your feet

Tionna Johnson, Opinion Editor

November 17, 2014

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Nothing angers me more than one's indifference to ignorance. Recently on Twitter  two hashtags have gained popularity, #meninists and #yesallmen. They've not only become popular, but controversial as well. More specificall...

The Black Sheep of Society Has Become White

Bria Simmons, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 21, 2014

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Society has certainly changed since the conservative days of the 1950s. Especially when it comes to gay and interracial relationships. America's acceptance of gay relationships has certainly increased, and 32 states and D.C. now...

Pupils or Prisoners?

Pupils or Prisoners?

October 20, 2014

America is not “color-blind”

Kai Waller, Senior Staff Writer

October 16, 2014

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Many students who are black, like myself, have heard about the uproar in Ferguson and the police brutality around the country. If any students are like me, they wonder in the backs of their minds "Could I be next?" Even at...

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