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November 16, 2016

Opinion: Not My President

Rokhaya Niang and Maya Whaley

November 16, 2016

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By the early morning of November 9th, it was clear that presidential nominee Donald Trump would win the 2016 presidential election. Well before this, though, social media sites including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat...

Opinion: Talking to my Dad about the Election

Zsyrii Ennis, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016

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On November 8, Donald Trump was selected as the president-elect for the years of 2017-2021. Half of the United States was in complete shock while the other half were jumping for joy. Many voters chose not to vote this year due...

Opinion: My Confusing and Disappointing First Time Voting

Dionne Dean, Sports Editor

November 14, 2016

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A black female. A young black female. For me, voting was taking a stand in a minor - yet such a major - way and using my voice in different ways that most people wouldn't even consider. Being a first time voter, I honestly didn't...

Opinion: We Need More Options Than The Military

Megan Leonard, News Editor

November 1, 2016

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The military is very present at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, shown through the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program, and the relative Aerospace classes offered. For many people, it's an optional and informa...

How Students Feel About Social Media Activism

Rokhaya Niang, Opinion Editor

October 11, 2016

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The internet, namely social media, is now a widely used tool in the discussion of social issues. Networks such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram allow people to view all sides of different issues, as well as to share their own...

AFJROTC Students Report on Summer Leadership Program

Nate Donoghue, Special to The Raider Review

September 23, 2016

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This report was compiled by Nate Donoghue, who is a member of the AFJROTC.  Twenty Four (24) Eleanor Roosevelt High School (MD-901) Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) cadets attended the annual summer C...

Opinion: Larry Hogan and the Disappearing School Days

Owen Roy, Managing Editor

September 22, 2016

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Larry Hogan has recently signed an executive order that effectively forces all Maryland school systems to start on Labor Day, and still end by June 15th. While most students are likely ecstatic for the opportunity to have a few...

The Art of Roasting

Noah Waldron, Managing Editor

April 8, 2016

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Roasting, cooking, joaning - synonyms which an ERHS student is likely familiar with because they exist within a culture that does not stray from the admiration of savagery. Roasting is defined: “To humorously mock or humiliate...

Student Opinion: Schools Taking Extreme Precautionary Measures

Nancy Vu, Assistant Managing Editor

April 6, 2016

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When the word “school” comes to mind, we often think of a safe, nurturing environment where students come to learn. But really, how safe is a school nowadays? Recently, P.G. County Police arrested Deonte Carraway, 22, on account...

From the Adviser’s Desk: March

Mrs. Audrey Ruoff, Faculty Adviser

March 21, 2016

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There are guidelines for conduct in any online community, but in particular there are some that apply specifically to a student publication at a public high school. The staff of the student paper, with my support, encourages com...

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