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The justice system continues to fail people of color

The justice system continues to fail people of color

Britney Amankwah, Senior Editor

October 27, 2020

For centuries, the government and criminal justice system has failed people of color. Minorities tend to be underrepresented, deprioritized, and marginalized in the hands of the law. In recent years, the media has been used to shed light on the cruelty, injustice, and inequity people of color have f...

Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples' Day?

Matthew Davy, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2020

The second Monday of October, currently recognised as the federal holiday, Columbus Day, may be changed to “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” as a result of pressure from activists, as well as the current political climate. Columbus Day has been celebrated, on the second Monday in October, as a federal...

President Trump is released from hospital

President Trump is released from hospital

Shravani Daptardar, Senior Editor

October 26, 2020

As Covid-19 cases continue to rise around the world and with the 2020 election almost here, a lot has been going on in the nation.  Recently even bigger things came up when the President of the United States, Donald Trump, declared he tested positive for Covid-19 on October 2nd. He tweeted that he and ...

Continuous rage over mask worldwide. Why is this happening?

Continuous rage over mask worldwide. Why is this happening?

Amanda Haye, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2020

Baseball player Aubrey Huff announced on Twitter that he was no longer going to wear a mask inside any business on June 23, 2020. He states “it's unconstitutional to enforce.”  Most states in America have issued some level of a mask mandate in order to quell the coronavirus pandemic. Since th...

The first debate was not a debate

The first debate was not a debate

Cameron Jacobs, Editor

October 12, 2020

Sparks flew on September 29th at Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio during the First Presidential Debate as both men spoke over one another and the moderator. The debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden began at 9:00 ET and was moderated by Fox News’s Chris Wal...

Biden dominates the first debate

Biden dominates the first debate

Faith Arcuri, Senior Editor

October 12, 2020

Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden battled President Donald Trump in the first 2020 Presidential Debate on Tuesday September 29, and prevailed due to his calm, professional demeanor throughout the debate. The debate consisted of various sections that prompted discussions about health care, COVID...

Protesters continue to demand justice for George Floyd

Protesters continue to demand justice for George Floyd

Hailey Almonte, Senior Reporter

September 29, 2020

Monday, May 25th of 2020, marks the day that a 46-year-old innocent black man was arrested and killed by four police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota. That man was George Floyd.  George Floyd was arrested that Monday for allegedly buying cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 bill. An employee who worked ...

Navy officer fired for writing a letter

Navy officer fired for writing a letter

Britney Amankwah, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2020

On April 3, 2020, Captain Brett E. Crozier, commanding officer of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, was fired for writing a letter to his superiors demanding more help because coronavirus was spreading rapidly on his ship.  By removing him from command, senior Navy officials said they were protecting the h...

The ADA needs enforcement

The ADA needs enforcement

Alivia Stonier, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2020

It is a regular afternoon in my town and I decide I want to grab a tea or coffee, yet in order to do so my mother has to lift me over a curb and a cement slab step as my sister holds the door.  Or maybe I decide I want to go to dinner with my dad at his favorite restaurant but there are stairs and...

“Our enemy is right here!” Why Americans should stand in solidarity with Iranian citizens

“Our enemy is right here!” Why Americans should stand in solidarity with Iranian citizens

Faith Williams, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

Belonging to the number one military power in the world, it is ignorant of American citizens  to be fearful of Iranian “escalations”.  On January 3rd, Iranian general Qasem Solelmani was killed in an airstrike on Baghdad International Airport in Iraq. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, recent...

I remember meeting a girl…

I remember meeting a girl...

Alivia Stonier, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2020

On December 15th of 2019 in Tullow, Ireland a small town located on the outskirts of Carlow a 16 year old girl by the name Angela Doran commited suicide on the Tullow bridge in the early hours of the morning.  Angela was one of my closest friends; we had met on a discord server in 2017. Discord fo...

Belief in Santa perseveres

Belief in Santa perseveres

Britney Amankwah and Shravani Daptardar

December 16, 2019

 The Santa Claus myth can be traced back hundreds of years to a monk named St. Nicholas. Nicholas was born sometime around 280 A.D. in Patara, near Myra in modern-day Turkey.  Saint Nicholas became famous for giving away all of his inherited wealth and traveling the countryside to help the poor...

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