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To those who stand idly by…

To those who stand idly by…

Jacob Thompson, Senior Reporter

November 6, 2019

To those who stand idly by, America is often touted as “the land of the free”. We celebrate the Fourth of July with explosives and cheap toys from inside carts, all the while, being proud of our independence. We all learned about how terrible King George III was in history class, and how we br...

Hill resigns from her House seat; clear sign of misogyny

Hill resigns from her House seat; clear sign of misogyny

Britney Amankwah, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

 On Sunday, Katherine Lauren Hill (32), a Democratic Representative for California, announced her resignation from Congress following recent allegations that she had improper relations with a campaign staffer before taking office. Hill’s resignation has also sparked conversations about biphobia be...

New state laws target the legality of abortion

New state laws target the legality of abortion

Aidan Alexander, Joshua Lastra, and Brendon Soubannarath

May 29, 2019

Did you know that at just four weeks during the gestation period the fetus begins to develop the spinal cords and brain? Babies begin to develop key bodily functions early on in pregnancy. The fetus develops cognitive abilities such as distinguishing sounds around them as early as 5 weeks after conce...

High School student in Ohio promposes, using racism as his punchline

High School student in Ohio promposes, using racism as his punchline

Jillian Potter, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2019

It is finally prom season--the season of finding the “right” dress, calling hairdressers, trying on multiple tuxedos, and, most importantly, the adorable promposals that we all wish to witness. However, in the case of this Ohio boy, his promposal to another young lady was not so adorable, and many m...

Former VP Joe Biden announces his presidential run – thank goodness

Former VP Joe Biden announces his presidential run – thank goodness

Sydney Lauer, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019

Finally, ladies and gentlemen, we have the presidential candidate that will save America. Just last Thursday former Vice President Joe Biden announced his candidacy for the 2020 election by launching a campaign video early Thursday morning on Twitter. In the first twenty-four hours of his campai...

Houston high school establishes dress code – for parents!

Houston high school establishes dress code – for parents!

Hailey Deitelbaum, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2019

Earlier this month, James Madison High School in Houston issued a new dress code, but this time, for parents. On April 9, Mrs. Carlota Outley Brown, principal of the high school, sent a letter home that included a list of clothing that parents cannot wear inside the school. “Hair rollers”, ...

An argument for public education

An argument for public education

Sydney Lauer, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

By definition, education is the process of receiving or giving systematic instruction, especially at a school or university. In the United States, the Constitution states that all kids, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, legal or social status, have the right to be given an education. Public schools ar...

An argument against Islamophobia

An argument against Islamophobia

Zehra Hidimoglu, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019

Salam Alaikum. Islamophobia has been here forever but became most prevalent and acceptable in the U.S post 9/11. When the faith of Islam is mentioned online whether on social media or a news channel,  most likely it has the words terrorist or extremist in close proximity. Just simple act...

An explanation of alcholism

An explanation of alcholism

Zachary Royka, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019

There is a lot of confusion and unanswered questions about alcoholism and how exactly it affects someone struggling with it. Alcoholism is like any other substance addiction affecting the reward, memory, and motivation systems of the brain. The addiction leads to unsteady physical and physiologic...

New Zealand shooting claims 49 lives

New Zealand shooting claims 49 lives

Kadrisha Bizati and Aferdita Emini

April 10, 2019

On March 15, 2019, in the small town of Christchurch, New Zealand, a terrorist attack occurred at two mosques, Masjid al Noor and Linwood Masjid, resulting in the deaths of at least forty-nine Muslims. The man that attacked the mosque streamed the attack live, with the video having the outline of ...

Trump overrides Devos’s Special Olympics cut

Trump overrides Devos’s Special Olympics cut

Sydney Lauer, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019

Last week the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, proposed and defended a budget that cut the special education funding by nearly 26% (about a $25.5M cut), including eliminating nearly $18M worth of funding for the Special Olympics. These cuts are a result of the Education Department facing a bud...

They only want what they deserve

They only want what they deserve

Aubrey Lyons, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019

On Monday, January 14, 2019, over 30,000 teachers walked out of their Los Angeles public-schools. This has been the first teacher strike in over three decades. You may be wondering why theses teachers are going on strike. A solid education plants seeds of knowledge in each child. And teachers are th...

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