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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Murray’s trophy is overshadowed by past tweets

Murray’s trophy is overshadowed by past tweets

Mark Nofri, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018


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On December 8, Kyler Murray, an American collegiate football/baseball player who plays for the Oklahoma Sooners, was awarded the Heisman trophy for his outstanding accomplishment in this 2018 football season . At the Heisman ceremony, Murray’s speech was angled towards his religious beliefs, his parent...

Leave the newlyweds in peace

Leave the newlyweds in peace

Mohammad Khan, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018


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After the increased backlash towards Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra Jonas, love prevails and they are now married after a four day ceremony in Rajasthan State. Many sources have been attacking Priyanka Chopra, a model and actress for being a ‘scam artist’ and conning Nick Jonas to further her ca...

We should let this song remain in the past

We should let this song remain in the past

Sydney Lauer, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018


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Christmastime is finally here, and that means tuning into your local radio station in order to listen to some of your favorite merry tunes. However, Star 102 in Cleveland, Ohio has decided to rightfully ban the song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” for its lyrics that are neither holly nor jolly. Wr...

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