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“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...

End standardized testing; protect students’ mental health

End standardized testing; protect students’ mental health

Lauren Rupsis, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2019

This past April, twenty students in India committed suicide after hearing their standardized test results. However, the results were altered due to an error in the software solutions firm, Globarena Technologies Private Limited. There is overblown importance on these tests that needs to be stopped. Ju...

Hashtag activism raises awareness

Hashtag activism raises awareness

Taina Lugo, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2019

Over the decades, since modern civilization began, really, people have been standing up for what they believe is right and just. Examples include the 1920’s suffragettes, advocating for women’s right to vote, to the 60’s civil rights protests.  We as a society have deemed this as Activism. Something Oxford d...

Ohio Abortion Bill Proposes Medically Impossible Procedure

Ohio Abortion Bill Proposes Medically Impossible Procedure

Alivia Stonier, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2019

Ohio state representatives John Becker and Candice Keller, have attempted to introduce a bill in the House of Representatives that is both uneducated and disrespectful to women.  What is the Bill that was announced as of April you may ask? Another new abortion bill.  The bill aims to prevent ...

A ball game breaks the bank

A ball game breaks the bank

Shravani Daptardar, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2019

Are we charging our sports fans too much in order to pay their athletes?  Everyone likes watching baseball, football or even tennis in stadiums to see their favorite players play. As fans watch the players they may get hungry or thirsty after sitting for 3 to 5 hours in the hot weather. Stadiums...

Kaepernick deserves to play

Kaepernick deserves to play

Josh Trabka and Qasim Zia

December 4, 2019

Former quarterback and current Nike spokesperson Colin Kaepernick deserves a chance to play in the National Football League again. In his short career with the San Francisco 49ers, Kaepernick led his team to a Superbowl appearance in 2013 after replacing an injured Alex Smith. In 2014 he helped the 49...

“It’s not about 30 pesos. It’s about 30 years” Why Chile is up in flames over metro fares

“It’s not about 30 pesos. It’s about 30 years” Why Chile is up in flames over metro fares

Faith Williams, Managing Editor

December 4, 2019

  “The protesters’ rage is born of the frustrations of everyday life.” - Editorial Board, The New York Times In Chile, a political unrest in response to the country’s staggering wealth inequality status is entering its fourth week. As said inequalities threaten the country’s stabi...

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...

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