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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...

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

DORCHESTER, MA - APRIL 18:  Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in front of a Stop & Shop in support of union workers on April 18, 2019 in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Thousands of unionized Stop & Shop workers across New England walked off the job last week in an ongoing strike in response to a proposed contract which the United Food & Commercial Workers union says would cut health care benefits and pensions for employees.  (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

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”, ...

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