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Rapper releases a loathsome video that falls short of its intention

Rapper releases a loathsome video that falls short of its intention

Zachary Crosswait, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

Newly famous and deranged rapper, XXXTentacion, or Jahseh Onfroy, is receiving widespread and warranted backlash for depicting a white child lynched in his new video. Onfroy released his music video for hit song, “Look At Me!” on Tuesday, which displayed these disturbing images. The music video open...

Stricter gun laws can deter future mass shooters

The windows broken by Stephen Paddock at Mandalay Bay

Emily Dinis, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

On October 1, 2017, a mass shooting in Las Vegas re-ignited the controversy of gun control.  Without stricter gun control laws, people like Stephen Paddock will continue to take lives. Stephan Paddock is the shooter who attacked the Jason Aldean country music concert in Las Vegas from the 32nd floo...

Women strike back in defense of McGowan

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Jayden Palermo, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

On Friday, October 13th, multiple women (and men) across the Twitter universe stood with Rose McGowan to boycott the social media site. McGowan was silenced in the aspect that Twitter had suspended her from tweeting. She could no longer make her voice be known for herself and for others. The “Charm...

Dove is distasteful, creates controversy

Dove's controversial ad campaign

Timothy Paul, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

Earlier this month, pictures flooded social media of a new Dove commercial that went viral because of its controversial images. The intolerant three second video showed a black woman taking off her shirt and becoming a white woman. The media and general public quickly jumped the gun posting how ...

Does motivation matter? The BSA makes extraordinary change

Does motivation matter? The BSA makes extraordinary change

Elliott Dupont, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

On Wednesday, the Boy Scouts of America unanimously agreed on an extraordinary change that will soon allow girls to become Cub Scouts and earn the organization's highest honor of Eagle Scout. Similarly to that of other historic decisions (such as allowing "known or avowed homosexuals" as members i...

Mayim Bialik creates controversy with her views on Hollywood sexual harassment

Mayim Bialik arrives at the 2015 Performers Peer Group Celebration Presented by The Television Academy at the Montage Hotel on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

Hypatia Day, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

On October 13, 2017 Mayim Bialik, American actress and neuroscientist, posted an op-ed in the New York Times about Harvey Weinstein and the sexual harassment charges against him. While her intentions may have been helpful, her words have caused warranted controversy. Recently, more than 50 women h...

#MeToo is a phenomenon

#MeToo is a phenomenon

Faith Williams, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017

Following the Harvey Weinstein case, a current online trend known as #MeToo, started by actress Alyssa Milano on Twitter, is sweeping the nation as thousands of people are coming forward to discuss the issue of sexual harassment. The motif of the hashtag is to express sexual harassment as a worldwide pr...

The new ADA bill of 2017 causes more harm than good

President George H.W. Bush signs the ADA - 1990.

Nadage Beausejour, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

July 26th marked the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. It was signed by George H.W. Bush in 1990. It has been repeatedly attacked ever since, with the most recent attack introduced by Texas congressman Ted Poe (R). What comes with this new bill is a long, unneeded, discouraging ...

Some Halloween costumes are inappropriate

Children showing off their Halloween costumes

Sollange Pinto, Editor

October 26, 2017

Halloween is the one time of year when anyone can be anything or anyone else. We can become our dreams. Until, of course, someone always has to ruin the party. So, Halloween is fun but there’s always that one costume at the party that makes everyone uncomfortable - that throws the whole feng...

New show “Big Mouth” causes controversy

New show

Carol Ann Gladstone, Editor

October 26, 2017

On September 29 2017, Netflix dropped the new animated original animated show “Big Mouth.” Everyone quickly hopped onto their devices to watch the show “Big Mouth” and - of course - it offended people and caused controversy. The animated series takes viewers on the journey of young teens go...

A different opinion on an established issue

A different opinion on an established issue

Victoria Tran, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

  On July 14, 2015, Ta-nehisi Coates released his book, Between the World and Me, a rather pessimistic recollection of the racist reality of our world. Coates’s book was intended for his son, explaining to him the history of slavery, segregation, and racism, and how they still continue to play ...

We have a problem with forgiveness

We have a problem with forgiveness

Aryana Powell, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

With rampant violent crimes happening in our country, forgiveness should not be so easily granted. I strongly believe that despite your religious views it is not okay for someone to take an innocent life. When people forgive a person for committing a horrible act upon someone and they forgive them, ...

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