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“13 Reasons Why” and its morality are questioned

“13 Reasons Why” and its morality are questioned

Jillian Ginty, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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The brand new Netflix original series “13 Reasons Why” is blowing up in the media-- but not all for the right reasons.   Based off Jay Asher’s 2007 novel of the same title, the show was co-produced by pop star Selena Gomez and her mother Mandy Teefey. It has received both tons of acclaim and ...

Local man destroys two-party system by being annoying on Facebook

Local man destroys two-party system by being annoying on Facebook

Jared Aponte, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017


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FACEBOOK COMMENTS SECTION — An unidentified Libertarian who asked to be referred to only by his username, Supreme Meme Man, absolutely demolished the Two-Party System on Friday when he shared an anti-taxation meme from the East Tennessee Libertarian Party meme page. This assault on the norms of ou...

Madonna burns some bridges in her fiery speech

Madonna burns some bridges in her fiery speech

Olivea Hubbard, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


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On January 21, 2017, only one day after the inauguration of Donald J. Trump, a Women’s March took place. 673 marches happened worldwide, and in Washington, D.C, Madonna made quite the unforgettable speech. The speech started off pretty basic, with her saying things such as, “good did not win ...

Annual pro-life demonstration occurred on January 27th

Annual pro-life demonstration occurred on January 27th

Samantha Sbat, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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  The 44th annual March for Life, the world's largest annual pro-life demonstration will be held on January 27, 2017 in Washington D.C. Tens of thousands of Americans are set to travel from across the nation for this dignified protest to promote the beautiful dignity of human life which leads...

Is it okay to punch Nazis?

Is it okay to punch Nazis?

Jared Aponte, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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Yes. In light of “Alt-Right” leader Richard Spencer getting physically assaulted by a member of the Anti-Fascist, or AntiFa, during an interview in Washington on Friday the Internet has become a debating ground for this single question: Is it okay to punch a Nazi? Yes it is — in the opinion ...

Chocolate is better than Vanilla

Chocolate is better than Vanilla

Jade Langlois, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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Chocolate sparks your brain and tastes way better than vanilla! Studies have found that if you eat chocolate cake in the morning, it could actually make you more alert. Chocolate can go with all sorts of things including M&m’s, pretzels, and s’mores, unlike vanilla. Or you can just eat it...

2016, the year from hell

2016, the year from hell

Jared Aponte, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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EARTH— Now-a-days people close their eyes while turning on the news and who can blame them with all the constant violence, corruption, and widespread hatred. Gas prices are up, technology is making our children dumb, and — according to Alex Jones — liberals are putting chemicals in the water to turn ...

Studies find that uniforms decrease crime

Studies find that uniforms decrease crime

Isabella Sciarappa, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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In Long Beach, California, after instituting a district wide required uniform policy, there has been a great decrease in crimes among the community, ranging from assault and battery to fighting and even sex offenses. Reports of assault and battery decreased by 34%, assault with a deadly weapon by ...

O Corpo Cai No Chão

O Corpo Cai No Chão

Victor Cardoso, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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“Bala perdida” is a common phrase in Brazil, which means stray bullet. It’s when someone shoots a gun and the bullet flies and does not hit the desired target. In Brazil, many people die from stray bullets. Gun violence in the country of Brazil is a serious problem and it affects all citiz...

Funding for Planned Parenthood in jeopardy

Funding for Planned Parenthood in jeopardy

Jillian Ginty, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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For exactly 100 years as of October 2016, Planned Parenthood's services have included tests and treatments for sexually transmitted diseases, breast examines, affordable contraception, pap tests, abortion services, etc. However, the new administration is planning to deny their right to governmental fun...

College athletes want pay for play

College athletes want pay for play

Matthew Polek, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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The best college athletes are going to school for free. A free college education is something many dream of and would love to have, yet so many athletes in college complain about it, because they want even more money. For years college athletes have argued that they should be paid, while receiving a 50,0...

The faultiness of neutrality in political journalism

The faultiness of neutrality in political journalism

Christian Nandoum, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


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Democrats and Republicans are not equals--neither in policy, nor governance, nor in rhetoric--because--the banishment of an entire world religion, the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrant families, the militarization of the police, the perception of the criminality of African-Americans and Latino...

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