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For Women’s History Month, let’s celebrate activist Emma Watson

For Women’s History Month, let’s celebrate activist Emma Watson

Hailey Almonte, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2020

Women’s History Month is a time to look back at how women have changed the world for the better. For many years women have done amazing things and women continue to reform society and the world as a whole. Emma Watson, an English actress, is an example of one of the many influential women who shou...

For Women’s History Month, let’s celebrate singing sensation Billie Eilish

For Women’s History Month, let’s celebrate singing sensation Billie Eilish

Alivia Stonier, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2020

William Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell, otherwise known as Billie Eilish, an eighteen year old singer known for her soft vocals and anti-pop sound, broke into the music scene at the young age of fourteen. She has become a positive voice for both young people, mental health awareness and women alike. Espe...

Too many of our children are confined in adult prisons

Too many of our children are confined in adult prisons

Nailah Lewis, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2020

Today in the U.S. over 250,000 juveniles are incarcerated as adults every year. This number is significantly larger than any other country in the world.  With so many of the country’s children confined inside prisons with violent adult convicts, this raises the question of how are these juveniles ac...

Teacher wages are too low in this country

Teacher wages are too low in this country

Shravani Daptardar, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2020

Teachers in America have been earning low wages for decades and this negatively impacts their lives and lifestyles. Some teachers have to be on food stamps while people, like Hope Brown from Kentucky, donate blood plasma to pay bills. Around 3.2 million full-time public school teachers are facing low ...

Let’s celebrate “Big Eyes” artist, Margaret Keane

Let’s celebrate “Big Eyes” artist, Margaret Keane

Shazia Ahmed, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2020

March is a month for celebrating women. All women who have contributed to the advanced of women worldwide should be celebrated. Margaret Keane, born Peggy Doris Hawkings, was an American painter known for painting her models with enlarged eyes. She did this because she temporarily lost her hearing as...

For Black History Month, we celebrate Josh Jacobs

For Black History Month, we celebrate Josh Jacobs

Cameron Jacobs, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

Josh Jacobs is no stranger to hard work. The 21-year-old running back for the Oakland Raiders had spent the majority of his life fighting to escape poverty, which is why he deserves a tribute during Black History Month. Jacobs was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Marty and Lachelle Jacobs.  When he was e...

For Black History month, we celebrate Tyler the Creator

For Black History month, we celebrate Tyler the Creator

Alivia Stonier, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

Tyler Okonma, otherwise known as Tyler, the Creator is an important voice that deserves to be honored during Black History Month.  He is a twenty eight year old singer and rapper known for his hip hop group OFWGKTA (Odd Future) and, more recently, for his albums Flower Boy, released in 2017 and Ig...

For Black History Month, we celebrate The Captain

For Black History Month, we celebrate The Captain

Joel Alexander, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

Proceeding Black History Month, MLB announced the induction of The Captain Derek Jeter into the Hall of Fame. The 14 time all-star will be inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame on July 26th. He had a 20 year career with the New York Yankees, and his work on and off the field deserves to be recognized in th...

For Black History Month, we celebrate Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes

For Black History Month, we celebrate Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes

Josh Trabka, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2020

On the second day of Black History Month, Patrick Mahomes led the Kansas City Chiefs to a Super Bowl title. Mahomes was also named Super Bowl MVP after the game. This was Mahomes’ third season in the NFL. By the age of 24, Mahomes has already won a Super Bowl and a league MVP. He is the youngest quar...

For Black History Month, we celebrate the MVP Lamar Jackson

For Black History Month, we celebrate the MVP Lamar Jackson

Aidan Alexander, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2020

On the first day of Black History Month, the Baltimore Ravens superstar quarterback Lamar Jackson won the MVP award by unanimous decision. Lamar Jackson has only been in the NFL for two years and has already won this very prestigious award. Jackson is the second person in NFL history to win MVP unanimou...

For Black History Month, we celebrate Kobe Bryant, taken from us too soon

For Black History Month, we celebrate Kobe Bryant, taken from us too soon

Ryan Maguire, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2020

Last Sunday, January 26, 2020, the world received the tragic and saddening news that NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, among others, had died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.  The Sikorsky helicopter was flown by pilot Ara Zobayan and was advised not to fly on that day ...

For Black History Month, we celebrate former FLOTUS and new Grammy winner Michelle Obama

For Black History Month, we celebrate former FLOTUS and new Grammy winner Michelle Obama

Mia Andreozzi, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2020

Michelle Obama, author, American lawyer, university administrator, former first lady of the United States, and now a 2019 grammy winner for best spoken word album for her memoir Becoming, has been an advocate for black women and girls around the world.  Her book has sold over a million copies and ha...

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