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Provoking the vote: Election Season

Provoking the vote: Election Season

Gabrielle Donaldson, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018

With the Trump Presidency facing two years, the midterm elections are quickly approaching. What are Midterm Elections? Midterm elections occur every four years, halfway through a president’s term. Officials in the House of Representatives (435 seats) are elected during this period, as they serve two-ye...

Is It Her Fault?

Is It Her Fault?

Gabriella Kluch, Guest Writer

May 31, 2018

As a student in America, I’m no stranger to the ongoing eruption of school shootings. The most recent school shooting that hit breaking news was March 18, 2018, at Santa Fe High School, Texas, and numerous other news websites reported. Another white man shot up another school. Thi...

LGBT+ education: including queer icons and culture

LGBT+ education: including queer icons and culture

Montia Daniels, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 22, 2018

The public education system doesn’t inform us about the the queer leaders and revolutionaries in the past and in the present. During my sophomore year, I came out to my friends and family. My sexuality wasn’t initially accepted by my family, and I felt isolated and alone. I wish I would have know...

The Highest Loyalty

Adeola Owokoniran, News Editor

May 18, 2018

On April 19, 2018; former FBI Director James Comey released his book a “ Higher Loyalty”. The book details how Comey felt when he got fired as FBI director last May, his relationship with President Donald Trump, and the memos that detailed those very interactions. Comey opened up his memos to th...

Guns over people or people over guns?

Guns over people or people over guns?

Isabela Mercer, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018

The shooting at Waffle House in Tennessee marks the 67th mass shooting so far this year in the United States. Still, there has been no change in gun regulations and this issue remains only as a discussion. How many shootings and how many lives lost will it take for people to be finally put first over guns?

The Handmaid’s Tale parallels the treatment of minority groups in modern America

Katelyn Sajewicz, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2018

Despite The Handmaid’s Tale being a fictional novel, the topics discussed are very real issues, especially at a time when sexual assault, anti-abortion, and other violations of women’s and LGBTQ+ rights.     

North Korea seeks peace with South Korea and the US

North Korea seeks peace with South Korea and the US

Evan House, Multimedia Editor

May 10, 2018

For the past few years, North Korea has been the subject and cause of many events in the world news. To call the relationship between the United States and North Korea complex would be a major understatement, but the topic seems to ignite interest in most people despite their opinions on it. While rea...

Bringing Down Success

Paige Schepperley, Creative Director

April 30, 2018

“Out of all students to achieve similar feats, I am just very happy and very honored to share by story and inspire other students,” said Brown in an interview with The Washington Post.

Plastic consumes beaches across the globe, killing wildlife

Isabelle Kozubowski, Opinions Editor

April 27, 2018

There are very few instances where we aren’t bombarded by plastic, and there is so much of it in existence that it pollutes our globe, especially our oceans.

Underage drinking is not the solution

Whitney Gaudet, Features Editor

April 26, 2018

Modern times have revealed how greatly underage drinking has corrupted the lives of teenagers. It is a prominent facet of prom specifically because it has become stereotypical for every single teenager to consume alcohol on their prom night. The majority of teenagers do not realize the immense danger ...

The President that Never Was

Adeola Owokoniran, News Editor

April 26, 2018

As Venezuela descends into chaos, the most vocal and adored opposition leader is now under house arrest and forbidden to speak out, but he still is speaking and he will never stop. He was the president that was never elected. Leopoldo Lopez wakes up early to get his kids, Manuela and Leopoldo Jr., ready...

A Testimony

A Testimony

Abby Lee, Guest Writer

April 24, 2018

Believe it or not, there’s a secret side to being gay or trans. Beneath the rainbow flags and glitter and keyrings, there lies a great and terrible truth that is beginning to divulge itself. Despite its prevalence, it seems to be barely discussed in tones resonating louder than a whisper. It is ro...

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