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The society we will inherit

The society we will inherit

Gabriella Klutch, Guest Writer, Junior

January 31, 2018


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We are the young, the new, and the uprising generation for this America we are inheriting from past generations. We should learn more and educate ourselves about this ever-changing society, as well, regarding its tolerance and acceptance for minorities. As a rather privileged community in Northern Raleigh, ...

Cyntoia’s Brown case can teach us a lesson or two

Paige Schepperley, Creative Director

December 15, 2017


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By getting high profile celebrities involved, prominent issues can be brought to the table and better addressed. Hopefully their involvement in the Brown case will help bring justice to her and many other adolescence victims of events in their early years they cannot control. By bringing awareness to these issues, steps can be taken to begin helping victims instead of punishing them.

Your president doesn’t care about the environment

Your president doesn’t care about the environment

Isabella Petruccione, Co-Editor in Chief

December 13, 2017


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Donald Trump is outspoken about many topics, from immigration, to economics, to health care-- he does not hesitate to fire out often unwarranted opinions on any subject under the sun. Amidst a plethora of opinions, one thing Trump keeps relatively quiet on is the environment. Since his infamous tweet...

Violence in Egypt shocks the world

Violence in Egypt shocks the world

Isabela Mercer, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


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As nations, we should be focusing on uniting to help those affected by these attacks all around the world, not on making it even harder for them to have any chances of a better future.

The FCC threatens the freedom of the internet

Evan House, Multimedia Editor

December 11, 2017


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As a driving force behind much of the progress in the world today, the internet is a vast, limitless expanse of information that we all count on. But, there are certain aspects of the internet that we take for granted, aspects that we don’t fully appreciate the importance of until their existence is thr...

A Banksy Tea Party

Anaum Salman, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


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The scene was set. Red curtains, tattered British flags, tables decorated with cakes and biscuits-- the only pops of color in a dying country. The long tables, with child refugees playing their parts as ‘guests of honor’. All celebrating the event that began a century long war- The Balfour Declaration.

Sexual assault allegations infiltrate Washington

Isabelle Kozubowski, Opinions Editor

November 28, 2017


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America has already made its decision in regards to powerful men taking advantage of young women by electing Donald Trump as president although he has more than fifteen sexual misconduct accusations and at least three ongoing lawsuits.

Surviving Thanksgiving dinner

Katelyn Sajewicz, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2017


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 Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to come together with the family, share such healthy food slathered in grease, and laugh over murdered animals.  But most of all, Thanksgiving is a time to politely discuss the current political climate.  

Firing shots at gun control

Paige Schepperley, Creative Director

November 17, 2017


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Chaos hit the streets of Las Vegas on October 1, when a gunman opened fire on a group of concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. Hidden high and tucked away in a hotel room on the thirty-second floor, he set off over two- hundred rounds of ammunition into a crowd of twenty-two thousand people....

Negligence in Puerto Rico continues to kill

Negligence in Puerto Rico continues to kill

Isabela Mercer, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


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Essentially, all help directed at Puerto Rico is more than needed but still, sadly, not enough.

Who will help the Rohingya?

Adeola Owokoniran, News Editor

November 6, 2017


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Situated in Southeast Asia bordering China, Thailand, and Nepal sits Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. Known for its many natural parks and lakes and the golden Shwedagon Pagoda, the country has been in the news lately; not for these beautiful landmarks but for the crisis happening in its Rakhine state....

The misunderstood lessons of To Kill A Mockingbird

The misunderstood lessons of To Kill A Mockingbird

Evan House, Multimedia Editor

November 3, 2017


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Staff Graphic by Maxwell Bryn Earlier this October, the Vice President of Biloxi School District confirmed thatTo Kill A Mockingbird (TKAM) was removed from the eighth-grade reading list because “some language in the book…[made] people uncomfortable”. But, this alone is not a valid reason for ...

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