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Minority voices deserve space

Anaum Salman, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018

Recently, L’Oreal, for the first time ever, hired a hijabi model for its new haircare campaign. Amena Khan, British Youtube-vlogger, model and co-founder of Ardere Cosmetics became the first scarf-wearing woman to be a model for a hair advertisement campaign. The title didn’t last long though, as j...

Time’s Up for sexual abuse

Katelyn Sajewicz, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2018

Movements like #MeToo and Time’s Up are necessary in modern society, throughout America and internationally.Too many women have been silenced, encouraged not to speak against their abusers, and shamed for what happened to them.

Sexual predation encroaches USA gymnastics

Kiara Mallory, Sport's Editor

February 15, 2018

After sexually assaulting over 150 gymnasts and being charged with child pornography, Larry Nassar will spend the rest of his life in prison. Nassar was not just any doctor, but the doctor for the U.S. Olympic Gymnastic Team. The standards for Olympic athletes are much higher, therefore they have man...

It’s More Than Money: Netflix Furthers the Gender Pay Gap

It’s More Than Money: Netflix Furthers the Gender Pay Gap

Maxwell Bryn, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 14, 2018

Money: who deserves it, and who gets it? The gender pay gap has been a recurring topic of concern in American society, reinforcing the unfair bias in the United States economy. Now, the gender pay gap issue has manifested itself in the ubiquitous streaming giant Netflix. According to Time Magazine,...

No, President, You “Step Up!”

No, President, You “Step Up!”

Anthony Howard, Social Media Editor

February 14, 2018

The value of women in the music industry is considerable, but often times degraded by the hands of authoritative and senseless male counterparts, whose prestige influences the business significantly. The naive words of men could animate an evolution in gender equality, as exemplified by Recording Aca...

EPA rolls back yet another Obama-Era policy

Isabelle Kozubowski, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2018

Many people are concerned by the current status of the EPA and the questionable decisions that it is making, especially previous EPA administrators. Most have warned that if we continue on the path that Pruitt has set out, issues like global climate change, widespread water pollution, and intense air pollution will only get worse.

The society we will inherit

Gabriella Kluch

Gabriella Klutch, Guest Writer, Junior

January 31, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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