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The reality of reproductive health rights

The reality of reproductive health rights
Rae Gray, Managing Editor November 11, 2020

Following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bater Ginsberg, the future of reproductive health rights and access to reproductive health services have been in question as the Supreme Court is left...

The importance of character in politics

When early voting began on Tuesday, Oct. 13, registered voters faced a difficult decision: voting for the next President. Between the main two candidates, President Donald Trump and Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden, the choice of who to vote for can be either extremely difficult or simple. When deciding who to vote for or endorse,  Director of Oxford University’s Centre for Corporate Reputation Rupert Younger believes that an individual should first determine if they consider character to be an important part of politics.
Faith Lawrence, Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2020

When early voting began on Tuesday, Oct. 13, registered voters faced a difficult decision: voting for the next President. Between the main two candidates, President Donald Trump and Democratic Presidential...

Youth In Demand

Marisa Salazar, Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2020

Social issues lead young activists to take a stand in support of humanitarian and social justice movements As the 2010’s came to a close, young people began taking an active voice against oppression...

Adolescent Addictions

Teachers and students share their opinions on whether or not cell phones should be taken up by teachers at the beginning of class.
Faith Lawrence, Managing Editor February 21, 2020

You wake up on a Saturday morning and take out your phone to scroll through TikTok for several hours before getting out of bed. After getting ready, you make a cup of coffee and go back to bed, turning...

Youth in Demand

Marisa Salazar, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2020

As the 2010’s came to a close, young people began taking an active voice against oppression and issues they deemed important. From social justice to environmental advocacy, adolescents have organized...

Expressing with PRIDE

Expressing with PRIDE
Faith Lawrence, Managing Editor February 18, 2020

Growing up as an LGBTQ+ individual is difficult, from figuring out your identity to being different from other young adults around you. According to the GSA Network, around 40 states across the country...

Toxic Masculinity

Words given by students when asked what comes to mind when hearing “Toxic Masculinity”.
Marisa Salazar, Editor-in-Chief January 8, 2020

Societal stigma surrounding stereotypical male behavior challenges the definition of masculinity On the brink of a new decade, traditional gender norms may be regarded as having undergone major progressions...

Students sacrifice suitable sleep

Faith Lawrence, Managing Editor January 4, 2020

'Sometimes as a teacher... it feels a little like I am teaching half-zombies' It is a never-ending cycle. Waking up after snoozing your alarm multiple times. Rolling out of bed. Getting ready for school...

Gun control triggers heated debates

The graphic above illustrates how many mass shootings America has had this year alone.
Marisa Salazar, Editor In Chief November 4, 2019

Perspectives clash as recent gun violence sparks newfound interest and widespread discussion In wake of the El Paso and Odessa-Midland shootings that claimed the lives of 30 people, gun violence laments...

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