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Cruelty-Free Products are More Beneficial

March 4, 2016


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By: Irene Ciocirlan Read the fine print before buying your favorite cosmetic products. For many people, doing makeup in the morning is a daily routine. However, it’s become common for makeup brands to perform harmful tests on animals in labs - without us knowing about it. This is because wher...

The Fight for Pro-Life

March 1, 2016


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By:Lydia Gould Jewels Green was just a teenager when she found out she was unexpectedly pregnant. At the time, she was pro life and wanted to parent the child, but her current boyfriend and family convinced her to get an abortion. After the abortion, Green became an abortion clinic worker and b...

Pro Choice: The Right Choice

March 1, 2016


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By: Mason Benovy In a country that prides itself on freedom, the United States has many citizens eager to take away a woman's basic right to her body. Being pro-choice is the only logical stance for someone who believes in equality. It does not mean you are “pro-abortion”, it means you think women...

Islamophobia Spreads Across America

Islamophobia Spreads Across America

March 1, 2016


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By Adeena Syed Lately, there has been too much misrepresentation of Muslims in the media. If it’s not Fox News reporting on some sort of imaginary conspiracy, it’s presidential candidate Donald Trump ranting on about how all Muslims should be put in internment camps. What nobody seems to realize...

Blind Followers Sacrifice Individuality

February 6, 2016


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By Marisa Balanda Adults are infamous for asking children, “If all of your friends jumped off a bridge, would you?” Often, children question how this extremely hypothetical situation relates to seemingly harmless situations they may be facing. Adults and parents, however, use this age-old sayi...

Stress Equals No Rest

Stress Equals No Rest

January 24, 2016


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By: Julia Michaelson Students in honors classes always have been pressured to have the best grades. Not only by teachers, but parents. It’s outrageous. Teachers assign 30 minutes to an hour of homework in their classes each night, so that’s about 2-4 hours of homework for just honors courses,...

School Should Start Later

January 24, 2016


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By Omer Qureshi Teen anxiety, drowsiness, and laziness has been befuddling parents for years, but it has a very basic root. Sleep. Studies show that teens naturally go to bed very late yet our school system forces them to wake up the earliest. School start times should be pushed back to better a...

Danger of video games overblown

January 23, 2016


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By: Dan Buser Violent video games do not cause children to be violent, and therefore selling them to minors should not be banned. First entertainment censorship has never worked in the past whether it was TV, movies, radio shows, or even dating back to prohibition. Secondly in scientific studies there...

Life after being trafficked

January 23, 2016


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By Zozan Kucukaydin As students growing up, we have learned Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves and eliminated slavery. Yet today there are more slaves than any other time in American history. According to a user of alternet.org, “today’s slavery focuses on big profits and cheap lives, and that i...

Teen Stereotypes: Breaking Out of the Box

January 23, 2016


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By Rachael Schirato Let’s face it. Being a teenager is hard. We have numerous expectations to live up to and even more rules to follow. No one wants to be the girl to get pregnant, the golden boy whom’s future goes out the window after Homecoming weekend, the drug addict who is forced to drop...

Technology Overuse

January 23, 2016


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By Elma Abdic In today’s digital world, technology uses with cellphones have exceeded to the highest maximal use according to studies from TIME. Cell phones may be entertaining and a great use for positive uses of communication, but could result in negative consequences. Social media are forms...

No Gym Class for Student-Athletes at HHS

January 23, 2016


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By Brandon Hill It’s game day, you have a big game against your arch - rival. As you go on with your day you notice that you have gym class. Here at Hershey High School all student-athletes are required to participate . Student-athletes should not have to participate on game day. Students should...

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