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Editorial: Trump’s Wall Will Damage Our Economy

Gina Roscoe, Reporter

May 7, 2019


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$55 million to replumb Flint, Michigan. $1 billion in lost crops from Hurricane Florence. $3 billion for California wildfires. $300,000 for the Parkland school shooting. These tragedies would cost less to rebuild than putting up a $5 billion border wall on just one third of the Mexic...

Editorial: Uber and Lyft should have stronger background checks for their drivers

Caroline Diem, Reporter

April 26, 2019


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After a long day at work, it’s hard to keep from falling asleep. A young woman got into an Uber and expected to be driven back to her house, an hour away. Her Uber driver Harbir Parmar had other plans. The lady fell asleep and woke up being sexually assaulted and was dumped on the Interstate an hour away from home. Many questions were had about what it takes to become a driver for Uber and Lyft and the reliability of the companies. The requirements to become ...

Editorial: The Model Minority Myth Must be Dismantled

Abigail Lee, Reporter

April 24, 2019


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A subconscious stereotype exists in American culture known as the model minority myth. The model minority myth characterizes Asian Americans as an ideal monolith that has managed to push past racial and economic obstacles to match the success of white Americans. At the surface, this description may s...

Editorial: Schools should provide more dairy free lunch options

Ashlyn Weidman, Reporter

March 29, 2019


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A common concern about school lunches is that they are not healthy enough, but what most people don’t talk about is the lack of dairy free options available. According to the U.S National Library of Medicine, “Approximately 65 percent of the human population has a reduced ability to digest lactose after infancy.” This means tha...

Covington Student Nick Sandmann Should Not be Defended

Abigail Lee, Reporter

March 21, 2019


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On January 18, 2019, Covington Catholic High School students were shown on video to be in a conflict with Native American Nathan Phillips. Nick Sandmann, who claims to have been unfairly targeted by news coverage, recently filed a lawsuit against The Washington Post for the same reasons. The Washington Post ...

Editorial: Economics of Why College Athletes Shouldn’t Be Paid

Editorial: Economics of Why College Athletes Shouldn’t Be Paid

Brooke Daniels, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2018


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Not only should college athletes not be paid to attend college, but paying them would deter from the spirit of the game, educational opportunities, and academic experiences. Playing a sport is not a job. Playing a sport should be a gift. By paying athletes to play the sport they love, it take...

Baseball Hall of Fame Should Get Five New Members

Sam Allery, Sports Section Editor

January 24, 2018


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Will Hall of Fame justice be served? Every January, the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) votes on who they think should be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame (HOF) that summer. This year, more players that defined the late nineties and early 2000s are up for election.  There are fiv...

Schools Should Not Hold Tradition Higher than Acceptance

Schools Should Not Hold Tradition Higher than Acceptance

June 5, 2016


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By: Cara McErlean When teenagers envision prom, they often imagine a perfect night filled with music, shining lights, and good friends. They might imagine a room full of corsages, beautiful dresses, and dapper suits. But few teenagers could ever imagine being kicked out. On May 6, 2016, junior A...

Guest Editorial: Defeating Depression

May 26, 2016


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By: Hannah Wilcox, Journalism I student Today here I am; after three years ago I was told that I am diagnosed with depression. My initial thought was tell me something I don’t know. I had already fallen into that deep pit of darkness. And was stuck there for an ongoing time. With everything that...

Being Moral Without God

May 17, 2016


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By: Brenna Holycross Religion may or may not make up who you are. According to the Guardian, religion in the U.S. is changing. From 2007 to 2014, the number of people who follow any kind of Christian religion decreased while Non-Christian faiths and unaffiliated religions increased. Although the practi...

Boston Globe Slams Trump, Controversy Arises

Boston Globe Slams Trump, Controversy Arises

April 27, 2016


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By: Natalie Norman-Kehe On Sunday, April 10, 2016, The Boston Globe printed a parodistic glimpse into the future in the event of a Donald Trump presidency. The paper’s fake front page of the “Ideas” section had headlines such as “Deportations to Begin” which illustrated a world one y...

Family Members of Terrorists: What Should We Do?

Family Members of Terrorists: What Should We Do?

April 17, 2016


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By: Abby Shapiro Imagine the scenario: you’re at a wedding reception with your family and friends. Your older brother is a substance abuser, and your family has been attempting to get him into recovery. While at the reception, you hear a loud buzzing sound. Low and behold, a United States unmanned...

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