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End the cycle of discrimination

Staff

December 11, 2018

Filed under In-Depth, Opinion

Since the Revolution, America has been a symbol of hope for those who seek freedom and prosperity. However, The United States has become a hypocritical nation. For hopeful immigrants, America, land of the free, is becoming nothing...

Transgender rights are human rights

Kendall Cooper, Copy/Entertainment/Sports Editor

November 9, 2018

Filed under Column, Opinion, Top Stories

The conversation surrounding transgender rights and the government has been revisited as a result of a draft of a US policy change obtained by The New York Times. If this goes into effect, gender, in the eyes of the government,...

Bohemian Rhapsody Review

Bohemian Rhapsody Review

November 9, 2018

The highs and lows

Kendall Cooper, Copy Editor

November 5, 2018

Filed under Column, Opinion

“Mom please,” I screamed until my throat hurt. My mom laid motionless on my parents’ bed. I begged her to show a sign that she was okay. Barely conscious, she couldn’t even open her eyes. My heart was beating out of...

What am I worth?

Shayla Sistrunk, Online Manager

November 5, 2018

Filed under Column, Opinion

For two hours I sat in my empty bathtub in the pitch black. It was completely silent and for some odd reason I started to feel safe. I couldn’t see anything. I could only feel my bare feet against the cold tile and the tears...

A broken record

Reya Mosby, Reporter

November 5, 2018

Filed under Column, Opinion

I slowly sank into the chair. Fear and doubt cascaded through my mind as the senior boy towered over me. It was my first interview for journalism, and I was intimidated by the older boy. After we finished our pleasantries, the...

Americans are creating an internal war

Staff

November 2, 2018

Filed under In-Depth, Opinion

The country has become more divided than ever in recent years, and now we’re creating our own civil war between political parties. Issues that shouldn’t be partisan are. During the recent Brett Kavanaugh hearings, people blindly...

Review: “A Star is Born”

Alex Anderson, Feature/News Editor

October 15, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

With three versions of “A Star is Born” already in existence, many would wonder why remake this story. However, Bradley Cooper’s 2018 version brings a modern twist on the story, and it revolves more around problems that are p...

The life I almost knew

Madi Olivier, Writer

October 7, 2018

Filed under Column, Opinion

I held my breath as I waited for the familiar sound of the garage door opening to indicate my dad’s arrival home. My eight-year-old mind ran through the plan that my twin sister Abby and I had put together, from the dolls pe...

The power of books

Chloe White, Editor in Chief

October 7, 2018

Filed under Column, Opinion

The older I’ve gotten, I’ve begun to notice a trend — less and less students are reading for fun. After every exam or test where phones weren’t allowed, I’d notice either my classmates blankly staring at a wall o...

Picking yourself up

Picking yourself up

October 7, 2018

The Impact of Realism in Teen Movies

Alex Anderson, Feature/News Editor

September 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Recently, there has been a growth in the number of films and television shows that highlight real problems teenagers are facing today. Programs like Riverdale and Mean Girls tend to portray teens in a more stereotypical and sha...

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