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Donald Trump’s travel ban is being blown out of proportion

Donald Trump’s travel ban is being blown out of proportion

Cameron Adamczyk, Staff Writer

February 4, 2017

Donald Trump signed an executive order, prohibiting people coming from seven Muslim-majority countries to cross into the United States. The travel ban has made headlines, to say the least, and has inspired protests all around the country. Outrage has emerged from the left, and even some right-wing po...

Lack of student awareness worldwide

Lack of student awareness worldwide

Kelly Yoon, Social Media Lead

February 2, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Russia has hacked into US computers and manipulated the election of 2016. Back in early December, this  story went viral, with no time to simultaneously alert all United States citizens. Various news channels reported this skeptical incident that was caused by Russia and directed towards...

Award Season Blues

Award Season Blues

Colin Masterson, Sports Editor

January 21, 2017

The turn of the calendar every January marks the turning of a new leaf for many people. Whether you're starting a new workout regimen, diet, or are trying to become more organized and financially responsible, it seems like everyone is trying their best to mark a new beginning  in their lives. Unfortunately,...

Why we should let Syrian refugees into America

Why we should let Syrian refugees into America

Allie Tatoy, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017

Over 11 million Syrians have fled their country after a civil war broke out in March 2011. Six years later, the debate is still fired up over whether we should be allowing Syrian refugees into our country. The usual cons given are the lack of security and safety they could potentially cause in the...

Destroying the internet with cyberbullying

Destroying the internet with cyberbullying

Madeline Parris, Social Media Lead

December 16, 2016

Bullying is the use of one’s power to harass another either physically or mentally. Bullying is degrading and humiliating for the victim and can damage a person’s character. But what happens when bullying evolves and electronics are involved? Harassing another person through electronics and social media i...

Look, I got a trophy for losing!

Look, I got a trophy for losing!

Skylar Aledia, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

Last summer James Harrison of the Pittsburgh Steelers posted a photo of a few participation trophies his sons received on his Instagram account. No, it was not to celebrate his pride as a dad for his sons’ efforts all season; he actually went on a rant to why those trophies were going back to the coach. He...

Xenophobia in America

Xenophobia in America

Zain Hyath, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

On Saturday, September 17, an act of terrorism occurred on 7th avenue and 28th street in New York City. An IED was placed under a dumpster and subsequently injured 29 people after detonated. The same day another bomb detonated in Seaside Park, New Jersey and is believed to be linked to the man responsibl...

Understanding the importance behind legalizing recreational marijuana

Understanding the importance behind legalizing recreational marijuana

Justin Gibbs-Poe, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

Many Americans are mistakenly disregarding the critical social and economic benefits that would follow the progressive thought pushing for the regulation, decriminalization, and legalization of marijuana on a national scale. Cannabis has been subjected to public opinion and criticism in the past as Am...

An epidemic of unbelievable proportions

An epidemic of unbelievable proportions

Bryan McKnight, staff writer

December 6, 2016

It’s undeniable. Politically correct culture dominates modern American Society. It seems these days that nearly everyone has something that makes them “different” from everybody else. Suggesting that some of these people aren’t actually at a disadvantage from the general population is a surefire...

We’re With Her

We’re With Her

Cayla Vanderzanden, Opinion Editor

November 2, 2016

Our country deserves a President who seeks to bring out its best, not its worst. Hillary Clinton is the ultimate candidate in order to present the world with America’s finest. She will continue to improve the areas in which President Obama began to make changes, as well as adding various new ideas...

STAFF EDITORIAL: What was your biggest learning experience outside of the classroom (this year)?

STAFF EDITORIAL: What was your biggest learning experience outside of the classroom (this year)?

May 17, 2016

Jessica Borla – The biggest learning experience I had outside of the classroom this year was time management. Throughout middle school and high school, I competed in dance at my dance studio. I was there six days a week rehearsing and taking technique classes. It wasn’t until this year that I quit...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Should boys and girls be allowed to have sleepovers together?

STAFF EDITORIAL: Should boys and girls be allowed to have sleepovers together?

April 26, 2016

Jessica Borla – YES – I’m not saying that this applies to every situation, but for the most part, I see no problem in boys and girls having sleepovers together. I definitely see where parents have a problem with this, as they believe that their kid will engage in “inappropriate behavior”. However,...