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Drawn-out debate dehumanizes immigrants

Rebecca Rico, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

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Immigration isn’t and has never been a problem. The American government, among other nations--such as Britain continue to disregard the lives of those crossing their borders. Leaders of first world nations display their caring...

Capitalism and activism collide in Nike ad

Staff Editorial

November 30, 2018

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When Nike chose Colin Kaepernick to be the spokesperson for their “Just Do It” campaign, they knew they were taking a risk.  As individuals who have supported Kaepernick’s movement since the very first kneel, our initial re...

Hear me!

Charya Young, Guest Writer

May 14, 2018

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Throughout most my school experience, I’ve been apart of a small minority group. Honestly, I only hung out with the people I did because they looked like me. Most of the students I surrounded myself with didn’t really put...

Arming teachers is not the solution

Naiah Garrett, Guest writer

April 6, 2018

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One hundred twenty-two students have had their lives cut short due to school shooters, starting at Columbine in 1999, according to Axios. Putting more guns in schools is not the answer. To arm teachers in schools all acros...

Young people spur movement

Isaac Braeske, Guest writer

March 30, 2018

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The 2018 Parkland shooting caused a new generation to speak up about gun control, as well as other gun-related issues. Survivors are taking center stage by giving interviews and talking to the media about their opinions on the gun...

Warnings must prompt action

Diamonique Dunn, Guest Writer

March 29, 2018

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It  just keeps happening. Everybody wants answers and everyone feels like they have them. It is embarrassing to say that I am a part of the mass shooting generation but that's just what it is. One hundred twenty two students...

Guns don’t kill people, people kill people

Diamond Smith, Guest writer

March 29, 2018

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Gun control is not the issue, it's the people with the guns that are the issue. Making people feel better about their lives can prevent school violence. We need to fix how we communicate. Therefore, guns are truly not the issue in...

Trump, is he your president?

Clayton Miller, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

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We all know about Trump, we all have our own personal take on him and we all feel the repercussions from it. Everything from the blatantly racist or unintelligent comments to the unprofessional aspect of his character. We all...

Single story presents negativity

Lucy Wurst, Co-Editor

December 18, 2017

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If you are a fan of “Ted Talks,” then you must watch novelist Chimamanda Adichie speak about the danger of a single story. If you live in University City, you must understand there is a danger in the single story associated...

‘1-800-273-8255’ by Logic raises awareness

Staff Editorial

November 6, 2017

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It’s time. People need to speak up about depression and suicide and make it normal to talk about it. Right now, teenage depression is a serious problem facing our country. It cannot be taken lightly. Rapper Logic has taken a...

1 step forward, 3 steps back

Kaya Blount, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017

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To say that the riot regarding race that happened in Charlottesville, Virginia was an unexpected eye opener to the problems facing this country would only be acceptable if you haven’t been paying attention to the history of the...

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