Guns don’t kill people, people kill people

Diamond Smith, Guest writer

March 29, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

Note to Hollywood: stop whitewashing

Linsey Sparks, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Anime is a product of Asia that is widely appreciated in America. Because of it’s popularity, it came as no surprise when Netflix announced they would be turning Death Note (one of the more well known animes) into a live actio...

Anti-Semitism on the rise

Daniel Pomerantz, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

Donald Trump has enabled an atmosphere of intolerance in America. Since Trump’s inauguration, hate crimes have been on the rise. Mosques have been destroyed, vandalized and even set to flames. Linda Sarsour, an Islamic women’s...

Award shows snub artists of color in 2017 Oscars, Grammys

Kaya Blount, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

Award show season is behind us, and it’s left many with a sour taste in their mouths. The 59th annual Grammy awards kicked off the festivities on Feb. 12. However, many viewers were not so impressed with the recipients of this...

Dating takes turn due to increased use of technology

Lucy Wurst and Kathryn Fuller

February 15, 2017

Valentine's Day is an opportunity for many to share their affection for the people they love. For many people, love is shown through chocolate, teddy bears and flowers, but for some, love is displayed through text messages, Snapchats...

Jim Crow is alive and well in 2017

Kaya Blount, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

After many viewers sat down and watched the documentary “13th” directed by Ava DuVernay, it became clear how much the history of race relations in this country really affected the present. When the general population thinks...

Alternative facts define new reality

Jake Giles, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

The Browns are the best football team ever. LeBron James sucks at basketball. Everybody in the country is extremely excited for the Trump administration. You may be shaking your head right now, but don’t worry, these aren’t...

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