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...

New vice president elect stirs up controversey

Linsey Sparks, Staff Writer

January 4, 2017

On Nov. 8, our country elected a new president. Donald Trump has benefitted from serious time in the spotlight, but we really do not know much about his running mate, Michael Richard Pence. He successfully ran for Congress in...

Election results cause ideological gap

Kaya Blount, Staff Writer

January 4, 2017

Many of us remember exactly what we were doing when we heard the news that Donald Trump secured the presidency-- regardless of which news outlet you were watching, there’s no doubt you remember the banner floating at the bottom...

Social media negativity impacts students

Breona Caldwell, Guest Writer

April 12, 2016

I constantly stress how social media has changed everyone around me, so reading articles [in Intro to Journalism class] about the influence of social media made my day. Some people have changed for the better due to the few inspirational...

Black students need more black teachers, role models

Payton Bass, Web Editor

February 16, 2016

There’s a black student out there who’s to some degree resentful that white students have an abundance of white teachers. In other words, there’s a black student out there who’s to some degree irritated that their...

1:1 iniative presents challenges when Wi-Fi goes down

February 16, 2016

When a school undergoes a technology transition as big as the 1:1 iniative this year, there are bound to be some hiccups. Chromebooks get dropped. Smart Boards stop working. And, occasionally, the Wi-Fi goes down. These...

The school newspaper of University City High School