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Are People Desensitized to the Shootings of Innocent Black People?

Are People Desensitized to the Shootings of Innocent Black People?

January 16, 2019

African Americans being targeted and murdered by police officers is nothing new, but what’s new is that t...

Trump Declares Himself a White Supremacist by Calling Himself ‘Nationalist’

Trump Declares Himself a White Supremacist by Calling Himself ‘Nationalist’

January 7, 2019

At a Houston, Texas rally, October 22 this past year, the President of the United States called himsel...

Opinion: The Use of Tear-Gas on Asylum Seekers is Unethical

Opinion: The Use of Tear-Gas on Asylum Seekers is Unethical

December 12, 2018

Tear-gas has been banned from warfare, so it’s questionable  why it is allowed to be used on innocent people seeking the US for help. ...

Opinion: Trump’s Definition of Gender Violates Transgender Rights

Opinion: Trump’s Definition of Gender Violates Transgender Rights

December 10, 2018

Many Americans have been outraged by the Donald Trump Administration for many reasons; however, it w...

To Be Clear, Blackface Makeup Still not OK

To Be Clear, Blackface Makeup Still not OK

November 28, 2018

Unemployed journalist, Megyn Kelly, validated blackface on a worldwide platform last month. She said of the 150 year act of oppression: “That was OK when I was a kid, as long as you were...

Thanksgiving, a Day to Give Thanks and Recognize our History, Present

Thanksgiving, a Day to Give Thanks and Recognize our History, Present

November 21, 2018

As Thanksgiving rolls around and people plan to break their diets to stuff themselves with stuffing ...

Field Trips Offer a Valuable Expansion to Classroom Learning

Field Trips Offer a Valuable Expansion to Classroom Learning

June 19, 2018

Field trips are an important element to a teenagers school life. Going on field trips in high school...

Black Men Arrested at Starbucks for No Reason

Black Men Arrested at Starbucks for No Reason

May 16, 2018

      Two African American men, Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson were arrested after asking to...

A Push for Gun Control makes Headway

A Push for Gun Control makes Headway

April 4, 2018

      Gun Control is a phrase that people use often without understanding its true meanning. According to...

Should Teachers Have The Right To Be Armed in Class?

Should Teachers Have The Right To Be Armed in Class?

March 5, 2018

With all the news full about the horrific shooting that had happened on February 14th, 2018, many pe...

Labor Laws may be Limiting Minors

Labor Laws may be Limiting Minors

February 12, 2018

Many young teens wonder why can we only work 3 hours on weekdays or 8 hours on weekends? Why is ther...

One Senior Offers Some Sage Advice on the College Search

Shirell Harrison, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion and Editorials, School Fun & Advice

As a senior reflecting on my high school career, I realized I made many mistakes. Every year is important (contrary to belief), but junior year is the most important of your high school career. Luckily, it can be very simple if you plan correctly. First step is the SAT/ACT testing. Nationally the SAT is found to be more...

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