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Is Disney Running Out of Ideas?

Is Disney Running Out of Ideas?

Somari Davis, Opinions Editor
April 27, 2017
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In recent years it has become evident that Disney has been developing a trend when it comes to their chart topping films. While being able to recapture and retain their place at the top of the children’s entertainment hierarchy, live-action films have been a common sighting of Disney. This only provokes...

The Growing Crisis of Politically-Minded Children in the U.S.

The Growing Crisis of Politically-Minded Children in the U.S.

Maggie Ford, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
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After the election of President Drumpf, millions of Americans of all demographics have loudly voiced their opinions on his policies and administration. Some of the shrillest of these voices have belonged to pint-sized owners: elementary school children. Kids were bound to take notice of a Presidential...

Is it Morally Just for Flint, Michigan to Still Remain Without Water?

Is it Morally Just for Flint, Michigan to Still Remain Without Water?

Somari Davis, Opinion's Editor
February 27, 2017
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The state of Michigan resides near it’s namesake lake toward the north of the United States. As of two years ago, Michigan made the news. Not for something good, but rather a crisis. The small town of Flint, Michigan’s had a encountered a problem, their entire water source became unfit for drinkin...

U.S. Borders

U.S. Borders

Somari Davis, Opinion's Editor
February 1, 2017
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The presidency of Donald J. Trump has just begun as of January 20th, 2017 and already he is making critical moves. Having only being in office as of nine days President Trump has already initiated an executive order according to the New York Times that prevents immigrants and refugees from entering the United States from several countries in...

Do Colleges Value Students With More Money?

Do Colleges Value Students With More Money?

Rubina Chowdhury, Editor-At-Large
December 22, 2016
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Colleges aim to paint a pretty picture of the ideal student they desire walking through their campuses: academically bright, involved, and driven - a standard seemingly attainable by any individual should they wish to put in the effort. However, what colleges actually look at when admitting students...

Are Organic Labeled Foods Truly Organic?

Are Organic Labeled Foods Truly Organic?

Darwin Arias, Editor-at-Large
November 27, 2016
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In such an industrial economy, the word organic has come to be overused by organic farmers. Due to the need to keep up financially with other organic and conventional produce and animal farmers, the utilization of pesticides remains a key component in how organic farmers grow their produce and animals....

Was Halloween A Bust This Year?

Was Halloween A Bust This Year?

Rubina Chowdhury, Editor-At-Large
November 22, 2016
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Halloween is a holiday favorite for millions throughout America. Being able to clothe yourself in a new identity of your choosing for a day, spending all night out with your friends, and hoarding excessive amounts of sugar-filled candy all make Halloween one truly special and exciting occasion. However,...

The Eulogy of the English Language

The Eulogy of the English Language

Somari Davis, Opinion's Editor
October 29, 2016
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TBH (to be honest) the English language especially amongst Americans has taken a steep decline in grammar usage and extensive vocabulary terms. Terms such as TBH, LOL (laugh out loud), TFI (thanks for the invite), OMG (oh my goodness/God) and, IRL (in real life) are used to express ideas and feeli...

Justice for Harambe

Justice for Harambe

Fanny Zhang, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
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On Saturday, May 28th, a family entered the Cincinnati zoo oblivious of what was to happen later that day. The onset of this horrific and tragic event began when a 3-year old boy was endangered and trapped with the zoo’s gorilla, Harambe. How did this happen, you might ask? The boy entered the Cincin...

Digital vs. Handwritten Notes

Digital vs. Handwritten Notes

Rubina Chowdhury, Staff Writer
May 20, 2016
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Technology has become an unmistakable part of daily life for the average American high school student. However, it remains controversial just how much technology in a classroom is too much, if there should be any at all.Within classroom walls, the benefits technology can provide to a learning envir...

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