The Benefit of Reality TV

Sanjana Sathrasala, Reporter

June 5, 2017

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Kim Kardashian. Whether this name brings disgust or joy, we have all heard of her and automatically connect it to her reality TV show “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” Admit it, you have indulged in watching the show, curious...

Fidgets…Why?

Grace Pierzynski, Reporter

June 5, 2017

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Fidgets have become a trend in today’s society; they are dominating social media and selling out in stores, but why? Have you ever wondered what the actual purpose of a fidget is other than being a cool toy or part of a social...

Spotlight Too Bright For Some

Noah Haran, Sports Editor

May 31, 2017

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I watched a movie one time, and while the name of the movie didn’t stick with me, a certain message did: “With great power comes great responsibility.” Athletes take advantage of their platform in many positive ways, whether ...

No More Seniors No More School

Megan Pham, Head Copy Editor

May 30, 2017

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Walking into school two weeks before summer vacation, something always feels different; perhaps the halls are marginally quieter, or some teachers look relieved or the traffic seemed to flow much more quickly in the  morning....

The Negative Effects of Phone Use

Omar Abdel Baqui, News Editor

May 30, 2017

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With over 6 billion people across the globe having access to cell phones, the impact of cell phones appears to be ignored by the general public. Cell phones have altered people’s ability to learn, communicate, share information,...

The Murder of Another Black Man

Khadega Mohammed, Reporter

May 30, 2017

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A young black man has literally been lynched, yet there has been barely any media coverage on it. Richard Collins III, a student at Bowie State University, was just about to graduate when his life was taken brutally by a white...

Sex Education Needs to Accommodate Everyone

Victoria Hall, Opinion Editor

May 30, 2017

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Health: one of the more dreaded requirements to complete for graduation. From the documentaries that make you lose faith in all food to the pictures of sexually transmitted infections, it can be a little much. Although health ...

“13 Reasons Why” is Awful

Jack Hanley, Opinion Editor

May 22, 2017

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Do you know who would really love the hit Netflix show “13 Reasons Why?” Courtney, from “13 Reasons Why.” The hit drama has swept American pop-culture and social media in the last few months, being seen as an eye opening...

Is She Right for the Job?

Sheena Patel, Guest Writer

May 18, 2017

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In early February, the nation watched as Betsy Devos was elected as education secretary by a close vote and with the help of Vice President Mike Pence. Although elected, I can’t help but wonder whether Betsy Devos is qualified...

“13 Reasons Why” Does Far More Good Than Harm

Jacob Miller, Reporter

May 16, 2017

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Before we get into the deeper, more personal reasons for the purpose and legacy of “13 Reasons Why,” I would like to first mention its merit as a piece of entertainment. Whether the message gets lost or not, “13 Reasons...

The Driver’s Education Age Should Be Raised

Mary Petovello, Features Editor

May 4, 2017

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Fourteen and eight months is too young for teenagers to start taking driver’s education. The State of Michigan’s website has a page dedicated to the dangers of teen driving leading to accidents, but it allows the driver’s...

Pizza Is Not A Vegetable

Claudia Saveski, Sports Editor

May 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

According to Dictionary.com, the definition of a vegetable is “any plant whose fruit, seeds, roots, tubers, bulbs, stems, leaves or flower parts are used as food, as the tomato, bean, beet, potato, onion, asparagus, spinach...

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