Gun Violence: When Will it be Enough

Noura Oseguera Arasmou

December 19, 2019

A student huddles in the back of a classroom.The lights are dimmed, the door barricaded by a single desk. The students have been prepped for this kind of situation, so why is it so scary now? Maybe, it has something to do with...

The U.S Education System from Progress to Decline

Alana Campbell

December 18, 2019

During the last week of October, nationwide test scores revealed a downward trend that’s concerning to many education officials, perhaps most notably, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. The National Assessment of Education...

Stomp Harder: Should Step Be A Sport?

Giodona Campbell, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Do you think that step falls in the same category as cheer and poms? The answer to this question really depends on the individual and his or her understanding of just what a step team is and how they perform. The only real...

Real Or Hype?: The Ivy League

Nigus Getahun, Editor-In-Chief

December 18, 2019

With college applications finishing up, hundreds of thousands of students will have applied to Ivy League and other prestigious colleges this year, and for most, waiting for a response will be a dreadful process. With a price...

The Earth is on Fire: What You Can Do To Stop It

Diamond Scott, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Rising sea levels, melting glaciers, and destruction of forest life are just a few of the effects of global warming, and the only way to stop it before the consequences become deadly is by starting with ourselves.   Over the...

BSU Looks to Expand Reach: Group Events Focus on Education, Unity

Beverly Yirenkyi, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Have you ever wanted to join club at school and felt like you couldn’t? A very common misconception about black student unions is that only black people can attend meetings. A black student union always emulates an open space...

Trinity’s Take: New Music

Trinity Goppy, Columnist

October 30, 2019

The Kids are Alright by Chloe x Halle Rating: 4 ½ stars Chloe x Halle is reshaping hip-hop and R&B in their own image on their debut album. The Beyonce-approved sister-duo is definitely ones to watch. The Bailey Sisters...

The Pisces Prophet: Oct. 23-Dec. 1

Sonchereé McCampbell, Columnist

October 30, 2019

Astrology is more than just a fun way to know what your crush is thinking. If used in the accurate way, evaluating the positions of the planets, it can also predict someone’s feelings for the day. According to the cosmos, October 23rd...

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