No Time For Hate

Hurelayn Abdu, Specials Editor

June 13, 2017

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“Go back to your country!” These are words that we hear people shout at others on television news programs and online clips on an almost - daily basis. These incidents occur because angry people, emboldened by the current...

Insecurity in the White House

Michael Katski, Editor-In -Chief

June 13, 2017

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On Tuesday May 9th, President Donald Trump suddenly fired then-director of the FBI, James Comey. Since that day, there has been nonstop coverage, including contradicting statements from the president and his staff on the reason...

Graffiti

Cayla Reed, Opinions Editor

June 13, 2017

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Is Graffiti Art? This is the ultimate question when it comes to this particular art form. Are the vibrant and eclectic images and words on the sides of buildings, trains, and other public canvases, images to be treasured like...

AP Exams

Lily Bazis, Staff Writer

June 13, 2017

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Anyone who’s taken an AP class knows what occurred in the beginning of May: Strenuous, expensive, and nerve-racking assessments made to test everything you’ve learned in the past nine months stand past the horizon for those...

Academic Excellence

Serena Kok sey Tjong, Staff Writer

June 13, 2017

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Forgive me for bragging, but as a senior with a 3.93 GPA, I am a Top Scholar and have been on the honor roll since elementary school. For as long as I can remember, most of my life has revolved around school and, in that respect,...

To Read or Not to Read, That is the Question

Dessy-Liza Epie, Staff Writer

June 13, 2017

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The fear of Shakespeare had been drilled into me by my peers many years before we actually started reading it in 9th grade. If you spoke the name Shakespeare in any middle-school classroom, you were guaranteed to hear the class...

“Cash Me Ousside, How Bow Dat?”

Jourdan Zelaya, Features Editor

June 9, 2017

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For teenagers, disrespecting their parents or parent is one of the worst things they can do during their years of adolescence. It is a surefire way of letting people know that you disregard authority completely and, not only that,...

Katski’s Korner: Beware the Military-Industrial Complex

Micheal katski, Editor-In-chief

June 5, 2017

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President Dwight D. Eisenhower, or as many affectionately call him, “Ike,” left office 56 years ago, but his last words still, unfortunately, ring true in 2017. Much like our first president, George Washington, Eisenhower...

Colorism Needs to Stop

Jordan Shorter, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017

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“The Black skin is not a badge of shame but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.” –Marcus Garvey This statement by well known figure, Marcus Garvey is as at the heart of something called colorism. YourDiction...

Parents should make all decisions for their kids: Pro

Prableen Katkar, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

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Are you someone who loves to hang with your friends and go to parties, but you can’t because your parents don’t allow you to do so? Well, if this sounds like you, then you know what it is like to live with your  parents mak...

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