Depression is NOT an Aesthetic

Ameena Misbahou-Jalloh, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

A teenager crying about something dumb: “OMG I’m so depressed because my mom said I can’t stay home for school! I don’t feel like going to school at all. *crying emoji* now I’ll post myself crying on my finsta.” This...

You’re Only Fooling Yourself

Beverly Yirenkyi, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Christopher Columbus Day is one of the rudest and illegitimate holidays that has ever been established. Think about it. You cannot discover something that was already there; you cannot find something that was never lost; you...

The Rationale for Dress Codes

Nigus Getahun, Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2019

At the start of each school year students murmur about dress codes. A simple walk down a hallway reveals the thoughts of young people loud and clear. Each year, girls complain about the dress code being sexist and that it puts...

My Return to Social Media After an 8 Month Hiatus

Soncheree McCampbell, Features Editor

December 20, 2019

After being unplugged from social media for eight months, I have concluded that social media is necessary for fast individual success. In a previous article - “Human Vs. Computer: The Setbacks of Social Media” - from the...

Studying Foreign Language: Benefits Outweigh Challenges

Caitlyn Neils

December 20, 2019

Chances are, you know someone who speaks another language, or maybe it’s you who knows the second language. Perhaps your parents speak a language and you can understand it, but you can’t speak as fluently as they do. There...

The U.S. Should Expand Drug Decriminalization: PRO – CON

Zoputa Difini and Giodona Campbell

December 20, 2019

PRO As humans we’ve been programmed to rebel. Some rebel against their parents at a young age, while others rebel against their teachers, society, friends, and even their own character and morals. This has been the cause of m...

It’s Time for African American History to be a Required Course

Markayla Merchant

December 19, 2019

As kids we were taught pieces of our history. We were given facts, here and there, about what it’s meant to be black in America back then. The first thing that we learned about was slavery. We learned about Jim Crow, and Martin...

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Editorial Cartoons

December 5, 2019

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