Is it Over? The Struggle of Junior Year

Tiaret Mitchell, J1 Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

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Is it over?  Many students ask this question everyday as the school year heads to its end. As the weather warms up, the commitment to school cools down, and as a junior that is never good. Junior year is the hardest and most importa...

True Life Dreams & Nightmares: Meek Mill’s Saga a Signal That Reform is Necessary

Hurelayn Abdu, Editor- In - Chief

May 31, 2018

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Robert Rihmeek Williams, better known as Meek Mill, is a Philadelphia based rapper. He became relatively well-known through a couple of hit songs and his relationship with hip-hop big name Nicki Minaj. However, he has recently...

Senior Advisor: A Look Back Reveals the Right Way to do Things

Jourdan Zelaya, Opinions Editor

May 31, 2018

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The school year is finally coming to an end, which means that now is the perfect time to look back on your year and think about all that you have done and gone through as a student. Whether you were just starting out as a 2021...

Skinny Shaming: Judgement Not Helping Anyone

Jordan Shorter, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

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In my fifteen short years on this earth, I have both witnessed and experienced something people don’t like to admit takes place: “skinny shaming.” Some people reading this may think that I am being over dramatic, or that...

Service With a Scowl I Hate Customers As Much As They Hate Me

Dessy-Liza Epie, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

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“My salad was too salty, can I have another one?” “Well ma’am, we can take off the dressing?” “NO. I want the dressing, but make it less salty!” “This iced tea is too cold!” “Sir, would you like me to take...

Is Social Media Ruining the Lives of Our Youth?

Jordan Shorter, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

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Social media plays a huge role in the daily lives of many Americans, however, the difference in how people view it and interact with it can be quite different depending on which generation they are. The difference between our...

Do I Really Want to Be a Senior?

Jocelyn Wade, J1 Staff Writer

May 25, 2018

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The thought of being a senior next year is exhilarating, yet daunting. Being a senior means moving one step closer to being a high school graduate and getting out into the real world. Then there are the goodbyes, the exhaustin...

The Gun Control Debate: More to it Than Meets the Eye

Nigus Getahun, J1 Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

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A friend of mine once said, “People used to march to get their rights, now we march to get our rights and other people’s rights taken away.” Gun control has been the most controversial issue by far this year, and it...

It’s Time to Make a Final Move on Immigration

Estefany Pacheco, J1 Staff Writer

May 9, 2018

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In a previous article I wrote about DACA and the need for the government to find a way to protect DREAMERS. (https://pbmainstream.com/4502/opinions/bring-daca-back-u-s-needs-to-protect-dreamers/) President Donald Trump’s recent tweets and state...

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