Time to Bring in Block Schedules

Allan Djebalo, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

Filed under Journalism I, Opinions

It’s getting late on a school night and you have homework for five classes. One of the homework assignments is a packet. For another  class you have to study the notes you took in class, and review the homework because you...

High School Schedules: Time to Think Inside the Block

Naya Hamilton, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

Filed under Journalism I, Opinions

If you are a high school student then you know how hard it is to handle having seven different classes a day. The challenges of having so many classes in one day vary, but it is time we address this and make a change. At P...

Sexual Harassment In Our Schools

Abigail Sciannella, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

Filed under Journalism I, Opinions

What percentage of high school students were sexually assaulted in 2017? Ten percent. How many seventh through twelfth graders experienced sexual harassment in 2017? Fifty-eight percent. One in two rape victims in the Unite...

Why Money Management Should Be Required For Students

Trinity Goppy, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

Filed under Journalism I, Opinions

When you graduate high school you feel one way: great. You think of your future and you know, “I got this.” However, the truth is, you don’t. You will feel good that you graduated and have a great life ahead, but one...

Brainwashed by Society

Ayanna Martinez, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

Filed under Journalism I, Opinions

Young people are always on social media, whether it be with Instagram, Twitter, or Snapchat. When they are on these apps, they see their  family and friends as well as some aspects of what is happening in the world. All of this sound...

There’s No Place Like Home

Chigozirim Nwogu, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

Filed under Journalism I, Opinions

When I was five years old commercials about companies helping you track your lineage began popping up on my family’s TV screen. It was exciting to think that maybe I was not only Nigerian, but possibly Cameroonian, or Ghanai...

The Future of America Lies in You

Niriti Pahidi, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Filed under Journalism I, Opinions

Our nation was founded on the principles of representative democracy, a republic where the public policies are to be shaped by public opinions; by ordinary citizens like you and me who hold no real influence or power in the socie...

Are you being represented?

Asha-Lee Peterkin, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Filed under Journalism I, Opinions

Colorism has been present for centuries in black America. In the United States, the roots of colorism began during slavery. Slave owners typically gave preferential treatment to slaves with fairer complexions. While dark-skinned...

Sexism Starts At Childhood

Diamond Scott, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Filed under Journalism I, Opinions

We have a problem America, and it's hurting our nation's girls and women. The problem we have is discrimination against the female gender. It starts at birth and continues throughout a person’s lifetime. When children sta...

Athlete Activism

Samira White-walton, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Filed under Journalism I, Opinions

Athletes taking part in silent protest in nothing new. Many have stood stoically to bring awareness to injustice.   However, with today’s social media platforms, no protest is truly silent. Following any act of protest br...

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