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America’s eyes on Trump as he takes on being President

Andrea Garcia, InDepth editor

February 21, 2017

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Sorrow. Mourning. As an aspiring journalist, as a “dreamer,” as a Latina, and above all, regardless of political affiliation, as a human being, that is exactly what comes to mind when I think of the Presidential Inauguration...

Lady Gaga pushes for unity

Julianna McCallum, Editor-in-chief

February 13, 2017

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This last Sunday was the 51st Super Bowl, and besides the game, this televised event attracts more attention for their famous commercials and iconic halftime performances. Compared to the past years, I don’t think that Super...

College-bound students face unforeseen difficulties

Emily Grobe, Editor in chief

February 6, 2017

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As February begins, many students are reaching the end of their college application season, myself included. February is when most schools and organizations close their applications and begin the review process. This means it...

“Alternative Facts”

Nick Hill, Reporter

February 3, 2017

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These past few weeks of the Trump Administration have been really interesting, to say the least. And yes, it has been only about 15 days; I know it has felt like two years by now, but we have a long way to go. A few things...

Women’s march

Kyle Mattoon, Graphic Manager

February 3, 2017

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  I think the Women’s March was for a great cause; I agree with them and also believe that all men and women are equal. I personally dislike when women are treated like they’re not as good as us, when women can do all that we...

Journalistic Integrity

Nikolas Bowers, Kaitlin Swick, and Sam Paraggua

January 23, 2017

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Recently, BuzzFeed released a controversial report on President Trump that was said to "may or may not be true", which included accusations that tied him to Russia. Throughout this presidential election, news outlets have begun...

Should ex-felons have the right to vote again?

Evelyn Soto, People Editor

December 8, 2016

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There are many debates about whether felons should have the right to vote. Whether you agree or disagree it’s a constitutional right. Ex-felons should have the right to vote because in the constitution, because the fifteenth ...

The 2016 Presidential Election Was Not All Bad

Andrea Garcia, In-Depth Editor

December 8, 2016

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I know, you probably looked at the title and wondered how this article could even be written in the first place. Could there actually be a silver lining to the dark cloud that was the presidential election? Could there still be...

Celebrities take a stand

Liam Osborne, Digital Editor

December 5, 2016

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The past year has been full of uncertainty for many Americans. The cause of these uncertainties has been the 2016 presidential election. One of the most interesting elections ever was headlined by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton....

NFL ratings decline

Nikolas Bowers, News editor

December 1, 2016

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Over the last few years, TV ratings for NFL games have decreased. According to Washington Post, the ratings have already dropped fifteen percent this season. Now some of this, in fact, is due to the election for President of the...

Fight or flight

Michaela Davis, Reporter

November 9, 2016

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Feeling stress is the body's method of reacting to a challenge. It is evident that many teens struggle with stress and stress management. They are usually faced with challenges in school, work, relationships, friendships, or other...

What’s the buzz about bees?

Emily Grobe, Editor-in-chief

November 9, 2016

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Most people can agree that Earth’s climate is changing at an alarming rate. Global warming and its effects have become, according to President Obama, a matter of national security. As more and more attention is brought to the...

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