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Be Happy with You

Dana Shefet, Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2017

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“So, what are you going to do after graduation?” It is a question that has taken many forms throughout our lives. As kids, people asked us what we wanted “to be” when we grew up. At the beginning of high school, we be...

Not enough light shed on human trafficking could cause more insurmountable problems

Kyndall Shaw, Editorials Editor

March 28, 2017

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Selling the human body for benefits is the third most profitable world crime today. This includes forms of prostitution and human trafficking.  However, there is a significant difference between the two. Prostitution is volun...

Women unrepresented in politics creates divide

Kyndall Shaw, Editorials Editor

March 28, 2017

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With women making up 56 percent of the United States population, the gender gap has become less of a gap in recent years in many fields such as engineering, science and technology. With all these advancements, one would think ...

Defunding of Planned Parenthood will be detrimental to women’s health

Kayla Kulp, Design Editor

March 27, 2017

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The details of President Trump’s new health care plan have slowly been making their way into the media, giving information on coverage and policies that will replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) over the next few years. It in...

Teachers are not getting paid enough for their jobs in 2017

Zach Nowlin, Copy Editor

March 24, 2017

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For years, teachers have been constantly overworked and have not been properly compensated for the important job of teaching future generations. Teacher pay in North Carolina is very low compared to other states like New York....

A Change in English Curriculums Could Improve Teen’s Mental Health

Emily Cooney, Graphics/Mods Editor

March 23, 2017

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Many books of the current American English high school curriculum are from almost 100 years ago, and it seems as though it will stay this way. The novels several past generations read in high school are what millennials are still...

Equality for Women

Danasia Wills, Business Manager

March 22, 2017

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A statue placed in celebration of International Women's Day on Wall Street was completely disrespected. The statue featured a little girl called “Fearless Women.” A man came along and assumed it was his right to freedom o...

Trump’s wall is not a good idea for anyone

Cameron Thomas, Sports Copy Editor/Editorial Cartoonist

February 27, 2017

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The recently elected President Trump has had a tumultuous first few weeks in office. Trump has many campaign promises to honor, one being the promise to build a wall along the Mexican border to keep out unwanted illegal immigrant...

Betsy DeVos is the new Secretary of Education, and America should be worried

Kayla Kulp, Design Editor

February 24, 2017

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Vice President Mike Pence tipped the 50-50 vote held by United States senators February 7, confirming Betsy DeVos as President Donald Trump’s appointed Secretary of Education. When first picked by the President back in November...

The Travel Ban created by President Donald Trump goes against Americans common law

Amber Doyle, Editor-In-Chief

February 22, 2017

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After only 10 days in office, President Donald Trump made the executive decision to suspend the resettlement of Syrian refugees and temporarily ban people from seven predominantly Muslim nations (Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia,...

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