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Despite numerous clarifications, many still ignore the true message of Colin Kaepernick protests

Hunter Gill, Editor-in-Cheif

September 27, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Nike’s announcement Sept. 3 that Colin Kaepernick would headline this year’s “Just Do It” campaign reignited the controversy behind the former NFL quarterback. Kaepernick first gained media attention in 2016 for kneeling ...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ has opened up the door for Asian American representation in Hollywood

Jankhna Sura, Features Editor

September 26, 2018

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“Crazy Rich Asians”, a glitz romantic comedy, hit theaters nationwide Aug. 15, 2018. It has received countless laud from critics and won the hearts of Americans across the nation for its representation of Asian Americans. The film is...

College tuition increases as years continue

Vanessa Martin

May 25, 2018

Filed under Opinions

  Student tuition prices for colleges and universities have continued to climb. This increase leads to more student debt for those attending universities and less students being able to go to college due to prices. ...

The Case for the implementation of Disposable Lunch Trays at Athens Drive

Ava Darden, Design Editor

May 24, 2018

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When scientists and technological developers envision what the world will be like in 500 years, they often dream of artificial intelligence and flying cars. While the boom of development we’re experiencing now may make thos...

The True Forces that drive our Elections

Ava Darden, Design Editor

May 24, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Many things drive an election. Anger, passion and fear are merely emotional examples that persuade voters of all backgrounds to support candidates they feel will advocate for and well represent their values. But one thing tur...

United States must Proceed with caution when dealing with North Korea, Kim Jong-un

Hunter Gill, Sports Editor

May 17, 2018

Filed under Opinions

North Korea made the welcome announcement April 22 that they will suspend nuclear and inter-continental ballistic missile tests and shut down a nuclear test site in the country’s northern region. This announcement comes before ...

The many ways to reduce plastic waste

Raven Barton, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Plastic is inexpensive, lightweight and durable, which is why almost every industry loves it - and because it is light and cheap, there is a lot of it. These qualities are what each industry looks for when making a product. Howe...

Change throughout high school is beneficial

Raven Barton, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018

Filed under Column

As a scrawny middle schooler, my expectations for high school were set very low by my teachers who told me that it would be a lot stricter and there would be no test corrections when I would fail my math tests. However, whe...

What color is “nude”

Julia Kocsis, Assistant Editor

May 7, 2018

Filed under Opinions

When you hear something referred to as a “nude” color, what image comes to mind? We should think of a variety of different flesh tones, but like the fashion and beauty industries, the dancewear industry sees “nude” as a color ranging from pale pink to ...

Should access to healthcare be a right or a privilege?

Daniela Delgado, Copy Editor

May 7, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Numerous countries around the world provide universal healthcare to people; however, the United States is not one of these. The United States instead provides a health care system that is not fully accessible to everyone. With th...