Sexual Allegations in Hollywood: Shocking and Absurd

Sexual Allegations in Hollywood: Shocking and Absurd

Burke Harman , Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


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As a fan of House of Cards, I'm shocked and saddened by the recent sexual misconduct allegations against Kevin Spacey.  Not only is this an embarrassment to himself, but an embarrassment to the powerful Hollywood world.   Kevin Spacey is not the only person in Hollywood receiving multiple sexual assault allegations.  Joining him are film producer Harvey Weinstine and actor...

Gun Safety

Braden Hamelin, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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It's Sunday, November 5th, I wake up to the late morning sun shining through the window. Groggily rising out of bed, the Sunday news carries up into my room. The first word I pick out is, "Mass shooting," and my ears immediately perk up. The worst part, it doesn't surprise me much at all anymore.   ...

Opposing Viewpoints: Trick-Or-Treat Age Limit

Drew Evans and Burke Harman

November 7, 2017


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High Schoolers Trick or Treating? Don't Think so  By Burke Harman Trick or Treating was one my best childhood memories. Dressing up your favorite super hero or monster and walking around my neighborhood getting candy-what's better? Children all around the country enjoy Halloween as it is one of the most memorable holidays. As it is a once a year chance for commun...

Opposing Viewpoints: Taking a Knee

October 24, 2017


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Kneeling For the Anthem has Spiraled out of Control I have always been a supporter of standing up for the national anthem. I understand people have the right to kneel due to freedom of speech, but I have thought of this as disrespectful. The National anthem represents many things: our countrie...

Is Money for Student Safety Being Gambled?

Is Money for Student Safety Being Gambled?

Ryan Miller, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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When the class of 2018 walked into their freshman year, one of the first morning announcements they heard was that they'd be required to have their student ID's on them at all times, for safety reasons. Now, more than three years later, no progress has been made to supposedly increase safety promised...

 Kneeling For the Anthem has Spiraled out of Control  

Burke Harman, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


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I have always been a supporter of standing up for the national anthem. I understand people have the right to kneel due to freedom of speech, but I have thought of this as disrespectful. The National anthem represents many things: our countries' past, patriotism, as well as the honor and gratitude...

Will Trump Leave a Lawful Legacy?

Karen Prem

March 29, 2017


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Since the time of the American Revolution, this nation has established freedoms and rights, and has kept itself in check by abiding by the laws established by the founding fathers.  Now, we are a powerful influence in the world, and in order to remain a positive influence, we need to re-evaluate our...

Obama: Comedian-In-Chief

Amir Defino, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


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The ending of Barack Obama’s presidential term got me thinking about what I will miss about our 44th president. I realized that Barack Obama had a sense of humor that no other chief executive has ever had. His ability to put a smile on people’s faces and leave a room echoing with laughter is unmatched....

Alternative Facts

Andrew Cooper, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


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Ever since Kellyanne Conway uttered two impactful words on January 22, American journalism has been in a frenzy. These two words were alternative facts. Since "alternative facts" is a relatively new term, there isn’t an official definition from a reliable source out there yet. Wikipedia’s definition...

Trump’s Travel Ban Faces Strong Opposition

Amir Defino, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017


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President Donald Trump has followed through on his campaign promise of strict restriction on immigration. On January 30th, Trump signed an executive order imposing a 90-day travel ban on the seven predominantly Muslim nations of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen. The order also calls...

D.C. Women’s March; Another attempt at Disowning the President

Burke Harman, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


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Let me start off by saying I support women’s rights and equality in every way, shape, and form. But the Women’s March brought out people from all over the world not just for rights and equality, but for yet another anti-Trump bashing event. Freedom of speech is a key part of our society, as are...

Human Rights are Women’s Rights

Serena Roberts, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


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On the morning of Saturday, January 21st, I woke up with excitement for the day ahead. I grabbed my sign and headed to Panera with my mom to fuel up for the long day. I was going to the Washington D.C. Women’s March and I was filled with anticipation. Little did I know how much this march would impact...

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