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Editorial Cartoon: A heavy high school load

Editorial Cartoon: A heavy high school load

Milena Ordonez, Reporter

March 11, 2019


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Before putting on that graduation cap, high school seniors are faced with an overwhelming load of responsibilities, ranging from part-time jobs to extra-curricular activities. Add to that, the pressure from loved ones to succeed, and they’re left with little hope of an end in sight. Illustrated by Milena Ordonez....

Comic: Making Mother Earth Happy

Comic: Making Mother Earth Happy

Milena Ordonez, Reporter

March 11, 2019


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Pollution is among the many factors contributing to the degradation of the environment. If we each make small changes to our everyday lives, like choosing to recycle, then we can all make Mother Earth happy again. Illustrated by Milena Ordonez.  ...

Illustration: Cracked

Illustration: Cracked

Milena Ordonez, Reporter

February 15, 2019


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While social media is a way for us to stay connected, it is also what consumes our lives. Every like, every post and every mindless scroll draw us deeper into the depths of the digital world, as if becoming an extension of ourselves. Thus, it is important to find balance in our useage; otherwise, ...

Social media is consuming our lives—and we love it.

Social media is consuming our lives—and we love it.

Monica Kenny, Reporter

February 9, 2019


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Over the past decade, the rapid rise of social media has undeniably changed American culture. It birthed trends, careers, memes and social movements. It changed the way we interact with one another and how we consume pop culture and media, as well as altering how these things are marketed toward us. T...

Should Affirmative Action Still Be Considered?

Should Affirmative Action Still Be Considered?

Martha Nicholas, Media Editor, Reporter

December 13, 2018


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Affirmative Action is one of the key components during the college application process. Similar to the financial aid and standardized testing category, many colleges still take into consideration an applicants ethnic background. Affirmative Action was initially put into action by President John F. Ken...

The last straw

The last straw

Monica Kenny, Reporter

October 4, 2018


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Plastic straws, a seemingly innocuous object, have recently been a hot topic of contention in legislature nationwide. As concern for climate change grows, so has argument for banning select plastic goods. Many cities across Washington, Florida, New Jersey and California have already banned plastic straws,...

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