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BTS Gains Recognition in America

Alyssa Lacap, Reporter

March 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

BTS, also known as Bangtan Sonyeondan (Bulletproof Boyscouts), is a male Korean pop group consisting of RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook. This year, they appeared on shows with famous hosts Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Kimmel,...

Cultures Misrepresented in Cultural Appropriation

Kyara Jaylene Peeples, Reporter

March 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

To culturally appropriate is to take a culture and diminish its significance for your own selfish purposes/desires. Cultural appropriation is most often seen today in mainstream media. Take the infamous Kardashian family, for e...

Latina Shuts down Stereotypes

Alexia Gardner, Editor

March 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

There are as many as 56.5 million Latinos that live in the U.S., according to The Pew Research Center. I am one of those 56.5 million and I am proud of it. I am a second generation born, hailing from America’s southern frie...

Trump’s Petition Infringes Rights

Kortni Baughman, Reporter

March 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

National Football League players have taken to kneeling during the performance of the national anthem to protest police brutality and the killing of unarmed blacks in the United States. This form of protest was started by Colin Kaep...

Turtles All the Way Down Provides Insight about OCD

Madelynn Honeycutt and Kortni Baughman, Reporters

March 16, 2018

Filed under Books

John Green, author of “Looking for Alaska” (2006 Printz Award) and “The Fault in Our Stars” (#1 on The New York Times Best Seller List), has written yet another thought provoking novel with his newest work “Turtles Al...

Boundaries Enrich Relationships

Kyara Peeples, Reporter

March 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Everybody has reached a point at least once in their lives when they’ve felt like someone has crossed the line. Oftentimes, when a line is crossed it makes the relationship between you and that person seem strained, and e...

Depression Devastates Teen with Major Depressive Disorder

Alexia Gardner, Editor

March 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I am someone who was diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder after being admitted into a hospital for Suicidal Ideation. As a result of my recent experience, it is clear that my mental illness should be taken more seriously by...

Is depression a devastating disorder?

Alexia Gardner, Editor

November 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I am someone who was diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) after being admitted into a hospital for Suicidal Ideation. As a result of my recent experience, it is clear that my mental illness should be taken more seriously ...

Climate Change affects ocean’s rise

Kate Seed, Editor

November 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In 2016, a record of 8.9 million visitors used their leisure time to enjoy and explore the dream vacation spot of Hawaii. Visitors can explore dozens of attractions with  its famous beaches, hikes, and the ever so iconic luaus. I...

Planned Parenthood Protects Women

Alexia Gardner, Kate Seed

November 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

President Donald Trump often spoke of defunding Planned Parenthood during his campaign and Vice President Mike Pence repeatedly introduced legislation that would ban abortion-providing entities during his time in Congress, bu...

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