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Being Transgender: Fighting for Equal Rights

Emily Merriam, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive

Youtube has been a safe haven for many people, including myself. Since 2005, people from all around the world have been able to log on and communicate with others who are thousands of miles away.   Whether they are ...

Common Sayings in Latin America

 Janelis Velázquez Sánchez, Staff Editor

March 6, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive, Una Raza Unida

Every culture has its unique set of different traditions and customs. Some of the things that define a country are the food, dance, and even the way the people speak! Having this in mind, many countries in Latin America use a...

Senioritis Essentials

Lizzy Noble

March 2, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive

Senioritis, a disease that has plagued high school seniors since the dawn of time, has infected the class of 2017. Teachers and parents may call it “laziness” or “apathy,” but this phenomenon is all too real for th...

The Life of Trolls

The Life of Trolls

February 28, 2017

Pressured for Victory

Jasmin Dominguez, Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive

There is good and bad pressure: From drugs and alcohol to parents stressing about excellence in grades.   According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, peer pressure is a feeling that one must do the same things as other p...

Oreos: Dessert or Makeup?

Noorjahan Sheikh, Editor

February 24, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive, Must Read Columns

Imagine using oreos to thicken and darken your lashes? Does it sound innovative or outright strange? Youtuber Katherine Ward posted a video explaining how to make homemade mascara from oreos.   It does sound strange; however, this video h...

No, Kellyanne. That’s not what feminism is.

Noorjahan Sheikh, Editor

February 24, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive, Editorals

Have you ever heard the term “feminazi”? What about the phrase “feminism gives cancer”?   How could anyone who really knows what feminism means say that? Well, that’s the thing: they don’t.  ...

Say Something

Rania Jones

February 22, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive, Creative Minds

Her eyes were bleeding with pain, avoiding all eye contact possible with the boy who only slightly sat away from her. He brought his hand up to her chin, ignoring the tugs at his heart over the fact she had flinched under his...

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