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Cancel Culture

Cancel Culture

Shoshie Hemley, Opinion editor, Social media editor

November 15, 2019

It goes without saying that social media has planted itself within our everyday lives. It has infested our slang, our mannerisms, and our society, but has it gone too far? Influencers have become a norm of the 21st century, spreading their reach past YouTube, onto Instagram, Twitter, and even newer platfor...

Cultured Corner: November

Cultured Corner: November

Cecile Bendera, Culture Editor

November 1, 2019

The Cultured Corner is a column on pop culture where we bring you the news that students are talking about, from the students themselves, in their own words.  On The Lion King     “ The Lion King” live-animation movie was a magnificent remake of the original movie that was released in 1994. Produced by Jon Fa...

13 Reasons Why: Problematic Entertainment?

13 Reasons Why: Problematic Entertainment?

Emily Martinez, Reporter

October 8, 2019

In early 2017, the teen drama show 13 Reasons Why was released onto Netflix, and encountered backlash about the topics and graphic scenes the show portrayed. It left many viewers angry for how the graphic scenes were depicted, but others argued that the show helped start a conversation when it comes ...

To Thine Own Self Be Cruel

To Thine Own Self Be Cruel

Reese Hill, Reporter

October 2, 2019

It is safe to say I have a theatrical personality. I have always been addicted to the unreal: the idea of pretending I am someone I am not, the thrill of donning a costume and transforming entirely. But my love of theater has a much bleaker origin than a knack for dress-up. I was enraptured by the stage b...

City students react to mass shooting in New Zealand

City students react to mass shooting in New Zealand

Shoshie Hemley, Reporter

May 10, 2019

“That could have been us. It just happened to be somewhere different. It could have easily been us, it could have easily been our sister, brother, uncle, and it’s a little hard, a little frightening,” Abdalla said.

The Cultured Corner: April 2019

The Cultured Corner: April 2019

Cecile Bendera and Mariam Keita

May 9, 2019

On rapper Nipsey Hussle’s Murder     "I believe Nipsey Hussle died because he was about to expose the government. He wanted to expose the government with his documentary about Dr. Sebi who had the cure for AIDS. Let me explain: if he in his own neighborhood around all the peopl...

The State of America: A poem

The State of America: A poem

Feda ElBadri, Reporter

April 25, 2019

When you think of the state of America, a few images may come to mind People, but not always bright People whose tears sting their eyes People who type for a life People who celebrate prejudice and strife   But In the face of adversity In lying awake at night, no sleep ...

HISTORICAL MYOPIA IS INFECTING AMERICA

HISTORICAL MYOPIA IS INFECTING AMERICA

Nick Legue, Reporter

April 23, 2019

Historical Myopia and Amnesia is a plague hitting America in 2019!  Sadly, this disease comes from when Americans have forgotten the lesson of our ancestors and will continue to discriminate against groups as it causes people to fear mostly anyone different than ourselves.  If only we all looked the...

Why Black Lives Matter is not a Hate Group.

Why Black Lives Matter is not a Hate Group.

Nick Legue, Reporter

March 19, 2019

Imagine actually thinking a progressive, non-violent, social activist group actually supported racism and violent hate group tactics.

The Experience of A Generation

The Experience of A Generation

Millie Garcia, Reporter

March 12, 2019

In the United States of America, where there are an estimated over 44 million immigrants making up our population, the likelihood of knowing an immigrant or someone who knows an immigrant is very high. In recent years, immigration has often been brought up in politics, with many calling for stricter ...

Boys Should Pierce Their Ears

Boys Should Pierce Their Ears

William Irvine, Reporter

February 22, 2019

In Iowa City, Iowa, it is becoming more acceptable for men to embrace fashion that is generally considered feminine. Little do people realize, piercing your ears is not something men should avoid, but something that more men are picking up. Recently, fashion for men has been shifting to more styles an...

Diversity in the House

Diversity in the House

Emme Perencevich, Copy editor

February 14, 2019

46 seats flipped in the 2018 midterm election. The Blue Wave flipped 43 seats, taking control of the House. The flip was expected, but what was not were the "firsts" that the Democratic representatives brought to the House. This Congress is also the most diverse, with a record number of female, minority, and LGBT...

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