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Midterms: A First Impression

Midterms: A First Impression

Rhys Holman, Opinion Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under OPINION

On November 6, 2018, America saw a profound change that will define politics for the coming years. This change was a turn to the Democratic party that was so sudden and great that some have deemed it a “blue wave.” This is because the Democratic party gained 32 seats, which far outperformed nearly all expectations and more importantly, is enough to hold a strong majority in the House of Repre...

Head-to-Head: Confirmed

Head-to-Head: Confirmed

November 13, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Kim Reynolds Political Cartoon

Kim Reynolds Political Cartoon

Kate Goodvin, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

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Isolationism

Isolationism

Mira Bohannan Kumar and Estella Brady

November 9, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Staff Editorial

City High rumor has it that a few years ago, a Young Republicans club failed after only one student showed up to the first meeting. While this story may well be apocryphal, sometimes it does, indeed, seem as though City High has a smaller conservative sect than it has any other group of people. ...

Nude Is Not For EveryBODY

Nude Is Not For EveryBODY

Victoria Weckmann and Emme Perencevich

October 31, 2018


Filed under OPINION

For years nude colored clothing and makeup directly excluded people of color. The light beige color the fashion industry was producing didn't match the skin tones of many of the models who wore the "nude" colored clothes. Deeply rooted in whitewashing and racism, this is changing now, especially in ...

Wait…You’re Asian?

Wait…You’re Asian?

Alison Kenaston and Emme Perencevich

October 30, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, OPINION

When you grow up in a mixed-race household hearing many different languages, eating many different foods, and experiencing many different cultures, even many different religions, you become a blend of all these different things. For us, being American-born Asian-Europeans means that nobody quite knows...

Escaping the College Machine

Escaping the College Machine

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin, Executive Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Families throughout the United States spend thousands of dollars to pay for services like ACT tutoring, essay tutors, and college application advisers. One of my relatives spent $1,625 on ACT tutoring alone. They also had an essay tutor, college counselor, and various other assistance with completin...

Alone

Alone

Rhys Holman, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Solitary confinement has been a widely used facet of the American prison system for hundreds of years. But with the Supreme Court recently denying to hear the cases Apodaca v. Raemisch and Lowe v. Raemisch, which call into question the constitutionality of solitary confinement due to the the cruel conditi...

Transformations of the American Dream

Transformations of the American Dream

Noah Weaver, Guest Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The American Dream is the ideal that every citizen should have an equal opportunity to reach prosperity through hard work and determination. Before the 1960s, the American Dream followed a coherent set of values in which parents hoped to create a better life for their kids. According to a study by F...

Who Ought To Use the N-Word

Who Ought To Use the N-Word

Mariam Keita, Culture Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA, OPINION, VIDEO, VIDEO

Disclaimer: This article contains language that some readers may deem offensive.  There is no situation in which non-Black people should feel comfortable using the N-word. While I am not here to tell Black people how they should interpret a word that they may have a complicated relationship with, I wil...

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