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Taheera’s Hits

Taheera’s Hits

by Taheera Washington, Copy Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Music, Opinion, Reviews

Albums: “Take Me Apart” - Kelela: The sultry vocalist released this LP two months after the release her 90s reminiscent dance hit, “LMK”, setting the tone for the other 13 tracks included. While some songs include the bass heavy synths, perfect for her alternative R&B sound, some also ...

Social Media Empowers Adolescents, Gives Them A New Voice

Social Media Empowers Adolescents, Gives Them A New Voice

by Baysia Herron, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Editorial Cartoons, Opinion

Social media, especially Twitter, allows many teenagers to find their place in the world, and gives them a chance to be heard. It allows them to be more aware of world issues, be open about their struggles and express their opinions. Social media has empowered adolescents and lets them have a voice in t...

Do Something About It

Do Something About It

by Reid McEowen, Co-Editor In Chief of Content

October 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, ANTIFA and the KKK are constantly pointed at for tearing the country apart. In fact, some believe society is more divided now than it has ever been and they blame the leadership of America. This blame is no doubt warranted, but everyday people also play a role in dividing th...

Give Me Space

Give Me Space

by Taheera Washington, Copy Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A student balancing a certain grade point average (GPA) on top of extracurricular activities, projects, homework and the stresses of life cannot simply cram it all in one night. There’s an exception to every rule, but there comes a point where it’s all too much, and most will rely on finishing ass...

Fenty Beauty Line: Worth the Money

Fenty Beauty Line: Worth the Money

by Sarah Dolder, Social Media Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

The launch of Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty cosmetic line sparked talk about the lack of diversity when it comes to shades in makeup products such as foundation, contour and concealer. Fenty Beauty decided to fight the lack of diversity and launched its first line with products that cover a wide range of trad...

SeaWorld Death Count: 100 and Counting

SeaWorld Death Count: 100 and Counting

by Kate Moore, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

SeaWorld, a place known for its roller coasters and animal shows, is also becoming increasingly known for its animal deaths. While some of the cetaceans captured were found injured and ill, they are later trained to perform a show and profited off of. More than 100 dolphins, nearly 60 beluga whales and...

Bringing the Dark Web to Light

Bringing the Dark Web to Light

by Pantea Jamshidi Nouri, Digital Media Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Curious millennials across the world have recently accessed the dark web through a separate browser in search of an adventure through the forbidden section of the Internet. Although the Internet seems relatively large to the majority of its users, it’s shockingly a lot larger than we think. The surfac...

Life After High School

by Arslan Polani, Staff

April 26, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

It’s that time of year again for high school seniors to finally become adults. While some may be heading off to college, others are diving into the world looking to start careers and make a living. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reported that 82 percent of high school students gra...

Reduce, Reuse, (Don’t) Recycle

Reduce, Reuse, (Don’t) Recycle

by Van Malone, Sports Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

It is well known that the school doesn’t recycle. Most of the recycling bins around school have both bottles and wrappers, both cans and chip bags. Why wouldn’t we just recycle? One problem is the students and faculty are not putting the correct materials in the correct bins. Simple as that....

Top Six Late-Night Talk Shows

Top Six Late-Night Talk Shows

by Madison Moseley, Co editor-in-chief of design

April 21, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Late-night talk shows have been a staple of American television since the ‘50s. While the hosts and show title have changed over years, the basic format popularized by Johnny Carson, the “King of Late Night” remains the same. These shows typically feature a monologue poking fun at the events of tha...

Taheera’s Hits – February Music

Taheera’s Hits – February Music

by Taheera Washington, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Music, Opinion, Reviews

With music, every month is out with the old and in with the new. The month of love brought music lovers alike together with the unexpected collaborations, great tunes and expecting releases in store for February.  From albums to singles, here are just a handful of the hits of February. Albums ...

Propaganda Power

Propaganda Power

by Madison Moseley, Co-Editor-In-Chief of Design

March 2, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion, U.S. News

President Trump has become notorious for taking to Twitter to express his political views and other ideals, which has become a pivotal factor in terms of diplomacy and informing U.S. citizens on the state of the American government. Despite the various opinions on Trump’s tweets, they have spurred a pos...

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