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OpEd: Attend “Beyond My Accent” presentation on Thursday

Andrew Matcho, Guest Writer

March 19, 2019

Have you ever run had a hard time understanding someone because of their accent? “Beyond My Accent” presented by Amy E. Kuiken discusses why and how we form opinions based on the accents we hear. We will learn how to...

College admissions fraud and its effects on all academics

Savannah Pinnock, Opinion Editor

March 19, 2019

SAT preparation books, AP test preparation books, college applications, extra curricular activities and studying. What is this list of things you ask? What is their significance? To many, this list is just a few of the tools...

US educational system is on the decline

March 19, 2019

The US education system is failing and this issue must be resolved. To some, this statement may be a source of discomfort as a result of America’s patriotic spirit. However, the truth must be received in its purest state...

Is globalization beneficial to society?

Zarqua Ansari, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

Globalization can be defined as a process in which cultures, businesses and politicians function on an international scale. This process is responsible for the rise of cultural diversity seen across the globe. Taking a look at globalization, it is clear to see that there are a series of benefits and...

Why Americans love their football and the AAF

February 19, 2019

The Alliance of American Football (AAF) debuted the week after the conclusion of the NFL season and it proved one thing, that Americans love and want more football. The debut broadcast of the AAF on CBS went head-to-head with...

Meet the Majors: Sports Management

Michelle Grossbauer, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

                      James Dotter - Senior James chose sports management because he always liked and enjoyed sports. He played sports...

Dreams: Are they of the past or a reflection of the present?

Savannah Pinnock, Opinion Editor

February 19, 2019

Since the dawn of time, wars have been fought as a sheer consequence of an us versus them mentality. The Crusades, The Holocaust and The World Wars have all occurred as a result of acknowledging the differences of others and finding...

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards: A Monumental Night In Music

Breanna Ebisch, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

The biggest night in music returned to Los Angeles on Feb. 11 to honor the best artists in the music industry. The highly anticipated 61st Annual Grammy Awards were hosted by 15-time Grammy winner, Alicia Keys, and certainly did...

Should Valentine’s Day be considered a holiday?

February 12, 2019

Everyone enjoys feeling loved, receiving gifts, and getting attention and affection from those they surround themselves with. These are some of the core elements of Valentine’s Day, but do these elements need to be grouped in...

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