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The vaccine does more good than bad

Should the US vaccine mandate be lifted?

Jameson X., Reporter June 7, 2022

In 1837, novelist Samuel Lover said the now-famous quote, “Better safe than sorry.” If people still abide by this code today, then why is the U.S. considering lifting the vaccine mandate? With the...

Are there planets that are suitable to be colonized?

Should we colonize other planets?

Evelyn Y., Editor June 7, 2022

One quick glance at history will showcase humanity’s tremendous curiosity and desire to explore the solar system. Movies ranging from WALL-E to E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial have all heightened public interest...

People with different characteristics are discriminated against.Different people not fit the demands of society.Signs of discrimination against people.Too old,too fat,too young,too hight.Vector flat

Stereotypes: Offensive, Harmful, and Discriminative

Samantha C., Editor June 7, 2022

“All old people drive slow.” “All fat people are just obese and unhealthy.” “All Asians are smart and good at instruments.” “All Americans are fat.” “All blonde girls are dumb.” “All...

Hydropower is very beneficial

Is Hydropower better or worse than other forms of renewable energy?

Nisha A., Editor June 7, 2022

Energy is a very big part of everyone's life, whether for cooking, cleaning, or just entertainment. The U.S., along with many other nations, uses many different sources of energy, but fossil fuel is one...

Plastic bags are extremely harmful

Should Plastic Bags be Banned?

Sal V., Editor June 7, 2022

Practically everyone has used a plastic bag before. These containers are incredibly convenient - they can be used for shopping, transporting goods, and even as containers for extra things that have no...

A pile of pennies

Should The Penny Stay in Circulation?

Jason C., Editor May 31, 2022

The penny is the smallest and most worthless piece of currency in the American monetary system. The penny was first created in 1793, and its size was very large. More than 50 years later,  the penny was...

A child holding a jar of coins

Should Children get an Allowance?

Chelsea C., Reporter May 31, 2022

Should kids get an allowance for doing chores or tasks? There are many pros and cons to giving children an allowance. Many pros can be teaching your kids about budgeting and learning to value money but...

Should Students be Required to Volunteer?

Should Students be Required to Volunteer?

Adrian M., Reporter May 31, 2022

What is it to volunteer? Volunteering is the act of offering a helping hand without any payment required. Volunteering can be a very beneficial thing for you and the community you're in for various reasons...

A mouse being experimented on

Is Animal Testing Okay?

Isabella H, Reporter May 31, 2022

        Using animals in research and assessing the safety of products has been a source of passionate discussion for decades. Biomedical research and product safety testing account for 60% of...

Four smart phones in a circle

Should Smartphones Be Banned in Schools?

Dylan C., Reporter May 23, 2022

With recent advancements in technology, it isn’t surprising that some would want to crack down on it. However, some of these technological advancements help students in various ways. Even if it might...

A picture of the earth and an astronaut from space

Should Space Be Colonized?

Adrian M., Reporter May 23, 2022

What is space? Space is a physical, boundless, three-dimensional universe beyond the Earth's atmosphere. Space contains stars, planets, asteroids, and comets that get made into galaxies and quasars that...

A stethoscope and pen on top of a paper

Should Healthcare Be Free?

Sal V., Reporter May 23, 2022

At some point in life, everyone has gotten sick. Some luckier individuals haven’t experienced anything worse than the flu, but others have struggled with horrifying diseases. No one wants to get sick,...

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