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Sports Mascots Being Offensive

Sports Mascots Being Offensive

Anya D., Editor

March 18, 2019

Various team names and mascots have discriminative and racist backgrounds- these need to be changed and made right. Some of the team or mascot names are derived from certain cultures and are offensive to many. This needs to be stopped and changed. Some people are very passionate about their teams, a...

Should the U.S. Help Other Countries in Need?

Should the U.S. Help Other Countries in Need?

Evan W., reporter

March 7, 2019

The U.S. has fought wars in other countries that had nothing to do with them. America got involved in wars like Syria, Vietnam, and Afghanistan. These wars had no effect on America, but they decided to help countries fight to victory. As of today, the U.S. has to most powerful military forces in the...

The Border Wall Solution Trump Hasn’t Thought of

The Border Wall Solution Trump Hasn’t Thought of

Alan H., reporter

March 4, 2019

After the longest government shutdown issued by our 45th President, Donald Trump continues to persuade Congress to fund the building of a wall at the US’s southern border. If a national emergency exists, then the President should take his case directly to the people of the US and look for other wa...

Medicare For All

Medicare For All

Elio R., Reporter

February 19, 2019

Medicare For All is a health care plan that was developed by Senator Bernie Sanders. It is single-payer health insurance, that the national government runs. The program covers all Americans and replaces private coverage. Health care financing is organized by a single public or quasi-public agency. Bernie ...

Banning Plastic Straws- Will It Make a Difference?

Banning Plastic Straws- Will It Make a Difference?

Charis P., reporter

February 19, 2019

Throughout many cities in the United States, plastic straws are being banned. Starting in the year 2018, restaurants have stopped putting out straws or serving drinks with straws unless customers ask to have one. Starbucks has even agreed to stop giving out their green straws with their drinks by the...

The Vape Problem

The Vape Problem

Jonathan Y., reporter

February 4, 2019

There are many ads about vaping all across the internet. Some may be in a YouTube video or on a random website. Unfortunately, it has been a problem with teens for the past century and still is to this date. Teens that vape early on have a higher chance of smoking a cigarette later in life, which is known t...

Is Trump Abusing His Power for a Wall?

Is Trump Abusing His  Power for a Wall?

Andrew N., Reporter

January 28, 2019

President Donald Trump has been president for about two years now. Some say that he’s being a great president, while others believe that he’s a terrible president. Now the new question is if Donald Trump is abusing the power and capabilities of being president. So far Donald Trump has done not r...

Do we Really Need a Border Wall?

Do we Really Need a Border Wall?

Jason M., Editor

January 22, 2019

President Trump is demanding $5.7 billion for a border wall, which he believes will stop the flow of illegal immigrants and drugs through the southern border. However, will a simple concrete wall, used since the 10th century, solve the 21st-century border crisis? The southern border is nearly 2000 miles lon...

Should Mickey Mouse be Available to the Public?

Should Mickey Mouse be Available to the Public?

Bryan W., Reporter

January 9, 2019

For years, the common everyday items in the public domain have allowed humans to create some of the most iconic characters like Dracula, Sherlock Holmes, Frankenstein, Frankenstein's Monster, Robin Hood, and King Kong. But Disney has held back a certain character from the public domain. Mickey Mo...

Is the Earth Flat?

Is the Earth Flat?

Mia R., Editor

January 9, 2019

Many people have different opinions on the earth’s shape, but there is only one logical answer. The earth is not flat for many valid reasons that have been proven. However, everyone has their own opinion on this statement. People that think the Earth is flat have their reasons. Through their point...

Can music be mood altering?

Can music be mood altering?

Elise M., Reporter

December 18, 2018

Can music alter moods? Music is much more powerful than many people think. Music can make people feel happy, sad, pumped up, or calmed, just depending on the song. Different genres of music can also change the mood of people and make them feel a certain way. Rock, hard rock, punk, and indie can often...

Artificial Sweeteners: Ban or Can

Artificial Sweeteners: Ban or Can

Jonathan Y., Reporter

December 18, 2018

Starting from the 1950s, artificial sweeteners are known for being an alternative to sugar, but many have asked; How harmful are artificial sweeteners? Scientists have researched and experimented for the truth of artificial sweeteners and have found multiple answers to this issue. Artificial sweet...

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