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Online Versus Traditional Learning- Which is Better?

Online Versus Traditional Learning- Which is Better?

Alyssa W., reporter

June 12, 2019

The modern school system that everyone knows today emerged in the 1760s, and even now the basic principles haven’t changed. However, while education has always been done face-to-face, there is a new type of schooling on the rise, online learning. This method brings up a new debate- which is better- ...

Is the Education System Flawed?

Is the Education System Flawed?

Jason M., Editor

June 10, 2019

Education is perhaps one of the world’s most important concepts in the world. It shapes our future and provides us knowledge of the world around us, yet, the classroom has barely changed in the last fifty years. Teachers, who may have one of the most important jobs in the world are underpaid. Studen...

Is China Outmatched in Trump’s Trade War Against the US?

Is China Outmatched in Trump’s Trade War Against the US?

Darrius H., Reporter

May 31, 2019

The yearlong trade disagreement between China and the United States continues to escalate. This may turn out to be an economic conflict that may exist for decades because both sides want global dominance, reputation, and wealth. In 2018, the United States traded with China through goods and services f...

Is it Wrong to Use Animals in Zoos and Circuses?

Is it Wrong to Use Animals in Zoos and Circuses?

Reese M., Reporter

May 22, 2019

For centuries, people have been abusing the rights of animals in zoos and circuses. Performers have been keeping innocent animals in captivity and forcing them to do stuff for entertainment. Zoos and Circuses are not benefiting the society in any way but is failing to provide animals with the respec...

Should Dance Be Considered a Sport?

Should Dance Be Considered a Sport?

Charis P., Rporter

May 22, 2019

Many athletes have debated whether dance should be considered a sport or not. Dance should be considered a sport just like other extra-curricular activities such as basketball or soccer. It has the same characteristics as official sports. Some of these include a needed amount of practice, stamina, th...

Should the SAT be optional? College admission scandal arouses questions

Should the SAT be optional? College admission scandal arouses questions

Alan H., Reporter

May 8, 2019

The SAT, or Scholastic Assessment Test, is a test taken by high school students that determines the college that they will get into. A higher grade means a higher college acceptance rate for that student. A lower grade would reduce your chances of getting into a great school such as an ivy league. The...

Should Teachers Be Armed?

Should Teachers Be Armed?

Logan D., Reporter

May 6, 2019

The threats of school shootings and school massacres have been very present in the new century. More and more violence within schools has increased the concern in many parents, teachers, and students. The question of when and where is a present question, but a more frequently asked question is, how can we p...

Mobile Phones Are Not 100% Safe

Mobile Phones Are Not 100% Safe

Evan W., Reporter

May 6, 2019

There are a lot of concerns regarding safety with cell phones. Are they really safe to a point where there are no risks? This is a question among scientists that hasn’t been answered yet. No, mobile phones are not 100% safe because of tumors and Radio Frequency-Electromagnetic Radiation (FR-EMR). First, t...

Should Puerto Rico become a state?

Should Puerto Rico become a state?

Elio A,., Reporter

April 23, 2019

Puerto Rico was a territory inherited by the United States near the end of the Spanish-American war. Puerto Rico has had a long feud of whether it should become America’s 51st state or not. It has been a controversial debate and argument for a while and has recently pushed to harder limits to beco...

Is Social Media Affecting the Lives of Young Teens?

Is Social Media Affecting the Lives of Young Teens?

Jacqueline C., editor

April 3, 2019

What is social media? Social media are sites such as Instagram, Facebook, or Snapchat, where people create online accounts to communicate with others through videos, pictures or personal messages. Although social media is beneficial when it comes to connecting to family and friends and communication w...

Will the government shut down? Again!

Will the government shut down? Again!

Darrius H., reporter

March 19, 2019

At midnight EST on December 22, 2018, a partial government shutdown was enacted. The reason for this shutdown was because the Senate refused to relent into the president's demand to provide more funding to build a wall on the Mexico–United States border. This shutdown ended on January 25, 2019, afte...

Should people become vegetarian?

Should people become vegetarian?

William S., Editor

March 18, 2019

One of the most debatable topics of our time, the question of should people become vegetarian has led to various intense debates with rabid supporters on each side. Vegetarians claim that killing animals for meat is unethical and not needed, while others claim that eating meat is completely natural and ...

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