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Social Media Activism: Performance vs. Impact

Rebekah Rahman, Staff Writer

June 15, 2020

After the tragic murder of George Floyd at the hands of police, people across all social media platforms began a massive outcry for awareness, education, and, most importantly, change. Unsurprisingly, this is not the first time peop...

Quarantine Protests Come with Devastating Consequences

Zoe Wernette, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

Americans across the country, with the exception of a few states, have been self-quarantining and battling the accompanying boredom. Those most at-risk with weakened immune systems and pre-existing conditions have not left their ...

Love Triangles in YA Romance: Why Team Jacob Was NEVER an Option

Rebekah Rahman, Staff Writer

May 2, 2020

Ever since the 10th anniversary of the cult-classic film adaptation of The Twilight Saga back in 2018, we have been living in what many Twi-hards (including myself) have affectionately dubbed the Twilight Renaissance. It is finally s...

Obligation and Motivation during a Pandemic

Cara Caulton, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

Time has officially lost all meaning to me. Just six weeks ago, I was waking up at 7:00 a.m. every weekday. Just six weeks ago, I thought I would be attending school until June 23rd. I had test dates marked in my planner, eve...

Can I vote for Biden after supporting Sanders? Yes, but he does not make it easy.

Aedan Henry, Copy Editor

April 29, 2020

Well, it is official: Senator Bernie Sanders is no longer in the running for president of the United States, and former Vice President Joe Biden is the presumptive nominee. Sanders represented radical positive change in government, ...

Vote by Mail, Now

Jake Miller, Copy Editor

April 28, 2020

The novel coronavirus has been dubbed by many as “the great revealer.” Indeed, it has exposed just how vulnerable so many of the systems we as a country rely on are, from healthcare to unemployment benefits to the very heart...

Is America Being Too Lenient about Their Pandemic Policies?

Benny Po, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

With the worst of the pandemic gradually waning, many countries across the world are beginning to transition into the recovery phase. However, the Washington Post reports that “the United States is rapidly nearing 800,000 confirmed...

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