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History is Written by the… Losers?

History is Written by the… Losers?

Cayley Ryan, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

There’s a house on High House Road that I pass by every morning. For the instant I pass it by, I always feel uncomfortable, like I should avert my eyes or ignore it or do anything, really. It’s not actually the house -- it’s the bright red and blue flag hanging defiantly outside of it. We all know the ...

America Needs To Take Action

America Needs To Take Action

Sonia Rao, Opinion Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

November 5th, 2017.  Sutherland Springs, Texas.  Twenty-six innocent Americans killed in a small church by a gunman with a military-grade rifle.  This shooting, although the most recent, is not an isolated act.  In the aftermath of such devastating events, America needs to take a step back and p...

Are Late Night Talk Shows Too Political?

Are Late Night Talk Shows Too Political?

Alex Price, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Many people think that late night talk shows like “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” and “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” have gotten too political since the recent election season. Although I see where those people are coming from, I think that it is the job of late nigh...

California Wildfires

Alex Price, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

This is the time of year where the East Coast gets hurricanes and the West Coast gets wildfires. It happens every year. This year, however, the twenty-two fires that broke out across California were especially dangerous, and they killed over thirty people. There are over 300 people missing and entire c...

Is Trump Still in the WWE? He Sure Thinks So

Is Trump Still in the WWE? He Sure Thinks So

Alex Price, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

For those that don’t know, President Trump is a WWE Hall-of-Famer. In fact, he played a prominent role in WWE storylines during 2007, and it seems like he still believes that he is a part of the WWE. From Kim-Jong Un to Stephen Curry to his own party, the President has done nothing but feud with cele...

The Electoral College is Essential

The Electoral College is Essential

Bradley Stewart, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Every four years in the United States, a President is either elected or re-elected.  The process, called the Electoral College, is unique to America and is widely debated.  According to Amendment XII of the United States Constitution, state electors, who combine to make up the Electoral College, vote ...

Should Columbus Day Be Celebrated?

Should Columbus Day Be Celebrated?

Sonia Rao, Opinion Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

This past Monday, October 9th, was Columbus Day, a day where many countries in the Americas celebrate Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Americas. This holiday has been officially celebrated since the early 20th century, and became a federal U.S. holiday in 1937. Although most Americans like to praise C...

¡Ayudemos a los más necesitados!

¡Ayudemos a los más necesitados!

Antonia Meneses Gomez, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Estas últimas semanas no han sido las más fáciles para el mundo, especialmente para el Caribe y América del Norte. Los huracanes y los terremotos han afectado a millones de personas. En México, los terremotos han devastado a mucha gente, y la mayoría perdió todo. Muchos edificios cayeron atrapa...

Saudi Arabian Driving Decree Is a Big Step…But Not Big Enough

Saudi Arabian Driving Decree Is a Big Step…But Not Big Enough

Sonia Rao, Opinion Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE, Uncategorized

The country of Saudi Arabia is known for having limited rights for women, such as being the only country in the world that does not allow women to drive.  However, on September 27th, 2017, Saudi Arabian women gained the right to drive for the very first time.  Thanks to the decree issued by King S...

A Fight For Humanity: The Syrian Refugee Crisis

A Fight For Humanity: The Syrian Refugee Crisis

Zara Khan, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

"My wife is my world and I have nothing, by God. I don't even think of getting married again or having more kids. ... I am choking, I cannot breathe. They died in my arms." Syrian refugee Abdullah Kurdi’s story told from NPR recalls him holding his sons as tight as he could, urging them to grab onto the boat that was to be t...

Devastated Puerto Rico Deserves U.S. Aid

Devastated Puerto Rico Deserves U.S. Aid

Sonia Rao, Opinion Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Recently, the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico was devastated by the category four Hurricane Maria, with at least thirteen dead, and 3.5 million Puerto-Rican Americans still suffering.  The island has lost power, water, service, and roads that have been washed away by flooding.  Officials say restoring...

Courthouse Confederate Statues Must Come Down

Courthouse Confederate Statues Must Come Down

Alex Price, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Confederate monuments have been a controversial topic recently, and everyone has a different opinion. James Bowman of the Washington Examiner says that Confederate monuments honor the dead, while others say that they memorialize racism. Some people, like Donald Trump, think that the removal of Confe...

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