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Guilty verdicts alone not enough justice in Elijah McClain case

Erin Mukes, Staff Writer November 4, 2023

Walking home from a local store Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old African American man, was put in a chokehold by a police officer, then injected with ketamine by paramedics, leading to his death. This...

Bye, bye birdie

Has Elon Musk ruined Twitter for good?

Precious Whalin, Staff Writer October 28, 2023

It’s been a year since Elon Musk purchased Twitter Inc. for a whopping $44 billion dollars, becoming the owner and CEO.  Musk wanted to try to recreate China's super app “WeChat”. Although it's...

Racism hard to hide with Little Mermaid backlash

Racism hard to hide with Little Mermaid backlash

Precious Whalin, Staff Writer May 17, 2023

When Disney released the long awaited trailer of their new live action “The Little Mermaid” on Sept. 9th starring Halle Bailey as Ariel controversy immediately struck. With the teaser trailer on YouTube...

Users upset by potential TikTok ban

Jamorah Edwards, Staff Writer May 2, 2023

TikTok was a platform created to connect people with the same interest all over the world. The app kept a lot of people from going insane during COVID and gave a platform to people who deserved to be heard.  Most...

The potential downfall of TikTok

JonPaul Patterson, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

I’m sure you’ve heard of how the American Government is trying to ban Tiktok. If you live under a rock and don’t know what TikTok is, a social media app dedicated to short-form videos created for...

Watering down AP African American History class is unfair to rest of country

Lloyd Wright, Staff Writer February 8, 2023

 Outrage has been sparked across the nation as Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis blocked an AP African American History class, which he describes as “pushing a political agenda.”  College...

Ticketmaster fiasco needs to be addressed

Myles Germany, Staff Writer February 8, 2023

Imagine trying to purchase tickets for your favorite artist's concert, and as you sit in a queue for hours trying to buy tickets, the website crashes and now you’re stuck without tickets. In the following...

Free speech proves costly

Kenyon Brown, Staff Writer November 20, 2022

As some of you may not know the topic in the sports and music world as of late has been anti-semitism. The word means hostility to or prejudice against Jewish people. Basketball superstar Kyrie Irving...

Griner’s punishment doesn’t fit the crime

Mya-Lee Jackson, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

Imagine going on a work trip to increase your salary and you end up sentenced to nine years in prison. This has recently happened to a professional women's basketball player by the name of Brittney Griner....

Don’t miss out on final moments of senior year in a race to the finish line

Andronakis Clay, Staff Writer May 18, 2022

A senior was stuck in the most difficult class that anybody could imagine, Calculus, where only sweats and tears can be had, and it can flip your year upside down. This girl, despite being top of her class...

Gender stereotypes hurt both sides

Deanna Hampton, Staff Writer April 10, 2022

An anonymous classmate shared a time with me where they experienced the harsh reality of people spreading and talking about common gender stereotypes.  “I remember being at the barber shop getting...

New TikTok trend shows students’ attempts to reimburse schools for damages done

Izza Aftab, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

TikTok as of late banned and restricted the "Devious Licks" videos, where students boasted about their mischievous burglaries from school restrooms and classrooms. Clocks were stolen, soap dispensers were...

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