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The Poetry Hub: Langston Hughes

Vivian Coleman, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

What happens to a childhood deferred when old age is inevitable, and lack of ambition is encouraged? At one point in time, we were synonymous with innocence, our very beings encouraged every young aspiration our adolescent minds uttered. However, when the naivety of childhood disappears, do we disappear wit...

Debatable: The Glass Ceiling

Debatable: The Glass Ceiling

Vivian Coleman, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

Depicted as a creation carved from man, the Bible conveys that women were grafted solely to provide men companionship. The words submissive and women soon became synonymous as the patriarchy demanded conformity from their lesser halves. Many believed the superiority of males originated from the bibli...

Thoughtful Thursday: Nostalgia

Thoughtful Thursday: Nostalgia

Zoe Alvarez, Thoughtful Thursday columnist

October 17, 2019

Lately, I’ve experienced a great amount of nostalgia. Every memory brought chills yet warmth to my skin. I could only describe the sensation as being wrapped in soft blankets. I couldn’t help but smile as memories played in my mind. I revisited my youth when a friend of mine gave me a bouquet...

The Poetry Hub: Tupac Shakur

Vivian Coleman, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

How many people have fallen victim to ignorance, have judged someone by the color of their skin, the culture of their tongue, or the squalor many have grown up in? Tupac Shakur, born Lesane Parish Crooks, asked the same questions, if not more. He created a legacy for himself using his Poetic Justice. Howev...

Let’s Talk Politics: President Trump’s Impeachment Inquiry

Brianna Pineda, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

By now everyone has heard about President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry. It was first brought to the attention of the public on Sept. 24. It has been three weeks since this announcement has been made. Since then people have been making their opinions known, including the president himself. The r...

Let’s Talk Politics: Abortion

Brianna Pineda, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

The topic of abortion has always been a controversy in our society. Though every state has at least one abortion clinic, there are some states in the United States that have set restrictions to have an abortion. Restrictions such as the 20 week abortion ban and the heartbeat bills and so many more make it ...

Conspiracy Theories: Mandela Effect

Gabriela Martinez, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

The Mandela effect is one of the most famous conspiracies known. The very first Mandela effect and where it got its name from is from a man named Nelson Mandela.  Nelson Mandela led the anti-apartheid African National Congress which was accused of conspiring to over throw the state in 1964. He wa...

Let’s talk politics: Separation of Church and State

Brianna Pineda, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

The argument of the statement “separation between church and state “ has been around for quite a while. There are people arguing that it’s not in the constitution, people saying that it’s in a letter Thomas Jefferson wrote, people saying that there is no such thing as “separation between church...

Thoughtful Thursday: Crying

Thoughtful Thursday: Crying

Zoe Alvarez, Thoughtful Thursday columnist

September 26, 2019

We often associate crying with a negative emotion such as sadness and anger. It’s far from normal to see crying in a positive light. All throughout society it is seen as a weakness. A person who cries is seen as weak, unable to control their emotions, or in other words “suck it up” when they feel...

Observations: Vaping

Bailey Yeary, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

Decades ago, smoking as a teen was very common, until people realized how drastically it affects your long-term health. Fast-forward to today, teens think smoking makes them trendsetters when they are really following a bad trend and slowly killing themselves. What teens and young adults nowadays need...

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