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Column: The youth of America will face problems with social security benefits

Column: The youth of America will face problems with social security benefits

Mia Sinha, Opinions Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Politics

When I retire, I want to be able to kick back, relax and enjoy my time doing whatever I wish with my days. Of all things, I don’t want to have to worry about how I will be able to support myself at that age. Due to the United States’ current slow growing population rate, many people of my generation...

Column: Trump will actually make America great again

Column: Trump will actually make America great again

Grant Daniels, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Home, Opinions

Election day has come and gone as we now have a non-politician, Donald Trump, who will be entering the White House after a landslide victory over Hillary Clinton. Finally, the American people will see change coming to Washington D.C with President-Elect Trump. Although brighter days are ahead for America,...

Column: President Trump will ruin America

Column: President Trump will ruin America

Klaria Holmes, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Home, Opinions

For some, the world as they knew it ended on November 8. For others, the world of their dreams was just beginning. Donald Trump has proven himself time and time again to be one of the most disrespectful, misogynistic, semi-racist, and closed-minded candidates that the US Presidential Election has...

Column: Art or Vandalism?

Column: Art or Vandalism?

Mia Sinha, Opinions Editor
November 11, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

In the past few generations, graffiti has taken a major turn in how it is viewed by the public. However, it is illegal and is considered a form of vandalism or criminal mischief by law enforcement. “Vandals” used to be kids with nothing better to do but get in trouble spray painting curse words...

Column: Actions speak louder than words

Column: Actions speak louder than words

Grant Daniels, Staff Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Politics, Uncategorized

Drama has unfolded in the presidential race after an eleven year old tape was released that contained troubling comments in which Republican nominee Donald Trump said demeaning things about women. While the dishonest and liberal media has blown up the tapes, the comments by Trump are far less severe...

Column: Why we need feminism

Column: Why we need feminism

Lexi Hankins, Staff writer
October 17, 2016
Filed under Opinions

Feminism. An eight letter word, that has almost always been associated with a negative stigma. Feminism, something that has infinite negative stereotypes forced upon the women and men who openly label themselves as a feminist. Feminism is defined throughout the internet as “the advocacy of women's...

Column: Trump’s comments are nothing new

Column: Trump’s comments are nothing new

Emma Scott, News Editor
October 12, 2016
Filed under Home, Opinions, Politics

On Friday evening, a tape was released by the Washington Post containing audio of the Republican Party presidential nominee Donald Trump making lewd comments about women in 2005. Since the release of the tapes, well-known Republicans such as House Speaker Paul Ryan and Trump’s own running mate Governor...

Column: No Tim Burton, diversity doesn’t need a reason

Column: No Tim Burton, diversity doesn’t need a reason

Carter Diggs, Entertainment Editor
October 11, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

I remember sitting down somewhere along the Square with a friend one day, discussing books we liked to read.  Eventually the Heroes of Olympus books by Rick Riordan came up, including the most recent release, The House of Hades.  Our conversation eventually came to the obvious talking point: Nico, a...

Dress code enforcement relaxes in order to increase instructional time

Mia Sinha, Opinions Editor
September 14, 2016
Filed under Opinions

Dress codes are always a hassle, not only for females, who typically have the strictest policies, but for everyone in the school. Oxford High School has recently eased up on their semi-strict dress code. Although it is still written in the student handbook, teachers are supposed to use their judgement ...

Column: Kaepernick invoking change is justifiable

September 8, 2016
Filed under Home, Opinions, Uncategorized

Colin Kaepernick, a name once looked at as one of the great players of the NFL, is now being talked about for a new reason. On Sunday, Kaepernick vowed that he would no longer stand during the singing of the national anthem and he’s been stirring up controversy ever since. Kaepernick stated...

Editorial: Oxford weeps together

Editorial: Oxford weeps together

Davis McCool, Editor-In-Chief
August 16, 2016
Filed under Home, News, Opinions

This past Sunday, every citizen of this town felt the loss of three wonderful couples, but none more so than the eleven children who went to bed Sunday night for the first time without parents. Agony for so many has just become a reality, and six gaping holes now leave a void in the tight-knit Oxford...

COLUMN: Seniors deserve ‘skip day’

COLUMN: Seniors deserve ‘skip day’

Drake Logan, Opinions Editor
May 2, 2016
Filed under Opinions

Senior skip day is a common occurrence that has been engraved in high schools throughout the United States. This practice is not approved by schools and the absence goes down as an unexcused absence. With that being said, a decent number of students participate in this annual “skip day.” Even som...

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