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Media handles tragedies unprofessionally, often glorifying attacker

Media handles tragedies unprofessionally, often glorifying attacker

Lauren Bial, Associate Editor

March 20, 2019


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By the time the gunman began opening fire in a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, he had already released his lengthy manifesto and was now live-streaming the massacre through a body cam. The attack was carefully planned, and even more carefully planned to make it go as viral as possible. It cam...

Browns make right decision with Hunt, deserves second chance

Browns make right decision with Hunt, deserves second chance

Eli Solinger, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


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Kareem Hunt, former NFL running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, was cut by the team last season after a video surfaced of him kicking a 19–year–old woman. On Monday, Feb. 11, he got a second chance as he was signed to a one–year contract with the Cleveland Browns. Hunt, who played college footba...

Forget your phone, drivers should be focused on road

Forget your phone, drivers should be focused on road

Eve Gershon, Features Editor, Business Manager

February 22, 2019


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Pretend you’re reading this article. Now, what just happened in the room in front of you down to the last movement? Missed something? Not sure? Maybe you should have been paying attention. It’s the same when you’re driving. You can’t possible be completely focused on the road if you’re also...

Tiger Woods: Back and better than ever

Tiger Woods: Back and better than ever

Rosie Frugé, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


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With his 80th PGA Tour win last weekend in Atlanta, Tiger Woods is out of his “slump” and is back to playing the golf he was playing years ago. He has not won since 2013, and this was one for the books. Woods has continued to play after several surgeries, including four back, correcting issues...

Sexism is not the problem, Serena, you are

Sexism is not the problem, Serena, you are

Preston Hooker, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018


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Tennis legend Serena Williams made headlines on Saturday, Sep. 8 with her outburst during the 2018 U.S. Women’s Open final versus 20-year-old phenom Naomi Osaka that eventually led to her being fined $17,000. Williams burst into a fiery rage after being assessed three penalties by chair umpire Carlos...

Scrap the trash, put the recycling where it belongs

Scrap the trash, put the recycling where it belongs

Eve Gershon, Features Editor

April 4, 2018


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The lack of recycling at Oxford High School has gone on for long enough. It is time that we make a change and start putting the plastics where they belong. Everyday at school, I watch in dismay as students in my classes place their water bottles and cardboard boxes straight into the trash without ...

Student debt is constantly increasing issue, follows students for lifetime

Student debt is constantly increasing issue, follows students for lifetime

Karina Patel, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


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As the end of the year approaches, seniors and juniors are looking at their futures after high school. While many students plan to attend college, how are they are planning to pay for the amount of student debt that many are bound to have throughout their college experience? Some students don’t think...

Learning languages earlier provides broken barriers, new knowledge

Learning languages earlier provides broken barriers, new knowledge

Nadeen Al-Ostaz, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


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Besides race and ethnicity serving as cultural barriers are the differences in language. History has taught that when barriers are overcome, not only is a person’s knowledge increased but so is their open-mindedness. Limiting learning a language to when students are in high school limits the abil...

Trump succeeds in historic State of the Union address

Trump succeeds in historic State of the Union address

Grant Daniels, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


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Last night, President Trump gave a powerful, historic speech in his first official State of the Union address. He deservingly went back to look at his many accomplishments in just a year and he also recognized individuals who had stories of hardship that should unite the parties. The president gave a...

Handing country music back to the pros

Handing country music back to the pros

Andrew Gardner, Contributing Writer

December 13, 2017


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Let’s conduct a social experiment. You game? Don’t worry – it’s nothing hard. In fact, it’s probably a little too easy (and that’s essentially the problem). But, we can talk semantics in the body paragraphs. For now, our experiment. Go into your car. Don’t feel the need to buckl...

Controversial Dove ad a misunderstanding, not racist

Controversial Dove ad a misunderstanding, not racist

Tamyra Baggett, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


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Recently, Dove released an ad that many depicted as racist, saying the ad misrepresented women of color, but the ad was misunderstood and the entire situation was blown out of proportion. The ad showed a black woman removing her shirt to reveal a white woman, and then the white woman removed her shir...

NFL loses sight of Kaepernick’s agenda with protests

NFL loses sight of Kaepernick’s agenda with protests

Walker Bailey, Sports Writer

September 27, 2017


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It has been one year since Colin Kaepernick first took a knee during the National Anthem. Kaepernick’s protest was a response to the police brutality that was frequently occurring across the United States. Kaepernick is now a free agent in the NFL. Many believe Kaepernick was not signed due to t...

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