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Learning languages earlier provides broken barriers, new knowledge

Learning languages earlier provides broken barriers, new knowledge

Nadeen Al-Ostaz, Staff Writer March 28, 2018

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...

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

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...

Handing country music back to the pros

Handing country music back to the pros

Andrew Gardner, Contributing Writer December 13, 2017

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...

Controversial Dove ad a misunderstanding, not racist

Controversial Dove ad a misunderstanding, not racist

Tamyra Baggett, Staff Writer October 17, 2017

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...

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

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...

A year later, Kaepernick's actions still justifiable

A year later, Kaepernick’s actions still justifiable

Klaria Holmes, Opinions Editor September 26, 2017

After President’s Trump’s remarks this weekend about the behavior of those who abstain from participating in the National Anthem, several NFL players, coaches, and owners stood with locked arms or...

Gender pronouns are important, need to be respected

Gender pronouns are important, need to be respected

Tamyra Baggett, Staff Writer September 22, 2017

The usage of specific gender pronouns is becoming more prevalent in school environments, because some students identify other than male or female and use certain pronouns to fit their identity. According...

Antifa has good motives, bad execution

Antifa has good motives, bad execution

Tamyra Baggett, Staff Writer September 18, 2017

Fringe groups have been one of the most talked about subjects in the media recently, namely Antifa. According to Merriam-Webster, a fringe group is defined as "a group with marginal or extremist views."...

Trump revokes DACA program for worse, rips apart families

Trump revokes DACA program for worse, rips apart families

Klaria Holmes, Associate Editor, Opinions Editor September 7, 2017

On Tuesday morning, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump Administration was ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, claiming that the program was full of ‘illegal...

Rapper’s “suicide video” glorifies important issue

Rapper’s “suicide video” glorifies important issue

Klaria Holmes, Opinions Editor August 28, 2017

On Aug. 23, well known rapper XXXtentacion, also known as X, posted a disturbing video on his Instagram depicting him killing himself. After uploading his video, X also posted a clip of his music video...

Column: Should high school students be allowed to grade their teachers?

Column: Should high school students be allowed to grade their teachers?

Mia Sinha, Opinions Editor April 3, 2017

Have you ever had that one teacher who seems to never teach you anything, but the administration treats them as if they have tenure? They may get off task, read straight from the text, or just genuinely...

Column: Ole Miss will regret not giving Joiner offer

Column: Ole Miss will regret not giving Joiner offer

Jared Redding, Sports Editor March 10, 2017

Players like OHS senior guard Jarkel Joiner do not come around very often. Cal State Bakersfield knew that, as well as other strong college basketball programs that offered Joiner scholarships, like TCU,...

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