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Column: Trump’s executive order “Protecting the Nation” may have the opposite effect

Column: Trump’s executive order “Protecting the Nation” may have the opposite effect

Mia Sinha, Opinions Editor

February 7, 2017

Over the past few weeks after President Trump’s inauguration, he has passed seven executive orders. The most controversial order perhaps being “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” which arguably could have the exact opposite effect of what it is meant to...

Column: Women’s March embodied unity for all

Column: Women’s March embodied unity for all

Emma Scott, News Editor

January 31, 2017

Our country’s 45th president was inaugurated Jan. 20, but the real showstopper was on Saturday, Jan. 21, when millions crowded the streets in cities across the globe to show support for women’s rights. I was able to join the Women’s March on Washington (WMW) at our nation’s capital. The march...

Column: Betsy DeVos knows very little about department she will preside over

Column: Betsy DeVos knows very little about department she will preside over

Mia Sinha, Opinions Editor

January 25, 2017

She was never a teacher, nor in anyway affiliated with the public school system. She was just the opposite, calling the public school system a “dead end.” Betsy DeVos and her family have donated millions if not hundreds of millions to school-choice education lawmakers and advocacy organizations swaying...

Column: Class of 2017 athletes have been something special

Column: Class of 2017 athletes have been something special

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

January 23, 2017

On May 26, 2017, senior student-athletes will walk across the stage, shake Principal Bradley Roberson’s hand, and receive a diploma from a school that has had their support both on the field of battle and in the classroom. When it is all said and done and after they throw their caps up in the air,...

Obama says what US needs to hear during Farewell Address

Obama says what US needs to hear during Farewell Address

Klaire Holmes, Staff writer

January 17, 2017

President Barack Obama gave his final speech at McCormick Hall in Chicago, Illinois which should serve as a wake up call to every citizen in America. He tackled issues such as immigration, race relations, and the importance of making our democracy stronger. Obama started by reflecting on all the accomplishments...

Column: Standardized tests cause large amounts of stress

Column: Standardized tests cause large amounts of stress

Eric Maddigan, Staff writer

January 12, 2017

Nearly all OHS students have had to take the MAP tests at some point in high school. MAP tests are a series of standardized tests created by the Northwest Evaluation Association. The test is separated into three sections over the course of three days, and contains approximately 50 questions for each sect...

Column: Dakota Access Pipeline protestors may be missing the point

Column: Dakota Access Pipeline protestors may be missing the point

Mia Sinha, Opinion's Editor

December 9, 2016

Contrary to popular belief the issue is not and should not be about historical and cultural protection of the land, rather the environmental consequences it could possibly bring. There is no part of the Dakota Access Pipeline, who’s construction was recently halted after demonstrations turned violent,...

Column: Trump can’t take right to burn American flag

Column: Trump can’t take right to burn American flag

Mia Sinha, Opinions Editor

December 2, 2016

On Tuesday Nov. 29, President-elect Donald J. Trump tweeted “Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag - if they do, there must be consequences - perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!” This tweet received as much backlash as is to be expected. The issue of flag burning has been a...

Staff Editorial: Inclusion, not division is way to move forward

Staff Editorial: Inclusion, not division is way to move forward

November 28, 2016

There is no denying that there are people who have become fearful after the election results came out, especially after others have already committed hateful actions across the country. On Nov. 14, Senior Class President Dany Morales took the courage to share his message on the announcements following...

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

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

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

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...

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