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Art by Joselyn Mendez

Heritage months crucial to social awareness

Gabriela Wolf, Staff Writer March 18, 2021

America is a very racially and ethnically diverse country. One major way to celebrate and learn about America’s diverse traditions is through heritage months. Four well-known heritage months include...

Art by Mary Stauder

Hosting the Olympics costs an arm and a leg

Quentin Perry, Opinion Editor March 18, 2021

The Olympic Games are the pinnacle of the sports world. People from all over the globe descend on a host city every four years. The ability to host such a prestigious event is seen as an honor to many;...

Art by Krystal Nava

Judicial system targets minority groups

African Americans, Latinos disproportionately incarcerated
Krystal Nava, Staff Writer March 18, 2021

In 2020 alone, 2.3 million people were reported to be incarcerated in the United States, according to Shockingly, since 1991, the rate of crime in the U.S. has fallen about 20 percent,...

Art by Marion Krowczyk

Grammys award corruption over caliber

Fernanda Romero, Staff Writer March 18, 2021

The Grammys are known as music’s biggest awards event and are meant to represent the best artists in the music industry. However, that’s not always the case. To many, it’s become apparent that the...

Art by Mary Stauder

Recycling program unnecessary casualty of pandemic

Julia Benkendorf, Sports Editor March 18, 2021

As the severity of the pandemic persists, so does the importance of recycling.  Many now-essential supplies such as paper towels, wipes and single use plastic products rely on recycled materials for...

Art by Maggie Miller

Executive order on transgender bathrooms sparks privacy debate

Sydney Grant , Staff Writer February 26, 2021

President Joe Biden’s executive order on the prevention and combat of discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation seemingly promotes equality and equal protection under the law...

Art by Magdalena Szczerbinski

Nation, world fixed on race

Quentin Perry, Editor February 26, 2021

In 1776, Thomas Jefferson penned the U.S Declaration of Independence. One of the most important ideas in this document was the belief that “all men are created equal.” America has come a long way in...

Art by Krystal Nava

Community joins fight for equality

Krystal Nava, Staff writer February 22, 2021

Racial representation is vital, especially in this day and age, to promote equity and opportunities for all people. One clear example of this presently seen within our own government. Kamala Harris is...

Art by Julia Benkendorf

Caution keeps Christmas greetings merry

Fernanda Romero, Staff Writer December 10, 2020

The Christmas season has single-handedly taken over December and late November. How could it not? It’s a time of baking sweet treats, decorating houses in red and green and sipping on Starbucks drinks...

Art by Mary Stauder

Mystery surrounds Biden administration

Quentin Perry, Opinion Editor December 10, 2020

After a very controversial election, Joe Biden is the presumed President-elect of the United States. On January 20, Biden will take over a nation divided by stark political ideologies and in the midst...

Art by Maggie Miller

COVID vaccine offers new hope worldwide

Krystal Nava, Staff Writer December 10, 2020

COVID-19 has been our country’s most pressing issue, having caused over 266,000 deaths in the U.S alone, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With the increase in positivity rates...

Art by Krystal Nava

Police shooting sparks calls for change

Training, defunding important steps to reform
Krystal Nava, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

 Police brutality has been a prevalent issue especially in light of the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. These highly publicized cases have drawn a significant amount of attention to this issue...

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