Migrant caravan deserves hospitality and asylum

John Kibler

November 1, 2018

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By John Kibler Approximately 3,500 Central Americans are trekking through Mexico, aiming to find illusionary hospitality in America. Making public the desperate journey for freedom for undocumented immigrants, they have drawn a gre...

Climate change will have irreversible impacts on future generations

Helena Savage

November 1, 2018

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By Helena Savage   At this point, climate change is irreversible, and we now need to heed this devastating environmental plunge in attempts to lessen impending impacts. With the global temperature expected to rise...

Pipe bombs wreak havoc on the democratic party before midterms

Daria Burnley

November 1, 2018

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By Daria Burnley Around mid afternoon on Monday, Oct. 22, a pipe bomb arrived at the gates of the home of prominent donor to the Democratic party, George Soros. That Monday was the beginning of a six-day long domestic terror...

The Trump administration takes strides to erase transgender people

Allie Boulier

October 26, 2018

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By Allie Boulier While the wave of ridiculous tweets from our President continues, as love blooms between Trump and dictators across the world, and our eyes remain trained on the upcoming midterm elections, the Trump admin...

Does Kanye deserve all the criticism from his stint in the Oval Office?

Will McCracken

October 22, 2018

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By Will McCracken Unpredictable is one way to describe the relationship that has developed between Donald Trump and Kanye West over the last year. Two weeks ago, Kanye West met with President Trump in the Oval Office to discuss...

Kavanaugh’s scandals shed light on college fraternity problems

October 5, 2018

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By Daria Burnley Judge Brett Kavanaugh is the Supreme Court nominee who has recently faced a Senate judiciary committee hearing after three accusations of sexual assault or misconduct surfaced against him, detailing violen...

Banned books should be celebrated

Avery Goodstine

October 1, 2018

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By Avery Goodstine Banned Books Week has been an annual tradition since 1982 that promotes not banning selected books from high schools, and challenges claims made against the banned books. Censorship is dangerous, and eve...

2022 World Cup host selection raises concerns

September 25, 2018

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By Tyler Filippini Qatar will be hosting the 2022 World Cup. Yes, you read that right. Qatar, a country with a lower population than Kansas and with a land area smaller than Maryland, will be the host of the next World C...

SAT scandals frustrate students — including me

Ella Mangels

September 21, 2018

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By Ella Mangels In the wake of yet another SAT cheating scandal, this one surfacing right on the heels of the #rescoreJuneSAT movement, I am justifiably upset.   I expect more from an institution that charges $47.50 to ...

Florence: The second summer we didn’t know we needed

Allie Boulier

September 21, 2018

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By Allie Boulier Tragically for VBCPS students all over the district, ‘Florence Break’ has come and gone, leaving us all with ruined sleeping schedules, horrible cases of procrastination, and the cravings to finish the show...

Nike makes progressive statement with Kaepernick ad collaboration

Avery Goodstine

September 19, 2018

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By Avery Goodstine In 2016, Colin Kaepernick, then the quarterback for the San Francisco 49er’s, knelt for the National Anthem before a football game, sparking the rightful nationwide protest against racial injustice and ...

Norfolk March for Our Lives is a success yet neglects similar protests

Daria Burnley

April 9, 2018

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Norfolk saw its largest organized protest with close to 3,000 attendants marching for the March for Our Lives cause, March 24, according to Norfolk police. The protest represented the indisputable power and conviction students a...

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