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We really are not all in this together

Maddie Coyle, Assistant Opinion Editor May 1, 2020

The COVID-19 virus has taken over our world. It has impacted people across the world and because of this,  many have seen this pandemic as a time where we can all come together. More people have been...

Don't compare your quarantine to the Holocaust

Don’t compare your quarantine to the Holocaust

Gwen Tucker, Staff Writer May 1, 2020

Another world crisis, another Holocaust analogy. As the coronavirus continues to keep us inside of our houses and away from people we love, many people are looking for a way to contextualize what is happening,...

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Coronavirus quarantine sparks mental health crisis

Gwen Tucker, Staff Writer April 7, 2020

In the last few weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has swept the nation. Restaurants and bars have closed, schools and colleges have shut down and moved to online learning, and the entire State of Illinois...

Sexual assault in America is not taken seriously

Sexual assault in America is not taken seriously

Saskia Teterycz, Assistant Opinion Editor April 3, 2020

Trigger warning: This article references cases of sexual assault and harassment.  In 2017, at the height of the #MeToo movement, it seemed as though the way sexual assault was handled in America might...

Protestas en Ecuador, 2019.

Latino America – Un Cronograma De Protestas

Angie Gomez, Escritor Personal April 3, 2020

Muchos de nosotros vivimos en un torrente constante de noticias. A principios de 2020, recibimos noticias importantes sobre Donald Trump e Irán, los incendios en Australia, el coronavirus y otras noticias...

We need more proactive action on infectious diseases

Maddie Coyle, Assistant Opinion Editor April 3, 2020

 Over the past few weeks, the pandemic spread of the COVID-19 virus has taken over, impeding on everyday life across the globe. The first COVID-19 virus outbreak was in Wuhan, China, according to Aljazeera,...

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Drawbacks of e-learning and what can be done to improve it

Linnea Mayo, Staff Writer April 3, 2020

With school being out due to the unprecedented outbreak of COVID-19, millions of students across the country have been participating in e-learning, or online classes, these past few weeks.   Without...

We must support artists who resist toxic masculinity

We must support artists who resist toxic masculinity

Antonia Languilla, Staff Writer April 3, 2020

Gender is a social construct. The idea of gender has been created and accepted as a society.  However, when dealing with the conversation about gender being a construct, another conversation often opens...

Cancelling Cancel Culture

Cancelling Cancel Culture

Noah Kayaian, Staff Writer March 27, 2020

In April 2019, beauty YouTuber James Charles was considered cancelled by millions after another YouTuber, Tati Westbrook, called Charles out for being a “sellout” and “finding him inconsiderate and...

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We need to combat objectification and sexualization of women in media

Maddie Coyle, Assistant Opinion Editor February 28, 2020

“For most of history anonymous was a woman;”--this idea was illustrated in Virginia Woolf’s In Search of a Room of One’s Own  and is pertinent to understand how women used to live their lives....

Students should be given more time for course selection

Linnea Mayo, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

Course selection. The time of the year where in a couple of months, students must choose their classes for the following school year. Every year, the main stem of my stress -- for myself and many of my...

Estrés en los estudiantes del último año en la secundaria

Estrés en los estudiantes del último año en la secundaria

Vanesa Funes and Alejandra Cardenas February 28, 2020

Cada día que pasa, nos acercamos más y más al gran día de graduación que hemos estado esperando con mucha ansia por tanto tiempo. Pensar que estamos a pocos meses de ese día causa muchas emociones...

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