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A rite of passage: the active shooter drill

A rite of passage: the active shooter drill

At San Marino High School, it’s hard to imagine a life in the “heaven-sent suburbia” that’s not riddled with checklists and tired expectations for college and academic achievement. So when the school announced its first active shooter drill, imagining students...

Mike Pence: The better alternative?

Mike Pence: The better alternative?

Facing an abundant and growing amount of evidence of presidential wrongdoing involving obstruction of justice, Donald J. Trump could very possibly be facing future impeachment. Granted, there have been only two presidents, Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton, in all of...

A look back into Black Panther

A look back into Black Panther

There’s a lot to love about Black Panther. It’s the first superhero movie with a majority black cast and it contains a brilliant soundtrack by rap legend Kendrick Lamar. But more importantly, the movie’s core values reflect the culture of a generation characterized by...

Student voice: Arming teachers

Student voice: Arming teachers

While the March for our Lives movement protests for gun control, lawmakers in Florida have passed legislation that provides gun control, but also allows staff members in Florida schools to possess guns on campus. Is giving faculty the access to guns on campus the...

What we owe to the world

What we owe to the world

There were representatives of one hundred and ninety-six parties in France when the Paris Climate Accord was ratified, with one hundred and seventy-four of the UNFCCC members becoming party to it. There is a universal agreement that climate change is a threat to the...

What we owe to the world

Is a Hot Dog a Sandwich?

The State of New York defines a hot dog as a sandwich. They say that “Sandwiches include cold and hot sandwiches of every kind that are prepared and ready to be eaten, whether made on bread, on bagels, on rolls, in pitas, in wraps, or otherwise, and regardless of the...

Op-Ed: A disparity in media attention

Op-Ed: A disparity in media attention

Inciting youth across the United States to take to the streets and say their piece on gun violence, the March for Our Lives movement powerfully invoked public discourse on gun control and called for actual change. Yet, the success and popularity of the nationwide...

What we owe to the world

Opinion: What you say and what it should do

The opinions of a wide variety of entertainers, from celebrities to political figures, are worthwhile and demonstrate a great need and dedication to promoting or refuting what is currently occurring in our society. We all have a voice and opinions about a specific...

Hey, Listen Up: Trailer

Hey, Listen Up: Trailer

Introducing "Hey, Listen Up," the first podcast that invites teens to join the conversation. Every word that is spoken will be as honest, raw and authentic as the way we all speak when we’re passionate about something in the world we live in, and each second of every...