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India Farmers’ Protests

Sim Saini
January 15, 2021

The world’s biggest protest is currently taking place in India due to its government passing bills that Indian Farmers believe will negatively affect them. On November 26, 2020, a rough estimate of 250...

OPINION: Abolishing the Death Penalty

OPINION: Abolishing the Death Penalty

Crystal Kalin
January 8, 2021

Many remain outraged and saddened following the tragic execution of 40 year old Brandon Bernard, on December 11th, for a crime committed when he was an adolescent. To fight for justice Virginia citizens...

OPINION: Tattoos and Employment

OPINION: Tattoos and Employment

Melanie Wang
October 23, 2020

Many of the adults today grew up 1-2 generations ago. In the 80s, visible tattoos were highly frowned upon. The working industry had to dress appropriately and look professional. Visible tattoos and ordinary...

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OPINION: COVID Gatherings

Nathan Kim
October 2, 2020

Since the beginning of the pandemic, gatherings have halted the progress on COVID-19 throughout the world, as people gather in high amounts with little to no safety. One problem that many people disregard...

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The Effects of 9/11 on Muslim Americans and Immigrants

Musa Jabbour
March 5, 2020

September 11, 2001, changed the United States forever. On that fateful day, four planes were hijacked by Islamic extremists. Two planes collapsed the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York;...

Hameed's Reads: The Top 7 Books I Have Read (and Reread) the Past 4 Years

Hameed’s Reads: The Top 7 Books I Have Read (and Reread) the Past 4 Years

Marwa Hameed, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 5, 2020

For me, to read is to have a window to the world. It is something that has expanded my horizons and allowed me to see the viewpoint of people and events that I would never get to experience otherwise....

To All the Boys P.S. I Still Love You

To All the Boys P.S. I Still Love You

Daniela Moreno
February 25, 2020

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before P.S. I Love You is a Netflix movie that recently came out on February 12, 2020. This movie and To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is based on the trilogy written by...

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On Being Transgender

Miguel Alves, Editor
February 19, 2020

I’m a guy, but we don’t really talk about it. Back in the fall of 2016, I worried about exactly the same things that every fourteen-year-old worries about — starting high school, making new friends,...

Tinnitus Awareness

Tinnitus Awareness

Christian Coleman
February 19, 2020

For the longest time, I assumed that the ringing in my ears was normal. From what I remember, I’ve had to deal with this since I was born and it’s only been the norm. For me, true silence has never...

Life With Anxiety

Life With Anxiety

Christian Coleman
January 6, 2020

When I was in second grade, I was introduced to a monster. I’d been living with it for a long time, but it was finally given a name: anxiety. This was the reason my stomach always hurt, the reason I...

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Google and Privacy

Will Rantis
September 20, 2019

In the last 15 years, the importance of Google as a company has increased dramatically. For most people, Google is the primary search engine that they use, and Google Chrome is their primary web browser....

Guest Writer: My Traveling Experience in Asia

Guest Writer: My Traveling Experience in Asia

David Vu, Guest Writer
June 11, 2019

This past year, my family had a surge of international travels. We traveled to many interesting and exotic  places, ranging from seeing the architectural structures of Paris to exploring the massive temples...

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