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‘Last Jedi; Bridges Old and New

January 16, 2018

When the latest Star Wars installment, The Last Jedi, hit theaters last month, fans had great expectations for the movie. There have been mixed opinions about the movie. Some fans enjoyed it while ot...

The Fight for Net Neutrality

The Fight for Net Neutrality

January 12, 2018

While the fight for net neutrality might seem dead in light of the most recent repeal vote spearheaded by the FCC, it is most certainly not. With 83% of representatives in Congress against the repeal,...

The Problem in Our Language

The Problem in Our Language

January 12, 2018

As a young woman growing up in the blue-state, liberal county of Baltimore, I've yet to personally experience the prejudice that so many girls and women face every day.   Of course, my peers and I are aware of it. We feel bad that it happens; we want change for these people; we s...

Attendance and Grades

Attendance and Grades

January 3, 2018

At pretty much every school a student gets penalized for a lack of showing up to class. Sometimes they're sick, or sometimes they're just skipping school. Either way, if you don’t have a note excusing...

A PSA About Respect

A PSA About Respect

January 3, 2018

Everyone is entitled to it, and yet many are denied the simple human decency of having it shown to them. Everyone is worthy of it, but only a select few are designated by their peers and by their own...

Don’t Say Women Have the Same Rights as Men

Don’t Say Women Have the Same Rights as Men

December 20, 2017

Women don’t have the same rights as men. According to Article One the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was adopted by the UN General Assembly on December 10, 1948, “All human beings ar...

It’s a Pirates (of the Caribbean) Life For Me

It’s a Pirates (of the Caribbean) Life For Me

December 13, 2017

Magic, Comedy, and Pirates. Pirates of the Caribbean is a movie series that captures the attention of all ages. The series just came out with their fifth movie, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell...

Bad Moms Make Xmas Laughs

Bad Moms Make Xmas Laughs

December 6, 2017

Christmas movies are known for being family-oriented and something for kids to watch while parents frantically finish wrapping presents before December 25th. This November, a new Christmas movie was released...

Elementary and High School Should Switch Times

Elementary and High School Should Switch Times

December 6, 2017

All high school students are familiar with the struggle involved in simply getting up in the morning. Whether your alarm is set for 5 AM or 7 AM, picking yourself up and rolling out of bed feels...

Restaurant Tipping Matters

Restaurant Tipping Matters

December 1, 2017

Ten years ago, the standard and acceptable tip for good service was 15%.  As times have changed, YOU ARE EXPECTED TO TIP 20%.   Here are a few guidelines and reasons why:  1.) Restaurants are only federally required to pay $2.13 per hour to their front of t...

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