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Capitalism: The Shackles of Freedom

Capitalism: The Shackles of Freedom

January 22, 2020

Freedom. It's a word by which many people in America choose to live. Freedom of press, freedom of speech, and freedom of religion. Since the creation of the Constitution, America's freedom and "hands off" approach has been one of, if...

International Flavor

International Flavor

January 10, 2020

At times, it's easy to forget just how large the world is. Earth contains seven continents, one hundred ninety-five countries, about four thousand cities, and seven billion people. All of these differen...

The Job Must Go On

The Job Must Go On

December 20, 2019

As students, most of our main responsibilities in life revolve around our school. From painstaking hours of sitting at home doing homework, to walking into your first period class knowing you didn't p...

Christmas: Made in the U.S.

Christmas: Made in the U.S.

Alejandro Lopez, Writer

December 20, 2019

For most people the holidays are all about spending time with family and loved ones. It's about setting out cookies for Santa, or seeing those smiles on children's faces that light up the world. But for some...

Who are The Rockettes?

Who are The Rockettes?

December 19, 2019

The holiday season is all about family-time, quality food, and the entertainment in the United States. From the classic traditions, such as picking and decorating a tree to watching Home Alone, these act...

Hollywood Holidays

Hollywood Holidays

December 19, 2019

The snow continuously piles outside as you snuggle into your couch pillow. With a fresh, hot cup of cocoa in one hand and your TV remote in the other, you begin to surf aimlessly through the channels. A...

“Ohana Means Family”

“Ohana Means Family”

November 26, 2019

It’s that time of the year again! Full of love, warmth, and a nice hot plate of food, Thanksgiving is arguably one of the best times of the year! One of the core values behind Thanksgiving is the idea ...

Silenced by a Dollar

Silenced by a Dollar

November 24, 2019

With the Thanksgiving season upon us, it's time we recognize some of the aspects of our lives that go underappreciated or flat out unnoticed. As Americans, we enjoy our lives with the freedom of expressi...

Atop Sam’s Point

Atop Sam’s Point

November 14, 2019

Often times, as high school students with so much to do, we end up losing ourselves in our own lives. From responsibilities at home, at work, and especially in school, we become so focused on making it ...

Joker: The Clown Prince of Controversy

Joker: The Clown Prince of Controversy

Alejandro Lopez, Writer

October 30, 2019

Halloween season has officially arrived and Hollywood has itself a new box office success with the release of Joker which set a record for the biggest October opening ever, beating out Venom the previous reco...

F.E.A.R.

F.E.A.R.

October 29, 2019

As the seasons are changing, October is bringing back the best time of the year: spooky season. The idea of getting spooked usually comes from nail-biting horror movies or scary ghost stories. However, ...

Fair Play, Fair Pay

Fair Play, Fair Pay

October 17, 2019

You were just a year away from living out your dream and making millions while doing it --just one more year of doing what you love. It sounded easy enough; then one day, you got hurt and even though yo...

Celebrating Girls

Celebrating Girls

October 17, 2019

On Oct. 11 of every year lies a very special day, it’s the International Day of the Girl! What exactly is this special day you may ask? Well, it’s simple. This day marks an all-around movement for...

Harvesting Change

Harvesting Change

September 26, 2019

On the Sept. 13, the eastern hemisphere was greeted with a phenomenon, the Harvest Moon! What is a Harvest Moon you may ask? The Harvest Moon appears as a full moon with a specific yellowish-orange color ...

Gambling: Rated E for Everyone

Gambling: Rated E for Everyone

Alejandro Lopez, Writer

September 26, 2019

Since the rise of their popularity, video games have been a controversial topic in society. Most of the criticism is usually stereotypical myths without any good research or data to back it up. Yet there...

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