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  • "When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful" ~Eric Thomas (submitted by Justin Edgecombe)

  • “If you take the time to do something correct the first time, you don’t have to spend the extra time redoing it.” (Submitted by Dr. Young)

  • “The future belongs to those who are prepared.... Education is the passport to the future.” ~Malcolm X (Submitted by Mr. Hennessy)

Domestic Abuse: Common in these Hallways?

Domestic Abuse: Common in these Hallways?

Kayla Weddington, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

Nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner every single year. One in 10 high school students has been purposefully hit, slapped or physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend. Now, you might read these facts and think, “Well, that’s never happened t...

A musical better than Hamilton?

A musical better than Hamilton?

Kevin Bautista, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

The musical Hamilton set the bar for future musicals; henceforth, the latest buzz in the movie industry is a movie praised for its songs and story that plenty of people compare it to Hamilton in terms of quality. There is a good reason for this too, as the songwriters for this musical were writers for La L...

Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride

Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride

Kiaya Elzia, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

When you were a child, do you remember trembling in bed, cowering under the blankets, scared of the unknown that's waiting for the right moment to strike? The reason why you’re doing this is probably because you disobeyed your parents and watched that Rated- R movie you weren’t supposed to watc...

Culture of Violence

Antoine Thompson, Guest Columnist

March 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

There is a dark force in The United States. There is a dark force in the world. There is an emptiness in men who choose to take a life. And there is a void in men who have power to prevent bad things from happening, but choose not too. February 14 wasn’t just Valentine’s Day, it wasn’t a day o...

Cavaliers Undergo Trade Makeover

Devin Preston, Guest Columnist

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Sports

Before reading, think about this: Isaiah Thomas on the Lakers Channing Frye on the  Lakers Jordan Clarkson on the Cavaliers Larry Nance Jr. on the Cavaliers Jae Crowder on the Jazz Derrick Rose on the Jazz Iman Shumpert on the Kings Joe Johnson on the Kings George Hill ...

The Forgotten Calendar

The Forgotten Calendar

Amari Anderson, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

Holidays bring people together, and are often of great importance to families and groups. With this in mind sometimes they become the focal points of people’s calendars. People will save money in February just to spend it in December, plan massive parties, and cook huge meals to celebrate their h...

Black Panther: What’s All The Hoopla About?

Black Panther: What’s All The Hoopla About?

Chaleisa Butler, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Marvel Comics has been creating fictional comic books for around 80 years, attracting superhero-lovers alike, and have even started to create movies based on some of their popular demands. The most recent, Black Panther, has been a highly-anticipated release, since the announcement of the movie in 2...

How To: Study

How To: Study

Kayla Weddington, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

As a senior, I understand how hard it can be to gather the will to sit down and study. For some students, studying results in grades that are worse than if you hadn’t studied at all. Some just can’t get anything done when attempting to study. I say all this to say I know studying simply just isn...

Lemming Off a Cliff: Train to Busan Movie Review

Lemming Off a Cliff: Train to Busan Movie Review

Obioma Oparah, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Lately when you think of zombie movie you tend to think of a topic that is radically overdone or in need of something that’ll spice it up in order to give a recommendation or the time worth a second viewing, luckily Train to Busan is that, a fresh new take on the zombie genre Train to Busan or ...

A Dive at High School

A Dive at High School

Jovencio Daguio Jr., Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

Have you ever thought about the High School experience? Well, some may view High School as “boring” and “scary,” while others might view it as a “roller-coaster” and a “second home.” High School, in my opinion, can give you mixed emotions. One day you're happy, the next day you're...

“Grown-ish” A Review

“Grown-ish” A Review

Jazmine Jean-Simon, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Grown-ish is an American sitcom spinoff of the ABC series, Black-ish. The show centers on the Johnson’s eldest daughter, Zoey Johnson (Yara Shahidi), as she heads off the college. She learns more about herself, and finds a loyal group of friends: Aaron (Trevor Jackson), Ana (Francia Raisa), Nomi (Emi...

Does Black History Month Still Matter?

Does Black History Month Still Matter?

Nailah Brown, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, has been celebrated in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and in the Netherlands for over a hundred years. However, this nationally recognized month long celebration's importance seems to have diminished as times go on. Many people...

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