Change Your Perspective On Your Grades

Nia Savory, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2014

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Relatively speaking, it can be almost as good to show strong grade improvement as having straight A’s. According to Mrs. Gibbons, MBHS’s college advisor, “colleges like to see academic improvement over time that indicates...

Why Growing Up Is So Hard

Winona Kay Holderbaum, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Today teenagers in America face many hardships while enduring the transition from adolescence to adulthood. Teenage years have to be the hardest I’ve encountered so far. Could it be because I’m experientially biased? Or do...

Are Violent Video Games Causing or Preventing Actual Violence?

Noah James, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2014

Filed under Opinion

There is no debating the fact that kids and teens play violent video games, but the real question is whether or not the senseless killing in Call of Duty or the civilian slaughtering in Grand Theft Auto has led to an increase in...

Feminists: Not the Man-Hating Witches You’d Expect

Jome Visser, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2014

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The concept of ‘feminism’ has been greeted with animosity since its earliest incarnations in 1879. The dictionary definition of feminism is “the advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic...

Suicide Bomber Strikes Nigerian School     

Asif Alli & Sory Kora, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2014

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Fifty students were killed in Potiskum, Nigeria after a suicide bomber from the militant Islamic group, Boko Haram, targeted the Government Technical Science College. It was clear that he had ill intentions, planning to take as...

Target Employee Goes From Checking Out to Getting Checked Out

Ivana Lopez, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2014

Filed under Opinion

If you are wondering who the now famous Alex from Target is, you are probably not alone. Lately, social media has been buzzing with talk about former Target employee, Alex. From the trending hashtag #AlexFromTarget to making a...

Ebola Travels…

Leila Lubin, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2014

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On September 30, 2014, the CDC (Center for Disease Control) reported the first case of Ebola in the United States. A man traveled to Dallas, Texas from Liberia. The man did not have symptoms when leaving Liberia, but developed...

Understanding the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Kayla Cruz and Ivana Lopez, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2014

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re aware of the conflict going on between Israel and Palestine. For many years now, Israel and Palestine have been at war over ownership of the land. It is said that Israel came...

Dinosaurs Are Awesome (?)

Jacalyn Panitz, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2014

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Although it is a fact that is met with some controversy, fossil fuels still run our world. They power our cars and heat our houses- and they come from dinosaurs, the best animals to ever roam the Earth. Some exciting news:...

Regarding Sam Pepper

Bridget Duggan, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2014

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Within the past year, there have been an array of cases surrounding sexual assault and rape claiming that YouTube celebrities were the perpetrators. Currently, there have been more than 30 different YouTubers accused of sexual...

Police Brutality, Corruption, Misconduct

Bryan Hue, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Police brutality has been present in our society for quite some time now. There have been many reported cases of people being suffocated while they were being put under arrest, and in some worst cases even death. There are many...

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