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Disney and Their Long List of Remakes: Crowd-Pleasers or Gold Diggers?

Disney and Their Long List of Remakes: Crowd-Pleasers or Gold Diggers?

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

August 25, 2019

Throughout all of our  childhoods, we have had the privilege to witness the incredible cinematic masterpieces that are Disney's animated movies, such as "The Lion King", "Dumbo", "Beauty and the Beast", "Aladdin", "The Little Mermaid" and many more. Dating back to 2010 with the live action re-release of the film ...

Should Parents Add Bulletproof Backpacks to Their Shopping Lists?

Should Parents Add Bulletproof Backpacks to Their Shopping Lists?

Melanie Ozuna, Staff Writer

August 25, 2019

After a numerous amount of deadly shootings, students tremble in fear of another bloody massacre and United States' school grounds have confronted at least 58 gunfire incidents in 2019. Industries nationwide have taken advantage of these atrocious acts to make a profit through the selling of bulletproof ...

Will the El Paso Shooting Be the Last Straw?

Will the El Paso Shooting Be the Last Straw?

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

August 8, 2019

On Saturday, Aug. 3, just minutes after 10:30 A.M., a 21-year-old male walked into a Walmart in El Paso, Texas and began to open fire on civilians. With the number of fatalities recently being updated to 22, national disappointment in the American system has increased as well. This is just another ...

The United States National Women’s Soccer Team is the Best in the World. It’s Time to Pay them like it.

The United States National Women’s Soccer Team is the Best in the World. It’s Time to Pay them like it.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

July 19, 2019

When Alex Morgan, a star striker on the United States Women's National soccer Team (USWNT), cinched a timely goal in the 31st minute of the England vs American World Cup game, she sipped tea. Miming the traditionally British action for a few seconds after solidifying the American team's lead over a fo...

Reproductive Rights Are Human Rights: Alabama Erred

Reproductive Rights Are Human Rights: Alabama Erred

Daniela Parra del Riego and Chase Bagnall-Koger

May 25, 2019

Alabama’s Human Life Protection Act (House Bill 314) was signed into law by governor Kay Ivey on May 15, effectively banning abortions in the state with exceptions only in the case of “serious risk” to the mother’s life. Without exemptions for victims of rape and incest, news of the divisive...

James Charles’ Sister Scandal

James Charles’ Sister Scandal

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

James Charles, after being notorious for his “professionalism” throughout his YouTube career by limiting his involvement in the beauty community’s constant drama, has been drowning in “tea” that was exposed in the past week. It all began with the release of Tati Westbrook’s confession video...

Maximum Security Doesn’t “Secure” the Kentucky Derby Win

Maximum Security Doesn’t  “Secure” the Kentucky Derby Win

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

This past Friday, May 4, the 145th annual running of the Kentucky derby took place. There were 20 contenders in the competition and each participant raced around the track for a total distance of 1.25 miles, as was done in the previous years. However, this year there was a discrepancy relating to the...

Is Encouraging Violent Rioting a Good Way to Begin a Presidency?

Is Encouraging Violent Rioting a Good Way to Begin a Presidency?

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019

For the past few months, Venezuelans have been on edge about the state of their government. Juan Guaidó, an opposition leader to Maduro’s communist regime, previously claimed the title as interim president of Venezuela while Maduro was still in power. Since then, he has called upon his Venezuelan...

Notre Dame Donations – How Much is Too Much?

Notre Dame Donations – How Much is Too Much?

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

April 22, 2019

On April 15, 2019, the world watched Paris's Notre Dame cathedral burn. As the centuries-old church was engulfed in flames, crumbling until partial collapse, political leaders from around the world reached out to share their condolences and pledge support in the reconstruction effort. Few, though, were as im...

Trump’s Tweet Incites Violence against Ilhan Omar

Trump’s Tweet Incites Violence against Ilhan Omar

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

On Mar. 23, Ilhan Omar gave a speech to the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) discouraging Islamophobia. Within this speech, she referred to the 9/11 terrorist attacks as an event where “some people" (a small part of the Muslim faith) "did something" (this terrorist attack). However, her...

Are Assault Allegations Relevant After Death?

Are Assault Allegations Relevant After Death?

Melanie Estrada and Maia Berthier

March 8, 2019

Beginning with the #timesup movement, believing survivors of sexual assault has been of the utmost importance to prevent these events from occurring again. Recently, a documentary called “Leaving Neverland” was released which discussed the charges of molestation of young boys by Michael Jackson ...

The Unnecessary National Emergency

The Unnecessary National Emergency

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

On Friday, Feb. 15, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency because of the influx of immigrants crossing the border between the United States and Mexico. Before this, he signed a spending bill that included funding for the border wall, but the money that was budgeted was lower than what...

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