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Why didn’t I get in?

Why didn’t I get in?

Levi Ball, Reporter
June 2, 2017
Filed under Critical Analysis, Editorial

After going through the painstaking process of applying to colleges, many students wait anxiously for a possible acceptance letter. So for a highly qualified student, not getting accepted can be a hit to the heart. One that could bring to the surface many insecurities they have in the college admission...

A Guide to Political Activism

A Guide to Political Activism

Jeffery Doherty, Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under Critical Analysis, Editorial

A new era was born when Donald Trump took office. A new government was installed that we can only hope will work for the best interests of the United States. Most of the people installed (and those who failed to be installed) to the cabinet, or as the White House staff, have either had questionable ba...

The Nature of Group Work and Introversion

The Nature of Group Work and Introversion

Boris Kaplan, Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under Critical Analysis, Editorial

As group work has become increasingly integrated into our education system, a sort of decentralized student focused initiative, the effects of it can be clearly seen. The goal on the surface seems to virtuous: to get students to become more involved in their education, increase socializing based arou...

For “The Right”: On Bias In Journalism

For “The Right”: On Bias In Journalism

Joshua Kelly, Reporter
November 28, 2016
Filed under Critical Analysis, Editorial

These days, more than any other time in history, show the grand inequity of journalism at large. Never before in history has such Orwellian thought been perpetuated throughout all of mainstream media. Ideological bias is so rampant on both sides of the political spectrum that eighty percent of all Amer...

Oscars- Sooooo White!

Oscars- Sooooo White!

Mena Matta, Reporter
February 10, 2016
Filed under Critical Analysis, Editorial

Oscars season is here, and I am so excited for the movies that I have watched in 2015. All of the nominated best pictures (Mad Max, The Revenant, Bridge of Spies, etc) offered drama and comedy, and we might finally see Leonardo DiCaprio win an Oscar. Chris Rock will be back to host the Oscars, which ma...

Cornered Students Exercise “The Privilege”

Cornered Students Exercise “The Privilege”

Kevin Lam
December 4, 2015
Filed under Critical Analysis, Editorial

Before the eyes of the world were focused on the Paris massacre, the national headlines were all about the protests at University of Missouri. Students were clamoring for the change about racism on campus and seeking to change the  bureaucratic school administration – which hindered the development...

You Make A Clock, They Call It A Bomb!

You Make A Clock, They Call It A Bomb!

Kevin Lam, Editorial Reporter
October 4, 2015
Filed under Critical Analysis, Editorial

“My son’s name is Mohamed. People just think Muslims are terrorists, but we are peaceful, we are not that way,” says Mohamed Elhassan Mohamed, father of the famous 15-year old clock maker from Irving, Texas. Ahmed Mohamed, a ninth grader in MacArthur High School was handcuffed and taken to a...

Ireland knows democracy, it also knows equality.

Ireland knows democracy, it also knows equality.

Kevin Lam, Reporter
June 2, 2015
Filed under Critical Analysis, Editorial

On May 23 2015, Ireland and the entire world went through a historic watershed – a same-sex marriage law was passed by popular vote. An amazing 62% of Irish voters said yes towards same-sex marriage in this referendum, making Ireland not the first country to legalize free marriage, but the first to...

The College Level Racism

The College Level Racism

Kevin Lam
April 16, 2015
Filed under Critical Analysis, Editorial

The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity from University of Oklahoma is in hot water since a 10-second video was posted on YouTube, showing that several members, led by a white student, were singing a racist chant – the specific lyrics videotaped – “You can hang them from a tree, but they’ll never...

The French Attack 2015

The French Attack 2015

Kevin Lam, Reporter
February 23, 2015
Filed under Critical Analysis, Editorial

Media faced a flagrant trampling on the freedom of press – the terrorist attacks in France massacred 10 people in Paris to begin 2015. Undermining the core of freedom of speech and publication, terrorism is - unwilling to admit – seizing our thoughts and the world’s spotlight. Charlie Hebdo is a ...

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