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The Benefits of Playing Musical Instruments

Pangaea Kaan, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

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Scientific research has proven playing a musical instrument is beneficial to individuals of all ages due to the motor systems inside the brain being trained, which control learning, reading, visual, and memory systems.   ...

United States Territories and the Injustice They Face

Pangaea Kaan, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

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The United States of America has claimed several offshore territories since the 1890’s, forcing them to abide by the Congressional law’s and serve as space for the United States government to place military weapons and bases....

Oscar Pistorius’ Effect on Post-Apartheid Civilization

Pangaea Kaan, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

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The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius brought with it not only significant figures but portrayed the transformations South Africa has taken in its post-apartheid civilization. Pistorius was a national hero to the citizens of South...

Standardized tests inaccurately measure knowledge

Mackenzie Coughlin, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

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It is no secret that the standardized tests that students take state-wide majorly show what that specific student had learned over the course of the school year. It proves to that student, the teacher and the state that he/she...

Recognizing downsides to social media

Mackenzie Coughlin, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

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Social media has changed the lives of millions ever since it was invented. Everyone sees these platforms and apps as a way of fast communication and connection worldwide. However, there is always a bad side to something good,...

The Gift Of Mortality

Molly Huibregtse, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

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Quote: You don’t have to live forever, you just have to live. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt    In recent years, immortality and immortal beings have peaked interest more than ever before. Tales of vampires, wizards who live foreve...

Colorful Rebellion – Grafitti is Art

Molly Huibregtse, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

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The generation gaps in America sometimes play a part in heated debates over somewhat seemingly silly topics, for example graffiti.  Many believe that all graffiti is vandalism and therefore illegal, however, others have argued ...

Open borders practical and moral necessary

Mac O'Brien, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

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Amidst the ongoing political struggle to shape American immigration policy, Trump has tried to paint democrats as advocates for open borders. The claim is, of course, inaccurate, as most democrats favor some degree of immigration...

Bipartisanship not the missing or needed

Mac O'Brien, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

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Something is missing from American politics. Something so vitally important that its absence makes the prospect of meaningful progress seem far-fetched. This sentiment, if little else, unites the country, with 75 percent of Americans...

How 3D Printers Work

Rozlyn Olson, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

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In recent years, 3D printing has been making a name for itself in a variety of different ways. Its popularity has grown from a way to print simple knick-knacks to a way to create rudimentary medical applications. This includes...

Mistreatment of women in the music industry

Lizbeth Hermosillo-Najar, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

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In music today degrading and sexualizing women is quite common. With explicit lyrics and provocative music videos it's not a surprise this behavior has a huge influence on the treatment of women. Many male artists have contributed...

Disney Needs to Stop

Lizbeth Hermosillo-Najar, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

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Recently Disney released a snippet of their new live action movie of an old original tv series known as” Kim Possible”. The snippet went viral on the internet, people were not happy about their childhood show being rebooted...

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