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The idolization of politicians and use of social media to more effectively connect and interact can be damaging for their constituents. It’s important that we are able to remember who votes to put politicians in office and who keeps them there.

Social media hides social issues

Kaden Roth, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2021
A student protest over tuition fees at the University of Vienna in 2009 still holds the same messages today as prices continue to increase.

Tuition turmoil

Michelle Zhang, Staff Reporter
February 8, 2021
David and Myra Sadker, authors of “Failing at Fairness: How America’s Schools Cheat Girls,” found that there are major differences in the expectations, attention and praise given to students by teachers based on gender.

Sexism starts in the classroom

Morgan Weir, Opinions Editor
February 8, 2021
Internet safety and privacy issues such as cyberbullying, grooming and sharing personal information impact minors in unique ways, yet most social media sites refuse to implement sweeping, specific protections for this age group.

Social media isn’t safe for teens

Morgan Weir, Opinions Editor
February 2, 2021
A disclaimer about racial stereotypes plays before Disney’s “Dumbo.” The disclaimer lasts for 12 seconds and can not be skipped. It also plays before movies like “The Aristocats” and “Peter Pan.”

Disney’s racist legacy

Morgan Weir, Opinions Editor
January 14, 2021
While being in a close contact situation in any case of COVID, you should stay away, and take it seriously.

Change why we quarantine

Logan Moseley, Staff Reporter
December 22, 2020
“Gen Zers” make up a very large portion of the population in the U.S today, and while born in an era of technology, 80% have stated that they aspire to work with cutting-edge technology at some point, according to a study done by Dell. This generation is also expected to account for 30% of the labor force by 2030.

To be Gen Z

Paige Fortney, Staff Reporter
December 18, 2020
Social media has given a voice to people who were previously ignored and allowed them to express concerns about the harmful actions of powerful influencers in society. Influencers have brushed off these demands for accountability by claiming that anyone who criticizes them is trying to cancel them.

In defense of cancel culture

Morgan Weir, Opinions Editor
December 18, 2020
The vaccines that are being released out into certain countries and the statistics and facts on them

Being greedy with the vaccine

Mila Dell Apa, Staff Reporter
December 17, 2020
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