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Why BTS’ BBMA win is important

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

June 12, 2017

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Korean group BTS recently won the Billboard Music Award for Top Social Artist. Their hashtag, '#BTSBBMAS,' was retweeted over 300 million times. The group, which consists of seven members, made history as the first k-pop artists...

New SOL testing policy is unfair

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

June 12, 2017

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As the school year finishes up, students are seen stressing about SOLs and finals as studying becomes overwhelming. This year, a new policy was introduced that would combine SOLs and finals. The policy acts as an incentive...

Stop exposing personal data

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

June 12, 2017

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When local news stations in Harris County, Texas  spread that a teacher had named one of her students with the superlative of "Most Likely to Become a Terrorist," the Internet got ahold of the story and went into a frenzy. Proclaimed...

Is Prom discriminatory

Ruth Mekonnen, Editorials Editor

May 23, 2017

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Imagine planning and fundraising for an event for years only to find out that you can't go. This is what happened to senior Bintu Brangura and many other Muslim senior girls. "When I heard that Ramadan was going to be early...

Teachers should talk politics

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

May 16, 2017

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In California, high school history teacher Frank Navarro gave a lesson to his students comparing and contrasting Adolf Hitler and President Donald Trump. In less than a week, the county had placed him on paid leave for influencing...

Respect all types of controversial free speech

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

May 16, 2017

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With tensions extremely high nowadays due to the results of the increased political divide in the U.S., groups like neo-nazis are spewing retorts that are offensive to minorities. Both liberal and conservative politicians have...

Problems with flaunting

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

May 16, 2017

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As prom season comes closer, more and more high schoolers will be posting pictures in fancy dresses, suits, jewelry, and shoes. They'll boast fancy cars like Porsches in photos. Most will edit pictures with apps like Facetune...

Beauty does not equal pain

Casey Nguyen, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

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ight off the runways of New York City, London, Milan, and Paris, fashion trends are copied and adjusted to apply to everyday, normal life.   But does it all really matter? We have to get dressed every day and we do ...

Why NOVA CC isn’t a bad choice

Drew White, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

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As all the high school seniors decide where they are going to go to college, people who decide on NOVA are sometimes embarrassed by it. While the students who bummed high school and wasted their time and their teachers time, m...

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