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Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show.

Jon Stewart Returns to “The Daily Show”

Suhani Singla, Columnist February 16, 2024

CNN states that after eight years of absence, Jon Stewart has returned to “The Daily Show,” a comedic news platform with a team that talks about the biggest headlines with jokes to lighten the mood....

The Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.

Supreme Court to Decide on Trump Ballot Eligibility

Canon Grant, Political Analyst February 16, 2024

The fundamental rights of Americans are under attack. This statement may sound extreme but it is true nonetheless. The Constitution Center writes that in Colorado, a group of voters sought to have former...

Protest against the Russian ban.

Russia Dubs the LGBTQ+ Community an “Extremist Organization”

Ethan Fulton, Columnist December 12, 2023

In Russia, it has made a ruling that the LGBTQ+ Community is an “extremist organization”, thus banning it from the country. Due to this ruling, Russian security forces have begun to raid multiple gay...

Border conflict between the two countries are starting to cool down.

Tensions Cool Between Afghanistan and Pakistan

Canon Grant, Political Analyst September 28, 2023

After nine tense days following a clash between Pakistan security forces and the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), a terrorist group aligned with the Afghanistan Taliban, a border crossing between the...

A map of the states that are actively working to support student press freedoms.

Free Press after the Schoolhouse Gate

Kalyn McLeod and Carsten Oyer August 22, 2023

The First Amendment guarantees that journalists around the country retain the freedom of the press. For high school students, though, that isn’t always the case. Students have constitutional rights...

There is a long history of standing up for the rights of the LGBTQ+ community.

History of LGBTQ+ Activism

Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist May 19, 2023

There are many moments in history involving minority groups that aren’t well known. One of these minority groups is the LGBTQ+ community. This community has fought for their rights and for their lives....

Title 42 has officially expired.

Title 42 Ends While the Biden Administration Ramps up Border Restrictions

Canon Grant, Political Analyst May 17, 2023

According to AZCentral, Title 42 ended May 11, 2023; it was a public health policy that restricted immigration for three years during the pandemic. Title 42 was adopted by former President Donald Trump...

Disney has sued DeSantis over action in response to the Dont Say Gay bill.

DeSantis v. Disney: A War in the Sunshine State

Canon Grant, Political Analyst May 8, 2023

Politico reported that on Wednesday, April 26, Disney sued Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) in a long string of fighting. The lawsuit comes after DeSantis imposed strict punishments upon the company for...

Euthanasia allows people to die when they want.

Euthanasia and Voluntary Death

Amanda Mourelo, Editor of Student Opinion and Features and Extras April 27, 2023

According to World Population, euthanasia is medically assisted suicide where a physician gives a terminally ill patient, or a patient with an extreme illness, a medicine that will put them to sleep forever....

The pink tax affects women across America.

The Pink Tax Problem

Claire Satiroff, Columnist April 21, 2023

The pink tax is an issue that is commonly ignored or misunderstood yet that continues to profit off of women and contribute to sexism. This tax refers to inflating the price of goods that are specifically...

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