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Silent Participation Spreads Message

McDowell GSA’s Day of Silence informs students about discrimination, bullying and harassment   National Day of Silence is a day during which students stay silent to show support for those who are forced into silence because of discrimination, bullying, harassment or any other reason. This year, National Day of Silence …

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The Bias Boundary

I am biracial. That’s how I describe myself. I am not as pale as my father and not as dark as my mom. I am in between, a beautiful tan, a unique person. Yes, I am black and black culture has influenced me, but so does white culture. I am …

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De-stress to Eliminate Distress

High school is supposed to be an exciting time filled with football games, late nights, and memories that will turn into stories to tell future children and grandchildren. This is one of the best times of our lives, yet so many of us find ourselves weighed down by the burden …

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Spreading Support, and Spirit

Not too long ago, I wrote a story about the representation of the Mob at sporting events . During the story, I got to interview a girls’ basketball player, Lauren Heutsche. In our interview, she said that most of those people who show up to their games are the parents …

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It’s Time to Start Talking About the SAT

When teens hear the letters SAT, they just want to run away and hide. However, with the new year underway, it’s time for juniors and seniors to seriously start thinking about the exam. The Scholastic Aptitude Test, or SAT, is one test that students must take, either junior or senior …

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A Daughter’s Reflection on Her Father’s Love

“Like my father’s come to pass, seven years have gone so fast.” My father left for the hospital on Sept. 3 of 2009. He had a benign brain tumor, meaning that the tumor was not cancerous. The surgery was not mandatory, but the tumor would affect his senses if not …

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Extra Effort Makes a World of Difference

I used to have a dislike for school, and dreaded making my way to class every morning. Luckily my views changed in high school after I participated in activities. Staying after school helped me progress as a student and as a person more than anything else could have. Magic is …

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Bernie Still Stands a Chance in 2020

Despite what older folks may try to make you believe, our generation has an outstanding amount of energy, and definitely has the capacity to care about the current political landscape. This was on obvious display at Bernie Sander’s political rally that took place April 19, where an estimated 2,200 people …

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