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Coming to Terms with Grief from Personal Experience

Coming to Terms with Grief from Personal Experience

Emma McNeeley, Features Editor

November 25, 2019

Every November, McDowell holds an assembly for Children’s Grief Awareness Day. This year, that day falls on Nov. 15. The assembly is often tear jerking and hard to hear. But in reality, there is much more to grief and loss than what we hear at this assembly. Everyone’s experience can be so different....

Supreme Court Debate LGBTQ Rights in the Workplace

Supreme Court Debate LGBTQ Rights in the Workplace

Emma McNeeley, Features Editor

November 25, 2019

The Supreme Court is currently listening to several cases involving the LGBTQ community and discrimination rights. This outcome could either greatly benefit the community or cause it to go backwards and lose some of the recent wins at the state level. After years of protests and gaining rights, it seems cr...

Samsung Foldable: Unfolding the Future or Flipping Back to the Past?

Nyla Upal, Staff Writer, Photographer

November 25, 2019

The Samsung Galaxy Fold has been described as a “device unlike any other,” which it definitely is, but consumers are skeptical whether or not they are even necessary.  For many years a phone with a foldable touchscreen was a distant idea for the future, but in September, Samsung released its ...

President Trump: Friend or Foe?

President Trump: Friend or Foe?

Alex Hopkins, Web Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2019

Americans, for the most part, are assured that a police force is there to protect them. So, imagine if the police came to your door to say they will no longer protect you , and that criminals are coming to destroy your home. Panic would ensue.   While this is not likely to happen in Americ...

Vaping Hits High Schools and Hospitals

Vaping Hits High Schools and Hospitals

November 22, 2019

Anthony Baez, 19,  has been vaping since he was 8-years-old after seeing his stepfather do it. His stepfather believed it was going to help him quit smoking, and it worked, but once Baez saw his neighborhood friends with vapes, it was peer pressure that made him try it.  “For years people thoug...

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