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Junior Celese Gierhart Works On Dallas Youth Commission

As students become invested in politics and current events,they begin thinking about activism.  While a news study by the Associated Press reported that 57% of American teens are pessimistic about our government and its...

The Final “Thanks, Obama”

The election is long over, but it seemed as if President Obama was back on the campaign trail as he gave his final farewell address on Jan. 10, 2017. This time, however, he wasn’t...

Millennials Side with Radicals

It’s “cool” to support Bernie Sanders, a 74-year-old socialist. He’s loud, opinionated, idealistic, simplistic, impractical and all-together unconventional. But his policies are polarizing the public against what we know as the Democratic Party, the...

Current Events, Downsized: The Greatest Election that You May Not Have Heard Of

Standing in front of the National League for Democracy Headquarters in Ragoon, Myanmar on Nov. 9, supporters of the NLD party and of Aung San Suu Kyi rejoiced exuberantly while cheering, singing and waving...

Truth, Justice, and the Hyphenated American Way

Nov. 1, 2005. First grader Emma Deshpande walks into class dressed like all her classmates. But there is a difference: she is wearing a bindi on her forehead. Two girls in her class block...