The Precedent

Watergate’s lingering effects

Watergate’s lingering effects

Abbie Murray, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2015

The United States is a nation that is constantly on the go, changing, adapting, and evolving with the times. Change is an inevitable occurrence, but what changed the nation so much that they no longer have faith in those who head the country? All the blame could easily be pinned on President Nixon’s...

Students sports’ reporting needs equality

Students sports’ reporting needs equality

Karson Hentges, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2015

One of the central elements in the ever-controversial world of athletics is the power struggle between justice and equality. From unrecognized, agitated teams to star-studded players who are on top of the world as a result of excessive and often unfair spotlight, this discrepancy that the media and ...

Bernier applies life experiences to classroom setting

Bernier applies life experiences to classroom setting

Mackenzie Ness, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2015

Often a life in the media industry appears like a utopia: paparazzi, a large income, celebrities, and fine dining. However this is not reality, at least not at the beginning. Media teacher Brian Bernier has traveled this rocky trek firsthand – from pulling cable for local radio stations to traveling...

Black women poorly portrayed in media

Michelle Bolden, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2015

It seems like the most popular target for ignorant stereotypes is black women. Among the list of less-than-kind labels black women receive are that they have bad attitudes, are loud, promiscuous, and ultimately ratchet. It is not a secret; an overwhelming majority feel these are fitting adjectives for...

Media’s Use of Race Card Desensitizes Real Racism Issue

February 6, 2014

It’s inescapable. Lately, many news outlets have reported multiple claims of racist incidents. These stories, usually the main ones, highlight the use of racial slurs as common jargon and highlight the relevance of racism in our society. However, it seems that the news portrays every event as a raciall...

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