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16 Days of Activism addresses gender gap in violence

16 Days of Activism addresses gender gap in violence

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

December 13, 2019

Our world has reached a point in which the value of free speech is crucial nowadays. Through countless movements, substantial progression toward a common goal has been on the rise. The thousands upon thousands of voices that have been muted throughout the years are becoming a thing of the past as people a...

Red for Ed: a brief overview

The participants in this movement wear red on Wednesdays and on Mar. 28, they held a march in Phoenix to peacefully protest the low wages. They marched to have a 20 percent raise and were denied by Governor Doug Ducey.

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018

The recession of 2008 affected citizens in both the private and public sectors. Schools were no exception. Teacher pay was cut due to this recession and due to tax cuts that followed. Ever since then, teachers have been advocating to get a raise to keep up with the rate of inflation. Abryanna Baldw...

Dakota Pipeline: move it elsewhere

Dakota Pipeline: move it elsewhere

Elisa Thomas, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2016

How would you feel if someone built a pipeline by your neighborhood that could potentially damage your water and was on sacred/religious grounds? That’s exactly what the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is facing. Many say the Dakota pipeline isn’t the Natives land so it is okay to build it. But let’s...

The national anthem protest: he has the right, let him protest

Mug shot of staff reporter Kylie Vacala.

Kylie Vacala, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2016

Being the whitest of all white girls, I have no right to talk about black oppression- but let me tell you, it's there, and it’s  recently been brought back to the public’s attention. Our nation has been in uproar as our patriotic routine for the national anthem has been “dishonored” by one NF...

National Anthem Protest- Pitiful last ditch effort at publicity

Sports Editor Zach Klein

Zach Klein, Sports Editor

September 29, 2016

Let’s get this out of the way. No, I am not racist. No, I am not trying to “suppress” Colin Kaepernick’s First Amendment rights. Yes, it is his right to protest, but no, this is not the right way to go about it. This is just downright degrading to both himself, his ego, and America. It...

Youth resistance not up-to-par with past

Sarah Lankford, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014

The 20th century was full of revolutions and young rebels standing against the unjust. As time has progressed, we have experienced many travesties: the threat of the NSA, biased news, and prejudiced education. However, unlike the activists of our past, this generation would rather sit on the couch playing...

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