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Opinion / Politics

Editorial: Snowden Deserves Reduced Sentence

In early June 2013, Edward Snowden released documents containing information stating that the National Security Agency (NSA) has been breaking laws by invading our privacy. Russia is currently giving asylum to Snowden. There are numerous amounts of discourse on whether or not his actions were right. Snowden leaked the information […]

Politics: Learning to Protest From the Civil Rights Movement
Opinion / Politics

Politics: Learning to Protest From the Civil Rights Movement

On January 22, in the freezing cold, pro-lifers grouped together for the March for Life in Washington D.C., protesting abortion and urging political figures to stop it. Although it may seem like pro-life supporters are losing, a record number of abortion clinics shut down this past year, and many states […]

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FYI / This Week in History

Tea Anyone? The History Behind the Boston Tea Party

This month marks the 240th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, a symbolic act of defiance against unfair government. Late at night on Dec. 16, 1773, a group of Colonists dressed themselves a Native Americans and crept on board a ship loaded with tea. They proceeded to dump this precious […]

Current Events / Opinion

Opinion: Why Home-schoolers Should be Worried About Common Core

Common Core, a subject not widely known, even in the educational world. It’s a set of standards that has some parents outraged, and many teachers shaking in their boots. Why all the concern over something very few are aware of? What are the Common Core Standards? The Common Core Standards […]