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OPINION: An ignored epidemic

OPINION: An ignored epidemic

March 21, 2019

We live in a day and age where rape, in certain social settings, is considered an accomplishment, a prize, a challenge to be conquered. It seems every...

OPINION: Why you don’t need alcohol to be happy

OPINION: Why you don’t need alcohol to be happy

March 20, 2019

The speaker blasts music from the corner, shaking the floor as people jump and sing along. Drunken smiles beam from people’s faces as the alcohol flows....

OPINION: How Our Society Defines “Average”

OPINION: How Our Society Defines “Average”

March 17, 2019

Today’s society has transformed the formerly adequate word, “average”, into something that pierces straight into the chest. It is not a word tha...

OPINION: More Motivation

OPINION: More Motivation

February 13, 2019

It isn’t about the amount of sleep, but when that sleep happens. This is what the new schedule is helping address. Unless the amount of school time or ho...

OPINION: Sleep deprivation

OPINION: Sleep deprivation

February 13, 2019

Four days a week, I arrive at the restaurant at 3:40 to start my shift. Four days a week, I leave the restaurant at 9:30 to go home and start my homewor...

OPINION: Times have changed, shouldn’t we?

OPINION: Times have changed, shouldn’t we?

February 11, 2019

The lights are off. The room is silent. Kids huddle against each other in a corner of a room. No one daring to say anything. Somewhere in the school gun...

OPINION: Sticks and Stones

OPINION: Sticks and Stones

January 29, 2019

Do you remember the smug glances you always made when she walked silently down the hallway to her next class? The cruel words you spoke behind her back...

OPINION: Enough

OPINION: Enough

September 1, 2018

A set of acrylic fingernails would be his first step to revealing who he actually was. To his mom, he was still a baby boy. To his teachers, just an...

Democracy depends on journalists

Lincoln Roch, Staff Writer

August 19, 2018

Filed under Opinions

“Democracy Dies in Darkness.” That appears on every edition of The Washington Post, and that statement is true now more than ever. Journalists in newsrooms across the country dedicate their lives to educate and inform the people and hold truth to power. Journalists and our media are the American democracy’s best friends, not the enemies. The media have been considered the 4t...

Don’t Let It Happen Here (The Howler Preview)

Don’t Let It Happen Here (The Howler Preview)

March 14, 2018

We, as kids, have been waiting for adults and politicians to do what is supposed to be their job, protect us, but we have been left hanging, and are dyin...

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