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Letter to the Editor: “Prejudice against disabilities”

May 5, 2016

To whom this may concern. My name is Maria Maisonet (Class of 2019) and I am disabled. [When] I received the [April] issue of your newspaper, I was pleasantly surprised to see that the stigma against disabled people was being addressed. I began the article with high hopes that this article would be...

Editorial–In tolerance we trust; information required to promote mass acceptance over mass prejudice

Editorial–In tolerance we trust; information required to promote mass acceptance over mass prejudice

Editorial Board

May 5, 2016

In 2015, an all new reality TV show premiered across America: the presidential primaries. This primetime hit may have provided us with an all-we-can-eat buffet of embarrassment, idiocy and bitterness, but it has also inspired record political participation. Total Democratic voter turnout has rivaled...

Possibility of contested convention looms for GOP

Possibility of contested convention looms for GOP

Sophie Call and Claudia Chen, Staff Writers

May 5, 2016

The Republican National Convention may be holding its first contested convention since 1976 from July 18 to 21. A contested convention occurs when no single nominee has obtained the necessary number of delegates in order to secure the nomination. According to Politico, the Republican nominee would need...

Teen Awareness Group breaks tradition for this year’s Grim Reaper Day

Teen Awareness Group breaks tradition for this year’s Grim Reaper Day

Katelyn DeAgro, Business Manager

May 5, 2016

The Teen Awareness Group (TAG) will put on their 13th annual Grim Reaper Day on May 12 to inform students of the dangers of driving under the influence; though this year, it will look a bit different. In the past, the most noticeable trademark of Grim Reaper Day was the dozens of students made up...

World Briefs

World Briefs

Caroline O'Kane, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

A lot has changed since 1999. Chalkboards are now smartboards and textbooks are websites on tablets. But, A.P. Assassination remains.  Not only that, but its popularity amongst students has grown from just 35 student participants in 1999 to over 130 participants in 2016, despite concerns of its appropriateness. P....

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