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Sunday, April 11, 2021

The Importance of Sign Language

The desire of students to learn sign language increases every year. It can be assumed that this is because more students are expressing interest in being able to communicate with others who are disabled....

Is Social Media Affecting Our Communication Skills?

By Emilie Despres Have you ever been at a restaurant and noticed everyone sitting at the table engrossed in their phones? The table is silent with everyone’s faces glowing from the apps and social media outlets they cannot seem to escape. Using...

Social Media is Ruining Our Social Skills

By Emily Halpern Is social media even social? When you think about it, it couldn’t be more antisocial. Time spent curled up behind a smartphone, not talking to anyone, while scrolling and posting our way...

Why Donald Duck is the most powerful character in Kingdom Hearts III

Often when I am writing for the newspaper, it is usually about something rather serious. However, you did read that title correctly and I will be writing about the extremely serious and important topic of Donald Duck and why he...

Society and The Media Place Unrealistic Expectations on Women, Increasing Gender Inequality

By Briana Marcosson Historically, society has put many expectations on women; whether that be that she look a certain, act a certain way, or think a certain way. Many of these expectations are still alive today, and...

Economy or Health? What resilience looks like in a global pandemic.

By Frank Wright “As humans, we like to think we’re in charge of our own corner in the universe. But every now and then a microscopic entity reminds us that we are not.” – Neil...

What is the True Meaning of Success?

By Kevin Cameron Throughout my educational career and mainly since the start of this school year, the words success or successful have been the topic of many family conversations. I am constantly told that I...

President Trump’s Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak is Endangering People’s Lives

By Liam Sullivan The worldwide crisis revolving around the coronavirus has been raging for the first four months of the new decade. It was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11th,...

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