The Importance of Young Adults’ Participation in Politics/Social Activism

The Importance of Young Adults’ Participation in Politics/Social Activism

Fatima Al-Sammak and Bouthaina Ibrahim

May 7, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Op-Ed

Like social activism, this article contains more than one voice, more than one philosophy, more than one inspiration, but it has one primary message. The importance of young adults being involved in politics is tremendous. They are essentially the voice of the future, and the decisions being made...

Vine

Vine

Katie Le, Contributor

May 1, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, A&E, Op-Ed

Saying goodbye to Vine in 2017 was not easy. For four years, Vine was one of the best sources of entertainment. Vine was a social media platform where people were allowed to share their humor in six second clips. It was extremely popular with over 200 million active users. Vine helped users build their c...

Ghosting

Ghosting

Kaylie Hill, Contributor

May 1, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Featured, Op-Ed

When it comes to the current generation of Millenials and Gen Z internet-users, a lot of slang gets thrown around in conversation. One of these newer terms is “ghosting” which is defined by Urban Dictionary as “the act of suddenly ceasing all communication with someone the subject is dating, but no l...

Room For Improvement

Room For Improvement

Katie Le, Contributor

March 29, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Featured, Op-Ed

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” These are the words from our former president Barack Obama. Change is something to be sought after. Change brings flexibility, unde...

Pressure From Peers Not Always Negative

Pressure From Peers Not Always Negative

Melissa Rima

March 7, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Op-Ed

Peer pressure can be seen as a way for a person to do something that they know that they shouldn’t do. It is a way that encourages them to be ‘cool’ like everyone or to just fit in. Pressure from peers can either be positive or negative. It can be hard for teens to resist pressure, especially in...

Everything Sucks! – A Review

Everything Sucks! – A Review

Kaylie Hill

February 28, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Featured, Op-Ed

Do you recall walking to school with your freshly crimped hair, slap bracelets adorning your wrists, as you listened to “Wonderwall” by Oasis on your disc player? If not, then you probably did not grow up in the 90s. Luckily for you, you don’t have to be a 90s kid to enjoy Netflix’s latest ser...

Is The Time For Lunch Too Short?

Is The Time For Lunch Too Short?

Melissa Rima

November 21, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Op-Ed

35 Minutes is all the time that students in public schools have to consume their lunches. For the freshmen and sophomores, that may not be a problem, but the upperclassmen that are able to go out to get food, struggle to eat and be back by the allotted time. Students that are able to leave school ground...

The American Health Care Act

The American Health Care Act

July 31, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, News, Op-Ed

Recently Republicans narrowly passed a bill in the House of Representatives to repeal and replace The Affordable Care Act, often known as Obamacare. According to Time, this bill would “gut health coverage for millions of Americans while delivering tax cuts to the rich.” The bill is called The ...

SeaWorld Saving Whales Or Reputation?

SeaWorld Saving Whales Or Reputation?

May 3, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

Animals in captivity are nowhere near new to the controversial backlash handed out by pet lovers. SeaWorld has been the target of animal activists since its doors opened in 1964. The specific animal under concern at SeaWorld are their killer whales, also known as orcas. Blackfish is a documentary tha...

Looking Ahead with Tarot

Looking Ahead with Tarot

April 28, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured, Op-Ed

Throughout history people have looked for a way to see one’s future. Why wonder about the future when you can know what is to come? Various forms of divination have surfaced, but many people are often sceptical of these methods. Take tarot for example: a deck of 78 cards used as means of fortune-telli...

Passive-Aggressive Letter from an Upperclassman

April 18, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Op-Ed

Dear Students of Lincoln Northeast High School, I am writing to tell you a thing or two I have noticed about our wonderful school and student body. There are several things that go unnoticed that the students here at Northeast do and should definitely be recognized for. I mean the positive, upbeat...

Feminist Fight Against Social Media

Feminist Fight Against Social Media

April 18, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

International Women’s Day, formerly known as “International Working Women's Day”, was earlier this year on March 8. And for numerous reasons this year, the day holds a lot more importance for women, especially across the U.S. According to the International Women’s Day official website, Inter...

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