Us Too

by Colleen Yates ’18 Over winter break my friends and I attended a New Years Eve Party. At the party I was made very uncomfortable as I felt that a guy was sitting much closer to me than I was comfortable with. The day we returned to school I was surprised to hear multiple complaints among my lunch group that … Read More

Pence Fails To See True Meaning of Olympics

by Sabrina Rickert ’19 In the beginning of 2016 Otto Warmbier, an American university student, visited North Korea on a guided tour, but while there was arrested for theft. He was imprisoned for 17 months until he died from lack of oxygen and blood to the brain in June of 2017. It is a tragically severe punishment for a minor … Read More

Removing Confederate Street Signs

By Alex Nnabue Takoma Park is debating whether or not to change the names of streets in the city that are named after Confederate Civil War generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. City panels have been held to hear the opinions of the local residents. While some are in favor of altering the street names, others claim that the act would be … Read More

“Redskins” Needs to Change

By Brynn Smith The oppression of Native Americans started when the first white man stepped foot on the New World and has continued into 2018. The ongoing persecution of native people continues with the controversial logos and names of well-respected sports teams, like the Cleveland Indians, and the one closest to home, the Washington Redskins. The context in which the … Read More