Posted in July 2012

Discovering Your Past

Discovering Your Past

Story by: BRITTANY JACOBS / Communications Technology High School Who am I? Where do I come from?  These are some questions that teenagers today struggle with during their transition from childhood to adulthood. When someone says this, they don’t mean the battle with just finding their identity but also with finding out about their history. For … Continue reading

Voiding Constitutional Rights

Voiding Constitutional Rights

Story by: NETERA BRICKLE / Paul Robesonn High School  Do you know your constitutional rights? Really, just take the time to sit and think to yourself “what are some of my rights that I am ENTITLED to. Then, once you think of some rights you have, think of some laws that go AGAINST them. Recently, I … Continue reading

Let’s Kill the Kill List

Let’s Kill the Kill List

Story by: Madelin Clapier / Constitution High School When does the president get the power to take a life?  America is in a war. The war allows President Obama to have more powers than a president is usually allowed.  Since the birth of America the President has been given special right if there was a war … Continue reading

Same-Sex Marriage Helps the Economy

Same-Sex Marriage Helps the Economy

Story by: NYSHADAE’ TAYLOR / Paul Robeson High School What if you fell in love with the person of your dreams only to be told you couldn’t marry them due to your sexuality? Unfortunately, gays are called just about every name in the book and are not treated with respect or treated equally. Whether it’s a … Continue reading

Treat Homosexuals How You Want to be Treated

Treat Homosexuals How You Want to be Treated

Story by: NAJA BUTLER / Paul Robeson High School What if you couldn’t get married, get an education, or buy a house just because of your height, your weight, or the color of your skin? How would you feel? That’s how homosexuals feel because they don’t have the same rights as heterosexuals. These rights include: getting … Continue reading

Talent Needs More Respect

Talent Needs More Respect

Story by: IMANI FOREMAN / Parkway West High School Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj are celebrities.  However, people like Liza Minnelli and Susan Sarandon are stars. The definition of a celebrity is a famous or well-known person, the definition of a star is a person who is highly celebrated in a field or profession. There is … Continue reading

The Generation Y is Generation WHY

The Generation Y is Generation WHY

Story by: ABIGAIL PERLMAN / Constitution High School Generation X is the product of the baby boomers.  The product of Generation X= the current youth in the nation, also known as Generation Y.  Maybe we should be called Generation “WHY?” because we are not afraid to question society.  Our open-mindedness makes us crave a change in … Continue reading