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The Elephant Devastation

Chloe Brown, Reporter

January 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Multimedia, News, Student Musings

Infographic by: Chloe Brown

The New Social Trend: Coming Out About Sexual Harassment

The New Social Trend: Coming Out About Sexual Harassment

Hannah Clark, Reporter

December 12, 2017


Filed under New Trends, News, On Your Mind, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life

Several Weeks ago, sexual harassment allegations publicly erupted against renowned film producer Harvey Weinstein. This created a doorway for many Americans, both men and women, to announce their own allegations against many other influential men, beginning with Hollywood and eventually reaching everyda...

Haitians Must Leave the U.S.

Haitians Must Leave the U.S.

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under News

In 2010, a terrible earthquake hit Haiti and destroyed many integral products of the land. The people of Haiti needed a safe place to live, and most left their homeland to come to the U.S. for a fresh start. However, the fleeing residents were only allowed into the U.S. because they were protected by ...

Arts Intercession No More?

Arts Intercession No More?

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life, Student Musings

After winter break, students often take time to adjust from the work-free and relaxed period that they’ve been used to. Getting back into the swing of academics, especially after the long duration of a break, can usually be straining, difficult, and discouraging. “[Arts Intercession] helps us...

SC 17-Year Olds Now Considered as Juveniles

SC 17-Year Olds Now Considered as Juveniles

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under News, Recent Stories

In South Carolina, when someone turns 17, they are considered an adult. However, a change in the law will soon consider 17-year-olds in SC as juveniles. During the summer of 2017, lawmakers voted to raise the adult cutoff age to 18 and older, starting in July 2019. “I think the age change was a good id...

They Call Her Sophia

They Call Her Sophia

Chloe Brown, Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, Recent Stories

Robots may be on the rise in the most unexpected place. “When I think of robots, the first thing that comes to mind is a machine that impersonates humans. I also think of logical processing because robots are definitely logical and they solve many mathematical problems,” says sophomore Emily Mag...

Unprofessional Professional Baseball

Unprofessional Professional Baseball

Chris Calamia, Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Sports, Sports News

Depending on whether you are from Los Angeles or Houston, November 1st was either the best or most disappointing night of your life. For those in the city of Houston, especially after the cumbersome devastation of Hurricane Harvey, a World Series championship title was a much needed rejuvenating and ...

Catalan Independence

Catalan Independence

Lauren Ervin, Reporter

November 21, 2017


Filed under News, Recent Stories

Many people may know that Cuba and Puerto Rico gained independence from Spain many years ago, but few may realize that there are still regions today fighting for their independence. If you are interested in world politics, you may have heard of a small place called Catalonia. “Catalonia is a northwest...

Skeletons in the Closet

Skeletons in the Closet

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Student Musings

In the society that young students live in today, sexual assault is a critical controversial topic. It may cover headlines, but those words don’t fully cover all of its dark secrets. “It makes me feel enraged that we have developed a society where people are not only absolutely terrified to tell...

Halloween Death Toll: Eight

Halloween Death Toll: Eight

Hannah Clark, Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Events, Halloween, News

Acknowledged as the deadliest terrorist attack on New York City since September 11, 2001, the Manhattan Terror Attack took place on Halloween of this year. Eight people were killed and eleven were injured due to the deadly actions of Uber driver Sayfullo Saipov around 3 p.m. in lower Manhattan. Also known as the M...

New Technology in SC Schools

New Technology in SC Schools

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life, Student Musings

In Charleston, South Carolina, schools are beginning to replace the classroom SMART boards with new upgraded Promethean Panels. The panels will cost $14 million over a span of 6 years, and all classrooms containing SMART Interactive Whiteboards in Charleston schools will be receiving the panels. The current SMART boards in the classrooms h...

No Place to Call Home

No Place to Call Home

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under News

When was the last time you’ve heard of the term ethnic cleansing? For many of us, it was probably in history class when learning about the Holocaust during World War Two-- a global conflict that happened about seven decades ago. The assumption is that no human would commit such an atrocity today, ...

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