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  • Man Brings Joy to Refugee Syrian Children

    Man Brings Joy to Refugee Syrian Children

    Caitlin Donnelly, Staff Writer

    October 27, 2016

    Children play with toys, everyone knows that. It’s an important part of childhood, and helps to develop interests as they grow older. This includes refugee children. During the year 2011, in Deraa, Syria; 15 school children were arrested and reportedly tortured for writing anti-governmen... READ MORE »»

    Syrian children are excited to receive their gifts from Rami Adham. Fair use image from: Defend International.

  • Kaepernick Controversy Invades the Nation

    Kaepernick Controversy Invades the Nation

    Mackenzie Powers, Staff Writer

    October 18, 2016

    On Thursday, September 1st, NFL player, Colin Kaepernick, took a strong action during the national anthem. Instead of standing for the song, he knelt. When approached about this action Kaepernick says, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.” Many people disagree with Kae... READ MORE »»

    Fair use image received from www.flickr.com

  • Hermione… the Feminist?

    Hermione… the Feminist?

    Zoe Hynes, Staff Writer

    October 18, 2016

    Are you a fan of Emma Watson, or even just Harry Potter in general? Have you been wondering what the actress has been up to lately? On September 20th, 2016, the organization HeForShe celebrated their second year of making change around the world at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, New York. Ma... READ MORE »»

    Emma Watson at the UN HeforShe Campaign event at the United Nations, 20 Sept 2014. Image from: UN Women/Simon Lueth

  • Make America Vote Again!

    Make America Vote Again!

    Jackie Antonacci, Staff Writer

    October 13, 2016

    As Election Day rapidly approaches, Americans are watching commercials, debates, putting signs on their lawn, and preparing to elect the next president of the United States. With so many of these marketing tools just around our local community, imagine all of America decked in plastic signs, cheesy car st... READ MORE »»

    Westhill alum Bobby Antoncci (2015) votes for the first time at age eighteen on Nov 3, 2014.

Features

Man Brings Joy to Refugee Syrian Children

Man Brings Joy to Refugee Syrian Children

Caitlin Donnelly, Staff Writer

Children play with toys, everyone knows that. It’s an important part of childhood, and helps to develop interests as they grow older. This includes refugee children. During the year 2011, in Deraa, Syria; 15 schoo...  Read More »

Oct 27 • No Comments

Hermione… the Feminist?

Hermione… the Feminist?

Zoe Hynes, Staff Writer

Are you a fan of Emma Watson, or even just Harry Potter in general? Have you been wondering what the actress has been up to lately? On September 20th, 2016, the organization HeForShe celebrated their second year of making...  Read More »

Oct 18 • No Comments

Make America Vote Again!

Make America Vote Again!

Jackie Antonacci, Staff Writer

As Election Day rapidly approaches, Americans are watching commercials, debates, putting signs on their lawn, and preparing to elect the next president of the United States. With so many of these marketing tools just arou...  Read More »

Oct 13 • No Comments

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Student Life

Syrian Refugee Crisis

Syrian Refugee Crisis

Taylor Scott, Staff Writer

Currently Syrians are the most substantial refugee population worldwide. Due to the violence, corruption, and civil war throughout Syria, these individuals were forced to neglect their homes and neighborhoods, as they were bei...  Read More »

Jun 9 • No Comments

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Sports

Kaepernick Controversy Invades the Nation

Kaepernick Controversy Invades the Nation

Mackenzie Powers, Staff Writer

On Thursday, September 1st, NFL player, Colin Kaepernick, took a strong action during the national anthem. Instead of standing for the song, he knelt. When approached about this action Kaepernick says, ...  Read More »

Oct 18 • No Comments

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