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Rot

Rot

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017 • 114 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Romanticism exists in soil. Decayed and decaying and will decay. Pieces of God are underneath dying grass with flecks of something holy and poetic in the pollen and leaves. And there’s dirt underneath my fingernails, and I taste it when I chew them. I exist at the same time with things and creatures...

The Gifted Girl – Stereotypes in the School System

The Gifted Girl – Stereotypes in the School System

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017 • 205 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

We live in a world where prejudice based on gender is nothing outside of what is normal – from wage gaps to social beauty expectations, societal stereotypes influence the way women and men coexist. One place that few recognize as a breeding ground for gender stereotypes is the classroom; starting as...

The Fight for LGBTQ Rights is Not Over

The Fight for LGBTQ Rights is Not Over

Raider Report
May 10, 2016 • 358 views
Filed under News, Showcase

After the Supreme Court’s historic decision to legalize gay marriage across the United States on June 26, 2015, many Americans believed that the fight for gay rights was over.  However, they could not have been more wrong, as a multitude of issues still face the LGBTQ community, especially for transgender...

“Voting Rights” Bring “Equality” to Saudi Arabian Women

“Voting Rights” Bring “Equality” to Saudi Arabian Women

Tinaye Gibbons, Staff Writer
September 18, 2015 • 305 views
Filed under News, Showcase

The Saudi Arabian government is, for the first time, allowing women the ability to vote and participate in the elections, although it is the municipal elections. Official voter registration began August 22nd, and Jamal Al- Saadi in Medina and Safinaz Abu Al-Shamat in Mecca were the first two women to register to vote. Although they have been granted the right to vote, women in Saudi Arabia still...

Age Is But a Number

Age Is But a Number

Julie Day, Staff Writer
September 4, 2015 • 314 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Everyone ages through time, yet old age is considered to be taboo. Why is there an inequality associated with aging? At 67 years old, Mary Pitts did not believe in the word retirement. She was insistent on working, as she did not have the funds to retire, but money was not the only factor keeping...

We Are Classified By Our Color

We Are Classified By Our Color

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer
May 4, 2015 • 276 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

We are shamed because of our skin You act like it’s a deadly sin We are written down, simple words in history Although there is no mystery From where we came But who is really to blame We are classified by our color Not allowed to love another Our wild curls, our poofy hair But...

“Innocent” Flirting May Be Venomous to Teenage Girls

“Innocent” Flirting May Be Venomous to Teenage Girls

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
October 2, 2014 • 661 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion

The male opinion influences women’s decisions: the way they dress, the way they speak, the way they hold themselves. Sometimes, a man’s opinion is so violent that it can completely destroy a young girl’s self-confidence. I am sure there have been multiple articles such as, “20 Things Women Should Never, Ever Do,” which offer the advice to “never contradict your man ...

Gay Anthem

Gay Anthem

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
September 13, 2014 • 396 views
Filed under Playlist

This playlist is for the people who are sick of hearing songs on the radio that they cannot relate to; this is for the guys who smirk whenever their parents talk about them getting a girlfriend because they know they never will, for the girls who want love songs that were intended for them to sing to...

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