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I Am a Prince

I Am a Prince

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor

May 19, 2017


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Dress-up is so much fun; Little eyes glittering in the light. Dressing up like dolls, Zipping up our princess dresses And pulling on our fairy wings, Before finally putting on our crowns and mother’s heels. We live in a fantasy land with princes, dragons, and wicked witches galore.  ...

Kicking, Clawing, Fighting: A Brief History of the LGBT Community

Kicking, Clawing, Fighting: A Brief History of the LGBT Community

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

“In the mid-nineteenth century, heterosexuality and homosexuality are created.” The words, coined by journalist Károly Mária Kertbeny, were written in chicken-scratch writing in a letter mailed to the Prussian legislature to equate same-sex attraction to opposite-sex attraction, to categorize...

GSA Creates Safe Community; Parents Shouldn’t Object

GSA Creates Safe Community; Parents Shouldn’t Object

Jennifer Arena, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

In every school, there is a population of LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning, etc.) students. Many of these students feel unloved, unaccepted, or isolated by their peers. Often times, this lack of acceptance from their peers can lead to very negative consequences.   Let’s...

The Fight for LGBTQ Rights is Not Over

The Fight for LGBTQ Rights is Not Over

Raider Report

May 10, 2016


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...

Pride-Filled College Campuses in Georgia

Pride-Filled College Campuses in Georgia

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor

September 2, 2015


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Going to college in Georgia can be challenging considerably more so if one is a member of the LGBT+ society, but there are still some schools that are outwardly pride positive. For the most part, college is the first time that people are on their own, and for LGBT+ members, it often is the first time...

My Thoughts vs. Society’s

My Thoughts vs. Society’s

Diana Rodgers, Staff Writer

May 7, 2015


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

“That’s so gay!” Just that simple phrase when used can be meant as a joke, but to anyone who is inherently “gay”, it is seen as malice. Since when did it become a bad thing to be gay? Let me share the actual definition of the word gay. Gay means to be light-hearted or carefree, and it was...

Teen Sparks a Difference Across America

Teen Sparks a Difference Across America
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Diana Rodgers, Staff Writer

March 24, 2015


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

In this day and age the terms gender and sex mean two different things. One person can be born as a male, which is their sex, but choose to identify as something other than male, which is their gender/gender identity. The term sex refers to one’s biological status whereas their gender is what one chooses...

LGBTQ+ Books and TV Shows for Young Adults

LGBTQ+ Books and TV Shows for Young Adults

Rayne Crivelli, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014


Filed under Books, Showcase

LGBTQ+ students often seek out media they can relate to through movies, television, music and books. It is human nature to look for a self-representation in the media they consume. Books and TV shows are popular for the long term connections young adults form through ongoing series and fan culture. Books Beauty Queens by Libba Bray...

Friday Links: American Politics vs. Eastern European Politics

Lacy Hamilton, Editorials Editor

March 3, 2014


Filed under Friday Links, News, Showcase

Ukraine The new government of Ukraine has placed an arrest warrant on ousted president Viktor Yanukovych for the mass murder of many innocent civilians. On Tuesday, Parliament voted to send the former president to the International Criminal Court. Now on the run after being ousted from legislature...

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