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Iran vs. America: Will World War Three Happen?

Iran vs. America: Will World War Three Happen?

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

On Jan. 3, President Donald Trump ordered an airstrike in Baghdad, killing General Qasem Soleimani who is in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and commander of its Quds Force the unit in charge of foreign operations that ran logistics, ideological guidance, and military affairs across the nation...

Virginia has Taken Steps Toward Gun Control — Will Georgia be Soon to Follow?

Virginia has Taken Steps Toward Gun Control — Will Georgia be Soon to Follow?

Abby Marks, Editor in Chief

January 24, 2020

Chaos is breaking loose in Virginia following the promise to enact many new anti-gun laws that some are calling unconstitutional. Virginian Democrats have proposed legislation that, if passed, will require background checks before purchasing a firearm, will limit the buying period between firearms to 30 days and will all...

Donald Trump Faces Advancements in Impeachment Hearings

Donald Trump Faces Advancements in Impeachment Hearings

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2019

Jerrold Nadler, a House Judiciary Chairman, has scheduled an impeachment hearing for the week of Dec. 9 where committee lawyers will present evidence against President Trump and the Democratic Party will write articles of impeachment under the direction of the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi. ...

It’s Time to “Cancel” Cancel Culture

It’s Time to “Cancel” Cancel Culture

Holley Murray, Literature Editor

January 10, 2019

For teenagers growing up today, technology plays a greater role in our development than it has for any other generation before us. There is a myriad of new creations and innovations appearing around us every day, and while living in such a high-tech society has its perks, it also comes with its fair sha...

Georgia Governor Race and Why Results Are Taking so Long

Georgia Governor Race and Why Results Are Taking so Long

Blaise Rayburn, Literature Editor

November 26, 2018

As of November 9th, the results for the Georgia governor election state that Republican candidate Brian Kemp has won with 50.3 percent of votes, with Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams having 48.7 percent of votes. However, the next governor has not been officially named yet due to the numerous complic...

Outcome of Kavanaugh’s Controversial Trial

Outcome of Kavanaugh’s Controversial Trial

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

November 1, 2018

The Senate appointed Trump’s nominee for Supreme Court Justice, Brett Kavanaugh, on Oct. 6, despite allegations of sexual misconduct made by several women. These accusations arose after Senator Dianne Feinstein announced receiving an anonymous letter pertaining to these allegations. However, the FBI ...

The Women’s Marches: A Year in Review

The Women’s Marches: A Year in Review

Noah Smith, Lit Mag Editor

March 8, 2018

On January 21, 2017, the very day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the largest public protest in American history took place. Upwards of 3 million Americans rallied in the streets of major cities including Atlanta, Washington, Los Angeles and many more--but it did not end there: protests...

Should We Have Dropped the Bomb on Afghanistan?

Should We Have Dropped the Bomb on Afghanistan?

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017

On Thursday, April 13, 2017, The United States military dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb on the terrorist organization, ISIS, in Afghanistan. The 21,000 lbs bomb struck what United States intelligence revealed to be a network of tunnels where ISIS fighters were hiding out with the intention to continue...

How Barack Obama Renewed America

How Barack Obama Renewed America

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer

April 12, 2017

The past eight years have bore many changes in the United States of America. Whether it be good or bad, Barack Obama contributed to many of these transformations in our country. It was a period of freedom, controversy, happiness, pain, but most of all- change. Our country is divided between those who...

The “Trump Effect”: How Our President Affects Modern Youth

The “Trump Effect”: How Our President Affects Modern Youth

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor in Chief

March 15, 2017

With all the rallies and protests clogging the drains of the anti-Trump culture, a cry for help for future generations has been shoved to the media’s back corner. In a Washington Post article, columnist Petula Dvorak begs that we ask ourselves not only what changes will come within the next four years but also acknowledge the threat it will impose upon today’s youth in the sense of m...

Russian Hacking Scandal: The Truth Among The Lies

Russian Hacking Scandal: The Truth Among The Lies

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Throughout the course of Donald J. Trump’s win, there have been many protests for recounts and for him to be impeached due to the claim that Russia hacked into the governmental system and altered the voting in Trump’s favor, which caused the Democratic committee a harsh loss. Many have stated...

Worst Time Machine Ever: Nazism Revived in 2017

Worst Time Machine Ever: Nazism Revived in 2017

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017

For the first time in about sixty years, Nazism makes headlines once again--which is not the new part since Neo-Nazism as a regime has been lurking in the dark spaces of the internet since the internet began—but the shocking part about it is that people seem to be defending Nazism in a way that is...

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