Tag: pledge of allegiance

Kneeling controversy extends to local level

Kneeling controversy extends to local level

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* First pioneered last year by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the movement of kneeling during the national anthem has continued to gain national attention. Originally, the controversial protest was rooted in speaking out against police brutality, but its purpose today remains up for debate.  “This […]

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Parkland City Commission passes tax decrease for residents

Parkland City Commission passes tax decrease for residents

The Parkland City Budget meeting convened on Friday, Sept. 23 at the Parkland City Hall to discuss all the items on the agenda that didn’t get discussed at the previous budget meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The meeting began with the typical honoring of the flag via the Pledge of Allegiance before the assembled commissioners began to discuss business. They first asked […]

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To pledge or not to pledge

To pledge or not to pledge

On Aug. 28, San Francisco 49’ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat down during the national anthem in protest of the social injustices and police brutality African Americans face in America, angering football fans and American citizens. Soon after Kaepernick’s initial protest, numerous professional athletes from all sports leagues followed suit. The protest has spread from professional sports to high school sports […]

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