Brooke Harrison

In this screenshot from the RNC's livestream of the 2020 Republican National Convention, U.S. President Donald Trump hosts a naturalization ceremony for new citizens in a pre-recorded video broadcasted during the virtual convention on August 25, 2020. (Photo Courtesy of the Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via Getty Images/TNS)

[Opinion] Tokenism must be addressed in American politics

As the world becomes more accepting and welcoming of others, more and more places have begun to experience more open diversity. Recently, businesses see a greater need for diversity and are hiring people accordingly to make it possible. This is great news for minorities and […]

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COVID-19 proves to be a challenging adjustment for families

COVID-19 proves to be a challenging adjustment for families

Between families who make TikToks together, to those who do not even talk to one another, each household is handling their time in quarantine  differently.  Dealing with a loss of freedom and missing their separate lives away from home can be a hard adjustment for […]

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Illustration by Ariana Perez

Valentine’s day has been forever changed from a holiday of love to a day of service and mourning

How do we feel two years after the shooting on Feb. 14, 2018?  We all get asked this question, but don’t answer it honestly. We can’t say good because it sounds insensitive, and we can’t say bad because then we will get the looks of […]

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Community gathers in holiday spirit for the winter wonderland event

Community gathers in holiday spirit for the winter wonderland event

The Parkland Shoppes parking lot was filled with holiday lights, giant Christmas and Hanukkah themed decorations, holiday music playing throughout the venue, sweet holiday treats, and any type of food imaginable.  “I think the fake snow was a really cool touch for the little kids […]

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Photo by Brianna Jesionowski

Standing for the pledge is a popular debate among high school students

From school to sporting events, most Americans have stood for the pledge at some point. For many Americans, standing for the pledge was something that was never questioned. However, due to the actions of Colin Kaepernick, who kneeled for the national anthem in 2016 to […]

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