U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, right, (D-N.Y.) wears a mask to protect himself and others from COVID-19, known as coronavirus, as he speaks to the press as the senate returns into session at the U.S. Capitol on Monday, May 4, 2020, in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images/TNS

[Opinion] COVID-19 has exposed the structural issues of American society

When the year 2020 is looked back upon by historians, it will be defined by the COVID-19 pandemic.  It was around February and March when the novel coronavirus began to impact the daily lives of Americans, leading to widespread lockdown mandates and self-quarantine. The virus, […]

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Students are being negatively effected mentally due to overusing Netflix. Graphic by Einav Cohen

[Opinion] Netflix has negative impacts on teenagers during quarantine

To pass the time as a good samaritan in Broward County while still being under a stay-at-home order, Netflix has become a vital part of life in quarantine.  Since the global lockdown, Netflix has released an array of youth-targeted entertainment ranging from teen comedies to […]

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CollegeBoard's new AP review have not ben as useful as expected for students.

[Opinion] AP reviews are decent study material, but need improvement

With the coronavirus pandemic pushing students into online school for the remainder of the year, the College Board has rushed to keep their end-of-year Advanced Placement exams in place. Each of the 38 AP classes has live review sessions on Youtube and resources meant to […]

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[Opinion]: President Trump is putting people in danger with his health suggestions

[Opinion]: President Trump is putting people in danger with his health suggestions

On April 23, President Trump gave a press conference intended to brief reporters on the White House’s response to COVID-19 that shook the nation. Amid the current pandemic panic, he, along with many other countries, has been scrambling to find a miracle cure for the […]

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Heidi Klum bathes in sunlight as she comments on her negative coronavirus test result.

[Opinion] Celebrities have an unfair advantage towards medical treatment and coronavirus testing than the general public

Skipping lines at popular clubs and V.I.P treatment at high-end social events is not too difficult for the rich and influential to receive. Well-known celebrities, politicians and social media influencers understand that when they play their cards right, their great wealth, influence and personal connections […]

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Suzie is currently being fostered by Samantha Goldblum until she can 
find a forever home.
Photo by Samantha Goldblum

[Opinion] How to be a successful animal foster parent

During this time of quarantine, many people are stuck at home with little to nothing to do. To be productive, there are a wide variety of things to do that are fulfilling. For me, it was to take in a foster dog. Before getting the […]

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President Donald Trump has floated the possibility of reopening parts of the economy by May 1. Public health experts have warned that may not be realistic. [ABACA PRESS/ TNS]

[Opinion] It’s too soon for the economy to open in coronavirus pandemic

Amidst the current coronavirus pandemic, the world has come to a screeching halt. With the closure of all non-essential businesses and over 1.5 billion people being told to stay home, the economies of many countries, including the United States, have felt the virus’ adverse effects.  […]

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Democratic Presidential hopeful Joe Biden takes the stage with his wife, Jill, and sister, Valerie, right, during a campaign rally at the Baldwin Hills Recreation Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

[Opinion] A female vice president might be the key to Biden winning the 2020 election

America has gone through a wide variety of changes over the past century from electing its first female congressman in 1917 to electing the first ever African-American President in 2008.  This nation has evolved into an incredibly progressive country, despite its legislative shortcomings. However, there […]

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[Opinion] A Global pandemic shouldn’t strengthen the generational divide within the U.S.

With the enforcement of social distancing measures throughout the United States and other countries due to COVID-19, some individuals cannot bear the social isolation that has followed.  Social distancing is defined by the American Red Cross as “deliberately increasing the physical space between people to […]

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Students work on online programs, such as Canvas, to complete their assignments. Photo by Delaney Walker

[Opinion] Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students should not repeat a grade

Many new changes and protocols have been put into place due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19. This includes the shutdown of non-essential businesses, parks and schools. Additionally, many towns have issued a shelter-in-place order. Along with these changes, students have shifted towards online learning, […]

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