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Is the electoral college still effective in today’s society?

Liam Higgins, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

If one were to ask the average person whether or not citizens play a direct role in electing the President, their answer would be “yes.” However, the correct answer may be a bit more complicated than that. Instead of agreeing...

Rethinking cultural appropriation in wake of controversy

Dave Marques, Copy Editor

April 15, 2016

Beyoncé Knowles is no stranger to controversy this year, but in a bizarre turn of events, one of her latest scandals has provoked the ire of sociologists instead of TMZ viewers. In January, Beyoncé made a special guest appearance as a...

EDITORIAL: Does political correctness protect or antagonize?

June 29, 2015

Each year, many sophomores at MHS read George Orwell’s famous novel 1984 in their english classes .  Published in 1949, 1984 is a rendering of Orwell’s predictions for modern society. In Oceania, where the events of the bo...

Race riots in Baltimore- an inevitable effect of urban plight?

Dave Marques, Editorial Assistant

June 16, 2015

For a few weeks in late April, Baltimore exploded in a short, furious burst of tension and anger, but the fuse leading to the powder keg had been lit decades ago. There was an element of inevitability in the outbreak of the brief an...

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