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  • A Tradition of Racism

    America: the Racist. That is the unpleasant reality we don’t like to talk about. The skeleton in the closet. The cancer of our supposedly great nation. We are not a post-race society developed from an era following segregation; we are, instead, part of an epoch marked by denial and silent contempt. Dr. Martin Luther King,…

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  • Wholesomely Horrible

    “Fresh. Wholesome. Made from scratch.” This is what you see right on the homepage of the Quest website. Sounds like a pretty great slogan that our school lunch meal providers have. Except our food might not be living up to those expectations. It is a bit humorous to say that the boxes filled with frozen,…

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  • Right to Balance

    Knowing your limits and how much of a workload you can bear is the key to being successful in high school; however, the recent #push for students to take #AP classes has completely changed that. Without the option of accelerated classes, students are forced to choose between regular and AP classes, which have a drastically…

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