I’m at a loss for words

By Gavin Williams '20

June 19, 2020

I’m at a loss for words. Over the past few weeks, we have been dealing with a country full of destruction, hate, and injustice. George Floyd’s death was not an accident, but a murder. The cop that was responsible for this...

I am just an 18-year-old white male who has no right to give his opinion

By Gavin Shields ‘20

June 15, 2020

Hello, my name is Gavin Shields. I am an 18-year-old white male living in a country that is divided. African Americans in America have a long history of being treated terribly in America. From the KKK, the Jim Crow laws, to...

We are the class of 2020 forever!

By Steve Brittingham ‘20

June 15, 2020

Graduation Speech Good Evening, everyone. It is a shame we are not able to hold this very special moment for the Class of 2020 together. This class will always be together forever in West Deptford as we all have become stronger...

All the Negativity Going on in the World Right Now is Really Getting to Me

By Mya Christian ‘23

June 15, 2020

All the negativity going on in the world right now is really getting to me. It hurts to see my people die everyday. Racism is something that never “ended.” I never thought I would actually experience something like this. In...

This is Supposed to Be the Land of the Free

Brooke Sorbello ‘23

June 15, 2020

I believe that this is something that should have happened a long time ago. No race deserves to be put down because people are told these lies about someone and just judging them from color, religion, etc. Blacks have always...

Black Lives Matter

By Gabrielle Hope ‘23

June 15, 2020

Eight minutes and forty six seconds. Eight minutes and forty six seconds is how long officer Derek Chauvin had George Floyd, a forty-six-year old man, handcuffed and pinned to the ground with a knee on his neck on May 25th. Even...

2020 was not a good year

Benjamin Marraffa '23

June 1, 2020

2020 has not been a good year to say the least. First the world lost one of the most dedicated players to the game of basketball, Kobe Bryant. Then, Covid-19 struck the world by surprise. Covid-19 is a disease that affects the...

I should be scared of the coronavirus when I’m not

By Michael Bunker '23

April 12, 2020

Michael Bunker With COVID-19 being spread around the world, I feel as though I should be scared when I’m not. Although the symptoms are essentially the same as Influenza’s symptoms, it’s still scary. The flu has killed...

It’s all fear mongering

By Kaden Biel '23

April 12, 2020

When I first heard of the new coronavirus, I knew that the first thing I had to do was find out what it really was. Was it a North Korean bioweapon unleashed onto China with the intent of it then spreading to the rest of the...

We will look back on this and laugh

By Sophia Belbin '23

April 12, 2020

The coronavirus is affecting everyone. Some people may know people who have it, some people may be in quarantine for it, and there are many more situations that are possible right now. The corona virus started in China by someone...

Early Start of School Can Cause Lack of Sleep For Kids

By Janeidy Valentin ‘21

May 24, 2018

Numerous students around the world love waking up in the morning and getting ready for school, while others don’t. Many students suffer from sleep disorders because they are not getting enough hours of sleep that they are supposed...

Defending Daca: Why Children Should Not Pay for the Sins of their Parents

May 23, 2018

On the fifth of September, President Trump posted a tweet that has now left the lives of around 800,000 people in question. Not only that, but the situation grows more complex every second that passes us by. DACA, also known...

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