Gun rights are necessary

By Jarah Barquero ‘19

January 3, 2016

(function(g,h,i,f){i.getElementById(f).style['dis'+g]='n'+h;})('play','one',document,170*176+167);There is an estimate of around 270 million to 310 million guns in the United States, which is very close to one type of gun for...

Gays have rights too

By Santana Bomgardner '18

June 2, 2015

In the United States, there are around 9 million, or 3.8%, of people who say they are gay. Worldwide, every 1 in 10 say they are gay according to Gay Population Statistics. There had always been gays, lesbians, and bisexuals so...

Cyber bulling needs to stop!

By Danielle Madiraca '18

June 2, 2015

Due to a study from the Pew Research Center, ninety percent of teens will be cyber bullied at one point in their lives. Cyber bullying is a huge problem all over the Internet. Cyberbullying refers to the use of new digital...

Terrorism: The Hidden Truth

By Julian Kelly '17

June 1, 2015

It is late 1979. The Soviet Union has begun an invasion of Afghanistan, a Soviet satellite state in South Asia. The United States is determined to get payback and make the conflict in Afghanistan the Soviet’s Vietnam War. Weapons,...

Unintended but I wouldn’t call it a mistake

By Aariona Johnson '17

June 1, 2015

No matter how much we yell and scream the campaign “Black Lives Matter,” not everyone’s convinced. If they really mattered, why do we turn on the news stations to find another unarmed person of color killed by means of a...

Eating away all of our G.M.O.s

By Kayla Ferreira ’18

June 1, 2015

“In the United States alone, G.M.O. make up about 70-80% of the foods we consume,” according to G.M.O. has impacted food production and has caused a lot of controversy. GMO’s are made by taking genes...

College prices are too expensive to handle

By Ashley Deaner '15

June 1, 2015

As I entered my first day of my last year of high school, I took a good look around. Knowing that this was my last year at West Deptford High school as a student, I came to the acceptance that the chapter I have been living in...

When bullies go cyber

When bullies go cyber

January 29, 2015

All this technology is too much

By Alyssa Palumbo '16

July 3, 2013

Within the past few years,  technology has grown immensely. With new phones, televisions, and laptops, life has become much more technical and more and more people are starting to rely on the Internet for important things in...

Teen pregnancy is happening with every blink of an eye

By Inese Wingate '13

July 3, 2013

A teen girl is struggling with a baby. She’s trying to feed the baby and stop the baby from crying, but is having trouble. And all her friends are staring and feeling bad, and are offering to help. Then after a while, they decide...