Passing the Torch By Alana Burke Being selected the 2018 class valedictorian is a tremendous honor.
Late January, China banned celebrities and symbols related to hip-hop generally from television. The ban states, “programs should not feature actors with tattoos [or depict] hip-hop culture, subculture (non-mainstream culture), and dispirited culture (decadent culture),” according to a report by Time Magazine. The country’s largest media regulator, the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television of the People’s Republic of China, also released a list of “don'ts” pertaining to hip-hop culture, and referred to the genre as “tasteless” and “vulgar”. SAPPRFT reasons that this action was taken order to preserve the Chinese Communist Party.
Can the President find motivation to help those in need? In September, Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Irma, a category 5 storm, and hit by Hurricane Maria, a category 4 storm.
Detroit is full of talent. We range from rappers to singers to dancers all on the come up. “I listen to music to escape from the the harsh reality” is the effect music has on senior Alexus Senior.
Trump sets out to destroy Obamacare slowly but surely. President Donald Trump said “there is no such thing as Obamacare anymore”. On October 12th 2017 President Trump signed an executive order that lead federal agencies to search for ways to increase enrollment in health plans that doesn’t meet the needs of the Affordable Care Act.
Kneeling during the National Anthem is not a form of disrespect, but rather a simple First Amendment gesture.
To be properly represented in a video game as an actually strong, relatable character is truly uplifting.
By the time a student becomes a senior, he or she has very important decisions to make. Students have to get their priorities in order to make sure they walk across the stage this summer. “It’s a lot more work being a senior. You have to crack down on your work and make sure you have all your credits,” said senior Raquon Walker. Being a senior can be very challenging and very exciting.