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Students stay silent to break the silence: Photo of the Day 4/20/19

Students stay silent to break the silence: Photo of the Day 4/20/19

by Emily Watson, Reporter

April 20, 2019

On April 17, students participated in the Day of Silence. The Day of Silence is a student-led protest against bullying and harassment of students in the LGBTQ community and their supporters. LGBTQ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students. From the first bell of the day t...

Students support LGBT rights with Day of Silence

Students support LGBT rights with Day of Silence

by Tymira Davis, Reporter

May 1, 2018

The Day Of Silence is when students from any school take a day-long vow that they will be silent  from bell to bell. It was started when a student from the University of Wyoming, Matthew Shepard, was brutally beaten and murdered for being gay. There are many stories like this one where people cannot share their sexuality an...

#12 Justice League of Avengers Blog: June celebrates LGBT+ heroes

#12 Justice League of Avengers Blog: June celebrates LGBT+ heroes

by Mason Eddins, Reporter

June 8, 2017

For those of you who don't know, June is the month dedicated to LGBT+ pride. Having heroes in the community for young LGBT+ teens like me and others to look up to and be inspired by is important. These heroes can give the LGBT+ hope and inspiration to do great things. This blog is dedicated to bring...

President Trump creating an uproar in minority communities

President Trump creating an uproar in minority communities

by Katie Lehman, Editor

March 29, 2017

President Trump has been in office less than three months, but he already has had major influence on Americans. Regardless of citizens' negative or positive views of his actions, it cannot be denied changes are happening. Trump is proud of delivering on his campaign messages.  About half of Americans...

He, She, We….Ze?

He, She, We….Ze?

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief

December 11, 2015

Just as Americans are beginning to accept same-sex marriages, the LGBT community pushes for more--and it's intrusion on sacred ground: Grammar. The LGBT community and its allies have introduced the entirely new pronouns, ze/zir, so Americans can speak more gender inclusively, and major universities are adopting the terms. Harvard Un...

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