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Should Huck Finn be Banned in Schools?

Should Huck Finn be Banned in Schools?

Amelia Reuben, Staff Writer

Written in 1885, Huckleberry Finn is a story about the friendship between a white boy, Huck and a slave, Jim, and how their mutual plight as runaways creates a bond that challenges and marginalizes “pre civil war” norms.

February 275 Comments

Colorism in black communities

Colorism in black communities

February 27

  Throughout the world, in different countries and communities, race ties in strongly with the concept of beauty. Similarly, it seems as though, the more melanin present in our skin the less be...

Milos Apic, a life off the court

Milos Apic, a life off the court

December 12

Milos Apic is a current senior at Sandy Spring Friends school. Standing at 6 feet 10 inches, Milos towers over normal defenders and dominates the court. Last year Milos and his team defeated Jewish Day...

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Literary

Curse of Ham

Curse of Ham

Steven Aldridge, MLK Assembly Performer

Growing up they told me I could be twice as smart as my counterparts, Wouldn’t change the fact that I’ll always have to work twice as hard

February 271 Comment

The Expectations and Realities of Being a Black Girl in America

The Expectations and Realities of Being a Black Girl in America

February 27

Culture

Culture

February 27

Central Park 5

Central Park 5

February 27

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Politics

2017: Making Sense of it All

2017: Making Sense of it All

Quentin Thomas, Clerk

Donald Trump has only been in office for a month or so. It feels like we’ve already been through a full term. It’ll be interesting to see how the landscape morphs and changes this year. What will our call to action be?

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Culture

Culture

Begai Prom, Staff Writer

You're not gonna stock up on cocoa butter...get some cornrows... buy Kanye's album... get you a fake booty, and a nice tan, lace up your Jordan's and step on my culture.

February 273 Comments

Frank Niepold III: “Get Ready for Climate Change”

Frank Niepold III: “Get Ready for Climate Change”

December 12

The Reason for The Season

The Reason for The Season

December 12

Is It Okay to Catcall?

Is It Okay to Catcall?

December 12

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