More than a year after the first reported case of Covid-19 in the United States, hate crimes against East Asian Americans remain a grim reality.
Here are the Race Matters column’s picks for the month of April, all written by POC authors!
Okay, I am going to come right out and say it: I think people have forgotten how good of a basketball player Kyrie Irving is. The guy is one of the most gifted players in the history of basketball.
“Every day is a new day,” my dad declared about three years ago as I dreaded the long days of summer, desperately searching for something to do with my free time. If only he knew that a couple years down the line, that popular statement would simply become meaningless words.
Kabir Bharatiya Staff Writer When we think of NBA players, we think of the fame, money, and media recognition they get. These guys get paid millions of dollars to play a game that they love, and just getting to the NBA itself is extremely difficult. Alot of these men grew up as basketball prodigies, starting basketball at young age. They […]
Amidst the season there were multiple legendary quarterback matchups such as those between Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes, and Aaron Rodgers.
For decades, the concept of white superiority has been made abundantly clear to people of color. Racial bias permeates the most basic foundations of our country: from our criminal justice system to corporate America to educational institutions. But who can be racist? And who can be a victim of racism?
Curt Schilling had an outstanding career, there’s no denying that. Does he deserve to be in the hall of fame? That’s where some begin to question him.
During the month of February, the students and faculty of High School North and High School South worked to construct presentations, interactive activities, and guest speaker panels to address various subjects surrounding Black history and identity.
Junior Jack Carter described his experience thus far: “deadlines pile up, tests and quizzes seem to occur every other period, questions are somehow harder to ask from behind a screen, and crucial connections between teacher and student and student and peers are now lacking, if not completely absent.”
Between Snapchat, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and many other social media platforms, it seems as if “staying connected” went from phone calls to ‘liked’ posts. During these solitary times, social media usage has spiked by around 9%, and while that doesn’t seem like a huge number, it means there were 298 million new social media users during 2020.
The Introduction to Political and Legal Experiences (IPLE) team virtually attended the “We the People” New Jersey state competition this year, getting second place and securing a spot to compete at a national competition this April.
With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers obliterating the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 55, this unhinged 2020-21 NFL season is officially in the books! This year, teams such as the Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, and Washington Football Team surprised many with their unexpected playoff feats. On the other hand, it’s also important to acknowledge the other teams that didn’t live up to their high expectations.
In difficult times, many people turn to religion as a source of comfort. But what happens when that community is forced to disband, even just physically? The novel coronavirus epidemic has caused many churches, temples, synagogues, and other buildings of worship to shut their physical doors. But that doesn’t mean that they aren’t still worshipping.
Jack Carter Staff Writer Ria Prasad Staff Writer Taylor Alphonso Staff Writer COVID-19 has changed our world in so many ways, and college admissions are no exception. Changes, including the removal of SAT subject tests, AP test reformatting, along with schools becoming test optional, leave high school students with questions: How will the coronavirus change the college admissions process? Are […]
Whether you know her as Tay, Swifty, T-Swift, or even T-Swizzle, everyone who listens to this era’s modern music knows the blonde lyrical genius and country-pop superstar. Although she started solely as a country artist nearly fifteen years ago, throughout the years, the songwriter has experimented with many different musical genres. Here’s a deeper look into some of her major turning point albums released throughout her career.