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Hydrogen: The Future of Cars?

Mustafa Zirapury
May 20, 2021

The future of cars are changing, soon there may be no more gasoline powered cars on the road, but what type of car will take the lead in this market?

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The Origin of the Easter Bunny

Trinity Batts
May 13, 2021

Where does the easter bunny come from?

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By Women, For Women: The Earios Network

Sydney Cha
May 4, 2021

Earios Podcast Network, run entirely by women, is revolutionizing the podcasting scene. With lower barriers of entry, a focus on creating, and some very funny guests, they're tackling the podcast bias against women head on.

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Rivian, a Car Giant in the Making?

Mustafa Zirapury
April 30, 2021

Rivian is a new growing and developing car manufacturer that aims to take control of the electric car market. It is being heavily invested in by some of the biggest companies in the world.

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Good Jobs for High School Students

Trinity Batts
April 30, 2021

In this article we explore some good options for jobs if you are a highschool student

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Should We Read Classics in English Class?

Alena Song
April 26, 2021

Given the racist, sexist, and religious discriminations throughout American classics, should we continue to read these texts? I interviewed Brown University professor Arnold Weinstein to get his take on the importance of these classics.

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Digital Blackface: A Modern Minstrelsy

Kai Ruwende
April 22, 2021

If you’ve ever been on social media, chances are that you’ve witnessed digital blackface, the trend of nonblack audiences using Black vernacular and images for the sake of memes. But how should we regard this practice?

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Gentrification and Los Angeles Economic Segregation

Lizzie Foley
April 14, 2021

Gentrified areas and unfair building restrictions becoming a major issue in the Los Angeles. What are people doing about it?

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To Catch a TERF: Transphobic Dog Whistles & The Rhetoric Behind Them

Kai Ruwende
April 12, 2021

With recent controversy over President Biden’s Title IX executive order, transphobic sentiment flimsily masked by “feminism” is rampant. Here’s how to spot it.

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The Plight of Modern Youth

Fiza Ali
April 8, 2021

This article will focus on the affects of social isolation on our mental health, and one of the main reasons why: social media

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10 Women Who Have Changed History In Honor of Women's History Month

Riya Narayan
April 7, 2021

In celebration of Women’s History Month, this article will honor a few of the amazing contributions made by women.

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Racism Towards Asian Americans

Fatima Shah
March 23, 2021

How racism against Asian Americans has increased over the course of the pandemic

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The Problem With Disney

Alena Song
March 23, 2021

Despite Disney's claims of wanting to learn from their past mistakes of creating and profitting off of racist stereotypes, they continue to ignore that they created one of the most prominent blackface characters of all time.

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History of Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans

Jade Ge
March 15, 2021

Racism towards Asians in America has persisted for a long time in American history.

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Our Nation's Newest National Park

Graeme Jagger
March 15, 2021

A brief description of river gorge national park in WV

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How the Biden Administation is Changing LGBTQ+ Rights

Joey Michelini
March 2, 2021

Details the differences between Trump's and Biden's handling of LGBTQ+ civil rights issues.

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Trump's Second Impeachment for Dummies

Annie Stone
February 26, 2021

If you're anything like me, this second impeachment is not only confusing, but a bit boring. This is a quick overveiw of Mr. Trump's second impeachment.

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Does Social Media Make Us Less Empathetic?

Noah Chukwuma
February 26, 2021

Social media is defined as a system of network and applications that enable users to create and share content while participating in social networking.

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Where the Bubble Pops: Local News Comment Section

Michael Keegan
February 23, 2021

Misinformation, trolling, and violence reign where freedom of speech reaches its limits. In the depths of local news comment sections, people argue beneath the facts - literally. These places are a cause of anger for readers, commenters and news organizations alike.

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Textiquette

Alena Song
February 19, 2021

I-Message reactions have a different type of power in the way of communicating through texting. So, I asked a few people what their thoughts on this are.

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The Extracurricular Epidemic

Sabeen Malik
February 19, 2021

Colleges have used extracurricular activities to make decisions about prospective students. However, is it time we acknowledge the high expecations these elite colleges have regarding excessive leadership positions in these activities, along with the growing inequity there is between lower and higher income students in finding such opportunities?

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How Social Media Affects Body Image

Juliana Schroeder
February 17, 2021

Looking at how body image can be changed and percieved negatively through social media.

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Free speech v. Hate speech

Jade Ge
February 17, 2021

It is common knowledge that the first amendment allows all citizens of America freedom of speech, but with people increasing use of technology to cyberbully and post insensitive content on social media, freedom of speech has become freedom to hate.

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The Accessibility of Veganism

Lizzie Foley
February 11, 2021

With a rising trend in veganism and more concern about climate change, how many people don't have access to healthy, more ethical food?

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What You Need to Know About a Presidential Impeachment

Riya Narayan
February 9, 2021

In light of Donald Trump's Impeachment trial, many people don't seem to know how an impeachment actually works. The purpose of this article is to simply explain the impeachment process and to give insight on the current status of Trump's impeachment.

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Organic vs. Conventional Produce

Joey Michelini
February 5, 2021

Is organic produce really worth it? Is conventional actually better?

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The Case of Breonna Taylor: What Happened and What it Means Moving Forward

Kai Ruwende
February 2, 2021

Chances are that you’ve heard the name Breonna Taylor circulating in headlines over the past few months. Here’s what happened and some take aways, from a tired Black American.

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How teen mental health is being affected by Covid-19

Riya Narayan
February 2, 2021

With the difficulties the pandemic has brought on, teens have been struggling with their mental health. This article explores the many different emotions they experience and the toll Covid-19 has taken on teens in the U.S.

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Colorado Wildfires erupts, and deepens drought focing evacuations

Fiza Ali
January 19, 2021

This article will talk about the Colorado wildifres, and some ways we can prevent these wildfires.

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Who is really at fault for the capitol attack?

Yasmeen Ogaily
January 19, 2021

Following the attack on Capitol Hill, your mind may be filled with confusion on how, what, and why the dometic terrorists decided to attack the prominent building. This article will help you understand what happened, and who's to blame.

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The Effects of a Second Lockdown

Graeme Jagger
January 15, 2021

How does a second lockdown affect people.

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Why the word "simp" is harmful

Jordan Dopp
December 14, 2020

Why the use of the word simp perpetuates a toxic culture of disrespect.

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Trump's Genocide

Ishan Nyati
December 2, 2020

In all of the chaos of the BLM protests, the pandemic, and climate change, one small issue seems to have escaped American's attention: Actual genocide, committed by the United States. Find out about Trump's latest crimes against humanity.

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Lyfting up Democracy

Gilli Mistry
November 15, 2020

So many people are unable to cast their vote due to simple obstacles like transportation. It seems unfair for such a small thing to take away someones voice. Lyft is driving up to save the day!

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The Common Misconception Surrounding Affirmative Action

Andrew Leuciuc
November 5, 2020

Information about lawsuits regarding affirmative action, along with other issues with the college process.

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The 2020 Election Most Important Yet?

Graeme Jagger
October 28, 2020

The effects of the upcoming election

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Questions Regarding Trump’s Covid Status

Fiona Lin
October 28, 2020

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A Reflection on Justice Ginsburg and America

Anonymous
October 26, 2020

Some thoughts on recent American political events.

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A Potential Coup Following the 2020 Election

Josephine Wilensky
October 26, 2020

The election this year is far from normal. From fear of voter fraud to threats of refusal to leave office, it will definitely be an interesting time. But what can you do as an average citizen to prepare for the worst, and what should you do if it happens?

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A Vacancy on the Supreme Court: What Can We Expect?

Jordan Dopp
October 14, 2020

Justice Ginsburg's recent death leaves a vacancy on the Supreme Court. What is the process for filling a vacancy and why is it so controversial right now?

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USC professor ignites a universal controversy over the use of Chinese word “that”

Fiona Lin
October 14, 2020

USC professor suspended using a Chinese expression that sounds like a racial slur in English

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The Travie Patty

Joe Formicola
October 13, 2020

The details and benefits from the recent Travis Scott and McDonalds partnership.

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How COVID-19 Will Effect College Admissions

Sabeen Malik
September 30, 2020

COVID-19 is affecting all parts of our lives. For students especially, college admissions can be rough, and this pandemic isn’t making it any better. So, how is this virus changing the way students, and universities, approach college admissions?

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Recent E-Cigarette Flavor Ban Comes Into Act

Sabeen Malik
March 12, 2020

The US Food and Drug Administration announced in early February of a plan to clear the market of most flavors for cartridge-based e-cigarettes in the United States.The policy will not apply to flavored products for open tank systems that are sold in vape shops. Cartridge-based e-cigarettes have been popular among youth, and the policy may prevent use of these specific substances, yet teens are still able to get their hands on numerous other vaping products through loopholes the FDA is allowing.

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Impossible Meat

Trinity Batts
December 14, 2019

What is fake meat and is it sustainable?

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Dress Codes in Schools

Trinity Batts
December 6, 2019

Student protests against strict dress codes in their school

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The SAT: What's the Hype?

Sabeen Malik

The SAT is a standardized test widely used by colleges to predict college success, testing one’s ability in reading, writing, and math.
The SAT gained much controversy for not being a good measure of intelligence and helping a student understand their college readiness.
Many, like College officials, believe the SAT is designed to test a student’s intellectual abilities, while others, mostly students, think that the SAT is too universal and can be perceived differently by certain people.

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How Are the California Wildfires Impacting Nearby College Campuses?

Sam Brown

California Wildfires are impacting the lives of our fellow Greenhills alumni.
Here’s their perspective.

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Lobsters and the Quest for Immortality

Natalie Sell

American lobsters have made a deal with the devil for everlasting youth.
But like any Faustian bargain, this deal has its consequences.

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History Always Repeats Itself in the Supreme Court

Yusuf Mian

Discusses the case of Korematsu v United States. Analyzes the recent ruling on the Trump travel ban and how it relates to Korematsu

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How Supermarkets Lure You In

Sabeen Malik

Grocery stores are designed to lure you into spending more and can constantly bankrupt your grocery budget. Nothing happens by accident in a supermarket. Everything is designed to sell. The grocery basket itself, the music, and the location of items are purposely made to cause you to overspend.

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The Apple Takeover

Khai Johnson

A look at some of Apple’s competitive corporate strategies
Features consumer interviews

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Is Technology Becoming Harmful?

Owen Klein

As new technological innovations are developed each year, the time we spend staring at screens is only rising.
Has technology become harmful to our health, our relationships, and our lives?

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How Do You Like Them Apples? We Don’t

Natalie Sell

Red Delicious apples used to be popular in the U.S., but are rapidly losing support. They lack flavor and prioritize appearance over taste.
Students at Greenhills attest to the inferiority of this apple.

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