Continuing the fight for our climate

Continuing the fight for our climate
October 30, 2020

At the end of July, I had the opportunity to join people from all over the world at Vice President Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leadership Corps Training. I applied to learn how people around the...

Who should be punished for Breonna Taylor’s Death?

Who should be punished for Breonna Taylor's Death?
October 30, 2020

On the evening of March 13, four police officers approached the Louisville apartment of Kenneth Walker and his girlfriend, Breonna Taylor. The officers had a “no-knock” warrant for the apartment; they...

Editors’ Endorsements 2020

Written by Calvin Roe, News/Opinion Editor
October 30, 2020

Election Day is on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. If you are 18 on or before this day, you can vote in the election. Find your polling address here: https://www.vote.org/polling-place-locator/ If you are...

Why Trump doesn’t align with Evangelical Christianity

Hassler outside of his church
October 30, 2020

If you heard that I am an Evangelical Christian, and a conservative, you may expect me to be a Trump supporter. However, his repeated lying, childish behavior, alleged misconduct towards women, and support...

Don’t let breast cancer awareness end in November

Don't let breast cancer awareness end in November
October 30, 2020

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month ends, high schoolers will hopefully begin to understand how the disease can impact them. While the majority of breast cancer patients are over 50, taking preventative action...

A debate with no winners

A debate with no winners
October 30, 2020

On Tuesday, September 29, former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump squared off in the first presidential debate of 2020. The first of nine debate subjects focused on the Supreme Court....

Get your Midwestern cousins to vote Joe

Get your Midwestern cousins to vote Joe
Focus your energy on campaigning in Wisconsin and Michigan
October 1, 2020

Let’s be clear: We’ve already had Joe Biden in the White House. Voting for him isn’t a matter of supporting a hypothetical presidency, but rather favoring a return to the status quo instead of a...

Reconciling Role Models

Reconciling Role Models
September 30, 2020

On Sept. 18, at 6:28pm, I was finishing up a shift at work, and responding to a text from my boss. A push notification dropped down from NPR with the headline “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion...

Media vilifies black teenagers to justify murder

Media vilifies black teenagers to justify murder
Reflections in the wake of the Jacob Blake shooting.
September 30, 2020

Late this summer, yet another young Black man became the victim of a high-profile case of police brutality. Jacob Blake, 29, was shot seven times in the back by police officers on Aug. 23 in Kenosha, Wisconsin,...

Is it time to break up with your phone?

Is it time to break up with your phone?
An analyis of Catherine Price's book: "How To Break Up With Your Phone" and how it connects to phone usage for OPRF students.
September 29, 2020

OPRF junior Maggie Blonski is spending time the way many teens do: on TikTok. She scrolls, watching video after video. And then she wakes up. Like 800 million users around the world, Blonski watches...

Proposal: A fairer way of voting

Proposal: A fairer way of voting
September 29, 2020

An NBC/WSJ poll in 2019 reported that almost 40% of the country wants a third major political party. Many feel unrepresented in the political establishment and look for parties such as the Green, Libertarian,...

Book Review: “Kobe Bryant”

Book Review:
September 29, 2020

Merriam-Webster defines ‘biography’ as “a usually written history of a person’s life.” Its sole purpose is to provide information, to encourage the reader to admire and reflect on the certain...

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