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States laws slow feds’ push to drill in coastal areas

Julia Marques da Silva, In-Depth Editor

March 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The Trump Administration recently revealed a new offshore drilling proposal for the country. This proposition adds 47 more areas on coastlines around the nation that would be available for leasing from 2019 to 2024. This opens u...

Oprah for president? Like most celebs, she´s unqualified

Jocelyn Pierce, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

How would you feel about a real estate agent giving you open heart surgery? Or a dentist building your house? Or a doctor changing your car battery? Surely, having an under-qualified person doing an important job would raise re...

Girls’ sports in need of attention

Taylor Susewitz, Science & Tech Editor

February 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

There’s always been a squabble between girls and boys, especially when there’s been some sort of competition; specifically, these conflicts frequent shared-gender sports. With Branham’s sports, one might consider if one...

U.S., Israel against world on Jerusalem

Omar Ababneh, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

President Donald Trump recently signed an order recognizing the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and ordering United States Embassy to begin moving from Tel Aviv, the current capital, into Jerusalem. President T...

From October to January, long live Xmas

Mahta Delshad, Copy Editor

February 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Holiday shopping: it begins as early as the summertime for some and as late as mid-December for others. It all depends on the resources and motivation of the shopper. Aside from summertime, which only has Independence Day, most of ...

Reason for the season isn’t about religion

Shlok Gore, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

The holidays are a time for good spirit and spending time with loved ones. Christmas, Kwanzaa, Diwali and Hanukkah are celebrations that take part in the holiday season, which is traditionally during the months of November and Dece...

Plan ahead when applying for college

Ryan McCarthy, Sports Editor

February 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Senior Mac Francini chose to procrastinate on his applications, and based on his experience he would not recommend repeating his strategy. “I wanted to enjoy my summer, so I decided to delay my application process until the sch...

Twitter took the wrong side

Michaela Edlin, Managing Editor

February 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Twitter has compromised its reputation as a free speech platform, due to its alleged censoring of LGBTQ+ content and the refusal to monitor the spread of Nazi ideology. Twitter users should be aware that the site is inconsistent in h...

An unclear divide

An unclear divide

December 5, 2017

An unclear divide

An unclear divide

December 5, 2017

Brand names just sell hype

Omar Ababneh, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

  Supreme, Bape, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Yeezys, probably all brands you've heard of and seen students wearing around school.   You want to see what all the buzz is about, so you search these brands online. You’ll the...

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