The Warrior Ledger

Guys Have Problems Too, You Know

Guys Have Problems Too, You Know

Lili Rivas, Web Editor

November 27, 2017


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Girls have it tough. Periods. Mood swings. Keeping up with the Kardashians. It’s heavy stuff to handle on a personal level, let alone battling with society’s views of women being weak and below men. Now there is feminism, which by definition means an advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the equality of the ...

History of the Confederacy

History of the Confederacy

Isabella Ashton, News Editor

November 27, 2017


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Recently, the removal of Confederate monuments around the country has sparked heated debate. These tensions were most prominently seen in Charlottesville, Virginia, where white supremacists and counter protesters’ rallies led to violence and the death of 32 year-old Heather Heyer. The controve...

Hope Squad teaches students suicide prevention

Hope Squad teaches students suicide prevention

Dallen Cameron, Sports Editor

November 27, 2017


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According to Suicide.org, a teen takes his or her own life every 100 minutes. Suicide is the third-leading cause of death for young people ages 15 to 24. Approximately 20 percent of teens will experience depression before they reach adulthood. Depression increases a teen's risk for attempting suicide...

Anti-Muslim hate crimes rise over summer

Anti-Muslim hate crimes rise over summer

Sarah Al-Barkawi, Opinion Editor

November 27, 2017


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2017 has been a difficult year for Muslims around the world, especially during this past summer. Muslims have been primary victims of hate crimes ever since 9/11. However, current president Donald Trump spreads anti-Muslim messages across the U.S, which has inspired Islamaphobes to take action and even ph...

Students with Celiac face struggles

Students with Celiac face struggles

Calle Hansen, A&E Editor

November 27, 2017


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I was first diagnosed with Celiac disease when I was about two years old. I was this little sick kid who couldn't keep any food down. My worried parents took me to doctor after doctor, but no one could figure out why I was so sick. My hands, feet, and lips were blue. As a two-year-old, I should have...

Students and their first amendment rights

Students and their first amendment rights

Isabella Ashton, News Editor

November 27, 2017


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In 1965, Mary Beth Tinker and some of her fellow classmates were suspended from school for wearing black armbands to protest the Vietnam War. The students took the issue to court, arguing that the school was violating their first amendment rights by suspending them. In 1969, the Supreme Court ruled in...

Epilepsy more prevalent in teens than commonly thought

Epilepsy more prevalent in teens than commonly thought

Jen Cordeiro, Reporter

November 27, 2017


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According to the Epilepsy Foundation, one in one hundred teens has epilepsy. They define epilepsy as a neurological disorder that can include sensory disturbance, loss of consciousness and convulsions which due to abnormal electricity in the brain. While epilepsy is classified as seizures there are...

Taking a knee: NFL players protest injustices

Taking a knee: NFL players protest injustices

Audrey Helm, Isabella Ashton, and Alexa Chandler

November 27, 2017


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"We're proud of our country, we respect our flag," President Trump said at a rally on September 22nd. "Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a b**** off the field right now, out, he's fired. He's fired!'" Trump's comments were directed...

Teen immigrants face a language struggle

Teen immigrants face a language struggle

Kiara Bobadilla, Reporter

November 27, 2017


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We've all noticed those kids in junior highs, high schools, or even college who don't know english, or who simply struggle with any other language. The struggle gets worse day by day, the students easily see their failure in each class. Grades, participation,GPA, everything. Lisette Oliveto came to...

Female Role in the Alt-Right

Female Role in the Alt-Right

Audrey Helm, News Editor

November 20, 2017


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White women have been part of hate movements since the 1920s, when the Ku Klux Klan began an all-female branch that at one point had half a million members, according to timeline.com. Since then, the presence of women in hate groups and in highly conservative groups has continued, though their presenc...

Comparisons between circumcision and genital mutilation

Comparisons between circumcision and genital mutilation

Aspen Earnhart, Feature Editor

November 20, 2017


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It’s 2017, and people have finally started talking about circumcision--the world’s oldest and possibly one of the most controversial surgical procedure--estimated to be over 15,000 years old. Circumcision is an elective procedure in which the foreskin of a male penis is surgically removed. It’s mo...

Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones

Payton Wright, Assistant Editor

March 14, 2017


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     While homework and social hierarchies prey on student after student, there is a not-so-secret and not-so-silent killer out on the loose and everyone falls victim to it, and it’s called gossip.       Not one person in the world is innocent of spreading or receiving gossip.  Rumors have always...

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