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Push to educate about domestic violence

Push to educate about domestic violence

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Co-Editor in Chief
April 15
Filed under Voice

Every nine seconds in the United States, a woman is assaulted or beaten, according to domesticviolencestatistics.org. Domestic violence cannot be stopped, but warning signs and escape plans can be taught to women. The root of the problem is the abusers, though, and that’s why there needs t...

My demons hide

Sofia Guevara, Features Editor
April 15
Filed under Voice

I wasn’t sure how my greatest virtue could now be my demise.

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Cutting it short: Women’s wage gap

Cutting it short: Women’s wage gap

Snovia Moiz, Voice Editor
April 11
Filed under Top Stories, Voice

The modern woman balances both work and home, balancing two lives daily. She drops the kids off at school, spends a day in the office and still makes sure something is ready for dinner. She works equally as hard as her male counterpart, if not harder. But according to a study conducted in ...

Student plea for a defined dress code

Maura Rowell, Entertainment Editor
April 2
Filed under Voice

When it comes to dress code it seems that the key phrase is “administrative discretion”, making the 6 A.M. debate between jeans and the ever-alluring comfort of Nike shorts rather exhausting. Students and faculty deserve to have a better understanding of the dress code. Based upon the increasing...

Equality: it’s out there, somewhere

Equality: it’s out there, somewhere

Maura Rowell, Entertainment Editor
February 18
Filed under Voice

Let us journey back to the 1800's. Oh, the dazzling dresses! The decadent soirees! The blatant oppression of women! What a picturesque time, so full of parties, so full of patriarchy. Now look at today. We might be sporting t-shirts and the questionable trend of skinny jeans instead of corsets and puffy...

Rebellion finds new home

Snovia Moiz, Voice Editor
February 17
Filed under Voice

In our day and age with one click of a mouse or clack of a keyboard, someone’s world can change. Twitter. Facebook. Tumblr. Instagram. The list goes on and on. We have instant and easy access to a whole different world. The ability to connect with others thousands of miles away. The ability to...

Lost in Translation

Snovia Moiz, Voice Editor
December 17
Filed under Voice

There was a time when education was a privilege meant only for the elite. Tutors were hired for children of wealthy families, teaching two to three languages,  while the rest of the population could not even write their names. Today, education is a requirement for kids between the ages of six and 18...

Bond’s failure leads to successes

December 17
Filed under Voice

The failure of the $99 million dollar bond, which requested for a new stadium, agriculture facility and science center, proved to be a step forward in the right direction. With the districts rapid expansion, money should be spent more responsibly and wisely. There needs to be plans for new schools...

Not just a number: the value of self-worth

Snovia Moiz, Voice Editor
December 11
Filed under Voice

A pink sheet of paper, marked with two signatures and a date and my fate was sealed. It shouldn't have mattered so much, more sleep, more time for other things, what was wrong with that? But I felt like the walls were collapsing in on me. I had always been characterized by my intelligence. Al...

Satire: American Stress Story on Advanced Placement misery

Maura Rowell and Emily Burleson
December 9
Filed under Voice

College Board announced Monday its plans to launch a television network during the spring of 2014.The College Board Network (CBN) will feature reality shows following the lives of Advanced Placement high school students. CBN expects its plethora of shows, which will include titles such as “Little Slee...

Ch-ch-ch-changes: Senior recalls feelings from moving to new places

Maura Rowell, Staff Writer
October 17
Filed under Voice

When something happens once, it might be a fluke. When it happens twice, it might be a coincidence. And by the third time, it is practically a habit. Moving. 1, 2, 3. 3 times. Habitual. It is such a hassle to pick up your life and scoot along to a new place. Moving is an instance of extreme...

Firewall changes ignite frustration

Staff
October 16
Filed under Voice

At the beginning of the school year a new firewall was put in place of the old. This put more restrictions on what content students have access to in their school day. On Sept. 16 students and teachers were not able to access classroom resources that would be approved by the old firewall. Access was...

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