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Anti-Semitism vs. Anti-Zionism

Anti-Semitism vs. Anti-Zionism
Addie Siembieda '24, Writer December 17, 2020

Amid the conflict between Israel and Palestine, there’s been a rise in Pro-Palestinian movements around the world. Many people, especially on the political left, have raised issues with Israel's occupation...

Vogue and Harry Styles

Vogue and Harry Styles
Taya Demianova '23, Writer December 17, 2020

British singer-songwriter Harry Styles has made history, and it doesn’t have anything to do with his music. Recently, he became the first ever solo male model to appear on the cover of Vogue. On it,...

How the SAT is Fueling the Wealth Gap

How the SAT is Fueling the Wealth Gap
Neil Mahto '23, Writer December 2, 2020

All high schoolers are unique, but we all share one common hatred: the College Board, the company that profits off our pain by creating pricey tests that are often requirements for college admission --...

The US Needs a Green New Deal!

The US Needs a Green New Deal!
Quinn Ennis '22, Writer November 11, 2020

April 2020 saw the highest levels of unemployment in the US since before WWII. Millions of Americans were jobless, and many, unable to pay rent, were evicted. For a large number of Americans, the pandemic...

WAP – Women Empowerment or Objectification?

From Google Images
Julia Ross '21, Co Editor-in-Chief November 11, 2020

Note: This story includes sexual references and song lyrics that some readers may find offensive. If you haven’t heard this song by now, you’ve probably heard commentary on it. WAP by Cardi B and...

Why Aren’t You A Vegan Yet?

Why Aren't You A Vegan Yet?
Neil Mahto '23, Writer October 23, 2020

What if you were told about a diet that could not only help extend your life by up to nine years but could also help reverse some of the effects of climate change, saving thousands of other lives? To ignore...

America is a Leaderless Nation

America is a Leaderless Nation
Jodhan Fine '21, Writer October 21, 2020

President Donald J. Trump recently did something over 200,000 Americans couldn’t: recover from the Coronavirus. The beginning, middle, and end of Trump’s brief but suspenseful time sick exposed what...

AA Needs to Teach Financial Literacy

AA Needs to Teach Financial Literacy
Noah Vigil '21, Writer October 16, 2020

Only 55% of Americans are invested in the stock market. These Americans understand that while investing is riskier than saving, it can be beneficial for them. However, it seems that many teenagers have...

Black Lives Matter Editorial

Black Lives Matter Editorial
Advocate Editorial Board October 7, 2020

Dear Advocate Readers, Following the death of George Floyd, who was murdered by three Minneapolis police officers after being pinned in an illegal choke hold, our country has seen a record number of...

Climate Change: Humanity’s Biggest Threat

Climate Change: Humanity's Biggest Threat
Jodhan Fine '21, Writer October 7, 2020

With the world’s climate changing, the future looks dire. If the Earth’s average temperature rises by another 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit or 1.5 degrees Celsius, the threshold for human safety will be passed....

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