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America And The Syrian Refugee Crisis

America And The Syrian Refugee Crisis

Emily Rosen, Editor In Chief

January 11, 2016


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   The Syrian refugee crisis is a humanitarian disaster.         Approximately four million Syrians are registered with the United Nations High Commission of Refugees and there are an estimated 7.6 million displaced peoples. The number of refugees has grown exponentially since 20...

“For Somebody who cares”: A poem by Adam C.

“For Somebody who cares”: A poem by Adam C.

Adam C.

January 7, 2016


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For somebody who cares. 13 years, 278 days, my age Racham, a word to be forgotten. A thing of the past. Bombs exploding all around. No where safe, no where to call home "Hey mom, why are you crying?" Something I have asked countless times. There is no reply. I watch the shadow of the...

ISIS And The City Of Light

Isabella Shulman

December 9, 2015


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Before I explain the connection between Paris and ISIS, you should be informed about how, why, and where ISIS originated. In 2003, under the presidency of George W. Bush, the U.S. invaded Iraq because of terrorist allegations and the possibility that Iraq had acquired weapons of mass destruction....

Purple Out The Month of November

Purple Out The Month of November

Hannah F.

October 19, 2015


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Pancreatic Cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancerous) cells form in the tissues of the pancreas. The pancreas is a gland located behind the stomach and in front of  the spine. The pancreas produces digestive juices and hormones that regulate blood sugar.  Cells called exocrine pancreas cells pro...

The Semicolon Project: How To Support Those With Mental Illness

The Semicolon Project: How To Support Those With Mental Illness

Isabella S., Staff Writer

October 1, 2015


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The Semicolon Project has become a trend where people get tattoos to help spread awareness about the stigma associated with mental illness. The semicolon is used by authors who chose not to end a sentence but could have otherwise. The use of the semicolon in the Semicolon Project represents you as t...

Image Isn’t Everything: Promoting Body Positivity

Image Isn’t Everything: Promoting Body Positivity

Elianna S., Staff Writer

September 24, 2015


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What does it mean to be Body Positive? Body Positivity is the act of loving yourself the way you are regardless of shape, race, gender and any other factors that make you who you are. Let's face it. Not everyone can look like they just came out of a Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. There are so ma...

Make America Great Again!

Make America Great Again!

Jacob K., Guest Writer

September 23, 2015


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This article was added to The Lions' Pride on October 19. Some statistics and poll numbers may be out of date. If you’ve been paying attention to national politics at any point over the last three months, you are probably aware of two facts: one, that Donald Trump, real estate magnate/reality tv st...

Feminism: An Open Letter

Feminism: An Open Letter

Isabella Shulman

September 15, 2015


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“We all fight over what the label ‘feminism’ means but for me it’s about empowerment. It’s not about being more powerful than men - it’s about having equal rights with protection, support, justice. It’s about very basic things. It’s not a badge like a fashion statement.” -Annie Lennox. ...

Israel Consul General Siegel Visits TVT

Kayla Taft, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2015


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Los Angeles’ Israeli Consul General David Siegel visited TVT on Monday, April 20th to speak to the tenth and eleventh grade regarding the current Middle East conflict, Israeli technology and politics, Israel’s reasoning for their choice against a nuclear weapon-related agreement with Iran, and the...

Welcoming Israel, the 51st State

Welcoming Israel, the 51st State

Matana Z., Staff Writer

March 8, 2015


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With all the issues regarding terrorism and hatred towards Israel, it's no wonder that Israel doesn't feel safe anymore. The IDF has been unable to protect Israel as much as they need protecting. Thankfully, Israel's brethren state, the United States, is opening its arms to Israel with a warm welcome....

TVT Graduate is a Military Hero

Kayla Taft, Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2015


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When a student graduates from TVT, they are often held to the expectation of achieving greatness. In Sahar Elbaz's case, this expectation was more than upheld--it was exceeded. Following his 2012 graduation, Sahar joined the Israel Defense Forces and immediately began his training. Sahar was added to...

Misogyny in Entertainment Industry?

Misogyny in Entertainment Industry?

Emily Rosen, Entertainment Co-Editor

January 21, 2015


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The way women are viewed by men in the entertainment industry varies.  Sexism is still very much alive in Hollywood and many female actresses have opened up about the misogynistic aspect of casting. The naivety of many young models and actresses has made them susceptible to manipulation and sexual advances...

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