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The American Dream is Dead

The American Dream is Dead

Ava Ganz

November 30, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

The American Dream is Dead 48% of millennials believe that the American Dream is dead, but millennials are the ones who killed it. (http://redalertpolitics.com/2015/12/10/millennials-48-think-american-dream-dead/) One of the greatest things that our beautiful country was founded on is the “American...

Feminism Hates Femininity

Feminism Hates Femininity

Ava Ganz

October 30, 2017


Filed under Shul & State

   In the past few years, feminism has come under quite a bit of fire for it’s demonization of masculine traits. There has been a concerted effort by feminists to equate masculinity with negative qualities such as: ignorance, aggressiveness, and lack of consideration. “Toxic masculinity,” “manspreadi...

Columbus Day: Is it Worth Celebrating?

Avi Kister

October 30, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

There has been escalating controversy over the annual celebration of Columbus Day. We all know Christopher Columbus as the man who first discovered the Americas, ultimately leading to the colonization of America by European countries and eventually the emergence of the USA. Living in the discovered ...

Visa Applicants and Vetting

Visa Applicants and Vetting

Gaby T

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

Since the initial travel ban approved by the Trump administration in January there have been countless revisions and controversies on the right, the left and in other government agencies, and because of this the Trump administration is continually working to revise the ban before their ninety day dea...

Trump Responds to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma

Trump Responds to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Uncategorized

Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey Trump Response On August 25th, 2017, Hurricane Harvey struck Texas as a category 4 hurricane and the largest to have hit Texas since 1961. Hurricane Irma soon followed in September, originating as a category 5 Cape Verde storm and then traveling North, devastating Ge...

What is JSA?

What is JSA?

September 29, 2017


Filed under Lions' Den, Shul & State

   What is Junior State of America/JSA? The Junior State of America is an American non-partisan youth organization, founded in 1934 by Professor E.A. Rogers at the Montezuma Mountain School in Los Gatos, California. JSA’s purpose is to assist high school students in growing leadership skills and acqu...

How Socialism is Doing in Venezuela

How Socialism is Doing in Venezuela

September 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Shul & State

 How Socialism Is Doing In Venezuela by Ava Ganz   How does Venezuela a country with a functioning democracy, developing economy, flourishing middle class, and a solid healthcare system quickly turn into a country starving it’s own (now impoverished) citizens? What is it that demolished all...

Hillary Clinton Endorses Bernie Sanders In An Effort To Appeal To Millennials

Hillary Clinton Endorses Bernie Sanders In An Effort To Appeal To Millennials

Emily R., Editor in Chief

March 22, 2016


Filed under Satire: Happy Purim!

 Hillary Clinton is feeling the Bern.     After trying (and in most cases, failing) to attract the support of young, millennial voters through relatable tweets, appearances on shows such as SNL and Broad City, and overusing the phrase “YAAAS QUEEN”, she has found what millennials love the mo...

Ted Cruz: Zodiac Killer

Ted Cruz: Zodiac Killer

Rebecca C., Guest Writer

March 17, 2016


Filed under Satire: Happy Purim!

The zodiac killer was a serial killer who was active during the 1960's but was never caught. In the year 2016, he was caught; Ted Cruz is the zodiac killer. Think about it. How do we know if he is actually Canadian or if that is simply something to draw attention away from the fact that one of t...

America And The Syrian Refugee Crisis

America And The Syrian Refugee Crisis

Emily Rosen, Editor In Chief

January 11, 2016


Filed under Shul & State

   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...

Make America Great Again!

Make America Great Again!

Jacob K., Guest Writer

September 23, 2015


Filed under Shul & State

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


Filed under Shul & State

“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. ...

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