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Sexual Predator Kevin Spacey

Sexual Predator Kevin Spacey

Isabella Shulman, Editor in Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Entertainment & Technology, Shul & State

Recently, famous child actor Anthony Rapp accused Kevin Spacey of sexual assault in an interview with Buzzfeed News Publications. The actor says he was 14 when the alleged attempted sexual advance occurred with a then 26 year old Spacey. Rapp had been acting in a broadway play at the time and was invite...

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...

Confederate Statues: Heritage or Hate?

Confederate Statues: Heritage or Hate?

Avi Kister

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Showcase, Shul & State

On August 12th in Charlottesville Virginia, white supremacists gathered in a “Unite the Right” rally, in order to protest the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue. When counter protestors arrived, white supremacist James Alex Fields got into his car and plowed through the crowd of counter protesters, ...

Trump Transgender Ban

Trump Transgender Ban

Victoria Elfend, Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

President Trump announced to the world via twitter that he was banning the entry of Transgender people into the military. Expectantly, this created a lot of uproar from both Democrats and Republicans. Many transgender people have already filed lawsuits. Trump’s goal is to cut government spending o...

Why I’m Not A Feminist

Why I’m Not A Feminist

Ava Ganz

February 14, 2017


Filed under Shul & State

  The following article was contributed by guest writer Ava Ganz: I am not a feminist because I believe in equality. Feminism and equality are no longer the same thing. The dictionary definition of feminism is the advocacy of women’s rights and equality to men. Feminism is no longer comp...

What to Expect in the Next Four Years Under Trump’s Presidency

What to Expect in the Next Four Years Under Trump’s Presidency

Isabella S., Editor-In-Chief

November 21, 2016


Filed under Shul & State

When he is inaugurated on January 20th, 2017, Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States. Following his policies elucidated on the campaign trail and after his election announcement, the ideals belonging to his current cabinet picks (and even those on his shortlist), his VP's, Mike...

Justin Trudeau: Following in his Father’s Legacy

Justin Trudeau: Following in his Father’s Legacy

Isabella Shulman, Editor-in-Chief, Editor of Shul and State

November 16, 2016


Filed under Shul & State

Justin Trudeau is a father, teacher, and leader native to Canada and he is Canada's current Prime Minister. He is revered for both his political acumen and leadership, as well as his good looks. You may be wondering, "Why is it so important I know about Justin Trudeau?" It is important because he is...

Opinion: Politically Correct or Liberally Correct?

Opinion: Politically Correct or Liberally Correct?

Avi Kister, Guest Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Shul & State

The following article was created by our guest writer, Avi Kister. This year, guest speaker Alison Parks visited our school and talked to us about the importance of always being politically correct, in order not to offend or disadvantage any group. This idea that when we speak about others, we must spe...

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


Filed under Shul & State

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...

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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