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‘Man up’ mentality sexist, damaging

Alexis Hernandez Silva, Reporter

April 19, 2019

Emotions are hard to handle for both genders, but when it comes down to helping one, the focus is always women. Guys are told to “man up”, ignoring the fact that they have emotions and go through emotional pain and stress. I...

Dear students: part two

The Orator staff

February 15, 2019

The article “Dear students, it’s not Bryan, it’s You,” last issue received a lot of attention from both teachers and students. Most of the attention that came from the students was negative, but that’s only because the...

Family jokes become life long insecurities

Amber Roth, Reporter

February 15, 2019

"Fat.” “Ugly.” “Stupid.” There are two types of people in this world when they get called a name: those who brush it off and those who take it to heart. But when the teasing comes from a family member, th...

Suicide normalized amongst young people, change is needed

Alondra Soltero Bravo, Reporter

February 15, 2019

Suicide- a word most people don’t like mentioning. People would prefer to pretend it’s not a real thing. Just walking through the hallways at school, you can hear at least one person jokingly say that they’re going to...

America needs gun control

Mariam Zahid, Section Editor

December 14, 2018

Day after day, the media goes into a frenzy after news of yet another shooting. These tragedies spark debates that fall on deaf ears across the nation. In 2018, there has been over 307 mass shootings in America. Even with th...

Body shaming affects everyone, still largely ignored by public

The Orator staff

December 14, 2018

Jayden Jacobs Everybody has insecurities. Whether it be based on weight, height, shape or countless other things, people just can’t seem to accept their appearance for what it is. Even though it’s clear there...

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