By Daniela Tagtachian, Associate Editor Vol. 20 On Thursday, November 20, 2014 Obama announced his plan to allow millions of undocumented immigrants to come out of the shadows and be protected from deportation temporarily. Obama plans on using an executive order to enact this temporary protection. Excerpt from Obama’s Speech: “So we’re going to offer […]

By Daniela Tagtachian, Associate Editor Vol. 20 Arnold Abbott, a 90-year-old homeless advocate of Fort Lauderdale, runs a non-profit organization called Love Thy Neighbor in Florida. With this organization, he has been feeding the homeless for more than 20 years. He has battled the city on many occasions in order to continue feeding the homeless. […]

By Whitney Robinson, Associate Editor Vol. 20 On Tuesday, a coalition of eleven national civil rights groups sent a letter to President Obama urging him to drop the standardized test-based K-12  “accountability” system.  According to these groups, the current standardized test-based “accountability system” for K-12 education is “overly focused on narrow measures of success” and […]

By: Daniela Tagtachian, Associate Editor Vol. 20 Students have the right to not be discriminated against based on race, color or national origin. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin, in programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. The Department of […]

By: Lauren Tortorella, Associate Editor Vol. 20 In November 2012, Michael Dunn shot and killed Jordan Davis, 17. Three other passengers were injured. Dunn shot the teenagers after an argument over loud music. Dunn was convicted of first-degree murder for shooting Davis, and three counts of attempted murder. On October 17, 2014, Dunn was sentenced […]