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Entertainment should be considered separate from real world issues

Entertainment should be considered separate from real world issues

Daniel Gonzalez-Arevalo, Newtonian Reporter

October 18, 2019

The new Joker movie was met with great reviews and anticipation ahead of its release. However, in the midst of all of the praise, the movie was met with media controversy. Some of the general public and the media thought the movie could inspire violence and motivate people to harm others. This whole perc...

Women should not be taught to live in fear

Women should not be taught to live in fear

Ann Pomeroy, Newtonian Reporter

September 27, 2019

From an early age we as women are taught to be afraid. Afraid of strangers, of suspicious vans, of dark alleyways and much more. We are taught to stick together and to be aware of our surroundings. When walking in an abandoned parking lot, alone, at night, with your keys arranged in your fist ready to ...

Law enforcement officers should be required to wear body cameras

Law enforcement officers should be required to wear body cameras

Kati Blaylock, Newtonian Staffer

September 20, 2019

In recent media, there have been a lot of public protests against the cases of unarmed civilians dying in the hands of the police. In light of these incidents, a recent debate has broken out on the subject of whether police officers should be required to wear body cameras. A body camera is a small camera,...

International lack of knowledge about vulvas hurts women

International lack of knowledge about vulvas hurts women

Ellen Garrett, Newtonian Content Editor

May 20, 2019

Lady bits, hoo ha, vaj-j, vag. The bringer of life, controller of cycles, the DESTROYER OF WORLDS: the vagina. But how could the vagina be the destroyer of worlds? Let us take a trip down memory lane, you may remember a movie coming out in 2008 called Teeth. This story flirts with the age-old folk tale vagina dentata ...

Alabama abortion sanction implemented

Benton Dreasher, Reporter

May 16, 2019

In the past few months, the contentious topic of abortion has somewhat been placed on the backburner, but has once again come to light as Alabama state legislators passed a pro-life favoring bill on May 14, 2019. Republican Alabama governor, Kay Ivey, signed the bill on May 15, 2019, enacting it into ...

Participation in activities creates families

Marco Aramburu, Newtonian Reporter

May 13, 2019

From the beginning of childhood, we were always told to shoot for the moon. I came into high school not knowing where exactly I fit in or what I wanted to do, I wanted to do which made it difficult when you are expected to have your own aspirations. I was told by family and friends to participate in...

True happiness achieved being yourself

Lorelei Jacobs, Newtonian Reporter

May 13, 2019

We have heard it since we were little; be yourself. Everywhere we look there is an inspirational poster with a quote about embracing your character. Despite the constant reminders from parents and teachers throughout grade school, what does it mean to be “one’s self”? Throughout high school, I...

Stereotypes do not define who you are

Kaete Schmidt, Newtonian Graphics Manager

May 13, 2019

They will never be good parents...She is a slut...That baby will be neglected...The dad will not stick around...Their life is over.” There are all things that I heard or experienced my freshman year. After learning about my pregnancy, many began to judge or assume my life would take a turn for the...

Perseverance necessary in high school

Faye Smith, Newtonian Editor-in-chief

May 13, 2019

Walking into NHS the first day of freshman year, holding onto my 2000 Chevy Silverado keys and with promise in my eyes, I knew this would be the place where I was able to learn what I am meant to accomplish in my future. Thankfully, that came to me in room 1-113 and the ag shop. The journalism and agriculture...

College admission scandals show corruption within upper class

College admission scandals show corruption within upper class

Addie Lindenmeyer, Newtonian Managing Editor

March 20, 2019

Going from televisions screens in the 90s to headlines on March 11, Lori Loughlin, famous for her role in “Fuller House”, was one of multiple prominent figures to have allegedly bribed college coaches and other insiders to get her children into some of the nation’s most selective colleges. As a y...

Closed Captioning: Deaf community needs accessibility

Closed  Captioning: Deaf community needs accessibility

Natalie Kuhn, Reporter

March 7, 2019

You are sitting in history class trying to watch a clip of a film about one of many revolutions, but all of the dialogue is muffled and distorted. You cannot decipher what the information you’re supposed to be learning, not only affecting the worksheet you are supposed to fill out, but your grades...

Controversial Comments

Lorelei Jacobs, Reporter

March 7, 2019

  As we enter into March, we also dive deeper into the digital age. This comes with consequences. Every year it seems like there is a new controversy surrounding a statement that a celebrity has made, particularly in the past 10 years. In December 2018, actor Kevin Hart made the decision to step dow...

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