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The Oxford High School shooting highlights problems that need to be addressed

By McKenna Seegmiller News Editor   The recent school shooting at Oxford High School highlights staggering problems in America – problems that have not been solved even after the deadliest shootings that have ripped our nation’s children from their parents.    On Tuesday, November 30, 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley entered Oxford High School with a semi-automatic pistol bought by his father

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China’s ban on private tutoring

By Akhil Gunasekaran Copy Editor China recently enacted a ban on all private tutoring services, which include companies both within and outside the country. Analysts believe that the ban will help many Chinese families alleviate the tension which comes with schoolwork, but some parents disagree. Within China, there is a great amount of pressure placed on teenagers, who must prepare

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Developer miHoYo causes community backlash from latest controversy

By Huy Duong and Akhil Gunasekaran Staff Writers The relationship between a business and its customers is essential to the success of the said business. But lately, players of the viral video game “Genshin Impact” have been disappointed in the lack of communication with the developers of the game: MiHoYo.  Genshin Impact is an open-world action role-playing game. The game

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Review: Lil Nas X exceeds expectations with debut album “MONTERO”

By Melissa Domingo Editor-in-Chief Lil Nas X released his highly anticipated debut album “MONTERO” on Sept. 17, 2021. The album had 15 tracks and the majority of these songs were collaborations with Take a Daytrip, a singer/songwriter producing duo. The songs range from being borderline ballads, pop-rock anthems, and grungy rap songs.  The rap-pop star is most popularly known for

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