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Conspiracy or prophecy? Dethroning the King of Pop

Conspiracy or prophecy? Dethroning the King of Pop

December 20, 2017

Michael Jackson, or the "King of Pop," has been adored by thousands worldwide. His music is forever ingrained into American culture, yet the beloved singer could not avoid scandal. Jackson met 13-year-old Jordie Chandler in May of 1992, when Jordie and his mother come out to meet their favorite si...

The great monetary debate

The great monetary debate

December 21, 2015

Starting in 2020, new $10 bills will feature a woman. However, some people believe that a woman should also replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. The following viewpoints discuss the reasons why Jackson should or shouldn't be featured on the $20 bill.

The old man with a plan

Story by Alex Heo, sports editor

December 21, 2015

When the U.S. Secretary Treasury Jack Lew announced that starting in 2020, a woman will be featured on the $10 bill, many Americans were enthusiastic and deservingly so. Suggested women to share the $10 bill with Alexander Hamilton, such as Eleanor Roosevelt and Susan B. Anthony, are women who deserve the respect that comes with being on the bank note. However, many others are arguing that a woman should get a bill for her own. In most debates, the most often solution suggested is taking former U.S president Andrew Jackson off th...

It makes no cents

Story by Leah Crenshaw, viewpoint editor

December 21, 2015

I’m going to ask you to solve a mystery. It goes like this: In 1914, a former president who bitterly hated banks, paper money and the general happiness of most Americans was placed on the $10 bill. Why? This man was replaced 15 years later by Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the Treasury of the United States who came here as a 15-year-old and went on to fight alongside George Washington himself for our freedom. Unfortunately, this mystery gentleman did not fade away into the obscurity of forgotten curr...

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