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It’s just government secrets

January 22, 2018

History does not document those who follow rules out of fear; it is an extensive record of people who broke the rules for the right reasons. “The Post,” directed by Steven Spielberg, premiered this weekend and exemplifies this ideal in its telling of the print media’s battle against the government during the Vietnam War. The film also acts as a model for other journalistic organizations to remember thei...

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The long road home

November 5, 2017

Area veteran and author Matt Fisk created the novel, “Black Knights, Dark Days.” His novel is being used as the baseline for a new TV series, “The Long Road Home.” His experience in war combat translates into a masterful piece of literature, giving the reader an inside look of a soldier’s s...

Breaking down Boko Haram

Story by Leah Crenshaw, staff writer

March 30, 2015

After a quick survey around the school, only one out of forty students recognizes the words “Boko Haram.” That comes out to a grand total estimate of 2.5% of students being aware of the deadliest terrorist group in Africa. So let’s start with a quick explanation. Boko Haram is a terrorist group based in Nigeria seeking to rid the country of any Western influence. The terrorist group proclaims that it seeks to recreate the Sokoto Caliphate that was taken over by Great Britain in 1903. These terrorists condemn any...

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