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SPEEDING DRIVERS RESULT IN NO SURVIVORS

SPEEDING DRIVERS RESULT IN NO SURVIVORS

April 30, 2020

Editor’s Note: The following letter by Westfield senior Kyle Whippen appeared in the Fairfax Times...

The Castro Theater in San Francisco after state shutdown

SOCIAL ISOLATION: NONNEGOTIABLE

April 30, 2020

      For Westfield, the month of March began with bustling hallways, excitement for a new season of ...

Anti-death penalty protestors at the Supreme Court

THE DEATH PENALTY: AN UNNECESSARY EVIL

April 30, 2020

      Texas prisoner Larry Swearingen was convicted of murder and sentenced to death - a fitting ...

This overcrowded hospital in Ontario, Canada shows what American health care facilities could resemble if the United States were to implement an universal healthcare plan.

UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE: NOT FOR US

April 29, 2020

      According to the World Health Organization, in multiple African countries that offer universal ...

Pro-death penalty march in Bessemer Courthouse

THE DEATH PENALTY: THE EPITOME OF JUSTICE

April 29, 2020

      In 2012, the parents of Mary Snyder and Mandy Myers rejoiced as the state of Arizona execute...

Thousands mourn for Soleimani in Tehran

THE IRAN CONTROVERSY: BIGGER THAN YOU THINK

February 18, 2020

       On January 3, the sudden assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani shocked the wor...

Graduation at the Eagle Bank Arena

SENIOR DUES: WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO?

February 18, 2020

      The auditorium is full of seniors lamenting the absence of donuts awaiting them at the end of yet...

Beyoncé Knowles Carter performing at Coachella in her iconic yellow crop top and jean shorts outfit in 2018.

BEYONCÉ KNOWLES CARTER—THE FIRST LADY OF MUSIC

February 18, 2020

      The crowd cried out in anticipation as she stood tall with a microphone on one hand and the ...

President Trump addressing journalists about Iran situation

TRUMP’S MORTAL DRONE STRIKE: AN IMPERATIVE MEASURE

February 18, 2020

     American citizens tuned in to national television stations on January 3, 2020 to hear the sho...

WALMART'S RESPONSE TO DEADLY SHOOTINGS: IS IT USELESS?

WALMART’S RESPONSE TO DEADLY SHOOTINGS: IS IT USELESS?

January 6, 2020

      On August 3rd, a man walked into a Walmart in El Paso, Texas and turned it into chaos. The ...

Right after the moment of the boo, this image shows the uncomfort in Trump and the people surrounding him.

TRUMP GETS BOOED AT WORLD SERIES GAME. WAS IT APPROPRIATE?

January 5, 2020

      The World Series game held at Nationals Park unquestionably gave Donald Trump a taste of his ...

World Series tickets

SPORTING EVENTS: TOO HIGH A PRICE TO PAY?

January 5, 2020

      “The average fan, including me, should not have to take out a home equity line of credit to...

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