A Project for Better Journalism chapter


What the Presidential Debate Might Mean for the U.S.

October 12, 2020 9:05pm | Mia Boykin

Hallmark staff member, Mia Boykin, includes information from both sides of the political spectrum after watching the Presidential Debate.  Mia has included the views of multiple people in her family from both political spectrums. On Tuesday, September 29, the two presidential candidates went head-to-head on […]

Christopher Columbus: To Celebrate or Not?

October 12, 2020 7:17pm | Elizabeth Mende

While it is true that Christopher Columbus is an important historical figure who paved the way for exploration in the Americas, he does not deserve the praise he receives, nor should he have a day in which he is celebrated.   Columbus’s story and impact […]

Sports Opinion: Top 7 Sports Movies of All Time

November 20, 2019 2:12pm | Emmett Dolan

You don’t have to be an athlete to enjoy sports movies. The following movies have a deep meaning way beyond just sports rivalries and provide their audience with valuable lessons that they should apply to life. 1) “Rudy” (1993) “Rudy” is a true story about […]

Justin Jacobs Commentary: Things to Avoid at Thanksgiving Dinner

November 20, 2019 2:04pm | Justin Jacobs

With Thanksgiving and the holiday season coming up, families worry about the incoming conflict at these gatherings. Here are the top 5 things not to do at Thanksgiving dinner. Don’t talk politics. They’re always a sensitive topic, and modern-day politics can get dirty. Any opinionated […]

“The Last Summer” Review

May 20, 2019 3:52pm | Alisha Hancock

Cheesy teenage, high school movies rarely seem completely realistic. The actors look older or don’t act like teenagers would, or the plot is completely unrealistic. “The Last Summer” is no different. Released May 3, 2019, it features K.J. Apa (Griffin), from “Riverdale,” Maia Mitchell (Phoebe), […]

The Bathroom Bills Are Based Off Of Ignorance

May 6, 2019 3:49pm | Kai Tucker

By: Kai Tucker In the early half of 2017, President Trump and his educational administration ended an Obama-era policy that allowed transgender students to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity, which overruled the advising of Trump’s own education secretary. With this decision, Trump […]

90’s Yearbook Quotes

March 13, 2019 4:08pm | Kendra Stephen, Brynn Walper

1. “The track team threw me out of the team room in my turquoise underwear in front of the girl’s lacrosse team.” – Joe Arciaga Apparently, friends purposefully embarrassing you in front of other people crosses generations. More often than not, you’re subjected to a […]

90’s Music Influencing Fashion

March 13, 2019 4:03pm | Jahiem Clark

The 90’s set many trends such as music like hip hop and R&B. They also set trends with new clothing brands and hairstyles. Music played a big role in the way many people looked in the 90’s. With hip hop influencers Tupac Shakur, The Notorious […]

Top 5 Movies of 2018

January 10, 2019 4:10pm | Grace Wille, Caroline Warns

Without a doubt, there is more to a film than just the plot. An interesting movie is more than just its screenplay, and critics would attest to it. When you take intense storylines, groundbreaking actors, and pure cinematography into account, 2018 was a good year […]


January 10, 2019 4:06pm | Tolu Fajolu, Taylor Williams

ASTROWORLD is the third studio album by Travis Scott. It was released on August 3, 2018. It was produced by Travis Scott and legendary producer Mike Dean, who has produced various Kanye West and Jay Z albums. Fans have been waiting for arrival since May […]