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Southwest Shadow

Southwest Shadow

Southwest Shadow

TrumpCore 2022

TrumpCore 2022

Arcade Encarnacion September 14, 2022
The hypocrisy of politicians is baffling.
Anatomy of an Average Vegas Kid

Anatomy of an Average Vegas Kid

Arcadia Encarnacion April 11, 2022
Suburban life in Vegas may seem like every other suburbs, but there are some hallmarks of being a kid here.
All Eyes On You

All Eyes On You

Dean Carrasco March 9, 2022
Teachers are now being monitored with cameras in their classrooms that parents have access to watch a live feed of. This is to make sure they’re being taught the proper “values” and making sure they aren’t exposed to anything they don’t want their kids exposed to.
Shark Cuban vs. Big Pharma

Shark Cuban vs. Big Pharma

Arcadia Encarnacion March 7, 2022
Mark Cuban (investor and personality on Shark Tank) has founded a drug company that cuts the prices of basic OTC drugs, making them available for a wider range of people.
Masks On for Personal Health

Masks On for Personal Health

Dean Carrasco February 2, 2022
Biden freely distributes 400 million N95 masks across the US - however, people still refuse to mask up.
Understaffed, no subs

Understaffed, no subs

Dean Carrasco January 21, 2022
Already suffering a substitute shortage, the Omicron variant is forcing many students and teachers to stay at home.
New Covid Variant Comes to Play

New Covid Variant Comes to Play

Dean Carrasco December 10, 2021
With only a few dozen cases so far, will our current vaccines be effective?
The New Grading Curriculum

The New Grading Curriculum

Dean Carrasco November 25, 2021
With the new grading reform, students avoid doing the formative, but still pass by doing summative tasks last minute.
America needs to take control of its military

America needs to take control of its military

Kamiran Hinton November 2, 2021
The American defense budget is way higher than it should be and we could have a more effective and cheaper military if we nationalized procurement.
Cultural Appropriation Costumes

Cultural Appropriation Costumes

Dean Carrasco October 29, 2021
Cultural appropriation should not be an option for Halloween or any other day.
The World Stops As Instagram Shuts Down

The World Stops As Instagram Shuts Down

Dean Carrasco October 22, 2021
Instagram, WhatsApp, and Facebook shut down for a few hours and upset quite a few people.
Devious Licks Taken Too Far

Devious Licks Taken Too Far

Dean Carrasco October 6, 2021
TikTok trends are being taken to an extreme as students try to go viral.