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Southwest Shadow

The recent controversy surrounding the once invincible quarterback of the century has him struggling on the field after his 40 day retirement period. But how will the Buccaneers possibly perform efficiently if Brady is breaking? Photo Credit: All-Pro Reels
Column: Brady’s fall from grace
Rhamil Taguba, Managing Editor • November 3, 2022
A look into what’s causing the NFL’s most legendary quarterback to fail.
Unpaid internships in the United States hurt both college students and young adults alike. Yet, thousands of Americans still take up the position for various reasons, including college credit and work experience. But in the end, the benefits don’t fit the cost. Photo Credit: Rhamil Taguba
WHAT STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS MEANS COMING FORWARD
September 7, 2022

Biden’s astounding move to cancel billions of dollars of loans has kept millions of young and old Americans alike celebrating their freedom...

The Presidents statement in Poland initiated a panic within The White House, but their efforts to divert his statement are futile considering the damage has already been done.  Photo Credit: The White House
Biden’s objectionable backtracking
Rhamil Taguba April 5, 2022
Is The White House too late to correct Biden's mistake?
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Despite calling women lazy, Tate has multiple housekeepers and maids that clean and perform basic tasks for him.
COMMON TATE L
Ayma Malik, Opinion, A&E Editor • October 10, 2022
While some students are proud to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance during the morning announcements, an increasing number of students are choosing to sit out of the patriotic demonstration for personal reasons.
RECONSIDER YOUR STANCE ON THE PLEDGE
Ethan Bull November 29, 2022
In recent times, an increasing number of students and citizens have refused to stand during patriotic demonstrations such as the Pledge of Allegiance. Despite this, there are compelling reasons to show your support for the country.
 Anticipating a homecoming proposal, junior Danika Marie Molina exits the campus amongst a crowd of her peers as they cheer her on. The proposal, which had been planned for several weeks, attracted a crowd that numbered more than 50 spectators offering gifts and support.
What We Should Learn from HOCO This Year
Ethan Bull, Staff Writer • October 18, 2022
Students felt the pressure of finding a homecoming date, but the actual proposals were washed out by the fanfare of long-time couples and preapproved dates.
Scientific Mermaids
Scientific Mermaids
Arcadia Encarnacion, Cartoonist • October 10, 2022
Many people have criticized the new "Little Mermaid" for not being "realistic" because of the color of the main actresses' skin.
TrumpCore 2022
TrumpCore 2022
Arcade Encarnacion September 14, 2022
The hypocrisy of politicians is baffling.
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Beware the Blame America Firsters
Beware the Blame America Firsters
Ahmed Ahmed May 6, 2022
On the far-right and far-left, fiction triumphs facts on Russia.
Academic validation is when a student relies on their academics to feel recognized as an individual. What many don’t realize is how draining constantly worrying about your grades and pushing yourself to only do your best in school really is in the mind of a teenager.
 Art Credit: Crystalyn Estabillo
Academic Validation: Is it Really Worth All The Stress?
Crystalyn Estabillo April 13, 2022
Pushing oneself past personal limits for a 4.0 GPA is not worth it.
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.
EDITORIAL:  Are our schools unraveling?
EDITORIAL: Are our schools unraveling?
Southwest Shadow April 11, 2022
What are the best ways of keeping our schools safe?
Ready Player One?
Ready Player One?
Dean Carrasco March 29, 2022
Young adults are going into the military with the idea that it’s going to be just like the video games they’ve played.
A Day In Life With…
A Day In Life With…
Arcadia Encarnacion March 24, 2022
Students who come from low-income households tend to focus on taking care of their siblings or finding their next meal, rather than academics.
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