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A new perspective: How transfer students acclimated to Dougherty

May 27, 2018

The school year is drawing quickly to a close for all Dougherty Valley students, but for Max Gaasvik, Kaushika Uppu and Ishika Rakesh, the last day at school will probably hold a little more significance...

Why climate change still matters: investigating impact, involvement and uncomfortable truths

April 20, 2018

Climate change. You’ve heard the term at least once, but likely more than you’d really care to. It’s repeated constantly, in reports about those poor starving polar bears, the gradually rising...

Women’s History Month

Following Black History Month in February is Women’s History Month in March. Women’s History throughout time has been defined by a long fight for equality. Representation is important, and there have been many notable politicians, activists, movements, and events that have influenced people’s thoughts about a traditional role many females were expected to play.
March 29, 2018

An African American woman, Sojourner Truth was an abolitionist and a women’s rights activist. Also a powerful speaker, she advocated for freed people during the period after the Civil War because...

Black History Month: #28 Days

February 23, 2018

African Americans and their commitments to American culture are respected every February with Black History Month. Throughout the many years of celebrating Black History Month, the primary focus has been...

Children of Grace: Aiding in the fight against AIDS

February 6, 2018

Grace Talitwala, a vivacious, outgoing young lady from a small village in Uganda, was afraid to die. She, like many other women in Sub Saharan Africa, was bearing the brunt of the ruthless AIDS epidemic,...

Global social media challenge sparks terror: Blue Whale challenge

September 28, 2017

Whales carved into arms. Teenagers jumping off roofs. Over 100 suicides committed worldwide. The Blue Whale Challenge is an online game created in Russia that encourages kids to commit suicide, and...

Promising developments emerge in cancer research

September 28, 2017

On Aug. 30, the Food and Drug Administration green-lighted the first gene therapy for leukemia, a landmark decision that opened the door to a new wave of cancer treatments. Revolutionary in its approach,...

Dreamers in jeopardy after DACA repeal

September 28, 2017

Illustration by Sarah Kim and Elaine Park On Sept. 5, the Trump administration announced the repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an immigration policy signed by President...

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