Written by Debra Murray We have less than 12 years to virtually eliminate our contributions to climate change before the results are irreversible. Is the Green New Deal the way to do that? The Green New Deal was introduced by … Continue reading Is the Green New Deal Going to Save Us From Climate Change?
Written By Debra Murray After the tragic school shooting in Florida, students are using the situation to bring attention to the issue of gun control in America. A rally was held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to mourn the death of … Continue reading High School Students Turn to Activism after the Tragic Florida Shooting
Written By Debra Murray Female democratic lawmakers are planning to protest against Trump’s State of Union on the issue of sexual assault. The protest has been seen being supported at the Golden Globes by many celebrities, and will be continued by … Continue reading Female Democrats are Planning a Protest at Trump’s State of Union Address
Written By Julia Kirchner Kentucky has the second highest rate of smokers out of all 50 states, but this could be changing soon. Cigarettes contain carcinogens that negatively affect the health of smokers. In other areas that have increased taxes … Continue reading Possible Solution to Teachers’ Pension Crisis
Written By Debra Murray Recently, there have been many cases of religious discrimination, such as the gay couple who were refused service at a bakery in Washington, and a t-shirt business in Lexington, Kentucky refused to make shirts for Pride. “Under … Continue reading Religious Discrimination is Still a Normal Occurrence
Written by Julia Kirchner The Pleasure Ridge Park Quick Recall team is still encouraging freshman and sophomore students to give Quick Recall a try. “We’re a team of students who all use our random knowledge to answer quick questions,” junior Gabe Tilly said. Matches consist of quickly answering questions in two 12-minute halves. Kristen Shipman, coach and PRP English teacher relates the format of these matches to Jeopardy. The team practices every Monday using questions from old matches. The Quick Recall team has been facing more challenges this year than they have in the past. Last years team went undefeated, … Continue reading Quick Recall Team Still Looking for Members
Written By Debra Murray Having mental health issues is common among people of all ages but specifically among teenagers. According to Live Science, 1 in 5 teens suffer from a serious mental health disorder. Roughly 70% of teens with a … Continue reading More Teens are Having Mental Health Issues Now than Ever