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With COVID-19 vaccinations rolling out through the American public at a steady rate, more conversation has been sparked throughout the country, and the world, as to whether or not receiving the optional vaccination is necessary.

Is Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine Necessary?

Michelle Montoya , Staff Writer June 14, 2021

The Coronavirus has been affecting not only the United States, but the entire world, for over a year now. Travel bans have been put into place since March of 2020: grandparents are not able to visit with...

The Body Positivity Movement, popularized through modern social media platforms such as TikTok and Instagram, aims to fight fatphobic and pre-established beauty standards for men and women.

The Popularization Body Positivity Movement Through Social Media

Ella Gietzen, Staff Writer June 14, 2021

The 'Body Positivity Movement' is what I would like to refer to as a step in the right direction for society as a whole. This movement is an attempt to combat the diet-obsessed social media world that...

* these are airsoft guns*

Altering The Second Amendment: Should We Be “AK” With It?

Sean Diswe, Staff Writer June 4, 2021

Guns and gun rights have been a big public debate for many years and will continue to be so since there are a variety of conflicting viewpoints and opinions regarding the topic. It is my opinion that guns...

Are Dating Shows Stupid?

Are Dating Shows Stupid?

Michelle Montoya , Staff Writer May 27, 2021

Dating shows such as The Bachelor, 90 Day Fiancé, Love Island, etc. are extremely popular in today’s society. They provide a sense of drama and dysfunction that we as normal people may not experience...

Generation Z: Morally Attentive, or Too Sensitive?

Generation Z: Morally Attentive, or Too Sensitive?

Sean Diswe, Staff Writer May 26, 2021

People, mostly in America, have gotten very sensitive throughout the years, and seem to get offended by many things--even going as far as to ruin people's lives due to them doing something they did not...

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The Death of Ma’khia Bryant: Racially or Logically Motivated?

Kevi Perez, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

 The year 2020 has brought changes to everyone in the world, some good, some bad. One of these most influential changes was the change COVID-19 made, but here in the United States, we experienced the...

Extrovert vs. Introvert: Does it Really Matter?

Extrovert vs. Introvert: Does it Really Matter?

Felicity Fajardo, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

People are often classified by their different characteristics, personality traits, likes, dislikes, and more. Have you ever thought about whether you are classified as an introvert, extrovert, or maybe...

Digital AP Exams: Beneficial or Detrimental?

Digital AP Exams: Beneficial or Detrimental?

Symphany Wilson, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

The upcoming 2021 AP Exams will be administered at Cam High in school on paper and pencil, as well as in school and at home for digital testing. Digital testing comes with a guide encompassing the digital...

Still scene from the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird directed by Robert Mulligan courtesy of United Archives

To Kill A Mockingbird: Educational or Insensitive?

Sean Diswe, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Schools across the United States have been determining whether or not to remove books like To Kill a Mockingbird and Huckleberry Finn from the district's core reading list. These books have been found...

Amazon Package sitting on the porch.

Is Amazon Unethical or Just Efficient?

Lucas Flansburgh, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

Amazon is one of the most important and most efficient companies in the world, as highlighted by its success through the COVID-19 pandemic. However constant complaints and stories from former employees...

The Stinger Rewind: Why Distance Learning Is Not So Bad

The Stinger Rewind: Why Distance Learning Is Not So Bad

Caroline Carbajal, Staff Writer April 19, 2021

Distance learning is something almost every American student has encountered over this past year. For some of us, this is our first time ever learning online. I have been less stressed and happier than...

The Stinger Rewind: Finding The Good From 2020

The Stinger Rewind: Finding The Good From 2020

Liliana Ruiz, Staff Writer April 12, 2021

2020 was one crazy year. It had many ups and downs that not many of us would have even predicted. But, we pushed through, and we made it to the finish line. This last year has been one for the books....

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