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Students crowd in the Blair Circle during a Halloween parade. Every school morning, traffic occurs as parents drive through this circle and let out students.

The Blight of the Blair Dropoff

March 16, 2018

It’s 7:12 a.m. You’re in your mom’s car, mentally preparing for your first bell AP U.S. History test. The car pulls into the drop-off line leading...

Matthew Youkilis, '19, addresses State Senator Cecil Thomas at the Ohio statehouse in Columbus. Thomas represent's Ohio's 9th district, he was receptive to new ideas from the students.

Students from across Ohio shake up statehouse

March 16, 2018

Following the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. that killed 17 people, SENIORS Em Marmer and Micah Kraus had an idea. An idea to send kids from all arou...

Response from CPS, Teachers

Response from CPS, Teachers

March 5, 2018

CPS Response:       After the recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) released a pres...

Walkouts, Marches Highlights Student Calls for Safety

Walkouts, Marches Highlights Student Calls for Safety

March 2, 2018

In response to the recent shooting in Parkland, Fla., the WHHS community took action. On Feb. 21, at noon, dozens of WHHS students decided to walk out...

Liza Allen, ‘19, and Ruby Krimmer, ‘19, raise signs during the walkout Feb. 21. Krimmer’s sign reads, “We are Walnut. We are Change,” representing the change students are pushing in the U.S.

Students Already Spark Change

March 2, 2018

Following protests, walkouts and speeches from students across the country, many companies have changed their stances on guns and the National Rifle Association...

Parkland Student Leaders Rise Up

A girl holds up a poster declaring that she stands in solidarity with Emma Gonzalez. Gonzalez has become the face of the gun control movement since the shooting in Parkland, leading many students toward action on the issue.

Caroline Horvath, Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2018

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSDHS) are paving the way for their peers around the nation to make a difference. Students from Florida...

The above graph depicts the amount of mass shootings that resulted in the death of four or more people since 1966. When comparing the rates of gun violence and mass shootings in counties, the amount of mass shootings targeting random civilians greatly outnumbers other countries. As shown, the Philippines, who have the second largest number of shootings, have only suffered 18 compared to the U.S.’s 90.

United States Surpasses Other Countries in Mass Shootings

March 2, 2018

The recent tragedy in Parkland, Florida has once again brought attention to the uniquely American epidemic of mass shootings. Although many of the selected...

The above timeline relays some of the earliest and most significant school shootings in American history. Although only ten are pictured above, the actual number is in the hundreds, with 291 shootings on school and university campuses having been reported since 2013.

School Shootings Show a Sinister Side of History

March 2, 2018

   Throughout this issue there have been many pieces expressing different levels of exhaustion at the seemingly unstoppable trend that applies to mas...

Thoughts and Prayers - America's Never-Ending Mass Shooting Cycle

Thoughts and Prayers – America’s Never-Ending Mass Shooting Cycle

March 2, 2018

We thought it was over after Sandy Hook. We thought it was over after Orlando. We thought it was over after Las Vegas. America’s cycle of mass shootings...

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