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'Just Mercy' stars Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx and seeks to show viewers the fight that Harvard Law School graduate Bryan Stevenson partook in to reverse the sentences of convicts on the Alabama death row. Stevenson's fight, however, was against much more than just one corrupt law office.

‘Just Mercy’ provides accurate depiction of fight against wrong convictions

February 6, 2020

Recently, I was lucky enough to see "Just Mercy" at Midtown Art Cinemas on a school field trip. The movie follows real-life Harvard Law School graduate Br...

Classic novels have made their way onto the big screen, appealing to high schoolers in a new way.

High school kills classic novels; movies revive them

February 3, 2020

Classic novels have been ruined by high schools to the point where students just don’t want to read them anymore. Students analyze great books to the point th...

CES, consumer electronics show, started early January, and there is still talk about the variety of products there.

What’s new from the Consumer Electronics Show of 2020

January 30, 2020

CES is an annual show of the newest tech and designs yet to come out, and, with tickets starting at 300 dollars, it’s not for average consumers. ...

In what seems to be an annual pattern, white males took the lead for Oscar nominations.

Oscar nominations predictably bad

January 30, 2020

Unsurprisingly, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences failed again to nominate a body of actors, films and crew members representative of the d...

At least 207,459 minors were legally married in the U.S. between 2000 and 2015. Eighty-seven percent of these minors were girls, and 86 percent of the minors married an adult.

It’s time to talk about child marriage in the U.S.

January 23, 2020

Child marriage. It sounds like an oxymoron, two words that are not meant to go together. However, for millions of girls around the world, these words a...

Many U.S. citizens are made ignorant by western media to the consequences of war Iranian citizens face.

Western media exaggerated fears of war, ignores who suffers real consequences

January 13, 2020

For this generation of students, it has become easy to ignore the adverse consequences of war and regional conflict. The World War III memes that are circulating...

Mandatory NMSI Saturday study sessions add excess stress to students that already have an intense workload.

Mandatory prep sessions add to AP workload

December 17, 2019

Dear Editors,     Recently, at the strong suggestion of the assistant principals, Grady’s Advanced Placement teachers decided to make...

School-wide panic buttons useless

December 12, 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, incidents of school gun violence are tallying to unsettling numbers. According to the Gun Violence Archive, as of Dec. 9, there...

College board makes exams overpriced,

Student Assistance Programs distract from the real issues

December 5, 2019

With recent news surrounding the ACT’s new initiative to allow students to retake only parts of the original exam to achieve higher scores and the C...

While some new student ID policies keep students safe, others simply inconvenience them.

Implementation of new student ID policies cause complications

December 4, 2019

When students get school IDs every year, they tend to toss them into backpacks and forget about them. This year, though, the IDs have more applications...

Multiple choice bubble sheets address teachers' time restraints but fail to address students' need for comprehension.

Re-evaluation of testing methods necessary

December 4, 2019

A favorite among teachers and students, multiple choice tests have long been a staple in American high schools. However, even with the implementation of...

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