The Black & White

A Social Media Cleanse

A Social Media Cleanse

Riley Anderson, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Monday, January 28, 2019 Day 1: It has only been a couple hours since I got off SnapChat, Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook. It has been hard to not check my social media even though I turned off the notifications. Not going onto social media every five minutes is harder than expected. Tuesday, Jan...

Not Quite Bilingual

Not Quite Bilingual

Akshaya Kumar, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Columns, Just Ethnic Things, Opinion

I was born in India. I grew up with a cacophony of noise surrounding me; from the noise of pots and pans clanging when my mother cooked to the boisterous shouts of my brother and cousin when they ran around the house to the audible thrum of the city of Chennai itself. Among all those noises, the mos...

What it means to be disabled

What it means to be disabled

Duncan Christakos, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion

The Disabled List is a list of players who are too injured to play for a set period of time, that can be extended if the injury has not healed enough. This is common knowledge; every sports fan knows what it is. Many sports fans can tell you what players from their favorite team are on it, as well as...

Does School Recruiting Work?

Does School Recruiting Work?

Connor Tomlinson, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Everyone has seen military recruiting commercials, while watching TV or YouTube they always make their way to the many screens people use everyday. It starts with dramatic music and scenes of heroism, people in camouflage uniforms rushing to aid in an emergency as a bold, powerful voice talks about courage and ...

Female Superheroes are not Treated Equally

Female Superheroes are not Treated Equally

Ben Williams, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

In the past 10 years, superhero movies have taken over Hollywood. Whether it is Marvel or DC, there is no denying that the genre itself has become extremely successful. As comic book movies have grown and improved, diversity has become a large part of their success. For example, "Black Panther" was one...

APOW is whitewashed

APOW is whitewashed

Siri Mandava, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019


Filed under Opinion

A change in the current AP World History syllabus has troubled many of the students. This new change has truly bothered several teachers and upset several students. "I'm going to have to change the way this class has taught drastically," AP World History teacher Sue Cline said. Students have al...