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Students react to upcoming centennial of Armenian genocide

Students react to upcoming centennial of Armenian genocide

By Sareen Shatikian

April 6, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Every year, many Armenian students at Clark participate in events commemorating the Armenian genocide, and the continuous denial of the event. This year, marking the centennial of when the massacres began, some students have become a lot more active in gaining attention. Usually there is a march in ...

Alan Turing: a gay hero convicted by his own

Alan Turing: a gay hero convicted by his own

By Aparna Verma

March 16, 2015


Filed under Movies, Opinions

People expect heroes to be perfect and charismatic. They should have superpowers, like Superman, or amazing agility, like Batman. Sure, they have their demons--everyone has skeletons in their closet--but heroes are supposed to overcome them. That’s what makes a hero, right? Wrong. Welcome to...

Allies need to focus on transgender rights

Allies need to focus on transgender rights

By Clayton Kistner

February 12, 2015


Filed under Health, Opinions

“Fix society. Please.” These were the final words of 17-year-old transgender girl Leelah Alcorn’s suicide note that she posted on blogging website Tumblr on Sunday, Jan. 28. Leelah’s story isn’t uncommon. According to The Trevor Project, a non-profit organization that focuses in suicide...

Fixing society for Leelah Alcorn

Fixing society for Leelah Alcorn

By Sydney Kinzy, Parkway West High School

January 29, 2015


Filed under Health, Local & World, Showcase

On December 28th, after leaving a suicide note on her Tumblr blog, 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn stepped out into traffic and was hit by a truck. “Please don’t be sad, it’s for the better. The life I would’ve lived isn’t worth living in…because I’m transgender,” Alcorn wrote. “To put...

Why The Interview is exactly what the world needs

Why <i>The Interview</i> is exactly what the world needs

By Hannah Sutherland, El Modena High School

January 26, 2015


Filed under Local & World, Movies, Opinions

I’m not a fan of James Franco. I’m not a fan of Seth Rogen. I’m not a fan of raunchy buddy-comedies. I’m not really even a fan of world news. The recent Sony Pictures production The Interview, starring Franco and Rogen, has received both backlash and support for its depiction of the murd...