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Anti-Trans Legislation in Arkansas

Anti-Trans Legislation in Arkansas

Anti-Trans Legislation in Arkansas By Eliza Sullivan Content Warning: Mentions of transphobia and suicide 2021 has already been a record breaking year for anti-trans legislation, with more than 100 bills across 33 states attempting to limit transgender rights. One law in particular, the Arkansas Save Adolescents from Experimentation (SAFE) Act is one of the most […]

Covid-19 Vaccine Now Available to Teens

Covid-19 Vaccine Now Available to Teens

As you know, the coronavirus vaccine is being distributed around the United States. Recently, it has been decided that teenagers who are at least 16 years old are eligible to receive a vaccine. It was set to start in distribution Phase 2D, which began on March 29.  The Ohio Department of Health has given clear […]

A New Reef

A New Reef

A new part of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has been discovered. It is detached from the main reef, and had not previously been on record. It is in the form of a great pinnacle, almost ⅓ of a mile high, taller than the empire state building. Perhaps most importantly, the reef is very healthy, compared […]

Covid-19 in Ohio’s Prisons

Covid-19 in Ohio’s Prisons

Covid-19 In Ohio’s Prisons  By JEAN R. PATEMAN  Ohio, USA — The week of April 20, Ohio prisons began aggressive Coronavirus testing of all inmates and guards. The massive testing puts Ohio with the largest number of jailed coronavirus patients in the country. In multiple prisons, large percentages have tested positive including Marion county jail […]

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

UPDATE 7:12 P.M. Thursday, March 12 by Amanda Weatherwax: Talawanda schools will be closed beginning Friday, March 13 per orders from the Butler County Board of Health.  This afternoon Governor DeWine ordered all schools to commence an extended spring break to begin at the close of school on Monday, March 16, but Talawanda will be […]

Rita’s Weekly News Roundup: November 18 – 24

Rita’s Weekly News Roundup:  November 18 – 24

Theme of Week: Giving and Taking We will have to give asylum When people immigrate illegally to the U.S, they can claim asylum. This means that they claim they have a legitimate danger of torture or death if deported back to their country of origin. President Trump issued a proclamation claiming anyone who crossed from […]

Rita’s Weekly News Roundup: November 11-17

Rita’s Weekly News Roundup: November 11-17

Theme of Week: Fire The idea of fire can start off literal – northern california has been consumed by wildfires. According to NPR, as of today, Nov. 19, 77 people have died and 993 are unaccounted for. The fire has destroyed almost 10,000 homes, including some celebrities homes such as Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus. […]

High Schooler’s Guide to the Election

High Schooler’s Guide to the Election

I started to write this article after I surveyed two of my classes, and of the people I surveyed, only about 4% could name two candidates for Governor. I was worried by this result; some of these people could already vote, and most would be able to in two short years at the latest. So, […]

The Face Of Homelessness In Cincinnati

The Face Of Homelessness In Cincinnati

Homelessness is an issue that affects many teens in Cincinnati and the United States.  In this article Kieran Del Vecchio takes a closer look at the issue, and opens with an  anecdote told to her by her father who recently gave “Smarts,” a young homeless man, a ride.   It was a frigid and rainy day in Cincinnati, […]

Home of the Braves?

Home of the Braves?

Note:  On June 29, 2018, Bob Ratterman and Brennen Kauffman of the “Journal News” reported at the June 18, 2018 Talawanda School Board meeting Kathy McMahon-Klosterman read excerpts from a six-page letter from the Native American Rights Fund urging Talawanda to change its district mascot (https://www.journal-news.com/news/native-american-group-wants-butler-county-school-mascot-changed/lF739qRLXnDWuR4fz2sr1L/). For information on NARF see: https://www.narf.org/. Article originally appeared […]

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