Economic Abuse

Another Form of Toxicity By: Carina Rodriguez Physical and verbal abuse is a globally acknowledged issue, but economic abuse is overlooked. It occurs in 99% of domestic violence cases. This form of mistreatment can vary from a spouse forbidding the idea of their partner having a job to controlling their bank accounts. Financial abuse can have serious ramifications like debt from credit cards taken or other fraudulent crimes. Serena Williams got involved with the insurance…

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Turn It Off

Limiting your phone usage  By: Crystal Juarez (Business Manager) Due to people being on the phone excessively, Google and Apple came together to solve this issue. Screen Time is an application for phone users, and what this app does is tell you what your phone usage was for the past week. The average screen time is six hours or less, anything more is an excessive amount of time. It’s one thing to use your phone…

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Music to Your Ears, Music to Your Grades

Music in class might be more distracting than people think By: Evelina Zubrinskaya (staff writer) Music, though a simple and commonplace aspect of life, can have its own controversy in the context of John F. Kennedy High School and its “no earbuds” rules. Despite the guidelines that can be clearly seen posted throughout the school, music is still present in classes with students slyly slipping their earbuds in during class, or the less deviant approach of…

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Victory Royales or Registering to Vote?

The younger generations involvement in politics By: Diane Mata (Features Editor)- 10/5/18 John McCain III died a little over a month ago and half of Kennedy’s student body didn’t even know who he was. The majority of the younger generation isn’t as into politics as they should be. Yes, there are some who get involved and educated in the topic but most don’t.John McCain was a military officer, Arizona State Senator, and the Republican nominee…

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Filtered Content

Looking into how public education is affected by internet filters By: Gaby Quintero (Online Editor)- 9/28/18    School internet filters are necessary to stop students from goofing off during class; however, they impact the resources students have available during school hours.    Congress passed the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) in 2000 to protect minors from coming into contact with harmful internet websites. This act requires schools and public libraries in the United States to…

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