Desensitization, a term defined by Dictionary.com as being the behavior modification technique, used especially in treating phobias, in which panic or other undesirable emotional response to a given stimulus is … Continue Reading Are You Desensitized to Violence?
The year is 2018. Kanye West has been blacklisted from a Detroit radio station for the comments made in his TMZ interview, R&B singer Sabrina Claudio has dropped off the … Continue Reading Separating Art From the Artist
The history of the death penalty, otherwise known as capital punishment, may trace back as early as colonial times during the 1600’s in the United States, according to Carol Dwankowski’s … Continue Reading Capital Punishment: Is it Right?
Oakland Mills High School is the home of the Scorpions and is known for its diversity. Those belonging to a large variety of ethnicities, backgrounds, and cultures can … Continue Reading CoEd or Single-Sex Education?
Students who miss 10% of school, or about 18 days throughout the year, negatively affects a student’s academic performance. Whether the absence is excused or unexcused, absence has … Continue Reading How are Snow Days Affecting Students’ Performance in School?
Recently, Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water, a film set in the sixties about a mute woman who falls in love with a ‘fish-man’ being experimented on by the … Continue Reading Monsters in Media: A History
Not a lot of families are fortunate enough to send their child to college and pay it off. From a young age you are told that you need a college … Continue Reading Should College Education be Free?
Is a college education really worth it? After high school a lot of people look at getting a college degree to help them pursue their dream career, but with the … Continue Reading College Pros and Cons
Everyone has something called Emotional Intelligence (EI) which means one, as an individual, has the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships … Continue Reading Can Technology Truly Affect Your Emotional Intelligence?
Elizabeth Grant, better known as Lana Del Rey, is an American singer-songwriter familiar for her fifties and sixties Americana aesthetic and theatrical style of songwriting. Her debut album “Born to … Continue Reading Unpopular Opinion: Lana Del Rey is Overrated
People of color face many problems in the music industry that have been around for decades. Some of them are stereotypes or stigmas, and since technology has evolved, people post … Continue Reading Picking A “Side”: Fighting Colorism and Racism in the Music Industry
I am absolutely petrified. Why, do you ask? Because I live in a world that’s run by narcissism, and where oppression and segregation still remain. Because it is “extremely controversial” … Continue Reading A Perspective
Most have grown up in the United States of America knowing that the age of eighteen is when one becomes an adult, while twenty-one is the age where … Continue Reading When Do We Become Adults?
Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular holidays in America with more than 62% of Americans celebrating it. Many people come up with the usual type of gifts, such … Continue Reading DIY Valentine’s Day Projects
That pause always gets to you. Every single student who has attended Oakland Mills knows the disparaging feeling when you have just told someone where you go to school and … Continue Reading The Oakland Mills Pause: An Editorical View on the Recent Events at OM
From a young age, boys are taught not to hit girls because they’re stronger than them, but do parents drill into their daughters’ heads that hitting boys is wrong as … Continue Reading Domestic Abuse