Clocks have been set back, shorts have been put away, and the winter season has dawned upon us. After homecoming last month, there was a surge in the amount of students at Oakland Mills getting sick. A lot of our peers came down with bad colds and were out of school for a few days. This led me to wonder if it was just the … Continue reading The Winter Bug
By Theresa Eru In September, the Howard County Board of Education revealed that up to three inclement weather days can be substituted for asynchronous learning days. This decision came after the Maryland State Department of Education allowed local schools to implement asynchronous learning for inclement weather days. According to the official Howard county website HCPSS.org, asynchronous learning expectation will be that work must be completed … Continue reading No More Snow Days?!
When is it enough? On September 16, 2022, 22-year old Mahsa Amini died in police custody in Iran. Three days before her death, Amini was arrested by the morality police of Iran for violating Iran’s conservative dress code. She was in police custody for two hours until she was transported to the Kasra hospital where she was declared brain dead. Authorities have denied beating Amini … Continue reading Protests in Iran
What Outcomes to Expect On Tuesday, November 8, The United States will hold the 2022 Midterm Elections to fill the seats opening in Congress in the 2024 terms. This year, 35 senate seats and 435 House of Representatives seats will be changed, turned, and filled. Two-year House terms are coming to a close as well as some six-year senate terms, causing much anticipation within the … Continue reading Midterm Elections 2022
The Marvel cinematic universe is very vast and filled with many superheroes. A fan favorite has been Black Panther, the king of Wakanda who also goes by the name of T’Challa. The first installment of the movie was a major hit as it grossed 700 million when it was released on February 16, 2018. The movie had a huge impact in pop-culture as it brought … Continue reading Black Panther: The Legacy Continues