Bernie Sanders Gains Large Support from Millennials & Teens

  |  Topic: Editor Picks, Politics

Bernie Sanders is possibly the most liberal Democrat to appear on voters’ ballots, much to the pleasure of younger voters in America. Sanders’ extremely liberal views on health care, women’s rights, and marijuana legalization are appealing to youth, even those who may not regularly follow politics, making him a standout among his presidential candidates. A […]

My First March for Life Rally Made Me Want to March a Lifetime

  |  Topic: Opinion, Personal
Marchers at the March for Life protest in Washington, D.C.

It was below freezing in Washington D.C the morning of The March for Life rally. My school, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School, has a pro-life group called Mercy for Life, of which I am a member. As a Catholic school, one of the strong religious beliefs is being pro-life. Pro-life means one who […]

Trump Rhetoric Dismisses America’s Democratic Ideals

  |  Topic: Opinion, Politics

Our imperfect country may stand for justice and liberty for all, but in reality inequality trumps ideals of democracy. The pains of marginalized and criminalized people almost silently yet steadily reverberate throughout America. Yet the world keeps spinning. The New Year confetti and empty popcorn bags are well-settled in landfills across America. And Donald Trump […]

VOX Investigates Dating Violence and Healthy Relationships

  |  Topic: Editor Picks, Health and Wellness, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence, Videos, VOX Investigates
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In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that Georgia ranks 3rd in the nation for the highest amount of teen-reported cases of physical abuse in a relationship. The issue of teen dating violence is incredibly prevalent among Atlanta youth, and it is an issue the VOX Investigates spring team is ready to […]

Five Things You Need to Know Before Watching “The People v. O.J. Simpson”

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  If you are reading this, chances are you were either not born or too young to understand the gravity of the O.J. Simpson murder case (officially known as the People of the State of California v. Orenthal James Simpson). For many, Ryan Murphy’s latest frontier will be a first glimpse into a controversy that […]

And The Winner Is … Our 2016 Oscars Picks!

  |  Topic: Entertainment, General, Movies, Opinion

2015 was quite the year for movies: “Mad Max: Fury Road” gave us an uncompromisingly brilliant action hero (and yes, I am talking about Charlize Theron’s Imperator Furiosa) while Eddie Redmayne shined as the central figure in the long overdue story of one the first women to undergo gender reassignment surgery (“The Danish Girl”).  Meanwhile, […]

How Not to be a Problematic Customer in the Checkout Line: Seven Easy Guidelines

  |  Topic: Advice, Culture, General, Personal

I have seen a lot of crazy things happen while I’ve cashiered. As a cashier, you really can’t just say something bothers you, because, as the saying goes: “The customer is always right.” Right? Well, sure, but that doesn’t mean that they’re always angelic. So here is a list of some things that some cashiers […]