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New Voices Legislation Bill: How can you help?

New Voices Legislation Bill: How can you help?

Adhi Ramkumar

November 18, 2018

Read our 11.16 Staff Editorial about New Voices Indiana here.

Build of Rights: Students, experts reflect on youth engagement in local government

WALKING OUT:
Students gather in the fieldhouse to respect those who passed away in the Stoneman Douglas school shooting. Government teacher Joshua Miller said people will eventually have to listen to the youth.

Lin-Lin Mo

March 23, 2018

Right before the start of the second Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) public meeting for Al Salam Foundation’s mosque proposal for Carmel on Feb. 26 at 5:04 p.m., CHS students handed out blue ribbons and rehearsed their one-minute tailored speeches they planned to give that evening. Senior Talha Ahmad said he, too, prepared a...

Politically Active Students: Gabi Ruderman, Women’s March

Picture from the Butler Unity Walk on Feb. 3

Raiha Zainab, Reporter

February 10, 2017

Surrounded by streets full of people and signs held up high, sophomore Gabi Ruderman was one of over three million worldwide who marched on Jan. 21. In downtown Indianapolis, she proudly held her sign saying, “Love is love and love trumps hate and we are stronger together.” For her, the march held the goa...

Election Season. Be more cognizant of your local government.

perspectives

November 14, 2014

A 1998 study by the National Constitution center reports that 59 percent of American teenagers know the names of the Three Stooges, 95 percent know the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, 75 percent know which city has the zip code 90210 and 90 percent know the star of the film “Titanic.” The same study ...

Standing Strong. Women must defend their rights and change gender discrimination.

Standing Strong. Women must defend their rights and change gender discrimination.

perspectives

February 22, 2013

On Aug. 26, 1920, the 19th amendment granted women the right to vote. June 10, 1963 marks the date Congress passed the Equal Pay Act, making it illegal for an employer to pay a woman less than what her male counterpart would earn. During the Reagan presidency, Sandra Day O’Connor was appointed as the fi...

Know your rights. Students should be cognizant of the First Amendment rights they retain at school.

Know your rights. Students should be cognizant of the First Amendment rights they retain at school.

perspectives

August 15, 2012

This summer, the right to bear arms came under public scrutiny and incited a nasty debate across partisan lines. Considering the horror of the Aurora theater massacre, it’s certainly an important debate to be had. Amid the hubbub over the Second Amendment, however, I thought more about the First A...