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Reluctant Relief. Five weeks after the hurricane, the U.S.’ efforts to help Puerto Rico are still greatly lagging

Reluctant Relief. Five weeks after the hurricane, the U.S.’  efforts to help Puerto Rico are still greatly lagging

Manahil Nadeem, Editor in Chief

November 17, 2017

Last year in AP U.S. history, we learned about delayed relief for Hurricane Katrina. Twelve years later, parallels can be seen in the relief efforts for Puerto Rico. On Sept. 16, Puerto Rico was struck by two major hurricanes in a short succession. As of press deadline, most of the island is without...

Remember Who We Are. In light of issues discussed in political election, people should recall America’s optimistic culture.

Remember Who We Are. In light of issues discussed in political election, people should recall America’s optimistic culture.

perspectives

February 19, 2016

As I see more politics creeping into the news each day, I can’t help but cringe.  Don’t get me wrong; this election will be one of the most critical decisions we’ve made as a nation in a long time. It will also be the first time I get to put my ballot in the box. But all the finger-pointing, name-calling...

Juniors have an opportunity to win $30,000

Beats

October 6, 2011

This year, juniors will be given the opportunity to win $30,000. Will Ellery, who is in charge of the competition, and other social studies teachers will be giving out entry forms soon. Juniors who sign up for this competition will have to write an essay that will amount to three to five minutes wh...

Like it or not, China plays key role in aiding U.S. economy

perspectives

February 6, 2009

By Mackenzie Madison <mmadison@hilite.org> Ten trillion dollars in debt. Yeah, that’s a lot. That is a one followed by 13 zeros. To put that number into perspective, our current population is roughly 300 million. In order for us to get out of debt, each person in the United States would h...