Why Is Everything Cultural Appropriation?

Daniellen Fonseca, Special to The Big Red

June 10, 2019

The term 'cultural appropriation' has come to represent the act of incorporating a culture that isn’t yours in a disrespectful manner; but in the media, almost any incorporation of a foreign culture can be considered cultural appr...

Pro-Choice is the Only Choice

Serena Richards, Special to The Big Red

June 10, 2019

Abortions. This has been the buzzword of controversy in the debate about female reproductive rights since the conversation started. Do women have the right to terminate an unwanted pregnancy, or is it murder of a developing fe...

SHOTS! SHOTS! SHOTS!…Don’t Cause Autism

Nathaniel Baker, Special to The Big Red

June 10, 2019

This past October, I visited my doctor’s office to receive a flu vaccine, in the waiting room many families sat and waited for their turn. Children, one by one, came out into the waiting room crying as they left; setting of...

To Pay or Not to Pay

Maddie Hay, Special to The Big Red

June 10, 2019

College athletics have been and will continue to be very controversial. Whether or not college athletes should get paid may be the most controversial issue of them all. Many people believe that student athletes should get paid to pla...

STEM must become STEAM: Arts are undervalued in the American Education System

Caitlin Reagan, Special to The Big Red

June 10, 2019

Some people are born with an aptitude for science while others possess artistic ability. Both arts and STEM classes are important and stimulate the brain. In elementary school every student takes a visual art and a general mu...

Are School Counselors Actually Helpful?

Mia Michaeil, Special to The Big Red

June 10, 2019

Being a student, you have so many things on your plate; classes, grades, stress, friends, family, college responsibilities, and finding yourself. School counselors are made to cater to these needs and help students with these is...

American Students Not Benefiting from Bilingualism

Cameron Burke, Special to The Big Red

June 10, 2019

Americans have this belief that the rest of the world speaks English. This is true in some places but not most. There are 375 million people who speak English as their primary language and more than 50 countries speak English...

Technology: Destroying Kids’ Childhoods

Shannon Folan, Special to The Big Red

June 10, 2019

Every morning when I get up, the first thing I grab is my phone. Every day when I finish my homework, the first thing I grab is my phone. Every day when I come home from school, the first thing I do is watch TV and grab my ph...

Why Hudson High’s New Phone Policy has to go

Bruno Capitao, Special to The Big Red

June 10, 2019

Students have grown used to the sight of shoe racks in many of the classrooms at Hudson High School. These shoe racks serve one sole purpose, to hold on to the cellphones of students during class time. The policy of keeping...

The Real Cost Behind Genetically Modified Organisms

Rachel Bryan, Special to The Big Red

June 10, 2019

If you were to randomly ask any American if they solely buy organic food, the odds of them saying yes are quite low. After all, though some people try to buy organic or unmodified products when they can, they are often more e...

I Have Butterflies in my Stomach (For Real)

Elise Togneri, Special to The Big Red

June 10, 2019

In American culture, almost everyone is afraid of bugs. The smallest bug is cause for screaming and freaking out. Popular culture accepts and justifies this fear even though many of these bugs can not harm us and are minuscule c...

Abstain from Abstinence-Only Education

Samantha Gogan, Special to The Big Red

June 10, 2019

Abstinence-only sex education is a method that seems great on paper, but put into action is more harmful than helpful. If we want to prevent teen pregnancy and STDs, just don’t have sex! However, in the modern era of 2019, more and...

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