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The Real Effects of Government Shutdowns

The Real Effects of Government Shutdowns
April 16, 2019

If you have been paying attention to the news lately, you have likely heard about the partial government shutdown that dominated the news cycle throughout January. In case you haven’t, though, here is...

Why I Marched: A Perspective from the Women’s March

Why I Marched: A Perspective from the Women’s March
April 15, 2019

In January, I had the pleasure of attending the St. Louis Women’s March. I went with a large group of Nerinx girls, and even my little brother. As we were parading through the streets of Downtown St....

Why I Marched : A Perspective from the March for Life

Why I Marched : A Perspective from the March for Life
April 15, 2019

Over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend this past January, I, along with 16 other Nerinx students, embarked on the March for Life Trip to Washington D.C. It was a long and sometimes frustrating pilgrimage,...

“Two Years After the Election”: How is the U.S. Government doing?

“Two Years After the Election”: How is the U.S. Government doing?
April 15, 2019

It’s been two years since President Donald Trump took office. So, we want to take a closer look at how things are going.   During his campaign, President Trump made a lot of promises to his...

What You Need to Know About the Midterms

Photographer: Cela Cashel
November 2, 2018

 “Sure, I would vote, but I don’t know enough about the candidates...” Have you ever heard this excuse before, or even used it yourself? Midterm elections are swiftly approaching, set for November...

Why You Need to Care About the Supreme Court

Illustrator: Meghan Tiggard
November 2, 2018

People living in the United States are constantly bombarded with news, especially concerning politics. Understandably, many wish to drown out the seemingly constant stream of political commentary and presidential...

How Many More? The Need for Gun Control in America

How Many More? The Need for Gun Control in America
July 2, 2018

A Letter From Your Editors.   On an average day, 96 Americans are killed through gun violence, a statistic vastly different from other developed nations. That is 96 lives gone once a bullet...

First of Many: Cape Town

Source: CNN
July 2, 2018

Cape Town is a beautiful tourist city that sits at the tip of South Africa. Cape Town is quickly running out of water. The local government is racing to address the situation, with desalination plants...

The Land of Opportunity? The Destruction of DACA Says Otherwise.

Source: PBS
March 29, 2018

  “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” These words, found at the base of the Statue of Liberty, have greeted generations of immigrants journeying...

Female and Male Perspectives on Women’s Rights Movements

Source: Gender at Work
March 28, 2018

The role of a woman in society has changed dramatically since the 17th century. From July of 1848, when the first women’s rights gathering happened, to the 2018 Women’s March, women are trudging forward,...

The Greatest Country in the World? Sorry America, It’s Not You and Here’s Why.

The Guiri Dispatches
February 4, 2018

The Land of the Free. Home of the Brave. But, is the United States of America really as amazing as people paint it to be? Is it really the greatest country in the world? Statistically, the answer would...

Goodbye, Net Neutrality

Goodbye, Net Neutrality
February 4, 2018

Whether doing homework, taking online quizzes, or dress shopping for Spring Fling, Nerinx girls use the Internet for almost everything. And like most of the United States, Nerinx students are completely...

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