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Five finalists, but no winner in principal contest

Five finalists, but no winner in principal contest

By Chris Ludlam, Opinion Editor

March 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion

When I hear the word “finalists,” I imagine that there will soon be a winner. A final person will finish above the rest and receive the prize. And yet, twice now AMSA has declared a host of “finalists” for the vacant principal job, and twice now no “winner” has been declared. Interim...

Mr. Williams, do the honorable thing and resign

Mr. Williams, do the honorable thing and resign

By The Voice Staff, Editorial

February 7, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Journalism is built upon a foundation of truth. Reporters are taught to present their stories as transparently as possible, clearing a path to the facts. Here at The AMSA Voice, our very motto translates to “the truth will set you free.” Thus it is sad, confounding, and frustrating that, apparent...

A blind eye no more toward Africa

A blind eye no more toward Africa

By Chris Ludlam, Opinion Editor

February 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Everyone, it seems, has heard about the Charlie Hebdo attacks in France last month. If you haven’t, then you need to be more in touch with the world. But have you heard about the Baga Massacre, which occurred just days before? Given how much has been in the news about it (i.e., how little), I doub...

Attack in France unites supporters of free speech

Attack in France unites supporters of free speech

By The Voice Staff, Editorial

January 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Sometimes it seems as if any time attention is turned to the news, there is something about a city being bombed or a terrorist lurking in the shadows of a country. Turning on the television this past week proved no different. Two masked gunmen, now known to be brothers Cherif and Said Kouachi,...

The problem of race in America

The problem of race in America

By The Voice Staff, Editorial

December 16, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Human Rights Day is celebrated worldwide every year on Dec. 10. Yet, what does it mean to commemorate this day when the rights of people seem to have been stripped away or denied? The decisions by two grand juries in the past month have Americans questioning what equality truly means. Many would...

Rewind the song of the day (or maybe just hit the stop button)

Rewind the song of the day (or maybe just hit the stop button)

By Alex Andrei, Correspondent

December 12, 2014


Filed under Opinion

We’ve all heard the song of the day. A nice song played every morning before first period, to ease us into our day with a smile. Or at least that's what the school administration had in mind. In reality the song of the day is just forcing students to listen to overplayed, generic, and outdated music...

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