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It takes two to tango

May 17, 2019

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By Jasmin Jenkins Editor-in-Chief When a man lies in bed with another woman who is not his partner, we automatically turn our heads at the other woman, instead of accusing the man. Men are put on a pedestal and congratulate...

Rich parents have to follow laws too

May 17, 2019

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By Lynasi Gapelu  Reporter As a struggling child of a single-parent, I am very frustrated with certain privileged members of society as I begin planning for college. Not only do I have to take the ACTs and SATs on my own, pa...

Why undocumented immigrants deserve social services

November 1, 2018

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By Jasmin Jenkins  Editor     The big complaint about undocumented immigrants in the U.S is that they take up too much space and cost a lot of money due to “stealing” benefits. Undocumented immigrants...

Be smart with body art

Mahquiya Davis, Reporter

May 14, 2018

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Piercings and tattoos seem to be all the rage now a days, and it seems like everywhere you look, at least one person has either one or the other, or maybe even both. But this can be seen as a problem due to some jobs having s...

Kanye disregards facts of slavery

Jasmin Jenkins, Reporter

May 14, 2018

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Kanye West is an American rapper with one big mouth. He’s very outspoken and loves leaving the people of America shook. We find that he’s hanging out with President Trump and put a lyric about him in his music. Then, on TMZ ...

What graduating really means for me

Colton Robertson, Editor-In-Chief

May 14, 2018

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So this is it, huh? If you are an avid reader of The Jag, and I know you are, then you will recall that in the first issue of the 2017-2018 school year my column regarded never taking a day for granted. I told everyone to sei...

Mental and physical health are critical

Jasmin Jenkins, Reporter

April 27, 2018

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Mental health is a person’s condition regarding their psychological and emotional well-being. Being teens, we are not always taught the ways of how to cope with things or how to manage our mental health. Some students need...

The difference between healthy and toxic friends

Mahquiya Davis, Reporter

April 27, 2018

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A lot of times especially nowadays knowing the difference between a toxic and a healthy friendship is hard since most people don’t know the signs. This unfortunately means that people get stuck in toxic situations that can caus...

Class weights and academic difficulty should correspond

Tavarus Pennington, Editorials Editor

April 27, 2018

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When figuring students grade point averages, it seems that the Blue Springs School District places more emphasis on the wrong courses. It makes sense to assume that the person who takes the most rigorous courses BSSD has to of...

School walkouts are productive protest

Colton Robertson, Editor-In-Chief

March 23, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Uncategorized

Following the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, numerous student bodies at schools across the country have taken it into their own hands to call for gun reform. Students are planning National Walk...

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