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Standardized Testing Is Unfair For Many

Standardized Testing Is Unfair For Many

Eduardo Brito

February 22, 2016


Filed under Phoenix Says

Today in society, many students are being separated and categorized by a test that determines their future. As we all know, in order to get into our dream school or even qualify for a certain class, we must go through a standardized test. It is simply unfair to categorize students and force them to pro...

Does Johnson’s baby powder actually works as a dry shampoo?

Does Johnson’s baby powder actually works as a dry shampoo?

Jeidy Garcia

February 19, 2016


Filed under Phoenix Says

The Johnson’s baby powder is used for babies smooth and when they have sensitive skin. The baby powder has fragrance of lavender that keeps a baby smelling good all day. Baby powder varies on the size and price. However, most baby powders ranges from $ 3.92-$4.92.You can find this product mostly ev...

Cosmetics: Empowering or Self-Deprivation?

Cosmetics: Empowering or Self-Deprivation?

Jazel Pena

February 19, 2016


Filed under Phoenix Says

Makeup has been sold and utilized for thousands of years, being used to accentuate natural features and also for cultural purposes. Ancient women were very mesmerized with youthful beauty, and they often employed cosmetics strategically to achieve that youthful look. Now, many women and men have...

CPS Unable to Provide Fairness for Teachers and Students

Mia Navarro

February 19, 2016


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Chicago Public Schools claims to always put the children’s education first, but over the past four years the only ones being put first are them. Ever since Mayor Rahm Emanuel was elected to office, CPS has faced problem after problem. There are times when CPS does think about the students, like whe...

Should CPS Declare Bankruptcy?

Should CPS Declare Bankruptcy?

Alexis Garcia

February 19, 2016


Filed under Phoenix Says

Chicago Public Schools is the fourth largest school district in the United States with an average of 360,000 students. Since 1983, CPS has been in troubled waters with its first teachers’ strike happening that same year. The main reason for the continuous problems revolves around economic reasons, this y...

Pro Choice: Women Should Have The Right

Diana Aguilar

February 18, 2016


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One of the biggest controversies today is on the topic of abortion and how women should handle an unexpected pregnancy. This has created many debates between politicians and different people all over the United States especially. The pro choice option is the best for all women because it allows them to ...

Reality T.V. should be canceled

Reality T.V. should be canceled

Madeline Guzman

February 18, 2016


Filed under Phoenix Says

According to oregonstate.edu, 68% of adults from the ages 18-29, said that they enjoy watching reality television. Shows like Keeping Up with the Kardashians, The Empire, 19 Kids and Counting and Dancing with the Stars are on the top of the list of most watched reality television shows. Most of those people do n...

The Chicago Bulls Better or Worse without Derrick Rose?

Xavier Martinez

February 17, 2016


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The Chicago Bulls are seen as one of the most historic teams in sports history. They are a six time championship team which is the third most in the history of the National Basketball Association. Players such as Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were the face of the franchise and helped dominate the...

Snack Time

Karael Eubanks

February 16, 2016


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When students complain about being hungry, it can distract them and other students from their work, so there should should be a specific time that students are  allowed to eat snacks either in or outside of the classroom. Teachers and other faculty members believe that students should not  eat insid...

Seniors Cranking out Last Minute Apps

Seniors Cranking out Last Minute Apps

Jazel Pena

February 11, 2016


Filed under Phoenix Says, Uncategorized

As the end of the school year approaches, seniors rush to complete and submit last minute college applications. Perhaps it is a bit juvenile to be completing applications that can determine the rest of our lives so late in the year, but nonetheless, they are still getting done. Not all students are doin...

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