Viewpoints Editor Katy Mayfield is sick of the phrase “I’m not like most girls.”
Comparing Latinas to hot foods casting them in stereotypical roles is harmful in more ways than one.
Editor-in-Chief Aneesa Conine-Nakano shares personal anecdotes about the skewed physical perception of Asian people and growing up around that.
Variety Editor Jurnee Louder understands you loved your mission trip to Africa, but here’s why it could be problematic.
Although there were largely positive responses to the “A Day Without Immigrants” boycott, the hateful responses to the protest were extremely disconcerting.
Roses are red, violets are blue, I’m not getting flowers and neither are you.
Staff writer Connor McCage reflects on the Apple iPhone, released 10 years ago, as it relates to landmarks in many Generation Z lives.
The Electoral College has been taking power away from the people and creating unfair and illogical presidential election results since its creation in 1787.
Clarke County revolutionized its sex ed, but the job’s not done.
The ODYSSEY editorial board endorses Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton.
A video from 2005 was released on Oct. 7 featured Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump uttering vulgar things about women, which is only the most recent example of Trump’s sexism.
In light of the recent alleged sexual assaults in Clarke County School District, Digital Managing Editor Aneesa Conine-Nakano discusses consent and why it needs to be emphasized in schools.
The Kardashians are highlighted far too much in today’s society, when in reality, they’re just regular people surrounded by fame.
As a kickoff to the Athens Jewish Film Festival, the documentary “Hate” reveals anti-Semitism which has remained in parts of Europe.
News Editor Jurnee Louder discusses why she has gotten “information” along with Beyonce and many other young girls.
Words are harmful–especially if they’re what’s standing in the way of getting help. Being told that “It’s just a phase,” or “this is a normal part of being a teen,” can be extremely damaging to teenagers who are actually mentally ill. Cartoon by Ashley Lawrence. By ASHLEY LAWRENCE – Staff Writer It is not uncommon…
After hearing inflammatory remarks from Ted Cruz and Donald Trump, senior Tiernan O’Neill looks back to three words on the seal of the United States of America.
Senior Fajr DeLane explores a higher realm of knowledge, people and inspiration through her journey out to Salt Lake City.
As Halloween approaches, many people begin searching for the perfect costumes. However, most stores only have costumes that are overly sexy for what they are supposed to represent.
Cambridge High School senior Sutton Dunwoodie reflects on his time at Governor’s Honors Program, a four week summer program featuring teacher nominated rising juniors and seniors from a variety of subjects.
Brutality, torture, hatred and massacre are far too common right now for journalists and humans alike. That’s got to change.
As the WWE exits the worst period in its history, there have been issues in bridging the gap from the former generation to the newer, “improved” generation.
As journalists, we aspire to communicate with the community in order tell their stories no matter how difficult the task is.
Should I be offended? Probably not.
Gov. Nathan Deal’s latest education crusade for “opportunity school districts” is poorly planned and dangerous.
Popular culture’s obsession with serial killers and mass murderers is sick and inappropriate.
Being Latino is an identity; it goes beyond physical appearance and stereotypes.
Since I was a toddler I was told that I was adopted. When I’m 17 I plan to go back to Guatemala and find my birth mother.
Rapes are at a record high at universities in the U.S, however colleges are doing little to bring justice to victims.
It’s hard to explain the terror of being a black man in America until you witness people who look just like you murdered once a month. I’m 6’2”, young and black, why should I even have to consider putting on a hoodie every morning?
It is cliché these days to thank a member of the Armed Services — “thank you for your service” is so easy to say, but what does it actually mean?
To the Georgia Department of Education, the newly implemented Student Learning Objective tests are a way to measure teacher and student performance. To administrators, they are just another thing that “must” be done. To teachers, they’re a pain. To students, they’re unsettling.
On May 20, you are going to see two Densons on the ballot, surprisingly.
With nominations coming in at Clarke Central High School for the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program‘s 51st session this summer, a 2013 GHP alumnae reflects on her experience.
Illegal immigration is the act of entering a country without consent or documentation of the government.
“We are overfed but undernourished. As a whole, we are starving on a nutritional level.”
Team chemistry is not created in a lab; it takes trust and friendship.
Sympathy. Everybody has at least of little bit of it in his or her heart. And having two broken wrists, I am getting a lot if it from everyone.
I was 13 years old and at a Christmas party when I saw 2004 Clarke Central High School graduate Eve Carson for the last time.
Washington D.C. lawyer and fervent supporter of gun rights Gayle Trotter has become the hero of women rights in the past weeks.
Never has a room of at least 50 football players gone silent so fast.
The BSA came out with a press release Jan. 28 of last week suggesting they are reassessing their current membership policy along with how they define that final portion of the Scout oath.
A dozen Clarke Central High School students, guided by faculty sponsor Laverne Fortson seek approval of a school dance line for 2013-14 football season.
The hype is almost unbearable. There’s the release of the nominations months ahead of time, the careful planning of movie marathons to make sure you see all of the bests and finally, there’s the iconic red carpet before the event.
As I walked into the first floor restroom, the faint odor of paint hit me. The graffiti on the walls that had made me both chuckle and cringe had been shrouded by a shiny coat of beige.
Art is important; that is undeniable. But whether or not art is being fully appreciated by Clarke Central High School students is debatable.
You walk towards the room. A few kids stand in the hallway right outside the door. Inside, some students have their heads down, some have their headphones on and some work furiously to finish their homework. Few speak to each other. The teacher tries to call the attention of the class to no avail.
Two fresh, new presidential candidates were preparing for war, arming their fearsome troops of campaign interns and rallying civilians to support their side as they marched through en route to the battle fields of swing states.
House Bill 797, also known as the proposed “Charter Schools Amendment,” seems harmless at first glance.
The community stresses that we should exceed the standards set for us, but are we challenged to even meet them?
On Tuesday nights, students from Clarke Central High School and Cedar Shoals High School take their place in a courtroom. They begin to review the day’s juvenile court cases for Athens Peer Court.
On Tuesday afternoon, one minute before dismissal at Clarke Central High School, my class’ blaring chatter is interrupted by a sound over the P.A. speakers.
In today’s educational system, when teachers, faculty and staff hear the phrase “budget cuts”, it sends a shiver down their spines.
In the 1960 election, Sen. John Kennedy, D-Mass., won a close victory over Vice President Richard Nixon.
Finally, Darwin’s Theory of Evolution has been proved! Sorry, non-believers: you’re wrong; man most certainly shares a common ancestor with apes.
This is what we have been told: Ron Paul is a crazy old man, Newt Gingrich
When I first stepped into Clarke Central High School, I knew I had some big shoes to fill because everyone knew my siblings who graduated from CCHS in 2009 and 2011
You are a freshman at Clarke Central High School and have found yourself in a sea of 1,500 other students. Besides the familiar faces of your relatively quaint middle school graduating class, nearly every person is a complete stranger.
When a political candidate needs to boost their approval ratings, they generally seek one thing– an enemy. An enemy can serve as a scapegoat for most any of the candidate’s failings.
Though the ID policy has been put into affect for over two months, students started to ignore it the day after it began.
Through miming, Clarke Central High School senior Janieria Dupree expresses her Christian faith with a group of other mimes at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church.