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In a year: Reflecting on growth since Trump’s inauguration

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A little over a year ago, I was preparing for Trump’s inauguration after he was elected President of the United States. After being filled with raw emotion, I poured my heart into an editorial speaking about what I hoped was to come. In the year since Trump’s inauguration, I’ve noticed a downfall in our society…

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Speak Up! Laurie Halse Anderson Talks Politics, Patriarchy

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Recently, as a part of the last leg of her book tour, Young Adult author Laurie Halse Anderson (author of Speak and the Chains trilogy) visited ARS students for a Q and A presentation and book signing. Anderson draws the attention of the crowd filling the cafeteria with animated motion and passionate storytelling, bringing up…

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A Voice For The Voiceless: How extracurricular clubs stand against the status quo

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There’s not a core class on the injustices minorities face everyday, nor is there a class for the current events that are affecting our everyday life, like the black lives matter movement, Islamophobia, and LGBT+ rights. The Ann Richards School won’t let this stop our students from learning about these issues. Recently clubs like GSA…

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