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Lack of Equity in Teaching Profession Impacts Student Learning

Lack of Equity in Teaching Profession Impacts Student Learning

Perla Perez, GUEST WRITER May 25, 2022

Though our local suburbs like to preach and teach equity and equality, there is one difficult element to these notions in our schools: diversity. Even many white educators have lacked instructors of color....

Pro-Life or Anti-Women?: an Opinion on Abortion

“Pro-Life” or “Anti-Women?”: an Opinion on Abortion

Charlotte Peterson May 23, 2022

  In 1973 the Supreme Court decided in favor of allowing women the right to abortion after the court case Roe V. Wade. Since then, it has been legal to terminate pregnancy in the United States. In May...

Male Victims of Domestic Violence

Male Victims of Domestic Violence

Connor Davenport May 19, 2022

Since the beginning of actor Johnny Depp and ex-wife Amber Heard’s divorce trial, more awareness of domestic abuse towards men has been publicized in the media. 1 in 4 men has experienced physical violence...

Should We Lower The Voting Age?

Should We Lower The Voting Age?

Madeline Painter May 19, 2022

Last week, the League of Women Voters set up a booth in the RMHS front entryway. During lunches, they registered anyone who would turn 18 before or on November 8th of this year to vote. But I don’t think...

Senior Column: Gabbie Scianna

Senior Column: Gabbie Scianna

Gabriella Scianna May 9, 2022

I read every senior column I could find trying to figure out what to say or how to say it, but everyone had such different ways of saying goodbye. So I figured the best way for me to do it is to find my...

Senior Column: Eli Morkert

Senior Column: Eli Morkert

Eli Morkert May 9, 2022

I read these Senior Goodbyes as a freshman and once again before I began this reflective piece. This is my last chance to give my favorite memories a permanence in the world. Fortunately for me, I have...

Senior Column: Luke Bieda

Senior Column: Luke Bieda

Luke Bieda May 9, 2022

When I was first told by my friend and Editor In Chief, Eli Morkert, that I had to write a senior goodbye, I expected it to be way easier, but at the moment, I am struggling. High school has been a very...

Senior Column: Mike Serritella

Senior Column: Mike Serritella

Michael Serritella May 9, 2022

I have walked the halls of this school for about 3 years. Give and take the Covid years for taking away a quarter of my sophomore and my whole junior year. I’ve been on The Pacer for 7 semesters out...

Senior Column: Connor Davenport

Senior Column: Connor Davenport

Connor Davenport May 9, 2022

The field of Journalism has changed over the past couple of years in many ways, mainly negative ones. The average “news” article you’ll find today contains no news at all. The journalism of today...

Animal Rights

Animal Rights

Rupsa Mitra May 9, 2022

Did you know that at least one animal is killed every minute? If you do the math, that’s more than 500,000 deaths  a year. Animal rights strive to make the public aware of the fact that animals are...

Art in the Classroom

Art in the Classroom

Mika Carreon May 9, 2022

How does art affect your life? How important is it? Art is everywhere, yet it is still severely underappreciated in the classroom. "I can't draw," or "I'm no artist,"are two common phrases teachers...

PSATs should be optional

PSATs should be optional

Zoe Kersbergen April 25, 2022

As April starts to wrap up and time is ticking away until summer break, the amount of schoolwork, stress, and tests increases. Among those tests is the dreaded PSAT. On April 14th, all freshmen and sophomores...

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