The Eagle Angle

Editorial: Should students have to take finals in advanced academics courses?

The Editorial Board

January 17, 2019

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Some students in advanced academics courses feel pressure to succeed in high school in order to succeed in college, to succeed in their career, to — it's obvious where this is going. That is the reason why many students enro...

Editorial: The role of language in American schools

The Editorial Board

October 16, 2018

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With the world progressively becoming more and more intertwined with other nations, the amount of people who speak more than one language is on the rise. Only, the Land of the Free seems to be a little slow in catching up to t...

Editorial: Teachers are underpaid and overworked

The Editorial Board

May 14, 2018

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Teachers may have one of the hardest jobs in the world with the smallest monetary reward, at least in the United States. The national average salary for a teacher is a mere $58,950, which is much less in states such as Oklahoma...

Staff editorial: should medical marijuana be legal?

The Editorial Board

April 16, 2018

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With the recent opioid crisis and crackdown on drug dealers, all types of drugs seem to be under attack. While there are drugs that we agree should be illegal like methamphetamines, cocaine and LSD, medical marijuana should b...

Editorial: Is it time to amend the right to bear arms?

The Editorial Board

April 9, 2018

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The shooting in Parkland, Florida felt painfully familiar to gun control activists across the country: innocent lives lost, tragedy met with apathy, and shouting on both sides of the aisle who fail to make any real progress. T...

Editorial: Should religious institutions be tax-exempt?

The Editorial Board

February 13, 2018

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Separation of church and state plays a big role in our society. However, religion impacts our government through taxes. As of now, religious institutions do not pay tax for their buildings or places of worship. Though this seems r...

Editorial: The Eagle Angle stands against unwarranted pleas of not guilty by reason of insanity

The Editorial Board

December 13, 2017

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In recent years, increased representation and advocacy have raised a greater awareness of mental illness. The legitimacy of the struggles many people face as a result of depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and a myria...

Editorial: The editorial board stands against Autism Speaks

The Editorial Board

April 21, 2017

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In solidarity with April’s Autism Awareness Month, special needs foundations, especially on the autism spectrum, hold various events. Autism Speaks is no exception. Autism Speaks is one of the most well-funded organizations ...

Editorial: Journalism is America’s saving grace

The Editorial Board

March 16, 2017

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Throughout the 2016 election, citizens on both ends of the political spectrum have scrutinized the media. President Trump’s campaign referred to, and continues to refer to, unsavory articles about him as “fake news,” and lef...

Editorial: The problem with victim blaming

The Editorial Board

January 27, 2017

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On Feb. 15, 2014, Ravens star running back Ray Rice assaulted his fiancée, now wife, Teresa Palmer. A little over a month later, Rice was convicted of third degree assault, causing the NFL to suspend him for the first two Ravens ga...

Editorial: Save the Affordable Care Act

The Editorial Board

January 18, 2017

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The U.S. Senate held votes on Jan. 11 and 12 determining the future of the Affordable Care Act. While the decisions will not repeal President Obama’s act altogether, it’s the first step toward President-elect Donald Trump’...

Editorial: The Eagle Angle stands with sitting students

The Editorial Board

December 17, 2016

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On Aug. 26, 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick became the epicenter of a fiery debate about constitutional rights, proper respect and patriotism when he kneeled for the national anthem before a preseason football game. Ka...