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Emmanuel Beka

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Teacher Strike Finally Ends on its Fourth Day

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After negotiations between the Union and DPS failed on Friday, February 8 the teachers announced that on Monday, February 11th, they would begin a teacher strike. “We will strike Monday for our students and for our profession, and perhaps then DPS will get the... More »

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Teacher Strike In LA and DPS

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On January 14th, teachers in Los Angeles, CA began a huge strike. Over 30,000 of them went on a strike for many of the same reasons teachers go on strike for – an increase in pay. They also want smaller classroom sizes and nurses in building every day of the w... More »

Stress Caused By Finals

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It’s Finals week at GW and many students are feeling very stressed. If you didn’t know, finals week is the week where almost every class you have gives a test. It’s supposed to judge how well you retained information throughout the year. However, because of th... More »

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Sleep Deprivation of Students

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I don’t know about you but I like sleep and at George it seems there is lack of sleep due to the fact that our school starts at 7:30am. Students barely get any sleep on the weekday and it doesn’t help them when you say they have to be in class by 7:30am. Most ... More »

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Cell Phone Policy

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Throughout many schools,  cell phones are things to be despised of by the faculty. And who can blame them, phones distract students from the work they’re supposed to be doing in class and can even lead to bullying. However, in this age, cell phones have really... More »

School Almost Set on Fire

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On September 19th, just before lunch time, a student set a small fire in the restroom. The fire however, extinguished itself quickly after. The student then went back to his classroom and tried to set a fire using paper in the trash can. A student quickly inte... More »

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The Homework Overload Crisis

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In many schools, homework is thought to be a way for students to practice what they learned that day in class. It helps them learn more and retain information daily. However, what happens when you give them too much homework. Ariella Brown, a sophomore at Geor... More »