Opinion

First Madam Vice-President: Why did it take so long?

by Josephine Rivera-Hoagland, staff writer Argentina. India. England. The Philippines. All of these countries have had female leaders, and yet in the United States, having a woman as second in command is a breakthrough.  Kamala Harris will serve as the first female, first Indian, and first African American vice president alongside Democratic president-elect Joe Biden.  […]

Opinion

The hidden costs of cheer

By Georgia Laganiere, staff writer Cheerleading first originated in the 1800s according to Epic Sports, however, it was not officially a sport till 1997 when it was recognized as an independent sport. When it was first founded, the original intention was for entertainment, but as the activity evolved, competitions emerged and thus the sport was […]