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Racial bias in medicine directly linked to increased maternal mortality rate in Black women

January 18, 2021 11:45pm | Amanda Addo, '21

The strength of a woman. The willpower of women in the prime of pregnancy and childbirth is an immense sport of life and death. For black women, the realities of being closer to death in childbirth are far too real.  Maternal mortality is a prevalent […]

Angered Trump supports storm U.S. Capitol in attempts to ‘Stop the Steal’ of 2020 election

January 18, 2021 11:28pm | Kimberly Ortega, ’22

January 6th was an eventful day for the country’s Capitol. “Stop the Steal,” a protest that was largely planned through social media, was held at the nation’s Capitol in attempts to stop the official count of the Electoral College for the winner of the 2020 […]

Help prevent or restore skin from ‘maskne’ with these helpful tips

January 12, 2021 3:44pm | Kimberly Ortega, ’22

In these Covidian times, wearing a mask is a must, but what shouldn’t be is maskne. The term ‘maskne’ sounds cute and creative, but the issue itself isn’t. There are number of ways that masks can cause a breakout (think about it: your face is […]

Joe Biden wins 2020 election in landslide, plans to redirect country

December 4, 2020 5:29pm | Nathaniel Timoll, '22

The 2020 election resulted in around 150 million votes, which is the most votes since the 1900’s election . The electoral votes were 290 to Joe Biden and 232 to Donald Trump, meaning Joe Biden won by 20 electoral votes over the 270 mark. The […]

Ninah Jackson becomes new Student Member of the Board

December 4, 2020 3:06pm | Roxana Torres, ‘21

For the first time in quite a few years, the new Student Member of the Board (SMOB) isn’t a Parkdale student. Oxon High School senior, Ninah Jackson, was elected by Prince George’s Regional Association of Student Government to be the new board member.  The PGCPS […]

Amy Barrett nominated as new Supreme Court Justice

December 4, 2020 2:58pm | Joy Orimogunje, '22

Amy Coney Barrett was quickly nominated for the new Supreme Court Justice by President Donald Trump after the death of previous Supreme Court justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a liberal champion of women’s rights. Barrett was confirmed as Supreme Court Justice on October 26, 2020. This […]

Hybrid learning makes its way into school districts

December 4, 2020 2:47pm | Cecilia Rodriguez, ‘22

As the second semester is approaching us, it’s time to start thinking about whether or not we will be returning back to school. Although it’s very unlikely, it’s still important to know what we would be getting ourselves into.  With the pandemic still going on, […]

It’s true: Not all heroes wear capes

December 4, 2020 2:08pm | Ineza Merci, ‘22

The 2020 presidential election left many Americans riddled with anxiety. In a week-long battle to crown the winner, many Americans debated on which states would show their true colors. Blue for Biden’s Democratic party or red for Trump’s Republican party? Who would win in an […]

Covid-19 Update: Expecting Another Lockdown??

December 4, 2020 1:37pm | Sonah Bundu, ‘21

It isn’t much of a surprise that the covid numbers have been constantly rising. The United States has been struggling to keep deaths down, and the vaccine is yet to come. More and more citizens worry for the near future.  Leaving many to ask if […]

SGA holds virtual events to satisfy students

December 4, 2020 1:19pm | Aseneth Izaguirre, ‘22

Parkdale’s Student Government Association (SGA)  has been holding virtual events for staff and students throughout the school year. SGA has held open mics, game nights, karaoke nights, spirit week and much more this school year via Zoom due to COVID-19. These events are a result […]