The Pel Mel

The Epidemic of Systemic Racism in the Midst of a Pandemic of Illness

Camilla O’Keefe, Features Editor, Senior

May 18, 2020

The coronavirus has taken the world by storm; people are lining up for groceries, stores are closing for who knows how long, and children are forced to learn from home. COVID-19 has drastically affected all our lives one way ...

Point/Counterpoint: Immigration and Sanctuary Cities

Chris Hartigan, Junior, Associate Sports Editor

April 18, 2020

George Bush once said, “America is the land of the second chance - and when the gates of the prison open, the path ahead should lead to a better life.” The United States of America has always been a nation of immigrants. It...

Point/Counterpoint: Immigration and Sanctuary Cities

Nevan Malwana, Junior, Associate Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2020

Emerging as a hot button issue over the past few years, “sanctuary cities” are once again in the spotlight as the Trump administration made news recently after a federal appeals court ruled that the Justice Department can...

OP-ED: School Shootings Spark a Need for Reform

SJ O’Connor, Senior, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2020

Never forget! We stand cry this out in solidarity with the kids' and teachers’ lives that were affected by violence, who saw their classmates hurt or worse, who ran for their lives, holding their breath as they texted their par...

OP-ED: Splitting Society Through State Voting

Madison Popovic, Senior, Editorial Director

March 2, 2020

Dwight D. Eisenhower once said, “The future of this republic is in the hands of the American voter.” The United States was founded on the principle of representing the American people. However, this has become increasingly di...

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