Boys Soccer is pushing hard in their 2016-2017 season

Everyone around the world loves soccer more than any other sport, and SLVHS makes sure to be involved with it. Many boys and girls enjoy running back and forth on a big field kicking the ball. For our school, although it might not be one of our most highlighted sports, is still important to recognize. … More Boys Soccer is pushing hard in their 2016-2017 season

Women’s March takes place across nation

“Not our president” signs wave proudly and determinedly in the stark breeze on January 21, 2017, as more than three million men and women from around the globe participate in this impactful movement against America’s current leader. It all started out with a facebook post, created just after Hillary Clinton’s defeat to Donald Trump in … More Women’s March takes place across nation

18 year old is kidnapped and tortured live on “Facebook Live”

Has recent hate crime instituted a new Americanized “normal”? On Wednesday, January 4, 2017, four African American young adults brought in the new year by kidnapping and torturing an 18-year-old, mentally ill white male in Chicago, and broadcasting the gruesome act via Facebook Live. The 30 minute long video of the attack has since been … More 18 year old is kidnapped and tortured live on “Facebook Live”

Trump’s cabinet does little to “drain the swamp”

As dawn falls on the Trump administration, the new President has begun collaboration with a cabinet that can only make Democrats shudder. From moneyed tech-giants to bellicose generals, his cabinet is unprecedented in United States history. Former Exxon Mobil Chief Executive, Rex Tillerson, was announced as Trump’s prime pick for Secretary of State in early … More Trump’s cabinet does little to “drain the swamp”

Racially-charged police shooting lead to nation-wide protests

Almost five years ago, neighborhood watch coordinator George Zimmerman fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, igniting a nation-wide conversation on race relations; Zimmerman was acquitted on July 13, 2013, on the grounds that he had acted in self-defense. In response to Trayvon Martin’s death, three queer black women began using the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter. That movement grew … More Racially-charged police shooting lead to nation-wide protests

Boys basketball season starts with success

The varsity Boy’s basketball team has started the season with a record of 2-0 as of Nov. 23. With a team consisting of five Seniors, seven Juniors, and one Sophomore, the team is well-balanced and relies on the upperclassmen for leadership and guidance. “I’m expecting the season to go pretty well this year. It’s just … More Boys basketball season starts with success

Colin Kaepernick has Been Taking a Seat During National Anthem

“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” quotes Colin Kaepernick on why he didn’t stand for the national anthem at the preseason game in August. Kaepernick has been sitting, or kneeling, in his games this season to make … More Colin Kaepernick has Been Taking a Seat During National Anthem