Follow-up to “Football rules the mind of the school”

Read the original story here. Members of the Darby community, myself included, noticed a positive change in school recognition and promotion. Since that article was published the PA announcements have included specific events such as band competitions, volleyball matches, soccer games, and theatre performances.    Assistant Principal Chad Schulte expressed that despite the students’ perception, it is not the intention of

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Do athletes have a responsibility to be advocates of social justice?

The latest highly publicized protest and controversy stemmed from President Trump’s call to the NFL to fire athletes who kneel during the national anthem. Many question whether kneeling is an act of disrespect to soldiers and the American flag, or an appropriate response to the injustice plaguing our country. Yet, athletes receiving backlash for protesting on their field and creating

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Football rules the mind of the school

When asked in what ways Darby High School promotes school events students responded with the following: tailgates, themed student sections, end of the day loudspeaker announcements, away game busses, teacher recognition nights, pep rallies, administrative attendance, marching the halls etc. It doesn’t take long to spot the pattern here: football.    Although Football Friday Nights are a staple in American

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Trump’s ban on transgender citizens in the Military is fueled by hate and discrimination

On Friday, August 25th, Trump issued a ban on transgender men and women from entering the military, and to end the medical treatment the soldiers received that helped control their hormones so they can transition. The ban caused a lot of controversies all over the US and produced many varying opinions.  It is unnecessary and discriminatory to ban them from

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