Controversy strikes YouTube once again

  During the past week, there have been many controversies over the popular video sharing platform, YouTube. The issues started popping up after, famous Youtuber, Logan Paul uploaded a disrespectful video of himself and friends walking through Japan’s infamous Aokigahara Forest, otherwise known as the “suicide forest”. The video was later taken down for the content shown, but the question

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The best Holiday movies that many people don’t know about

The music, the decorations, and the movies: three parts of the holiday season that everyone enjoys. Christmas movie classics are watched thousands of times during December, and most people can recite the lines to their favorite movie that they have watched religiously during the holiday season. When asked what their favorite Christmas movie is the answer normally sounds something like

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Old vs. new holiday music

25 days out of every year are designated for holiday music. Whether it be on the radio, at stores, or from the top of your friend’s lungs, there is no avoiding the melodies and lyrics that celebrate the holiday season.   Like any style of music, there are always different opinions when it comes to holiday    music. The biggest debate

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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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