The Roar

Constructive criticism is often necessary and should not be seen as ultimately hateful.

OPINION: People can criticize something without causing harm

Stefan Pantic April 12, 2021

Many are quick to assume that any negative opinion about a piece of media translates to a complete dislike of the work; however, that is not always the case. Not all criticism is intentionally malevolent....

With the current schedule in place, unhealthy habits such as overeating may occur.

OPINION: The distance learning schedule may lead to unhealthy and unsafe eating habits

KennedyRose Stiver February 24, 2021

After turning off their camera, a student goes to their pantry for their second snack of the hour.  At home during distance learning, students inevitably have more access to their pantries and fridges;...

STEM students are required to volunteer for at least 20 hours each year.

OPINION: The number of mandatory community service hours needed to graduate should be increased

Emily Harvie February 22, 2021

Community service is just one of many requirements needed to graduate some high schools in California. For some students, the requirement is disregarded until the last minute, leaving many searching for...

Greenwashing is a marketing tactic used by many companies in order to portray their products as eco-friendly.

OPINION: Greenwashing is misleading, contradictory and harmful

Khadeejah Khan February 2, 2021

As more people strive to make increasingly sustainable choices, some keywords consumers may look for when buying products include “eco-friendly,” “green” or “environmentally-friendly.” What...

Georgia has been a red state since 1992, but its recent blue victory shows it was probably due to disproportionate voter suppression.

OPINION: Southern states are not always true red states, but instead have spent years suppressing blue votes

Khadeejah Khan January 14, 2021

Georgia made history on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in its runoff elections after electing Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff for U.S. Senate, giving Democrats control over the Senate. Georgia has been a red...

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