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Elon Musk, Twitter and free speech
Elon Musk, Twitter and free speech
Jacob Berr, News Writer • June 2, 2022

Last month, Elon Musk initiated a deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion. Musk is proposing plenty of new changes to Twitter including new features, increased transparency on the algorithm, and cracking down...

Gun control advocates hold signs during a protest in front of the the National Rifle Association convention in Houston last week
"Thoughts and prayers aren't enough": RV students reflect on America's relationship with guns
Alexis Chester June 2, 2022

As the number of school shootings rises in the United States, students and teachers fear for their safety and search for solutions. The school...

The debate over guns in America has raged for decades
Student survey on guns in America
May 25, 2022

In light of the tragedies in Uvalde, TX and Buffalo, NY, the Holly Spirit is conducting research on student perspectives about guns in America....

Abortion rights activists attend a rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building on May 5 in Washington, DC.
A leaked Supreme Court draft could overturn landmark Roe v. Wade decision
Mya Collins, Assistant Editor, News • May 25, 2022

A draft written by Associate Justice Samuel Alito was leaked on May 2 which could overturn the historic Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision declaring...

Members of the Girls Cross Country team at the Ray Hoagland meet on September 19
Cross Country places second in Ray Hoagland Meet
Lillian Drueding, Managing Editor • September 24, 2022

The Rancocas Valley Cross Country team raced in its annual home Ray Hoagland Meet on September 19. RV Boys placed second overall of 20 competing schools; varsity senior captain Ryan Smith came in first...

The JV team on day 1 of the tournament in Florida
Girls Volleyball puts up a fight in Florida
September 14, 2022

Just a week into their preseason, the Rancocas Valley Girls Volleyball Team went to Florida for a tournament. The team travelled from September...

Freshman kicker Jameson Hollander gets the extra point
Red Devils defeat Williamstown in their first win of the season
August 31, 2022

Last Friday, the Rancocas Valley Red Devils kicked off their season with a 21-14 homefield win against Williamstown, effectively setting the...

Coach Lucas at Delran, where he transformed the team and left with a winning record
"Controlled chaos": Coach Lucas gets an early start as the new head football coach
May 17, 2022

Raised in Western Pennsylvania, Garrett Lucas has come a long way to make it to RV’s new coaching staff. The newly appointed head coach previously...

Heartstopper has become one of the most popular shows on Netflix
"Heartstopper" review: is it good representation?
Maggie Blackburn and Roman Pallotto June 10, 2022

Alice Oseman started writing and illustrating the webcomic “Heartstopper” in 2016 and uploading chapters onto a site “WebToons.” It quickly gained traction, and in 2018, the first volume was published...

The boys of RoadTripTV
RoadTrip's two-year break up anniversary: what really happened
June 2, 2022

RoadTripTV (RoadTrip) began in 2015 with just two members, Andy Fowler and Ryan Beaumont. Throughout the next two years they searched for more...

Singer Mary J. Blige was recognized with the Icon Award at the BBMA last month
"A little fresh, a little funky, but kinda fun": the 2022 Billboard Music Awards
June 2, 2022

After a three year hiatus, the Billboard music awards returned to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 15. This has been the host site...

Blanca (Mj Rodriguez) and Lulu (Hailie Sahar) in the Pose season 3 finale.
Starter LGBTQ+ shows to binge-watch during Pride month
June 2, 2022

Looking to kick off pride month with a bang? Binge-watch these shows and get transported to multiple worlds filled with love, romance and drama. “Heartstopper” The...

Demonstrators in front of the U.S. Capitol buidling
The politicalization of women's health
June 12, 2022

With emerging concerns about abortion access due to the leaked Supreme Court ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson, which would ban abortion, the passing of the Women's Health Protection Act of 2021 (WHPA) would...

A map of colonized Africa
Africa's poverty is France's burden
June 12, 2022

Once seen as the pinnacle of luxury in the ancient world, Africa has since been plagued with poverty, famine, and war. Since the midpoint of...

The Depp-Heard trial concluded with a verdict on June 1
"Objection! Hearsay!": the absurdities of the Depp-Heard case -- and what it may mean for social movements
June 10, 2022

For the last few months, social media has been flooded with the highly sensationalized Depp-Heard trial. Johnny Depp is suing for $50 million...

An anti-vaccination protester at a rally in California in April 2021
The case against vaccines
June 2, 2022

A few weeks ago, the CDC announced that 75% of kids already had Covid-19. Terrifying to some, amusing to others. What was interesting to me was...

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