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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...

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
Rashan Addison, Sports Writer • 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 led Delran to the playoffs where they fell short in...

Mr. Collura has a long history of working with high school athletes, both in and beyond RV
"Just go and go and go": advice for high school athletes from someone who has been there, done that
May 13, 2022

In this Q and A, I sat down with RV math teacher Mr. Sam Jenkins and asked him about some of the current topics amongst high school and college...

Joel Embiid of the Sixers takes a shot against Heat defenders on Sunday night
Joel Embiid’s return sparks two game win streak to keep Sixers alive, tying series 2-2
May 10, 2022

For the first time since getting elbowed in the face by Pascal Siakam in game six of the first round of the playoffs, Joel Embiid returned to...

Red Devils Week in Review: May 2 - May 7 
Red Devils Week in Review: May 2 - May 7 
May 10, 2022

Monday, May 2 Baseball @ Camden Catholic The boys had a successful game against Camden Catholic. The game ended in a 17-6 win. Additionally,...

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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