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June 2019


50 Years Later: Remembering Stonewall

June marks the beginning of summer and finally some relief from the stress of the school year. However, June also signifies Pride Month, selected to commemorate the LGBT rights movement and, more specifically, the Stonewall riots. Keep Reading


Straight Pride mocks LGBTQ+ Pride’s significance

Since the 1970s, June has been celebrated as “LGBTQ+ Pride Month” to commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village, New York June 28, 1969. The entire month serves as a time to remember the efforts of the LGBTQ+ people of the past who fought diligently for Gay Rights, one of the most notable being same-sex marriage equality. A great deal of backlash has accompanied these years of pride with countless groups of people outside the LGBTQ+ community… Keep Reading


Mock Trial Nationals: Students at Law

The mock trial team returned from their national competition in Athens, Georgia at the University of Georgia which took place May 16-18. The team, which included senior Talha Pala, juniors Annabella Lugo, Michelle Zapata, Kelly Celestre, Rohit Ramesh, Barak Huang and Meghan Lannon, sophomore Alexa Ruiz and freshman Abigail Canalejo surpassed all of their previous competitions, winning at regionals as well as their state championship (for the fifth time) and advancing to the national level. Keep Reading

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