Triton Voice

Students do have freedom of speech and expression on school grounds, to a certain extent

Shannon Lanphear, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Everyone in the United States has their First Amendment right to freedom of speech, and this right should always be protected. In 1986, students who attended Des Moines schools wore armbands as a protest of the Vietnam war. T...

Mass Incarceration

Henrik Ernst, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Mass Incarceration, is an issue that plagues our country, but luckily we have correctional acts. Mass Incarceration is a result of the Drug on wars, and sentences that are too long. Correctional Acts provide the platform to decrease...

Ingraham V. Wright 1977

Marlee Smith, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

James Ingraham received too harsh of a punishment for his actions. Ingraham, an eighth grade student in Florida was given a punishment of by a paddle by the principal Willie Wright. Ingrahams teacher claimed he was being rowdy...

Positive or Negative? Sports or no sports.

Audrey Caron, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

With no reason to do so, schools should not give athletes drug tests in order to be on the team. Although certain privacy rights are given up when joining a team, drug tests with no suspicions of drug use are not necessary for ...

Some Students Can be Beaten by their Teachers

Matt Toppi, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Corporal punishment should not be allowed in schools. Any act of violence towards children should not be permitted to the faculty. This, unfortunately, is allowed after multiple beatings at Charles R. Drew High Junior High School...

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