The Whittier Miscellany

Church Versus State: Myth or Reality?

Leah Johnson and Hareena Houston

March 4, 2016

Over the past few years, many controversial topics such as immigration, gun control, and abortion have been debated by the public. Now that it is 2016 and the presidential elections are coming up, many people are wondering whe...

To Read Now or Later?

Marley Morton, News Writer

December 18, 2015

Procrastination is the gap between intention and action, or the putting off of higher priority tasks until a later time. Typically, non-essential tasks are done in lieu of the critical ones. Avoidance, distraction, denial, and l...

Debate: Anti-Planned Parenthood

Marley Morton, News Writer

October 30, 2015

Planned Parenthood is a non-profit organization that provides reproductive and other health services to men and women. Planned Parenthood health care professionals have been dedicated to offering men, women, and teens not only...

How Far is Too Far For Trump?

Hareena Houston, News Writer

October 30, 2015

Freedom of speech is defined as the right to express any opinion without censorship or restraint. The right to be able to express one’s opinion about a public figure or situation in the spotlight is one that is cherished by...

Is Soda “So Yesterday?”

Cecilia Ergueta, News Writer

October 30, 2015

Over the last few decades, consumption of soda has plummeted, as Americans have become aware of the impacts of intaking these sugared beverages. Coca-Cola’s response to these developments have often proved to be questionable,...

Debate: Pro-Planned Parenthood

Charlotte Donoho, News Writer

October 30, 2015

Planned Parenthood is most commonly known as the largest provider of abortion services in the United States, but Planned Parenthood offers more services than just abortion procedures. Besides providing abortion services, Planned...

Islamaphobia in America Intensifies

Zack Horowitz, News Writer

October 30, 2015

What exactly is a phobia? According to the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary, a phobia is “an ​extreme ​fear of a ​particular thing or ​situation, especially one that does not have a ​reasonable ​explanation.”...

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