The Student News Site of Vel Phillips Memorial

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Espada y Escudo

Espada y Escudo

The Student News Site of Vel Phillips Memorial

History of Halloween!!

History of Halloween!!

Hayat Brahmer, Student Life Editor October 1, 2023

When we think of Halloween we think of trick or treating, parties, and costumes. However, feasting on chocolates and banging on doors asking trick or treat was not the original meaning behind Halloween....

Musk vs. Zuck

Musk vs. Zuck

Alexandra Saffman August 30, 2023

In October 2022, billionaire Elon Musk acquired Twitter, setting up the battlefield for a fight with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Following the conglomeration, “Zuck” began building his own Twitter...

Holodomor: How Stalin Starved Ukraine to Death

Holodomor: How Stalin Starved Ukraine to Death

Vince Kim August 25, 2022

On February 24, 2022, Russia launched an invasion of Ukraine, setting off a war that has been going on for six months as of August 25. Following the increasing tensions from the annexation of Crimea in...

Who was Vel Phillips?

Who was Vel Phillips?

Sophia Jiang August 6, 2022

Living as an African American woman in the mid-1900s was extremely challenging. From being prohibited from entering a segregated church to being denied work, Velma Phillips faced the brunt of systemic...

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