The Student News Organization for Rutherford B. Hayes High School

The Talisman

The Student News Organization for Rutherford B. Hayes High School

The Talisman

The Student News Organization for Rutherford B. Hayes High School

The Talisman

Social media platforms are popular ways for people to bring attention to causes they care about. However, desired changes cant take place if claims of support are not followed by action.

Opinion: Effective activism requires commitment and cannot be secluded to social media

Amanda Stevens, Staff Writer March 4, 2022

Performative activism, sometimes called “slacktivism,” involves engaging in acts intended to show one’s support for a cause, but with a greater intention of upholding one’s reputation for social...

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The new classification of being super straight makes light of the struggles LGBTQ+ individuals face when coming out.

Opinion: Why the term “super straight” is disrespectful

Kamryn Drake, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

“Super straight” is a term used by people who are only attracted to a person who identifies as their born gender. The term “super straight” has been used to show discrimination against transgender...

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plant-based meat display at the grocery store

Opinion: Cultured and plant based meats will reduce emissions from the meat industry

Sophie Hance, Editor-in-Chief December 14, 2020

Scientists have recently estimated there are approximately 11 years left to mend the damage caused by pollution before some of the effects are irreversible. Despite their warning, however, it seems as...

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Strand movie theatre marquis

Opinion: Movie theaters are breeding ground for Covid

Sophie Hance, Editor-in-Chief November 16, 2020

While being stuck at home for months, people are getting antsy to go back out into the world and return to a normal life. One activity that is widely missed is going to the movie theater. At the beginning...

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