10 Years After Sandy Hook, History Repeats, and Little Is Being Done to Change That

by The Hive editorial board JUNE 2022 — The second deadliest U.S. school shooting occurred at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 students and two teachers were fatally shot and killed May 23. The severity of the attack is only preceded by the events that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary school Dec. 14, 2012, where 20 students and…

Immigration Detention Profits Off of Injustice. It’s Time to Change That.

by Randall Hatfield, staff writer “How can we call ourselves the land of the free if we’re so willing to abide by a system that makes money off of imprisoning guiltless people for profit?” Randall Hatfield, staff writer First, it’s important to clarify the difference between immigrants, asylum-seekers, and refugees. Amnesty International defines an immigrant as a…

The Batman: An Incredible Reminder of What Comic Book Movies Can Be

by C.J. Delaney, staff writer Editorial Note: This review is spoiler-free May 2022 — After 10 years since his last solo film, the Caped Crusader has returned to the spotlight in a reboot directed by Matt Reeves. Portrayed by Robert Pattinson, Bruce Wayne is two years into his career as the masked vigilante cleaning up the streets…

Commentary: Abortion Bans Are Anything But Pro-Life

by Havann Brown, editor-in-chief MAY 2022 — Abortion is currently legal everywhere in the United States. However, it appears that won’t be true for long. According to a leaked draft of a U.S. Supreme Court opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito in February, at least five of the court’s justices have voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973…

Review: The Book of Boba Fett — A Messy Missed Shot

This review is spoiler free by C.J. Delaney, staff writer FEBRUARY 2022 —“Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett” debuted on Disney+ in December of 2021 as a spinoff of “The Mandalorian.” Jon Favreau returned to write all seven episodes, with the sixth being co-written by Dave Filoni. As the title suggests, the show centers around the legendary bounty hunter…

Opinion: Critical Race Theory Is Not The Enemy

People of Color Are Not Background Characters in U.S. History by Havann Brown, editor-in-chief JANUARY 2022 — Too often, people attempt to sanitize and erase the uncomfortable parts of history. Conversations about systemic oppression are often ignored in schools and, in some cases, banned. For example, Arizona teachers were told they could face a $5,000 penalty if…