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Raymond Anderson Jr

Raymond Anderson Jr.

Raymond Anderson Jr.

Raymond Anderson Jr., of Hammond, is a graduate of the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology.

August 11, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: My grandfather helped shape me, this region

YOUNG VOICES: My grandfather helped shape me, this region

On July 9, my grandfather, Louis F. Anderson, passed away quietly in his sleep. On that day I lost the greatest mentor I have ever had — a man who, though never holding political office or working for a major corporation, helped make this region what it is today.

August 11, 2014 12:00 am
Ray's award is testament to alternative schooling

Ray's award is testament to alternative schooling

This certificate is proof home schooling and charter schools are the answer to public schools.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Rely more heavily on empirical evidence

YOUNG VOICES: Rely more heavily on empirical evidence

Imagine this. You wake up in the morning, get out of bed and grab this newspaper off your front porch. Looking up briefly, you notice it’s dark and rain is coming down steadily. Yet when you walk back in and turn to the page past this column, you see today is being reported as sunny with a h…

June 02, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: After plowing through winter, attaboy is due

YOUNG VOICES: After plowing through winter, attaboy is due

After many months of a long and bitter winter, filled with snowstorms and subzero temperatures, we can finally say we're through the worst: Spring is here, thanks be to God. That being said, we need to give recognition to those who helped get us to work, school, and all the other places we n…

March 31, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Follow money trail on environmentalism

YOUNG VOICES: Follow money trail on environmentalism

When I was younger, I was taught to take care of the Earth and treat it as one should treat any gift from the Almighty: with respect.

January 27, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Put our nation back on proper foundation

YOUNG VOICES: Put our nation back on proper foundation

For the last four years, President Barack Obama promised the American people if they liked their current insurance plans, they could keep them. It has now come out that his promise was no good. He lied.

November 25, 2013 12:00 am
Raymond Anderson Jr.

Raymond Anderson Jr.

Raymond Anderson Jr., of Hammond, is a senior at the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology.

October 06, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Soldiers aren't pawns for politicians' crusades

YOUNG VOICES: Soldiers aren't pawns for politicians' crusades

Just over one week ago, President Barack Obama addressed our nation regarding the ongoing conflict in Syria. He urged us, and arguably the world, to support a strike against the Syrian government. That’s all fine and dandy, but when did this become our fight?

September 09, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: We're giving up freedoms without getting any safer

YOUNG VOICES: We're giving up freedoms without getting any safer

In a previous column, I warned you that our public education system is being used against us. I warned you that the coming generation was being taught to not fear the government, but to fear freedom. Call me crazy, but in the time that has passed since then have we not allowed more and more …

May 13, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Charter school HAST exceeded expectations

YOUNG VOICES: Charter school HAST exceeded expectations

If you've read any of my previous columns, you'll know I'm no friend of public education. I used to have the same attitude toward charter schools.

March 11, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES:It’s time we learned from our mistakes

YOUNG VOICES:It’s time we learned from our mistakes

How many times did you have to stick your hand into a fire to figure out that it would burn you? Once, maybe twice if you’re on the slow side? In 2008 America voted for “Change”. In that moment we also sowed the seeds of progressivism, just as we had done countless times before. The harvest …

September 03, 2012 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Public schools are dumbing down America

YOUNG VOICES: Public schools are dumbing down America

There are some who say there is a worrying fusion of information and entertainment in America. I tend to think there is a worrying lack of information and overabundance of entertainment.

June 18, 2012 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Communism is one step closer

YOUNG VOICES: Communism is one step closer

Yet another victory has been achieved for the "common man" in the Indiana Statehouse. Finally, after six long years talking to the right people, state Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, has his wish: a smoking ban.

April 02, 2012 12:00 am
Raymond Anderson Jr.

Raymond Anderson Jr.

Raymond Anderson, of Hammond, is a home-schooled sophomore.

August 28, 2011 12:00 am
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