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Parking? I’ll pass…

Parking? I’ll pass…

November 1, 2018

Parking this year has been extremely frustrating -- for me, and for the rest of the school. This year’s...

Freedom of Speech: On and Off the Field

Freedom of Speech: On and Off the Field

October 9, 2018

The release of Nike’s ad featuring Colin Kaepernick has caused a variety of different reactions. Some pe...

Opinion: Don’t Appoint Kavanaugh!

Opinion: Don’t Appoint Kavanaugh!

October 4, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump’s nominee for the vacant Supreme Court position, has sparked tremendou...

Don’t Shoot Down Gun Control

Grace Berigan, Opinion Editor

April 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It’s become clear in these past few weeks that gun reform is the only sane response to the Florida shooting. Since then, another school shooting has taken place in Maryland- an attack that would be preventable through gun control laws. I don’t see the purpose for guns in a civilized society. If you’re in the middle of th...

Promposals: Cute or Coercive?

Promposals: Cute or Coercive?

March 30, 2018

‘Tis the season for roses, posters, and terrible puns: prom is coming up in a few short weeks, and th...

Shhhould the Silent Study Hall Become Permanent?

Shhhould the Silent Study Hall Become Permanent?

January 19, 2018

The stereotype of a high school library is dark, dusty, dead silent room staffed with librarians who are...

Too Juul for School?

Too Juul for School?

November 3, 2017

Just so everyone knows, juuling in the bathroom is not at all discrete. Three people in one stall is a ...

Powderpuff Problems

Powderpuff Problems

November 3, 2017

Powderpuff is the same every year. The same girls sign up, make a big deal about it, and it’s prett...

A Sticker Trend that is Not Peeling Away

A Sticker Trend that is Not Peeling Away

October 30, 2017

This sticky trend is covering all surfaces of students’ lives… literally. The origin of this social...

The Pledge of Allegiance: An American Tradition?

India Mawn and Mia Jevack

May 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Written in 1892 by socialist preacher Francis Bellamy, the Pledge of Allegiance was not originally intended to be used by only the US, but for any nation that wanted to. It began as "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all,” when Bellamy...

My Two Cents on Cents

My Two Cents on Cents

January 24, 2017

There are many problems facing America today: how to resolve racial tensions, how to combat the rising rates ...

Midterms: Make a Decision

Midterms: Make a Decision

January 4, 2017

Midterms: A word often associated with stress and all-nighters that occurs in one of the worst weeks...