Can a nation divided be reunited?

Sadie Putnam, Social Media Editor

October 22, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Racist. Over-emotional. Indecisive. Republican. Democrat. Independent. Unfair stereotypes are the first thing that come to mind when discussing the political affiliations of our peers. Over the past few years, the political parties...

Students discuss the importance of self-care

Lauren Urschel, Online Editor

October 22, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It’s late on a Thursday night and you’re on your fourth cup of coffee, trying desperately to keep yourself up for just a few more hours. You have two tests to study for, 40 pages to read, an essay to finish, and math homew...

Introversion shouldn’t be considered a character flaw

Megan Flood, Writing Coach

March 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Shy, antisocial and uninterested are words that commonly come to mind when one thinks of introverts. Media largely portrays them as the quiet, bookish people who sit at the back of the classroom, make office conversations turn awkward ...

Displays of affection should be kept private

Lauren Urschel, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As teachers and administration strive to make the school hallways a professional environment where students are able to learn without distraction, they face many obstacles along the way. Although the trash littering the halls...

People with “unnaturally” colored hair should not be judged by business professionals

Aubrey Birk

January 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Teenage years are a time for expression, experimentation, and for discovering individuality. These years are also a great chance to begin to branch out and explore the working world for the first time. Unfortunately, personal e...

Assigned reading is too restrictive on students

Samrina Acharya, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Most high school students at one point or another have had to prioritize school over their own personal interests. Free reading is no exception. Whether it is wanting to check out a book that was recently made into movie adaptation...

College resources for students should be better explained

Megan Flood, Writing coach

December 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Thursday afternoon, 20 students shuffle from their advisory room to the library. Seated at the computers, they log into Naviance and follow the instructions to take the same quiz they took the year before. After mindlessly cl...

Community must come together to help the environment

Arielle Singer, Editor in chief

October 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Ninety-seven percent. According to a 2013 National Geographic review of over 4,000 research papers, 97 percent had found climate change to be both real, and caused by humans. Despite this, Americans continue to cause irreparable...

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