Category: Editorial

Stephen Hawking – Remembrance

Stephen Hawking – Remembrance

The world lost one of its brightest stars early Wednesday, March 14 of 2018 as Stephen Hawking passed away after a life of 76 years. Hawking was a world renowned physicist and cosmologist, responsible for many contributions to his respective fields. It is because of Hawking that humanity’s understanding of black holes, and, moreover, the universe, has forever changed. Diagnosed […]

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More Than Behind the Camera

More Than Behind the Camera

Diversity is becoming ever more prevalent in the entertainment industry, but as the recently held Oscars have shown, for some demographics, the move is slow in progress. With movies like Coco and Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water winning awards such as Best Animation and Best Picture, as well as Best Director and a plethora of nominations and two […]

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Uniforms in an Age of Expression

In an age of self expression, it might seem ludicrous to force a strict mandate of clothing on students, but some feel there are great benefits with doing so, and that expression would not necessarily be hurt. The debate between having lenient dress codes which allow students to wear what they want, so long as it is within reason, and […]

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Love Across the World

Love fills the air all over the world on Valentine’s day as couples and friends come together to show each other love and appreciation across countless cultures. From dining at a romantic setting or giving a box of chocolates to a crush, the day of love is celebrated in a myriad of ways throughout the world, no shortage of creativity in […]

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A New Semester

A New Semester

The familiar sound of the bell, the groups of friends scattered through the commons gossiping, and having to cram the night before a test. That’s just a few things that will never change with the semester. This week, was the start of the second semester and a huge change in workload for many. With AP classes in the second semester, […]

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DACA, DREAMers, and the American Dream

DREAMers gnaw at their fingernails in anxiety, as the very policy which protects them from deportation from their self-achieved livelihoods stands trial against penalty of death. Over the course of many years, many immigrants have crossed the southern border into America. The children brought over by these immigrants have been under the protection of an Obama-era policy, but they are […]

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The Times Up Movement

The Times Up Movement

With the beginning of 2018 comes a movement that is tired of waiting. Fighting against sexual assault, harassment and inequality in the workplace, women around the nation fight to have their voices heard through the Times Up movement. The movement started when 700,000 female farmworkers, part of the Alianza Nacional de Campesinas (the National Farmworker Women’s Alliance), sent a letter […]

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Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving

With warm candles, steaming food, and good friends with booming laughter, Friendsgiving is a rising tradition for adults, teenagers, and millennials alike. Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for families that either live far away or close together to gather and celebrate and give thanks for each other. While normally it is centered around family, today, people are putting their own […]

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Overcoming the SAT

Overcoming the SAT

College approaches, and with it, entrance exams filling students with dread. The SAT is one of two main standardized tests colleges and universities use to evaluate students’ “preparedness” for college. Often shrouded in a cloud of dread and fear, the test can be intimidating, what with it’s reputation as a major factor in college admissions. However, there are many ways […]

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One Year a Senior

Twenty Eight August, 2017 — seniors begin the final 36 weeks of their high school career. What lies ahead is a heap of anticipation and the unknown. I have been a senior for a little over a month. Going into my senior year, I knew my grades would have to remain high, and that I would be thrust into a […]

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