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International Women’s Day 2019: Our country’s true feminists

International Women’s Day 2019: Our country’s true feminists

March 8, 2019

I grew up listening to the School House Rock song, “Suffering till’ Suffrage,” on repeat. I was i...

Time for Tray Trash to Disappear

Time for Tray Trash to Disappear

March 5, 2019

Throughout the school year, a lot of new changes have come to the cafeteria. For example, students are no lo...

Perfectionism: Why it is stunting development in adolescence

Perfectionism: Why it is stunting development in adolescence

February 1, 2019

“I don’t feel like an adult.” This phrase said by many 18-year-olds as a joke may be more of a real...

Should Students Be Allowed to Grade Their Teachers?

Should Students Be Allowed to Grade Their Teachers?

January 25, 2019

As many of us know and have realized over the year, both middle school and high school students can be...

Getting Behind That Wheel

Getting Behind That Wheel

January 17, 2019

There’s a reason why turning sixteen is called Sweet 16. For most, it’s all about getting behind...

The Price Tag of Earth

The Price Tag of Earth

December 6, 2018

While many things in the White House have changed recently, some issues have slipped through the cracks...

Too Young to Vote?

Too Young to Vote?

December 4, 2018

With Election Day last month, the question of lowering the voting age has emerged once again. Everyon...

Hola, Guten Tag, Bonjour: The Benefits of Bilingualism

Hola, Guten Tag, Bonjour: The Benefits of Bilingualism

December 3, 2018

Hello Bilingualism, and goodbye Monolingualism. Although many students dread the idea of a required fo...

The Facts of Feminism

The Facts of Feminism

November 28, 2018

It’s 2018. Almost 100 years since women won the right to vote. We’re closer to equality than ever be...

The Truth of Thanksgiving

The Truth of Thanksgiving

November 19, 2018

Every American knows the story of Thanksgiving.   The year is 1621. The Pilgrims are strugglin...

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