Posts Tagged ‘ editorial ’

Hey America, time to get rid of the guns

Callaghan Bartlett Editor-in-chief (October 19, 2015) Imagine someone told you that there is a disease that has killed more than 400,000 people from 2001 to 2013, and has already killed more than 10,000 people in 2015 alone. You would want…

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How to kill a natural born reader

Maggie Toole Editor-in-chief (October 19, 2015) I have stack of books on my bedside table that has been slowly growing for months. They are books that I bought in the Barnes and Noble in the mall or in the airport…

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On “promposals:” women have the ability to say no

Mia Silverio Editor-in-chief (April 16, 2015) Everyone in the school has noticed that prom asks—“Promposals”—have been getting grander and more glamorous as the “asking season” progresses. These sometimes over-the-top and often very public promposals have attracted some serious negative attention,…

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Why don’t we converse on the phone anymore?

Nate Goss Editor-in-chief (April 16, 2015)  When I was little, the amount of work required to hang out with my friends was tremendous. First I would have to look up their home phone number in the telephone book, then I…

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Always try to be a genuinely kind human being

Sophie Davies Editor-in-chief (April 16, 2015)  There’s no way for me to say this without sounding like an overly cheery and optimistic kindergarten teacher, so I’m just going to say it: I don’t think there is  anything more important in…

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Of course the Charlie Hebdo killers are terrorists

Nate Goss Editor-in-Chief (February 19, 2015)  The satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo has become the focus of an argument following the January 7 shooting, which killed 12 people and injured 11 more. The shooters, Chérif Kouachi and Saïd Kouachi, targeted…

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The pursuit of perfection may not be a joyful one

Sophie Davies Editor-in-Chief (February 19, 2015)  Across the United States, there is a growing trend; certificates of excellence, ribbons, and trophies for fifth place have become commonplace. Time and again, we hear coaches, teachers, parents, and other adults and friends…

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Make the mundane seem meaningful, somehow

Mia Silverio Editor-in-Chief (February 19, 2015)  To study for midterms this year, I did what I have always done. I took a big notebook and split it up into all my subjects. In each section, I made a study guide…

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Really? NFL team calendar picks worst possible photo for Black History Month

Callaghan Bartlett Sports Editor (February 19, 2015)  After releasing their 2015 calendar, fans of the Philadelphia Eagles noticed something wrong about the month of February. It turns out the month of February, also widely known as Black History Month, featured…

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Music works wonders for people, not just me

Mia Silverio Editor-in-Chief (November 13, 2014)  Recently, I read a personal essay for college that described one student’s love for travelling on buses. He wrote that when he was on a bus with his earbuds plugged in, he felt like…

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