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Power Politics: What the Impeachment Means For Us

You’ve seen the headlines. You’ve heard the chatter between classmates and observed the tension among individuals at holiday celebrations when the topic is delved into. Blanketed on digital billboards in metropolitan Manhattan,...

The Case Against Class Rank

When one gazes upon the academic experience of the modern high school student, a multitude of vital components arise: GPA, standardized testing scores, Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses, the...

Early Start to School is Beneficial

“Rise and Shine” is a phrase used by many parents to wake up their kids in the morning. Outside, it may be dark, but starting school in the morning is good for...

Twitter Suppresses Political Awareness

Starting November 22, Twitter users will no longer find “Build a Wall” or “My Body My Choice” being promoted on their feeds. The CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has announced via a...

The Importance of Informed Opinions

As digital age constituents, we have become obsessed with information consumption. In the  palm of our hands lies access to all facets of information- from news outlets, streaming apps...

Burnt-out Students: Pressure Forces Unhealthy Stress Levels

Society puts a lot of stress on teenagers. Many people dictate what students can and can’t do. The multitude of voices can become overbearing as students hear the cacophony of other people’s...

Everyone Wins: Pro Participation Trophies

If you have ever been a part of a sports team, you have more than likely encountered some form of participation trophies. Participation trophies can either take the form of physical trophies...

Why the Literate Arts Matter

When one ponders the presence of modern society, an inevitable image arises: a body of individuals consumed by the buzzing cellular devices in their denim pockets, the overflow of emails upon their...

Mental Health Days Can Help with Stress

Mental health has been a popular topic lately, especially with teenagers. Getting overwhelmed and overworked is an issue prevalent in high school and can cause issues such as depression, anxiety and stress....

Grubhub: Easy and Convenient

The days of drive-ins and leaving your house for those desirable warm french fries and savory ice cream are long gone. The Grubhub age is here. From your average time-repressed runners and...