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Study over sleep

Study over sleep

Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The National Sleep Foundation recommends that teenagers aged 14 to 17 years old get eight to 10 hours hours of sleep every night. Last night, I got four. In fact, for the past week, I’ve averaged about four to five hours of sleep each night. My lack of sleep isn’t entirely due to homework or...

C-ing Clearly: Make voting easier

C-ing Clearly: Make voting easier

Cece Giarman, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Since registering to vote in June, I have been eager to join the U.S. democratic process, however, my enthusiasm decreased in September when I realized the voting experience I imagined of going to my local polling place and voting in person was unlikely, and that I would probably end up voting through ...

C-ing Clearly: Too much planning, not enough living

C-ing Clearly: Too much planning, not enough living

Cece Giarman, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

At the end of each class period, most of my classmates and I pull out our yearly planners and  fine-point pens like clockwork to scribble down new assignments. Far from being a sign of “good organizational skills,” our pages of color-coded of assignments, tests and looming deadlines stem from an ...

Vote smart, not partisan

Vote smart, not partisan

Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As Democrats are gearing up to reclaim control of Congress and Republicans are looking keep their majority through the 2018 midterm elections, partisanship may lead to uninformed decisions in the voting booth. Every midterm election cycle, one party or the other uses the phrase “take back” as...

Taking some time off

Taking some time off

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Teens spend an average of 102 minutes — more than 10 percent of their waking day — on social media every day. I was no exception. Ninety percent of teens in America use social media, and 43 percent have a desire to unplug from it, according to a study published by Common Sense Media. For thr...

Student walkout falls short

Student walkout falls short

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

April 22, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Opinion

ANALYSIS Students across all 50 states took part in the National School Walkout at 10 a.m. on Friday, protesting gun violence in memory of the 19th anniversary of the shooting at Columbine High School, but only 30 people in the Convent & Stuart Hall community participated. After hundreds of studen...

Not a fashion statement

Not a fashion statement

Asha Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As a daughter of immigrants from halfway across the world, I struggled with trying to embrace my family’s strong cultural and religious ties, especially when I was younger. For a project in elementary school, I presented about the history of India — where my parents emigrated from — dressed...

A girl’s best friend

A girl’s best friend

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Wrapped up in homework, tests and college preparations, students can carry an overwhelming amount of stress, overlooking their health and wellness, but a furry, eager-eyed companion may provide the quick reset students need. Forty schools in New York have implemented the Department of Education’s ...

The power of words

The power of words

Claire Kosewic, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Two million undocumented immigrants call California home — working here, sending their children to school here, going to church here, and paying taxes here. They are decent, hard-working individuals who are essential to the economic health of the nation. Contrary to the label often used by Presiden...

Point of View: The real upset

Point of View: The real upset

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Despite the $900 million March Madness income for the NCAA, the $1.5 million revenue CBS and Turner Broadcasting receives for each ad it sells during the tournament, and the $1.67 million each participating team is guaranteed no matter their success, college athletes — whose participation is the reason f...

Opinion: Letting history repeat itself

Opinion: Letting history repeat itself

Asha Khanna & Claire Kosewic, Editors-in-Chief

March 14, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Opinion

WEB EXCLUSIVE As thousands of students across the nation left their classes just before 10 a.m. today, several others chose to remain at their desks, saying that walkouts are ineffectual methods of protest which do not generate any tangible change. But the March For Our Lives organization and the stude...

A home for all

A home for all

Claire Kosewic, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I started crying on the bus last week, but not because of myself. I was crying for Arleen, Doreen, Larraine, Lamar and everyone else in the book I was reading. “Evicted,” by Matthew Desmond, follows eight families in Milwaukee struggling to keep roofs over their heads. It makes a very convincing...

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