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Voting is a right, obligation of citizens

October 31, 2008
Filed under Opinion

Lauren Jung Editor-in-Chief While watching random videos on Youtube, I came across a "Declare Yourself" ad in which a number of Hollywood personalities like Leonardo DiCaprio and Ellen Degeneres spent the first full minute telling me, "Don't vote." The real message doesn’t come across until a full...

Sleazy reality TV shows provide guilty pleasure

September 19, 2008
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Rebecca Kelliher Editor-in-Chief Bikini-clad girls with dyed platinum-blonde hair prance around a tacky mansion determined to prove the old mantra “Blondes have more fun.” Drooling behind them are the classic hard-talkin’ gangstas with muscles the size pineapples as these G’s obviously try to c...

Common phrase taken too far

September 19, 2008
Filed under Opinion

Jovel Quierolo Sacred Heart Editor In Gov. Sarah Palin’s first speech on the national stage, she made a joke about herself as a hockey mom. “You know the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull?” she said. “Lipstick.” So when Sen. Barack Obama recently said, “If you put ...

Lowering drinking age could teach responsibility, moderation

September 19, 2008
Filed under Opinion

Sophie Gilchrist Sports Editor At the age of 18 you can go to war, purchase cigarettes, vote for the next leader of the United States and buy pornography, but you can’t legally have a sip of wine or a chug of beer. Over 60 percent of high school seniors already drink once a week according to the U...

The SAT does not show students’ intellect

September 19, 2008
Filed under Opinion

staff editorial The SAT is a mental marathon. Students all over the country are training for the three and one-half hours of reading and math and an essay that readers peruse for a whopping minute and 40 seconds. One day, one test and one score cannot fairly evaluate the intelligence of a student. Colleges...

Service should begin locally

September 19, 2008
Filed under Opinion

Lauren Jung Editor-in-Chief As the back-to-school hype dies down, the ever-crowded calendar of the typical high school students is filled with classes, college application deadlines, homework and tests. But don’t forget to pen in the 100 hours of community service graduation requirement. Rather, highligh...

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