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Editorial: This is Trump’s America, and it is crumbling

The United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. is viewed from the balcony of the former Newseum on the National Mall on Nov. 24, 2019. Insurrectionists broke into the Capitol  during a Joint Session of Congress as Vice President Mike Pence received the Electoral College votes on Jan. 6, 2021.
Democracy threatened in heart of nation after violence ensues
January 6, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE Today was the most shocking day for the American people since Sept. 11, 2001 – our generation’s most striking equivalent so far. But instead of foreign terrorism threatening our country,...

State of Grace: Mental and physical health are equally important

State of Grace: Mental and physical health are equally important
December 22, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE When a student wakes up with an agonizing migraine or sore throat, she usually emails her teachers and takes a sick day in order to recover, but if a student is dealing with a mental health...

Loud-mouthing on social media

Loud-mouthing on social media
Social media rants divide and dissect
December 21, 2020

A quick scroll through a teenager’s social media feed could reveal a number of things from videos of scantily clad influencers, their interests in online shopping, and even highly saturated images of...

Call out catcalling

Call out catcalling
Everyone needs to stand up to verbal harassment
December 14, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Having a male stranger whistle and leer at a girl in her uniform skirt is often perceived as a norm and almost an inherent guarantee — like a girl having her first period or wearing her...

State of Grace: Nothing good comes out of doom scrolling

October 29, 2020

As I find myself in chaos among writing college applications, working on International Baccalaureate internal assessments and finding time to carve out for my personal life to spend time with family and...

Make responsible choices when returning to school

When returning to in-person learning, maintain six feet of distance at school and keep masks on.
The possibility of in-person learning causes concern for staying open after return
October 26, 2020

Once school returns to in-person learning, seeing classmates on campus may feel like a reversion to old habits and social norms, however, an action as simple as giving a friend a hug could force the school...

Looking globally: Don’t let the smoke blind you

September 25, 2020

It’s one thing to sit in your room in September of your senior year seeing your friends and teachers through your computer screen — we’ve gotten used to that now. But it’s another to glance outside...

Zooming towards a certain doom

Virtual learning settings take a toll on students' mental and physical health.
Virtual learning taxes students' mental and physical health
September 24, 2020

Most teenagers who find themselves a little too attached to their phone or computer, or even ones who just thoroughly enjoy the company of their family’s TV, have heard some variation of these sentences...

State of Grace: Girls just wanna have funds

September 24, 2020

When I cashed my first paycheck from my part-time job at a workout studio nearly two years ago, I felt overjoyed to have a sense of responsibility as it meant I was able to begin saving money of my own...

Regulations control transgender athletes

September 24, 2020

The international governing body for the sport of athletics, World Athletics, recently banned Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya from 2021 Olympics track and field events due to a rare genetic health...

Testing the waters

Standardized testing in college admissions can create an unfair advantages.
Standardized testing can provide unfair advantages in applications
September 24, 2020

With the pause on standardized testing due to COVID-19 magnifying the role of the SAT and ACT in college admissions, universities should consider the realities of financial inequality when deciding whether...

Blog: Remembering a superhero

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg died from pancreatic cancer on September 18, 2020. In the last decade, Justice Ginsburg had an almost cult-like following as the Notorious RBG.
September 19, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE While working on a piece about the disparity of the standardized testing system, I checked my phone thinking I received a text update from one of our staff cartoonists when I saw the notification.  “Ruth...

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