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Letter to the Editors: Debunking “On the Rise”

Letter to the Editors: Debunking “On the Rise”

Tony Kooi Morphew

May 16, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Antisemitism is a big, real issue that affects many people. It needs to be stopped, and I totally agree that it is a horrible form of prejudice and discrimination, just like all others. Treating someone differently because of their religion, be it Judaism or any other, is never acceptable. However, it...

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week

May 11, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Review: Truth or Dare

Review: Truth or Dare

Paris Fuller, Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under OPINION

I have always been a fan of horror movies so when my friends and I saw the previews for Truth or Dare it was a no-brainer that we had to see this. Warning: spoilers ahead. “Truth or Dare” is by Blumhouse Studios and director Jeff Wadlow. The movie had a budget of 3.5 million, is rated PG-13, an...

Connected

Connected

Emme Perencevich and Johanna Kopelman

May 7, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The correlation between video games and gun violence is a somewhat controversial topic nowadays. This was brought into the light once again when Donald Trump publicly blamed violent video games and TV shows for gun violence. The only problem is that there is no stable evidence or research that prove...

The Unintended Consequences of Military Spending

The Unintended Consequences of Military Spending

Rhys Holman, Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under OPINION

In 2017, the United States spent 611 billion dollars on the military. That’s more than China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, India, France, the United Kingdom, Japan, and Germany…combined. The fiscal irresponsibility of the United States military spending has many consequences ranging from economic to social. ...

The Worst of the Worst – Are They Really That Bad?

The Worst of the Worst – Are They Really That Bad?

Johanna Kopelman

May 7, 2018


Filed under A & E, Movie Review, OPINION

Glitter (2001) Starring Mariah Carey, "Glitter" was supposed to be a breakthrough to acting for the prominent singer. Set in 1982, the film revolves around Billie Frank (Carey) who aspires to be a famous singer after overcoming a rough childhood. Billie rises to stardom, but quickly discovers that it ...

Staff Editorial: In the Red

Staff Editorial: In the Red

Mira Bohannan Kumar and Eden Knoop

May 7, 2018


Filed under OPINION

AP classes are typically regarded as the most challenging classes available. These classes, which provide students with key educational skills, demand a great deal of dedication and academic motivation. But now, it seems, they also require a great deal of something else: money. The costs of AP tests...

May the Fourth: Ranking the Star Wars Movies

May the Fourth: Ranking the Star Wars Movies

Jack Bacon, reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under A & E, BLOGS, OPINION, Uncategorized

Today is Friday, May fourth, which means today is Star Wars Day. A play on the iconic line "May the Force be with you", Star Wars fans have adopted "May the Fourth" as an unofficial holiday for the epic space franchise. In its 40 year run, Star Wars has had its fair share of ups and downs. In honor of...

The Case Against Drug Free School-Zone Laws

The Case Against Drug Free School-Zone Laws

Rhys Holman

May 3, 2018


Filed under OPINION

In the creation of drug-free school zones, lawmakers intended to protect children from drug dealers. But in the quest to solve this issue, they unintentionally implemented a far more harmful set of policies. With the name “drug-free school zones” it might seem at first as though these laws are common...

Measuring Up

Measuring Up

Esti Brady, Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under OPINION

What would happen if girls ran the same distance as the boys in track and field? Well, first off, our uteri would stop functioning due to the extreme activity levels of running 1800m less than we do in the fall season of cross-country, leaving us pitiful, useless beings. Secondly, it would throw our...

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