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Letter to Former President Barack Obama

Letter to Former President Barack Obama

Jong Hak Won, Column Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Politics

  For my entire life, you have been the only president I have really known. I may have been alive when George W. Bush was president, but I was also eight years old and had no idea what politics really were. Your election and inauguration were some of my first exposures to politics, and I remember my...

Everything You Know is a Lie

Everything You Know is a Lie

Allison Alben, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


Filed under Opinions

    Christopher Columbus discovered North America. There was no school on Jan. 23. Trump’s inauguration had the largest crowd in any inauguration, ever. Of course, these are all just “alternative facts.” At least, according to Trump’s trusted adviser, Kellyanne Conway. But Conway fails to re...

Good vs. Bad Carbs For Your Diet

Good vs. Bad Carbs For Your Diet

Mary Waugh, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under Health, Opinions

  The human body is a machine, and whether you keep your body healthy or not is up to you. In general, to keep this machine running properly you must eat good foods and get lots of rest. With winter sports now in season, athletes need to start or continue fueling their bodies properly. As ...

4 Brain Foods to Eat Before Finals

4 Brain Foods to Eat Before Finals

Sydney Young, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


Filed under Health, Opinions

No matter how late you stay up staring at your notes, or how endlessly you practice those equations, your hard work will never come full circle unless you address every component to make your brain work at its peak. Brain function is put to the test every day at school, so it’s integral that we have...

Dear shy people

Dear shy people

Mina Jang, Copy Editor

December 9, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Dear shy people,   Who are you?   What makes you you? Your dreams, your thoughts, the things that make you happy and the things that make you mad: how would you define yourself other than shy?   Ask yourself this when you think you can’t do the same things as easily as someone else...

Suicide Society

Suicide Society

Zoey Greenwald, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016


Filed under As Seen in Print, Health, Opinions

  It’s near impossible to scroll through Twitter without seeing a photo of a comical pink bendy straw sticking out from a bottle of Clorox or somebody who just failed a test announcing, “LOL I want to die.” Teens have become nearly obsessed with death and suicide.   According to the CDC, suicide is the t...

Why My Life Matters

Why My Life Matters

Morgan Smith, Web Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Race Matters

Michael Brown, an 18 year-old African-American, was murdered by white police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri the summer of 2014. Tensions ran high in America for the next several months until later that fall, when the grand jury decided to leave Wilson a free man. The decision gave way to public outcry and, unfortunately, violence in t...

Why Her Life Matters

Why Her Life Matters

Skijler Hutson, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Race Matters

Often, as a white male, I can feel out of place when talking about issues of race — maybe I haven’t suffered enough or survived enough adversity? It feels like it is not my place to say something even if it is in favor of the accused. I want to show support but not overstep my boundaries. But I k...

I Pledge Allegiance

I Pledge Allegiance

Audrey Kim, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinions

You’ve recited it every day since you were in elementary school. It’s become so routine that you can hardly even remember the purpose behind it anymore.   I pledge allegiance...   Justice and liberty for all...   It’s all just a jumble of words now. The inconvenience of get...

GMOs: Cancer Causing or Solution to World Hunger?

GMOs: Cancer Causing or Solution to World Hunger?

Ryan Factora, Staff Writer

November 22, 2016


Filed under Opinions

 GMOs. For some Americans, those three letters that simply stand for “Genetically Modified Organisms” are enough to spell out plenty of fears. GMOs cause cancer! GMOs cause allergies! GMOs cause obesity! Ban all GMOs!     In fact, according to a study done by ABC Studios, 52 percent of Americans believe GMOs ...

Love Trumps Hate

Love Trumps Hate

Grace Foster, Staff Writer

November 19, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Politics

Last week’s election shocked many Americans when Donald Trump was projected to be the next president of the United States. Almost all polls predicted that Hillary Clinton would win, most likely by a small margin, but still win. It seemed almost unreal that a man with no political experience, sever...

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