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Allergies pose inner struggle, provide learning opportunity

Savera Zulfiqar, columnist

December 1, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Web Exclusives

I had been throwing up for about seven minutes in a shrub covered ditch that served as the side of a parking lot. It was an unusually cold and cloudy September day back in 2010. My mother asked, “Are you feeling better n... Read more »

Student social media presents potential for positive practice

November 4, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

In light of college application season, many students may suddenly realize that the way they represent themselves on social media is not the way they want admissions counselors to see them. Some students have been known to cha... Read more »

Stranger Things lives up to the binge-worthy hype

Brigid Murphy, asst. features editor

November 4, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Reviews

“Something’s coming. Something hungry for blood,” whispers Mike Wheeler after a silent first few minutes of the show. Not only does he foreshadow the anticipated drama of the Netflix original Stranger Things, but he also unknowingl... Read more »

Financial aid provides student opportunities

November 4, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Everything in today’s world costs money. From club shirts to school lunch, the expenses of life are high and come up more often than we think. Since all families’ financial situations are different, it is not easy to stand... Read more »

Disregarding grades encourages personal, fulfilling education

Maeve Plunkett, asst. opinions editor

November 4, 2016

Filed under Opinions

A few weeks ago, my history class lamented the fact that we don’t know enough about the political parties. We were all eager to create the list on the board of areas we felt our education was lacking. But the second our tea... Read more »

Over the Garden Wall invokes youthful fear, adventure

Nick Moran, co-editor-in-chief

November 4, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Reviews

When you’re a teenager, you look back toward a childhood of awe and bliss, hoping to relive an era of imagination and firsts. Growing up, for some of us, we shift into a world of worries and personal insecurities, a stark diffe... Read more »

Third party votes waste opportunity

Katie Cavender, co-editor-in-chief

November 4, 2016

Filed under Opinions

After months of campaigning and build-up for next week’s election, I’m a bit frustrated with the way things have been going. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are extremely hard to take seriously, and both have flaws ... Read more »

United Nations’ Global Goals fight social, environmental issues

Alex Ladan, columnist

November 4, 2016

Filed under Opinions

The poorest half of the world’s population has the same amount of combined wealth as the 62 richest people on the planet according to WE Organization. It would only cost $66 billion to end extreme poverty for one year. That’s ... Read more »

Third party voting expands diversity

Nick Moran, co-editor-in-chief

November 4, 2016

Filed under Opinions

During a class discussion, a former teacher made the point that if there was a candidate that you entirely agreed with, you would be running yourself. The way to support a candidate is choosing your values, ranking them and s... Read more »

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