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Social media correlated with negative life perception

Chloe Green, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion

 In this day and age, the internet and social media are included in almost everyone's daily routine, especially for the teenager population and more specifically, generation z. The population that was born from mid 1990s to earl...

Prom is worth it

Elise Dudley, News Editor

April 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As prom approaches, so does the pessimism and stress associated with it. The annual dances for upperclassmen serve as a final opportunity for memories to be created, people to dress up, photos to be taken, and for people to fee...

Social mobility is lacking in America

Pei Chao Zhuo, Opinions Editor

April 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In 2015, the College Board redesigned the SAT. A major component of overhaul was a partnership between Khan Academy and the Collegeboard to offer free SAT prep. This initiative spawned from criticisms that the SAT exacerbated econom...

The Hum

Ava Ferrigno, Contributor

April 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion

There is a noise that has been plaguing people worldwide since the early 19th century, which causes nausea, nosebleeds, and has led to at least three suicides. Only 2% of the population in the noise-prone areas can hear what is called t...

Diversity becomes mainstream

Madison Muszynski, Advertising Manager

April 3, 2018

Filed under Opinion

For years, people ranging from Hollywood actors and actresses to the general public have been asking for more diverse representation when it comes to the media. On February 16, the movie Black Panther, based off the Marvel co...

Spring cleaning of space, mind

Anna Green, Media & Photography Editor

April 3, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As April gets underway and “spring fever” commences, it becomes increasingly important to take the time to clean both our space in our homes as well as the space in our minds. In our naturally fast paced society, we sometime...

The baffling death of Max Spiers

Ava Ferrigno, Contributer

February 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In the summer of 2016, Vanessa Bates received a text message from her son, Max Spiers, in which he told her, “If anything happens to me, investigate.” Spiers, 39, later died on July 16, 2016, in Warsaw, Poland. Max Spier...

High risk, high reward with Bitcoin investments

Blake Rutenberg, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Bitcoin is a relatively newer currency as it was founded in the year 2009 by an unknown user using the alias Satoshi Nakamoto. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are different from traditional currencies as no central bank or middle ma...

February Break allows for holistic care

Elise Dudley, News Editor

February 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Switching to the regional calendar has been a controversial topic. It was a necessary administrative action, but led to the loss of February vacation. The switch to the regional calendar is convenient for scheduling purposes,...

Trump administration makes dubious claims about new tax law

Pei Chao Zhuo, Opinions Editor

February 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

President Donald Trump’s biggest legislative accomplishment in his time in office has been the passage of the GOP tax bill. However, the promises he makes regarding the effects of the law are not rooted in reality. Durin...

Lack of school spirit arises

Jess Rickis, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Almost every student comes into high school expecting it to be filled with lots of school spirit including pep rallies and full crowded assemblies. This brings the excitement for the events following such as the homecoming dance or...

FENTY diversifies makeup industry

Madison Muszynski, Advertising Manager

February 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

From the Black Lives Matter movement, to the first openly transgender state legislator to win a seat in the House of Delegates, to mainstream clothing companies using plus size models, it’s clear to see that moments of 2017 wer...

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