Opinion: SAT scores do not equal intelligence

Faith Berry, Staff Writer

March 6, 2014

I came to a realization as I was taking the PSAT in October. As a freshman, this was my first experience with a full-scale standardized test. While taking the test, I realized that lots of the multiple-choice questions on the PSAT ...

Opinion: Fear not, students, it is possible to have a social life!

Ava Shipman, Staff Writer

March 6, 2014

School and social life are like oil and water; they don't mix. You want to hang out with your friends, but you need to study for tomorrow’s big test. Dear teens, there is a way for you to balance your school, homework, and social l...

Opinion: Finding your flock

Gillian Hedden, Staff Writer

March 4, 2014

Have you ever looked to the sky, seen a flock of birds, and wondered, “Why do they want to fly together?” And have you ever looked at a group of people and thought, “Why do they want to be together?” It is well known th...

Opinion: Afghanistan, what are we going to do with you?

Ava Shipman, Staff Writer

March 4, 2014

Afghanistan has been on America's mind for over a decade, and now our thoughts need to change. Afghanistan has been through years of poverty, violence, and war, which have all affected many Afghan citizens in a negative way. T...

Opinion: Seek understanding and you will find all people deserve respect and equality

Aaron Rohozinski, Staff Writer

March 4, 2014

Have you ever felt like people think you are inferior, less-than, or stupid, even if these people are not trying to be mean? Many people have felt this way at some point in their lives and continue to feel this way. It is a feel...

Opinion: You really think that joke is funny?

Eliza Wright, Staff Writer

March 4, 2014

The year is 2014. We have a black president, brought troops home from Afghanistan, witnessed a marriage between a royal prince and a commoner. We have done some really amazing things as a human race. And yet, some people still...

Opinion: Closing the income gap, one step at a time

Jessica Brown, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014

In almost every history class I have ever taken, the teacher has at some point said, “The reason we learn about our history is so that we don’t repeat the same mistakes we made in the past.” In my U.S. history class, we ar...