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Sudden change: What happened to anti-shooting activism? (Editorial)

Sudden change: What happened to anti-shooting activism? (Editorial)

Zack Mattaboni, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


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Many people think back to the gun limitation movements of early 2018, with some of the biggest being the national walkouts and marches that occurred. That begs one big question for the past few months: What happened to this activism? There seems to be differing reasons as to why it disappeared. Le...

Teenage workload: Should we cut back? (Editorial)

Kathleen O'Neill, Perspective editor

October 17, 2018


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Across the nation, teenagers work hard to do well in school, excel in athletics, have a job, and participate in extracurricular activities. Between homework, job hours, and trying to decide on future plans, teenagers have little to no downtime. There is too much on teenagers plates for them to finish...

Away games: Student-athletes forced to choose between sleep and school (Editorial)

Dyamond Jones, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


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The topic of sleep is a joke among the average high school student. While juggling extracurricular activities, homework, and family affairs, many students find it difficult to reach the daily recommendation of 8 to 10 hours of sleep. Sports are often a reason to why students are unable to achieve...

Participation grades: punishment for introverts? (Editorial)

Participation grades: punishment for introverts? (Editorial)

Heidi Heinlein, Perspectives Writer

May 29, 2018


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The point of participation grades is to give students credit for actively working in class, but it is often measured in how many times you answer questions aloud. It would seem then that sharing your thoughts determines if you are paying attention. This may not be a problem for some, but you ...

Just a word, or so much more? (Editorial)

Just a word, or so much more? (Editorial)

Heidi Heinlein, Perspectives Writer

April 19, 2018


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During our childhood, we hear about the 'forbidden' words. These words may include phrases like "shut up" or "crap," but they are all words we are not allowed to say. Over the years, these prohibited words have grown more and more common, and people have grown more and more used to it. When walking the halls or...

Is protesting effective? (Editorial)

Is protesting effective? (Editorial)

Josetta Checkett, Perspectives Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

On March 11, a crowd of protestors met on the Carlisle Courthouse steps. On March 14, students all over the country walked out of their schools armed with signs and solidarity. On March 24, thousands of Americans went to D.C., determined, devoted, and done with being pushed aside. The examples above re...

Water Isn’t Wet; How can it be?

Reese Daugherty, Perspectives Writer

April 10, 2018


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It can often be difficult to keep up with social media but recently one debate has been extremely prominent among teenagers and young adults. It has divided and brought together people from all walks of life, sparked numerous heated debates, and probably even parted seas: Is water wet? If you aren’...

Water is Wet–Soaking, Sopping, Wet

Ashley Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor

April 10, 2018


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Imagine, a fish underwater, swimming in the sea, then, all the sudden, he takes a bite and is pulled from the water in which he lived. Now, holding that writhing fish in your hands, he’s sopping wet. So, wouldn’t he still be wet while he’s in the water? The debate may have begun to die out but, he...

Cheesecake: Cake, pie or tart? (Editorial)

Cheesecake: Cake, pie or tart? (Editorial)

Reese Daugherty, Perspectives Writer

March 28, 2018


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One of the most profound debates throughout history lies in the world of desserts. Specifically, a cream cheese and graham cracker crusted delicacy. For centuries, people have argued about the terminology and classification of this food: Is cheesecake a pie, cake, or a tart? According to FineCooki...

Innocence Lost: Seventeen stories ended (Editorial)

Innocence Lost: Seventeen stories ended (Editorial)

Reese Daugherty, Perspectives Writer

March 27, 2018


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On February 14, 2018, seventeen lives were taken in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Seventeen lives over. Seventeen opportunities for success untaken. Seventeen stories ended. Alyssa Alhadeff, Martin Duque Anguiano, Jaime Guttenberg, Cara Loughran, Gina Montalto, Alaina Petty, and Alex S...

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