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  • March 7STATES PLAY: Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, 16 at 7:30 pm in the Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium

  • March 7Ticket sales for Junior Semi-Formal began March 1st and will continue until Wednesday, March 15th.

  • March 7SPRING PLAY: "EVERY 28 HOURS" March 8, 3:30 pm, March 9 & 10, 7:30 pm, March 11, 3:30 pm & 7:30 pm in the Black Box theater

Legislature requires revisions

Legislature requires revisions

Ian Roberson, Contributing Writer
March 8
Filed under Opinions

In its declaration of purpose, the high school’s constitution makes three statements, that our government is, by its own nature, “representative,” that it serves as a “forum for students, faculty, staff, and administrators” and that it possesses “defined areas of authority.” Reality is, un...

Immigration restraints target many

Immigration restraints target many

Ranna Shahbazi, Contributing Writer
March 8
Filed under Opinions

About two months ago, I had the privilege of speaking in front of the school about my Iranian American identity on Asking for Courage day. My speech focused on the idea that despite our diversity, we are all similar and should be treated as equals based on our individual merits. It just so...

Blog: Israeli agriculture conquers the desert

Blog: Israeli agriculture conquers the desert

Adi Mayer, Contributing Writer
March 8
Filed under Opinions

      Tourism thrives in Europe. According to the World Economic Forum, five out of the top 10 ranking countries for tourism are in Europe. I love traveling to European countries. I love the views and the art. What I love the most about Europe, is the food. Whether you are having a delicious bowl...

Balanced media consumption can bridge ideological divide

Balanced media consumption can bridge ideological divide

Paul Miller-Schmidt, Opinions Writing Editor
March 8
Filed under Editorials, Opinions

      The United States has always been divided. Whether between rich and poor, White and people of color, Republican or Democrat, the U.S. has consistently partitioned itself into conflicting factions. As of late, the divide between Republican and Democrat (and more specifically those who support ...

What does Secretary DeVos mean?

What does Secretary DeVos mean?

Sarah Groustra, Arts Writing Editor
February 6
Filed under Blogs, Opinions, Showcase

UPDATE: Feb. 7, the Senate confirmed Devos' nomination. The 50-50 tie was broken by Vice President Mike Pence. As a prominent choice for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos went viral during her confirmation hearing as she told Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut (a staunch advocate for gun restri...

Blog: The intricacies of Israel

Blog: The intricacies of Israel

Adi Mayer, Contributing Writer
February 3
Filed under Blogs, Opinions, Showcase

Hello, my name is Adi Mayer. I am a sophomore at the high school, and if there is one thing I have noticed about this school, it is that there is a lot of the same opinion being heard. This is not necessarily a bad thing, but it does not leave a lot of space for other opinions. Different people have...

Participant in Boston’s Women’s March addresses march culture

Participant in Boston’s Women’s March addresses march culture

Joia Putnoi, Contributing Writer
January 31
Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

Following President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration, the Women’s March on Washington took place. Sparking hundreds of other marches of solidarity across the globe, from Ghana to Antarctica, the movement unified women as they marched to display that during this crucial period in our world, there is n...

Which style are you?

Which style are you?

Bertina Xue, Layout and Social Media Manager
January 30
Filed under Opinions

Gag Reflex

Gag Reflex

Sarah Groustra, Arts Writing Editor
January 29
Filed under Blogs, Opinions, Showcase

President Trump signed an order that banned immigrants  from seven Middle Eastern countries on Jan. 27. The speed at which people were affected by the executive order was halting and sickeningly rapid. American citizens who were in the air when the order was signed suddenly were denied access into the cou...

Trump’s first 100 days

Trump’s first 100 days

Sarah Groustra, Arts Writing Editor
January 23
Filed under Blogs, Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

It is an unprecedented time in America. On June 16, 2015, a businessman known for his explosive personality, lavish hotel chains and fascinating helmet of hair now stands on Capitol Hill as the figurehead and leader of our country. Donald J. Trump is accompanied by a “cabinet of horrors,” a ...

Student discusses benefits of a busy schedule

Student discusses benefits of a busy schedule

Maansi Patel, Contributing Writer
January 19
Filed under Opinions

      There is a saying, high schoolers have to make a choice. They can have two of the following three: school, sleep or a social life. There is some truth to that saying. I am not telling you that you must pick between them, I am telling you that it is a struggle to find balance with busy schedu...

Meme Monday #2

Meme Monday #2

Jillian Goldstein, Opinion's Writing Editor
January 16
Filed under Opinions

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