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Fox’s News: Andrew Yang

Fox’s News: Andrew Yang

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

November 3, 2019

Politics is very important. Whether we like it or not, we wake up each morning and head to school because we are legally required to. Our parents pay taxes in part because the state needs money for schools, and we cast a ballot once we turn 18 because the 26th amendment to the United States Constituti...

High school lack tolerance for political diversity

High school lack tolerance for political diversity

Andrew Subach, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2019

The high school prides itself in its accepting, open and progressive community. For the most part, this rings true as we have clubs dedicated to advocating for the rights and issues of many student demographics. However, it is not a coincidence that the Young Republicans Club was forced to shut down du...

Thriftamore: Edition 1 – Allston

Thriftamore: Edition 1 – Allston

Anoushka Mallik and Phoebe Kallaher, News Editor and Arts Editor

October 28, 2019

Building on the tradition of recycling and re-purposing old clothing, thrift stores offer an opportunity to find vintage clothing items for little more than a few dollars. While it can take some time to find your style, thrifting is an awesome way to find unique vintage items for a tiny fraction of wh...

Night of dialogue to show plight of straight people

Night of dialogue to show plight of straight people

Naomi Mirny, Contributing writer

October 25, 2019

This past summer, Boston was a leader on many fronts: sweaty men over 50, delays on the Red Line, and most importantly, recognizing the issues of America’s most oppressed community- heterosexuals.  After thousands of years of being un-oppressed, non-brutalized and never silenced, the straight co...

Fight against climate change goes beyond strike

Fight against climate change goes beyond strike

Emily Trelstad, Opinions Editor

October 25, 2019

Maybe you walked out after B-block on Friday, Sept. 20. Maybe you made signs. Maybe you wore black in solidarity or posted about it on Instagram. Whatever your role, you are probably wondering: what’s next? The beauty of the fight against climate change is that there’s so much that you can do...

Third Democratic debate shows resurgence of moderate values

Third Democratic debate shows resurgence of moderate values

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

September 12, 2019

The third Democratic debate Thursday night was America’s first chance to see the top ten candidates debate on one stage. While the debate featured a good bit of animosity, it was certainly less of a street fight than the last few. Moderate values made a comeback of cinematic proportions today, ...

Second democratic debates defined by conflict

Second democratic debates defined by conflict

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

August 1, 2019

Introduction Once more unto the breach, dear friends. Or… at least until the next time. The second round of Democratic debates are in the books and the spotlight shifted harshly from the last two debates. These debates came with much higher stakes than the previous two. Not every candidate will...

2020 Presidential Candidate: Elizabeth Warren

2020 Presidential Candidate: Elizabeth Warren

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

July 16, 2019

Elizabeth Warren is a Democratic Senator from Massachusetts, serving since 2013. Warren was previously a law professor at various American universities. By defeating Republican Scott Brown in the 2012 election, Warren became the first female senator from Massachusetts and currently serves alongside ...

2020 Presidential Candidate: Bernie Sanders

2020 Presidential Candidate: Bernie Sanders

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

July 9, 2019

Bernie Sanders is an Independent United States Senator from Vermont, serving in that position since 2007. Sanders previously served as an Independent member of the United States House of Representatives from 1991 to 2007, making him the longest-serving independent member of Congress in American history...

2020 Presidential Candidate: Joe Biden

2020 Presidential Candidate: Joe Biden

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

July 5, 2019

Joe Biden is the 47th Vice President of the United States, serving under the Obama administration for eight years. Not including his 2020 bid, Biden has run for president two times, once in 1988 and again in 2008. Biden served as a senator from Delaware for a tenure of 36 years from 1973 to 2009, dur...

Clear winners emerge from first Democratic debates

Clear winners emerge from first Democratic debates

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

June 28, 2019

The first Democratic primary debates are in the books, and the field of candidates is so vast that NBC needed two full primetime slots to fit all 20 candidates on a stage in Miami. I’m going to break each debate down individually, then think of them together in the context of their importance, both gener...

Editorial: Carbon Free Boston

Editorial: Carbon Free Boston

Yiming Fu, Muriel Statman, and Sophia Stewart

June 20, 2019

Data from the Fourth National Climate Assessment by the U.S. Global Change Research Program reports that by 2050, there will be 20 to 30 more days per year with a maximum temperature of more than 90 degrees fahrenheit. That’s hot. On Jan. 29, 2019, the  Carbon Free Boston group of Boston’s G...

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