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Third Democratic debate shows resurgence of moderate values

Third Democratic debate shows resurgence of moderate values

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

September 13, 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...

School tightens headphone policy

School tightens headphone policy

Oliver Fox, Staff Writer

June 10, 2019

Following heated controversy about the high school’s long-debated headphone policy, the school has decided to completely overhaul the previous protocol in favor of a new and improved one. The school decided on the change last week, bypassing legislature in order to expedite the process of “an ...

Beauty standards take toll on women

Beauty standards take toll on women

Kendall Freese, Contributing Writer

June 10, 2019

We are hit by stereotypes, standards, and expectations from the moment we are born, yet we are often oblivious of their presence and harmful effects. Throughout my years of playing soccer, working hard in school and eavesdropping on my parents discussing the latest news, I have learned about the many s...

Administration fails to lower guidance counselor caseloads

Administration fails to lower guidance counselor caseloads

Emily Trelstad, Staff Writer

June 10, 2019

Many of my friends, and many of the people at this school, rarely go to see their guidance counselor. And when they do, they have to wait outside their office for what feels like hours on end, just to get a simple question answered. I am in a unique position where my self-advocacy for attention f...

2018 midterms bring success for women of color

2018 midterms bring success for women of color

Renata Shen, News Editor

June 7, 2019

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