Proud to be an American

Proud to be an American

After hearing the phrase “Make America Great Again” numerous times over the past two and a half years, I was forced to consider an unexpectedly difficult question: when was America “great”? Surely we can’t claim that our nation was “great” during the eras of slavery or Jim Crow, and it is doubtful that most would […]



Information is spreading faster than ever before. In this era of retweets, shares and reposts, worldwide communication has been streamlined such that a breaking news story in California can make its way to China in mere seconds. However, the new speed at which information spreads has a downside, as unsuspecting citizens are sharing fake stories […]

To see some real results

On March 14, I stood up at 10 a.m. and walked out of my Business of Life class. I made my way to the field, where I stood with fellow members of my community to honor those lost in a similar one. While I stood in silence, realizing that an event like the one that […]

Activism from the heart

I had never seen them so quiet. There was something haunting about the way the children clutched their poster boards and stared straight ahead. They were like the statues of the Founding Fathers we had passed on the way there, solemn and unflinching and strong. They had a purpose. They had emotion. And they would […]

The Indu-sputed truth: Part 6

Administration announces 2nd and 4th Wednesday Assemblies   After the resounding success of 1st and 3rd Wednesday Assembly, the administration announced its new 2nd and 4th Wednesday Assembly. “It’s so important to us that we’re together as a diverse and inclusive community every week,” the administration said in an email. “The community bonds we nurture […]

In defense of the trigger warning

Please note: this column contains brief mentions of sexual abuse/assault, abuse and gun violence. Now, that wasn’t so hard, was it? In recent years, the concept of the trigger warning has made waves throughout the academic world. The idea behind trigger warnings is that teachers and professors should disclose content that could cause psychological harm […]

Raise Your Voice

For 17 minutes last week, faculty and administration joined us in solidarity. For 17 minutes, we honored the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting. For 17 minutes, we imagined the change that our generation has the potential to enact. Since the shooting in Florida last month, high schoolers have stepped up to challenge […]

Time for transparency

Recently deemed the “enemy of the American people,” reporters are facing an increase in scrutiny of their credibility and integrity.  As high school journalists, we feel included in this heightened disdain toward the press. Harry Styles said it best: “Just stop your crying. It’s a sign of the times.” This has been a rough year […]

The Indu-sputed truth

Pseudo-intellectual whines until Fake News Media gives her socially acceptable way to bully people. — Failing liberal media gives Indu Pandey a satire column to attract viewers. Sad! Panda will pretend to know what she’s talking about as she embraces bougie intellectualism to hypocritically criticize others. “That’s what the world needs, you know? More leftists […]