Board of Selectivity?

Emma Golden, Managing Editor

January 31, 2017

In this day and age, the idea of feminism and gender-neutrality are volatile topics, often generalized and militarized to the most extremist core in passing reference or conversation. These broad and encompassing titles are often...

Where’s the Nature in the Junior English Transcendentalist Unit?

Liam Norton, Contributing Opinion Writer

January 22, 2017

Today we live in a time when a unit on transcendentalism is powered by technology. We read passages about the benefits of nature while sitting with our faces glued to a screen. Students are more focused on checking their next ...

Why Aren’t We Doing More To Help Refugees?

Alexandra Conroy, Contributing Opinion Writer

January 21, 2017

The War on Terror has shaken our world to its core. It all started on September eleventh in 2001. President Bush immediately declared war on the terrorists who broke our country. We had to find the people who did this. We had...

Syrian Refugee Crisis Needs Our Attention

Ava Young, Contributing Opinion Writer

January 21, 2017

In 2017 the issue of immigration, especially in our political climate, is extremely divisive. Immigration, especially through the political lens, is the source of much debate. Although this issue is widely discussed, the human ...

A Letter to the People of the United States

Stone Damon, Contributing Opinion Writer

December 1, 2016

The United States displayed, as it has since 1788, an uncanny and unmatched ability to allow the people of this great nation to have a voice. A majority — slight, but a majority nonetheless — of this voice and myself did no...

King Richard’s Faire

Rachel Babb, Opinions Editor

November 17, 2016

Calling all history buffs! Whether you’d rather be a knight in shining armour, an elegant princess or a spritely fairy, a noble jouster or a charming mermaid, turn yourself into a real life Renaissance Man (or Woman) for a day at the...

The Rights of an American Public School Student

Cameron Blanks, Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2016

Freedom of expression, a cornerstone of American Democracy and key part of the First Amendment, has long been the foundation for political activism, protest, and the sharing of ideals and opinions. Without, it would mean a societ...

Courtyard Courtship

Courtyard Courtship

November 17, 2016

Why I Don’t Support Donald Trump

Drew Higgins, SHS Junior

November 1, 2016

I supported Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary due to his friendly policy regarding college tuition and his support for America’s students. Hillary Clinton became the first female presidential nominee, and while it may have ...

Why your Vote Matters

Rachel Babb and Sam Connolly

November 1, 2016

There is no doubt that this election will be one for the books, with two highly controversial candidates and a lot of tension between and within the major political parties. But what say do Millennials have in this current election c...