The Perspective

The Effects of Marijuana Legalization

Isabelle Fessler, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The legalization of marijuana is about much more than just people being allowed to smoke weed. According to the Washington Post, over half of American adults have used marijuana at some point in their lives. Considering t...

Why Students Should Not be Assigned Homework

Lilli Keehn, Copy Editor

December 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

With the title of this piece, I either got your attention right away, or I’ve already lost you entirely. Most likely if you’re a student just like me, who dislikes homework more than almost anything in the world, your ear...

The Office Revival

Brett Caldwell, Entertainment Editor

December 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Years after “The Office” ended, people are still quoting and reenacting certain scenes from the popular television show. Not to mention that it’s on Netflix and reruns are on Comedy Central all the time. It’s time to br...

Cats or Dogs?

Amanda Mancuso, Copy Editor

December 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Cats and dogs: the basic beloved household pets that everybody seems to have a strong preference on. This classic debate has surfaced itself for as long as society can remember. Although certain people may feel strongly about ...

Cause or Effect?: Substance Abuse

Diya Banerjee, Features Department Editor

December 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As high schoolers, many of us know of people who vape, drink, or smoke marijuana. Whether you fall into this category or are someone who struggles with this, the effects of using substances as a teenager should be known. Subst...

Winter: Dreadful or Delightful?

Emily Gilbertson, Online Editor

December 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Winter has always been one of those seasons that I either love or hate when it arrives. As a child, it was one of the most magical sights in the world to look out the window at the first snow of the season. Vivid memories of g...

Zoos: Haven or Hell?

Fiona Hughes, Morgan McCotter and Laurence Yang, Editor-in-Chief, Distribution/Promotion Manager and Copy Editor

December 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

From a young age, we are taught that zoos are a great place for a school field trip--spending eight hours to catch a glimpse of an endangered or rare animal. To some, the thrill is in discovery; seeing so many special and extr...

Halloween for Adults?

Emily Gilbertson, Design Editor

November 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As kids, Halloween meant two things: you get to dress up like something you’re not, and you get a free pass from your parents to eat a bunch of sugar rush inducing treats. The very idea of Halloween makes little kids’ eyes light...

The Greatest Quote

Brett Caldwell, Entertainment Editor

November 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” - Muhammad Ali This is one o...

Opportunities Waiting Ahead of You

Olivia Blackburn, Copy Editor

November 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Softball has become a very popular sport going into college, but what about high school?  At the Park there's been a shortage of girls trying out for Softball. This pasts years tryouts were a little bit of a struggle for the retur...

Dress Code: Fair or Not?

Isabelle Fessler, Opinion Writer

November 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

The dress code is inconsistently enforced and unfair. The official dress code in the student handbook says all of the usual things: shorts and skirts should be fingertip length; no crop tops; no bare shoulders; nothing dangero...

Point/Counterpoint- Students need more breaks

Sanjana Sathrasala, Copy Editor

July 29, 2018

Filed under Opinion

With winter approaching, most students are looking forward to having a whole week off for Mid-Winter break. However, the 2016-2017 school year is not as forgiving when it comes to school breaks. This year, students will only have...

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