Make Life Skills Classes a Requirement

Amaliea Kalergis, Head Copy Editor

October 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Every year when it came time to pick out my schedule for the next year, I always came across Living on Your Own. Why it isn’t a requirement is beyond me. Instead of Living on Your Own being an elective, it should be more...

Letter to the Editor: P-CEP Rant

Nicholas Wooten, Guest Writer

October 18, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor

At the Park, it is a hassle to walk from school to school every hour. The ridiculous amount of people on the path doesn't make it any better. It is overcrowded and people get pushed off the path. That’s not a big deal until...

Anthem, Trump, protest, patriotism

Ann-Nora Hirami

October 11, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor

President Trump went way too far in his recent condemnation of Colin Kaepernick and other athletes who kneel during the national anthem. He is our president. He is not a dictator or who gets to pontificate on every subject under...

The Benefit of Reality TV

Sanjana Sathrasala, Reporter

June 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Kim Kardashian. Whether this name brings disgust or joy, we have all heard of her and automatically connect it to her reality TV show “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” Admit it, you have indulged in watching the show, curious...

Fidgets…Why?

Grace Pierzynski, Reporter

June 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Fidgets have become a trend in today’s society; they are dominating social media and selling out in stores, but why? Have you ever wondered what the actual purpose of a fidget is other than being a cool toy or part of a social...

Spotlight Too Bright For Some

Noah Haran, Sports Editor

May 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I watched a movie one time, and while the name of the movie didn’t stick with me, a certain message did: “With great power comes great responsibility.” Athletes take advantage of their platform in many positive ways, whether ...

No More Seniors No More School

Megan Pham, Head Copy Editor

May 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Walking into school two weeks before summer vacation, something always feels different; perhaps the halls are marginally quieter, or some teachers look relieved or the traffic seemed to flow much more quickly in the  morning....

The Negative Effects of Phone Use

Omar Abdel Baqui, News Editor

May 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion

With over 6 billion people across the globe having access to cell phones, the impact of cell phones appears to be ignored by the general public. Cell phones have altered people’s ability to learn, communicate, share information,...

The Murder of Another Black Man

Khadega Mohammed, Reporter

May 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion

A young black man has literally been lynched, yet there has been barely any media coverage on it. Richard Collins III, a student at Bowie State University, was just about to graduate when his life was taken brutally by a white...

Sex Education Needs to Accommodate Everyone

Victoria Hall, Opinion Editor

May 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Health: one of the more dreaded requirements to complete for graduation. From the documentaries that make you lose faith in all food to the pictures of sexually transmitted infections, it can be a little much. Although health ...

“13 Reasons Why” is Awful

Jack Hanley, Opinion Editor

May 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Do you know who would really love the hit Netflix show “13 Reasons Why?” Courtney, from “13 Reasons Why.” The hit drama has swept American pop-culture and social media in the last few months, being seen as an eye opening...

Is She Right for the Job?

Sheena Patel, Guest Writer

May 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In early February, the nation watched as Betsy Devos was elected as education secretary by a close vote and with the help of Vice President Mike Pence. Although elected, I can’t help but wonder whether Betsy Devos is qualified...

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