The Perspective

Tropical Smoothie? More Like Tropical Trash

Gina Hubbell, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

Over the past few years, a new smoothie and sandwich chain has gained popularity and risen to the top of the smoothie hierarchy. It’s called Tropical Smoothie Cafe, often known as just “Trop.” In my opinion, it’s kind...

Why Regular Chicken Nuggets Should Go Extinct

Max Mulvaney, Business Manager

April 24, 2018

As kids all around the world anxiously await snack time, one snack outweighs the rest: dinosaur chicken nuggets. These fun shaped snacks come in many different types of dinosaurs such as the tyrannosaurus rex, stegosaurus, triceratops,...

Point-Counterpoint: is Valentines Day stupid?

Breanna Losey and Sebastien Ostertag, Staff Writer and Opinion Editor

February 14, 2018

YES by Breanna Losey Being single already sucks (unless it’s a choice, in which case, go you!), so we don’t need a day where it’s shoved down our throats how great being in a relationship is. Being bombarded with love...

Make Life Skills Classes a Requirement

Amalia Kalergis, Head Copy Editor

October 19, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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